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On the Record with Pianist Vijay Iyer

On the Record with Pianist Vijay Iyer

Interview by Louis Krauss, News editor

April 14, 2017

Filed under ARTS, Music, On the Record, Recent Stories

Vijay Iyer is a world-renowned jazz pianist and composer who has also written music for various classical and electronic ensembles. Iyer visited Oberlin last weekend to attend a workshop performance of his new violin concerto, titled Trouble, by Oberlin Sinfonietta ahead of its worldwide premiere at O...

Vijay Iyer Trio Grooves, Delights

Daniel Hautzinger, Staff Writer

April 12, 2013

Filed under ARTS, Music

They begin to play: A perverse electronic drumbeat punctuated by abrupt bass notes, like a drunken man knocking over tables as he lurches out of a bar.  Broken chords speed up and slow down on the piano in an uneven cycle.  The drummer starts a more coherent beat, somehow meshing with the piano despite...

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