Vijay Iyer Trio has announced their first NYC shows since January of 2020, and the first NYC shows since the release of Uneasy (ECM) in April. The trio - Iyer on piano, Tyshawn Sorey on drums, and Linda May Han Oh on bass - will play two sets at Le Poisson Rouge on September 26. Get Your Tickets Here
Iyer's Uneasy is his first Trio album since 2015's Break Stuff. Uneasy has been hailed as one of the best jazz albums of the year so far, met with a NY Times feature, reviews in the New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, a Best New Music designation from Pitchfork and his 4th Downbeat cover story in 6 years.
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Iyer also wrote a new piece of music for NPR Morning Edition'sSong Project that concluded the series in June.
Iyer just performed at Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park this past weekend, headlining a night of music with the debut of "Tempest," a new, 90-minute work performed by Iyer along with Tyshawn Sorey on drums, Moor Mother and Arooj Aftab on vocals, Daryl Johns on bass and Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet.