"From Gagarin's Point Of View" est succeeded in 1999, the definitive international breakthrough and it marks the start of cooperation with ACT. Today, 15 years later, it is considered one of the best albums est and is highly valued as a milestone of European jazz of the past 20 years of jazz fans and critics. Songs like "Dodge The Dodo" or "From Gagarin's Point Of View" have become jazz standards and be played and interpreted by musicians around the globe. If there were a Hall of Fame of jazz albums, so would "From Gagarin's Point Of View" there next to masterpieces like "Kind of Blue", "A Love Supreme" or find Keith Jarrett's "The Köln Concert" its rightful place. excerpt from the press release 1999: Compositional complexity, reflecting a variety of styles combine with rhythmic sensibility for the right amount of groove and melodic catchiness. The eleven compositions linking claim and wit, individuality and Entertainment, concept and vision with sly casualness to a Modern Panopticon improvisational possibilities: "We wanted to keep the music possible in the river. Since also fit the peculiar title to the Magnus had thought. Gagarin was indeed the first person ever to see the Earth from space. From up there in the solitude he had to keep track of everything that happened below. We liked this idea as the title and idea of the whole album. " Till Bronner on est: "The success of est is a timeless document that jazz has to be counted at all in the new millennium to the freshest music. The interaction of these three exceptional musicians is a shining example and a benchmark for present and future generations remain for a long time. "