Vijay was named among the 2013 MacArthur Fellows, joining a roster of 24 "exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for even more significant contributions in the future." Watch a video profile on Vijay from the MacArthur Foundation, and read a thoughtful retrospective by Howard Reich in the Chicago Tribune. [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5jahYf92-U Pi Recordings has released Holding It Down: The Veterans’ Dreams Project, the latest album to emerge from the ongoing collaboration of Grammy-nominated pianist/composer Vijay Iyer and poet/performer/librettist/emcee Mike Ladd. […]
Vijay Iyer is named Pianist of the Year in the 2013 Jazz Awards by the Jazz Journalists Association; a title he holds for the second consecutive year.
Vijay Iyer receives 2013 ECHO (German Grammy Award) for International Pianist of the Year! This is Iyer's second ECHO Award, the Vijay Iyer Trio taking home the first ever ECHO award for Jazz in 2010.
Vijay Iyer, Prashant Bhargava and International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) brought new perspective and powerful energy to 'The Rite of Spring' with the world premiere of RADHE RADHE: Rites of Holi as part of Carolina Performing Arts one hundred year anniversary celebration of Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring'. http://vimeo.com/patang/radhetrailer