Friday, December 15, 2006

There's a nice article on Vijay Iyer in the Detroit Free Press: "One of the things both Vijay and I have worked on is integrating elements of Indian classical music on a conceptual level," says alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, who has worked regularly with Iyer for a decade. "It's a synthesis of ideas. It ends up transcending not only superficial notions of Indo-jazz fusion, but it also transcends what is the average jazz sound."

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