Sorry that I've been offline for more than the usual number of days. Just couldn't be avoided. While I prepare the listings and some other posts over the next few days I wanted to share a video I ran across. Before there was a separate venue for the guys and gals from Scandinavia at the Rochester International Jazz Festival, I was enjoying the set in 2006 by the Swedish group e.s.t. (Esbjörn Svensson Trio) in Kilbourn Hall. Here's a video of e.s.t. performing Serenade for the Renegade Jazz at Juan Les Pins festival in France in July, 2003:
They may not be your cup of tea. If not, what are your thoughts on e.s.t. and other groups like them? Leave a comment and let us know.