October 17, 2012 7:15 PM

Jazz Town | Pianist Vijay Iyer plays music to make your head dance

As a musician who also holds degrees in math and physics, Vijay Iyer is not the kind who settles for the easy answers. So he keeps exploring free-spirited melodic lines and angular harmonies. He keeps making those sounds float and dance over intricate rhythms. He keeps winning fans. And he keeps giving audiences all over the globe the sensation of hearing something really new.

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