Articles tagged vijay iyer

26 Feb 2015 // 2:04 AM

Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff

Iyer’s trio returns for its ECM debut, a sharp rhythmic workout that continues this musician’s brilliant run.

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Having been in the music business for over 40 years, Roscoe Mitchell isn't about to paint himself into a corner just yet.

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Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet: Tabligh

Abstract jazz trumpet in an introspective, explosive world.

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13 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Fieldwork: Door

A jazz collective mates avant-chamber jazz to power and rhythmic complexity -- but listen with care.

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Vijay Iyer: Tragicomic

The rising jazz pianist takes a stab at transforming the tone of the 21st century with a visionary album that blends the artistic and the intellectual.

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Rudresh Mahanthappa: Codebook

The rising alto saxophone star makes music from cryptography play as sharp and clear as noon.

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Jazz pianist’s music draws on the Indian rhythms of his heritage

Vijay Iyer is not your garden variety jazz pianist and composer. For one thing, he’s got an interdisciplinary Ph D in cognitive science and

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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