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 Artist Residency at the Met.

Check out the cover page at left, and read the feature in their digital edition, available in full on DownBeat’s website.