Vijay Iyer

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Craig Taborn: “The decisions are coming to a large extent in real time, and I find that pretty exciting.”

It’s a sign of a musician comfortable in his own skin that Avenging Angel, Craig Taborn’s much-lauded solo debut for the ECM label in 2011, is not som(...)

The instrumentation on Vijay Iyer’s fifth release for Manfred Eicher’s ECM label couldn’t be more traditional – trumpet, alto, tenor and a rhythm sect(...)

Arturo O’Farrill, pianist, composer, band-leader and son of jazz legend Chico, inherited his father’s Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, and he uses it to (...)

Vijay Iyer: Mutations
  • Music
  • March 28, 2014, 00:00

Despite its reputation for new European music, the ECM label has always been a place where adventurous Americans can find a sympathetic ear. Pi(...)

The combination of spoken word and jazz is rare, except as movie shorthand for pretentiousness, so pianist Vijay Iyer’s ongoing collaboration with (...)