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A posthumous gift in music

'Leucocyte' shows Esbjorn Svensson's trio at its most exploratory

Esbjorn Svensson (center, with bandmates Dan Berglund, left, and Magnus Ostrom) died in a scuba diving accident in June. Esbjorn Svensson (center, with bandmates Dan Berglund, left, and Magnus Ostrom) died in a scuba diving accident in June. (Jonas berggren)
By Steve Greenlee
Globe Staff / September 28, 2008

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Jazz lost a pioneer when pianist Esbjorn Svensson died June 14 at age 44 in a scuba diving accident off the coast of Stockholm. But he has left us with a posthumous gift: "Leucocyte," the final studio recording from his groundbreaking trio. (Full article: 586 words)

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