Vijay Iyer

Solo - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9497-2
  • Barcode: 614427949721
  • German Release: 27/08/2010
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, US-Jazz

“An unqualified triumph, idiosyncratic and highly personalized, accessible but also fresh”

CD € 17,50

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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 The All Music Guide described “an unbelievabl...

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Vijay Iyer / piano

Recording Information

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