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Still going strong

Vijay Iyer 16by9
Page added Aug 25, 2017 Updated Sep 1, 2017

US pianist and composer Vijay Iyer has a history of varying his line-ups, and for his latest recording he's put together a new sextet.

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Vijay Iyer's new album is called called Far From Over, and there's a lot on offer - with compositions delving into the realms of contemporary jazz, fusion and avant garde. He's joined by a fresh line-up, with Graham Haynes on brass and electronics, Steve Lehman on alto sax, Mark Shim on tenor, Stephan Crump on double bass and Tyshawn Sorey on the drums.

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Still going strong

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Aug 28, 2017. 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sep 2, 2017. 10:00am - 10:30am

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Vijay Iyer (born October 26, 1971) is an American jazz pianist, composer, bandleader, producer, electronic musician, and writer based in New York. He is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow, and became the Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts at Harvard University in early 2014. Early life: Born in Albany, New York, and raised in Fairport, New York, United States, Vijay Iyer is the son...

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