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::Pianist/Composer [Vijay Iyer] Continues to Win Accolades in Down Beat International Critic's Poll,
::Solo, Iyer's 1st Solo Piano Recording & 2nd Album For ACT Music, Available August 31, 2010
::Trio Plays Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Aug. 29 (NYC), plus Solo Piano Concerts at (le) poisson rouge Sept. 10 (NYC), Eastern State Penitentiary Sept. 11 (Philadelphia, PA), and Columbia University's Miller Theatre with Craig Taborn Oct. 9 (NYC)

The Vijay Iyer Trio (Vijay Iyer, Marcus Gilmore, Stephan Crump) was recently voted the annual Downbeat Magazine International Critics Poll winner for #1 Album of the Year (for 2009's Historicity) and #1 Rising Star Jazz Group of the Year. Vijay was also chosen by GQ India as one of their 50 Most Influential Global Indians.

The trio plays a free concert in New York City this weekend:
SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 - CHARLIE PARKER JAZZ FESTIVAL
Vijay Iyer Trio plays the annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival this Sunday at 3pm. The festival runs until 7 pm in Tompkins Square Park (East Village).

August 31: Release date for Solo.
August 31: "Listening Party" at Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC
September 10: solo piano concert at Le Poisson Rouge, NYC
September 11: solo piano concert at Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
September 13-19: solo European tour
October 9: solo & duo piano concert with Craig Taborn at Columbia University's Miller Theatre, NYC
See full schedule for details