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Vijay Iyer

1971 -

Origin: United States

Main instrument: Piano

Genres: Avant-garde, Jazz

Born in the U.S. to Indian immigrant parents, pianist and composer Vijay Iyer is one of the most brilliant musicians of his generation. Since arriving on the scene in the mid 90s, Iyer has combined virtuosity, daring and intelligence and delighted in redefining the contours of the jazzosphere. In addition to his brilliance on the music scene, Iyer has extended his range of interest into the academic world. A gifted student, he earned an interdisciplinary Ph.D., studying mathematics, physics and the arts, among other disciplines. He is also on the faculty at the Manhattan School of Music and New York University. In 2012, Iyer took home honours in five different categories in DownBeat magazine’s annual poll.



  • Vijay Iyer trio (2015-07-01) Salle Ludger-Duvernay Monument National
  • Vijay Iyer solo - 2013 concert
  • Vijay Iyer duo avec Craig Taborn - 2013 concert
  • Vijay Iyer trio avec Stephan Crump et Justin Brown - 2013
  • Vijay Iyer Solo - 2010 Concert

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