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NEW ALBUM PRE-ORDER: FAR FROM OVER Vijay Iyer Sextet

Vijay Iyer Far From Over Vijay Iyer: piano, Fender Rhodes Graham Haynes: cornet, flugelhorn, electronics Steve Lehman: alto saxophone Mark Shim: tenor saxophone Stephan Crump: double-bass Tyshawn Sorey: drums Keyboardist-composer Vijay Iyer’s energized sequence of ECM releases has garnered copious international praise. Yet his fifth for the label since 2014 – Far From Over, featuring his dynamically commanding sextet – finds [...]

2017-08-25T19:58:23+00:00July 13th, 2017|Latest News|

Vijay Iyer Named Downbeat’s Artist of the Year

We’re excited to announce that for the second year running, DownBeat Critic’s Poll has named Vijay Iyer Artist of the Year! This is the third time that Vijay has been given the magazine's top award, and he's won numerous other awards from DownBeat, year after year. This is Vijay's third honor from DownBeat; check out [...]

2017-03-30T17:49:23+00:00June 27th, 2016|Latest News|

Vijay Iyer to Hold Residencies at Ojai Music Festival, SF Jazz, and Wigmore Hall

Vijay has been announced as Music Director for 2017 Ojai Music Festival. Iyer will serve as Music Director from June 8-11, 2017, shaping the programming alongside Artistic Director Thomas W Morris. The festival, which includes concerts, symposia, film screenings, and gatherings, presents programs featuring newly written music, refreshing juxtapositions of musical styles, and innovative artists. [...]

2017-03-30T17:36:52+00:00June 25th, 2016|Latest News|

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+00:00June 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+00:00March 23rd, 2016|Latest News|
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