Esbjorn Svensson Trio Artist Biography

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Published/Updated: 27 Feb 2009, 19:00

Biography: Esbjörn Svensson Trio (or E.S.T.) (formed 1993) was a Swedish jazz piano trio consisting of Esbjörn Svensson (piano), Dan Berglund (double bass) and Magnus Öström (drums).

E.S.T were renowned for their vibrant style, often playing in rock venues to young crowds. They achieved great commercial success and critical acclaim throughout Europe. Their 1999 release From Gagarin's Point of View started their international breakthrough, being the first E.S.T. album to be released outside of Scandinavia through the German label ACT.

Pianist Esbjörn Svensson died in a scuba diving accident on 14 June 2008. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

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