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Downbeat Cover June 2021

Thank you, DownBeat Magazine, for featuring our new album in your June issue! I am truly honored. Link to read: https://archive.maherpublications.com/view/392777337/ As many of you know, I prefer the phrase “gentle ambush.”  _Uneasy_, the new trio album with my amazing collaborators Linda May Han Oh and Tyshawn Sorey, is out now on ECM Records. Vinyl arrives May 28 Photo by [...]

2021-05-08T23:38:00+00:00May 8th, 2021|Latest News|

New Release – Vijay Iyer – Uneasy – with Linda May Han Oh: double bass; Tyshawn Sorey: drums

PURCHASE / STREAM Uneasy, with Tyshawn Sorey and Linda May Han Oh, is Vijay Iyer’s second trio album on ECM and his seventh appearance as a leader on the label. Navigating from one shape-shifting idea to another, he continues to push boundaries from one album to the next. His unique musical approach [...]

2021-04-09T02:20:54+00:00April 1st, 2021|Latest News|

New Release: The Transitory Poems

Vijay Iyer and Craig Taborn, two of creative music’s most resourceful players, learned to meld and mesh their artistic approaches inside Roscoe Mitchell’s Note Factory ensemble (as documented on Mitchell’s 2007 recordingFar Side). Since then, Iyer and Taborn have continued to play concerts together. The Transitory Poems, recorded live at the Franz Liszt Academy, Budapest, [...]

2019-05-07T03:57:42+00:00May 7th, 2019|Latest News|

Vijay Iyer named DownBeat Jazz Artist of the Year

Vijay Iyer named DownBeat Jazz Artist of the Year - The Vijay Iyer Sextet is DownBeat's Jazz Group of the Year! For the 4th time this decade Vijay has been named Artist of the Year by Downbeat, with his band the Vijay Iyer Sextet named Group of the Year on the heels of their highly [...]

2018-06-26T06:39:17+00:00June 26th, 2018|Latest News, Media|

#1 on the Billboard Jazz Chart

Far From Over - #1 on the Billboard Jazz Chart for the first week of September Reviews in Rolling Stone, NPR's Fresh Air, NY Times, Pitchfork, LA Times, The Guardian... "If you're looking for the shape of jazz to come, here it is......the sturdiness of its design and the passion of its execution make [Far [...]

2017-09-07T08:01:01+00:00September 7th, 2017|Latest News|
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