Vijay Iyer

Accelerando - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9524-2
  • Barcode: 614427952424
  • German Release: 24/02/2012
  • Genre: Piano Jazz

2012 Downbeat Critic’s Poll 5-time winner, including ‘triple crown’ of best jazz artist, jazz group and jazz album

“The Vijay Iyer Trio has the potential to alter the scope, ambition and language of jazz piano forever.” Jazzwise

„A statement of compassion and wide-eyed wonder. This album is a gift from Vijay Iyer. We should be grateful.“ BBC radio

 
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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

vijay iyer / piano
stephan crump / bass
marcus gilmore / drums


Recording Information

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


2012 Downbeat Critic’s Poll 5-time winner, including ‘triple crown’ of best jazz artist, jazz group and jazz album

 

“The Vijay Iyer Trio has the potential to alter the scope, ambition and language of jazz piano forever.” Jazzwise

 

„A statement of compassion and wide-eyed wonder. This album is a gift from Vijay Iyer. We should be grateful.“ BBC radio