Vijay Iyer Trio – “Break Stuff” (Video preview)

Pianist Vijay Iyer’s latest ECM release, Break Stuff, is out in the US on February 10. The recording features bassist Stephan Crump, and drummer Marcus Gilmore. Encompassing compositions by Monk and Coltrane, an homage to early hip hop, excerpts from Iyer’s Open City project and from a suite premiered at MoMA, Break Stuff may access far flung influences, but it is crystallized by the trio’s incendiary playing and excellent rapport.

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