Sunday, July 17, 2005


Interesting Article

Allaboutjazz.com has a very interesting two-part interview with painist, composer and academic Vijay Iyer:

In particular, it’s more common to see South Asians doing stuff in the world—being public figures, artists, being public intellectuals, or anything. Being in a state where they can actually speak to great numbers of people. But at the time, I felt like I needed to state, for whoever was going to be listening and reading, that I am—a fact. That was maybe a verbose way of saying it back then, but I was twenty-four; maybe I was “full of words and myself.”