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"A boundless and deeply important young star." -- LA Weekly

"One of the most exciting new voices in jazz." -- Boston Globe

"One of the scene's most original players." -- The Wire

"One of the most original and accomplished young pianists in years." -- Village Voice

"A formidable force ... startlingly effective and unflinchingly forward-looking." -- Chicago Tribune

"A total triumph from beginning to end." -- All About Jazz

"Unfailingly imaginative and significant." -- JazzTimes

"One of the most intellectually restless improvising musicians in the world these days." -- Chicago Reader

* Twice voted the #1 Rising Star Jazz Artist and Rising Star Composer in DownBeat's International Critics' Poll, Vijay Iyer is a largely self-taught creative musician grounded in the American jazz lexicon and drawing from a range of Western and non-Western traditions.
* His widely acclaimed recordings on innovative labels like Pi Recordings, Sunnyside, and Savoy Jazz include Panoptic Modes (2001), Blood Sutra (2003), Reimagining (2005), Tragicomic (2008), Your Life Flashes (2002), Simulated Progress (2005), Door (2008), Raw Materials (2006), and many more.
* Historicity is informed by the constant transformative relationship between past and present. "It's just a condition of being alive," Iyer says. "We're always shaped by history, even as we reach into the future."
* Independent promoter Matt Merewitz will handle print promotion.
* Ads with DownBeat. Vijay Iyer: piano Stephan Crump: bass Marcus Gilmore: drums
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2010 Grammy Finalist: Jazz Category -
Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group

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  • Audio CD (October 13, 2009)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Act Music & Vision
  • ASIN: B002EC3932
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #76,648 in CDs & Vinyl (See Top 100 in CDs & Vinyl)
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