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Vijay Iyer’s “Accelerando” Tops Seventh Annual Jazz Critics Poll

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vijay ayer accelerandoForward-thinking pianist and composer Vijay Iyer continues his reign as a critics’ darling, with his trio’s “Accelerando” (ACT) named Best Album in the 7th Annual Jazz Critics Poll, formerly affiliated with the Village Voice and now linked to Rhapsody.com

Other winners:

  • Best Vocal Album: Neheh Cherry & the Thing, “The Cherry Thing” (Smalltown Superjazz)
  • Best Debut Album: Ryan Truesdell, “Centennial: Newly Discovered Works by Gil Evans”  (ArtistShare)
  • Best Latin Album: Bobby Sanabria, “Multiverse” (Jazzheads)

Full results will be posted  next week.

Individual ballots (including mine) are here.

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Written by philipb1961

January 3, 2013 at 8:36 am

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