Vijay Iyer

Vijay Srinivas Raghunathan

Also known as Iyer, V. Iyer, Vijay Ire
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Discography of Vijay Iyer:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Still Life With Commentator 17 Audio 2007-03-06 Savoy Jazz
2 Reimagining 10 Audio Pi Recordings (2)
3 Panoptic Modes 11 Audio 2010 Pi Recordings (2)
4 Tragicomic 12 Audio 2008 Sunnyside Communications
5 Tirtha 9 Audio 2011-02-25 The ACT Company
6 Blood Sutra 12 Audio 2003-10-21
7 Panoptic Modes 11 Audio 2001
8 Holding It Down: The Veteran's Dreams Project 17 Audio 2013 Pi Recordings (2)
9 Mutations 4 Audio 2014-02-28
10 Raw Materials 13 Audio 2006 Savoy Jazz
11 Architextures 12 Audio 1998 Asian Improv Records
12 Reimagining 10 Audio 2005 Savoy Jazz
13 Mutations 4 Audio 2014
14 In What Language? 17 Audio 2003 Pi Recordings (2)

New York based US jazz pianist, violinist and composer, born in Albany, NY, on 26th october, 1971.

He has no formal piano/composing education, but studied violin privately; he received basic composing and improvisational lectures at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY.

He graduated with B.S. in Mathematics & Physics from Yale University, and holds a M.A. in Physics and Ph.D. in Technology and the Arts from the University of California at Berkeley; his research was focused on music and cogitive sciences.

Beside ongoing engagements in New York he has played all over the world as a leader and sideman (notable musicians whom he played with include [a=Roscoe Mitchell], [a=Steve Coleman], [a=Amiri Baraka], [a=John Zorn], [a=Wadada Leo Smith] and many others. His most important collaborator is the saxophonist [a=Rudresh Mahanthappa].

Beside Jazz music he also composed many classical music works for orchestra and smaller ensembles.

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