Magnus Öström’s new album Searching for Jupiter, a beauty that lingers after Esbjörn Svensson Trio

I have newly started to cooperate with a magnificent Italian jazz website,, for which I wiil write mainly about my favorite music: Scandinavian jazz. One of the special things about them is that I will be able to public my pieces in both Italian and English. The first could be nothing but my review on what I consider to be one of the best jazz album of all times. So here you go, in English.

In a not so distant past there was the Esbjörn Svensson Trio (e.s.t.), a band that shot to the top and blurred the lines between jazz and rock/pop, charting a new path where the raucous and dirty elegance of the first blends seamlessly in the raw power and playfulness of the other two. A creative vision that has collected a heterogeneous sampling of fans, from purists bop lovers to post-rock followers.

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