October 21, 2012 8:38 PM

Review | In his KC debut, astonishing pianist Vijay Iyer exalts in surprise

Vijay Iyer’s Kansas City debut validated the breathless hyperbole that’s been heaped on him. During Friday’s concert — the first of the season in the Folly Theater’s jazz series — the pianist, composer and bandleader displayed the imagination that has made him one of the most lauded artists of the new millennium.

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