Überraschende Interpretationen sowohl traditioneller Jazz- als auch taufrischer Pop- und Funkstücke, dazu pulsierende Eigenkompositionen: Einer der „wichtigsten Pianisten der Gegenwart“ (The New Yorker) meldet sich mit seinem preisgekrönten Trio zurück.
Accelerando is the follow-up to the Vijay Iyer Trio's Grammy-nominated Historicity – voted the No. 1 jazz album of 2009 around the world, including in the Downbeat critics' poll and by The New York TimesPianist-composer Vijay Iyer's career has moved on an ever-accelerating arc over the past decade and a half, with the Indian-American artist earning a slew of international honors for his intrepid, multi-hued vision of 21st-century music. The latest chapter of this compelling story in contemporary jazz comes with the Vijay Iyer Trio's Accelerando, an album driven by the visceral, universal, intoxicating experience of rhythm. To be released in March 2012 by the German independent label ACT Music + Vision, Accelerando sees Iyer and his telepathic trio mates – bassist Stephan Crump and drummer Marcus Gilmore – go both deep and wide. They li...line up
produced by vijay iyer
recorded by chris allen, august 8-9, 2011 at sear sound, nyc
cover art: mother as a mountain, 1985 by anish kapoor, by courtesy of the artist