„Solo“ ist der eindringliche Beweis: Mit das Spannendste, Wegweisenste und Intelligenteste, was derzeit im Jazz an Klaviertasten erklingt, ist mit dem Namen Vijay Iyer verbunden.
Vijay Iyer is the face of modern jazz. Hardly any other musician of this genre has been more acclaimed in the media recently, or received more important prizes, than the 38-year-old. Iyer graced the headlines of numerous leading specialist magazines worldwide: Downbeat in the USA, Jazzwise in England, Jazzthetik and Jazzpodium in Germany, Concerto in Austria, and Musica Jazz in Italy. His ACT debut, “Historicity” which came out in autumn 2009 – Iyer’s first full album in the classic piano trio format and, at the same time, a profound redefinition of this genre – was named “Jazz Album of the Year” in the most important American daily newspapers: the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Detroit Metro Times, and the Chicago Tribune, as well as on National Public Radio and PopMatters.com. The All Music Guide described “an unbelievabl...line up
Vijay Iyer / piano
Produced & arranged by Vijay Iyer
Co-produced by Cookie Marenco
Recorded May 16-17, 2010 and mixed May 18, 2010 at OTR studios, Belmont, California, Engineer: Cookie Marenco