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Magnus Hjorth Trio: Old New Borrowed Blue

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The legacy of pianist Bill Evans has become so predominant among emerging pianists that it is refreshing to hear someone who shuns the late pianist's lyrical introversion in favor of a more outgoing and playful approach. This is certainly the case with Swedish pianist Magnus Hjorth, whose second album in his own name, Old New Borrowed Blue, shows an encyclopedic knowledge of jazz history, ranging from ragtime to post-bop.

Hjorth's vehicle is the trio, with his countryman Petter Eldh taking care of the bass while Norwegian Snorre Kirk handles the drums. These are clearly musicians who enjoy playing together, and ...



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