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Vijay Iyer Returns to The Banff Centre

Vijay Iyer will be returning as Director of the International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music at the Banff Centre in AB, Canada. Iyer has held the position of Director since he was appointed in 2012 and will continue to bring his impact to the renowned intensive. The program focuses on improvisation, composition, history, theory, [...]

2017-03-30T17:37:53+00:00 June 25th, 2016|Latest News|

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 [...]

2017-03-30T17:38:44+00:00 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 [...]

2017-03-30T17:39:33+00:00 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.

2017-03-30T17:43:19+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|Latest News|