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Vijay Iyer

Vijay Iyer
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United States
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Vijay Iyer (born October 26, 1971 in Albany, New York) is an American jazz pianist and composer. He has formal training on violin, but is largely self-taught on piano. While pursuing a doctorate in physics at the University of California, Berkeley, he played music, joining Steve Coleman's group in 1994. He has since worked in many configurations with musicians from around the world and composed works for string quartet, orchestra, and other types of ensembles.
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http://vijay-iyer.com
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Rez Abbasi — Unfiltered Universe Rez Abbasi — Unfiltered Universe
(Whirlwind WR 4713, 2017, CD)
Vijay Iyer / Wadada Leo Smith — A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke Vijay Iyer / Wadada Leo Smith — A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke
(ECM 2486, 2016, CD)
Rez Abbasi's Invocation — Suno Suno Rez Abbasi's Invocation — Suno Suno
(Enja ENJ-9575 2, 2011, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith — Spiritual Dimensions Wadada Leo Smith — Spiritual Dimensions
(Cuneiform Rune 290/291, 2009, 2CD)
Rez Abbasi — Things to Come Rez Abbasi — Things to Come
(Sunnyside SSC 1236, 2009, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet — Tabligh Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet — Tabligh
(Cuneiform Rune 270, 2008, CD)
Rudresh Mahanthappa — Codebook Rudresh Mahanthappa — Codebook
(Pi Recordings PI21, 2006, CD)
Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa — Raw Materials Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa — Raw Materials
(Pi Recordings PI903, 2006, CD)
Rudresh Mahanthappa — Mother Tongue Rudresh Mahanthappa — Mother Tongue
(Pi Recordings PI14, 2004, CD)
Rudresh Mahanthappa — Black Water Rudresh Mahanthappa — Black Water
(Red Giant RG012, 2002, CD)

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