Historicity

Historicity-Vijay-Iyer/dp/B002EC3932/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1367461962&sr=8-1&keywords=Historicity" target="_blank">   One of the most acclaimed albums of the decade, Vijay Iyer's debut on ACT Music is a trio album combining his searing originals with a surprising batch of covers: Bernstein's "Somewhere," Andrew Hill's "Smoke Stack," M.I.A.'s "Galang," and others. Featuring his longtime collaborators, Marcus Gilmore (drums) and Stephan Crump (bass), this album racked [...]

March 23rd, 2009|Music, Projects, Store|

Tragicomic

   Sunnyside presents Vijay's long-awaited new quartet disc, his first since 2005's universally acclaimed Reimagining. Featuring the same longstanding ensemble (Iyer, saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, bassist Stephan Crump, and drummer Marcus Gilmore), the album includes ten Iyer originals and two surprising covers: a rhythmically charged dub version of Bud Powell's "Comin' Up" and a solo rendition [...]

March 23rd, 2008|Music, Projects, Store|

Door

Available on:    Praised on NPR's Fresh Air as "a jazz power trio for the new century," FIELDWORK makes its most powerful and fiercely imagined statement to date with Door, their third album for Pi Recordings. An important marker in this New York collective's ongoing evolution, Door documents three years of intense collaboration since Simulated [...]

January 1st, 2008|Music, Projects, Store|

Still Life With Commentator

   Savoy Jazz presents the album version of the critically acclaimed oratorio about tv news, the blogosphere, and life during wartime, by composer-pianist Vijay Iyer and poet-performer Mike Ladd. Also featuring Pamela Z, Guillermo E. Brown, Liberty Ellman, Okkyung Lee, Palina Jonsdottir, and Masayasu Nakanishi. Co-produced by Scotty Hard. Original theatrical version conceived and directed [...]

March 23rd, 2007|Music, Projects, Store|