Tirtha

Available on:    ACT Music presents the exciting debut album by the collaborative trio of Vijay Iyer, guitarist-composer Prasanna, and tabla player Nitin Mitta. Nine original pieces by Vijay and Prasanna launch the group into dynamic, organic improvisations. "a jazz-informed reflection on the contemporary South Asian diaspora, with three perspectives in creative convergence... a wakeful, [...]

November 27th, 2011|Projects, Store|

Solo

/product_info.php?products_id=313">    ACT Music presents Vijay's most personal statement yet: a kaleidoscopic solo piano album, his first, presents bold originals alongside works by Ellington and Monk, as well as a reverent take on Michael Jackson's "Human Nature." Release date: August 31, 2010. "Bursting with both emotion and intelligence, this album is a dispatch from the [...]

March 23rd, 2010|Projects, Store|

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|