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Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith: A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke

Hailed by Pitchfork as “a collaboration that adds to creative legacies from two different generations" in which “improvisation and composition operate simultaneously,” A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke features Vijay and his “hero, friend and teacher”, Wadada Leo Smith, together on ECM, produced by Manfred Eicher. The record comes on the heels of a particularly inspiring collaboration at New York’s The Stone early [...]

March 23rd, 2016|Latest News|

Vijay Iyer Named DownBeat’s Artist Of The Year

We're thrilled to announce that the 2015 DownBeat Critic's Poll has named Vijay Iyer as Artist of the Year as well as naming Vijay Iyer Trio as Group of the Year! This astounding double-victory comes in the wake of the Trio's new album Break Stuff and Vijay's various collaborative projects, including preparations for Vijay's upcoming [...]

July 2nd, 2015|Latest News|

Watch Vijay on PBS’ Tavis Smiley Show

Vijay Iyer was recently featured on PBS' Tavis Smiley show. The two sat down for a discussion on improvisation and the importance of appreciating its history. Vijay speaks about Vijay Iyer Trio's album Break Stuff and performs "Blood Count," a selection from the album. Watch the segment below or click here to watch on PBS.org.

July 2nd, 2015|Latest News|

Vijay To Join The Met As Artist-In-Residence

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that Vijay Iyer will be their Artist-In-Residence for the 2015-2016 season. Vijay will occupy The Met Breuer's Lobby Gallery for eighteen days, inaugurating its opening on March 10, 2016, with continuous performances highlighting his full body of work. Vijay will perform solo work, create sound installations for the [...]

April 29th, 2015|Latest News|