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Album Announcement: Vijay Iyer Trio: Compassion

Pianist-composer Vijay Iyer follows his acclaimed 2021 ECM disc Uneasy — the first to showcase his trio featuring bassist Linda May Han Oh and drummer Tyshawn Sorey — with Compassion, another creative leap in league with these two gifted partners. The New York Times captured the distinctive qualities of this group, pointing to the [...]

2024-01-31T05:21:07+00:00January 31st, 2024|Latest News|

Love in Exile Nominated for Two Grammys

Vijay is thrilled with two Grammy nominations for the Love in Exile project with Arooj Aftab and Shahzad Izmaily. Nominated: Best Alternative Jazz Album Nominated: Best Global Music Performance for “Shadow Forces” The group was interviewed for Grammys website here, with interesting insights on the album. Tune in Sunday February 4th on CBS. [...]

2024-01-31T05:18:47+00:00January 31st, 2024|Latest News|

Album Announcement – Love in Exile

Vijay is pleased to announce the new album Love in Exile with Grammy winner Arooj Aftab and multi-instrumentalist Shahzad Ismaily. Available for Pre-order/Pre-save, stay tuned for the official release date and more information on this exciting project. At their 2018 debut performance, Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, and Shahzad Ismaily’s immediate, potent chemistry surprised even [...]

2023-02-23T20:03:17+00:00February 23rd, 2023|Latest News|

Winter 2021 – Selected News

From Vijay: "_Uneasy_, my trio record with Linda May Han Oh and Tyshawn Sorey on ECM Records, was named one of the best albums of 2021 in Pitchfork, The New Yorker, JazzTimes, The Boston Globe, PopMatters, BrooklynVegan, and the annual jazz critics' poll housed at The Arts Fuse, among many others! Thank you all for your kind support and your generous ears! If things improve, [...]

2022-02-21T23:12:27+00:00January 4th, 2022|Latest News, Media|

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|
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