Performance: Vijay Iyer, piano; Rudresh Mahanthappa, alto saxophone
Pianist Vijay Iyer and alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa form what the Chicago Tribune calls “one of the great partnerships in jazz.” Iyer, a Grammy nominee, was named 2014 Pianist of the Year by the jazz magazine Downbeat; the year before, he was recognized as a MacArthur Fellow.
This concert is a joint presentation of the FreerǀSackler and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center (APAC), in conjunction with APAC’s exhibition Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, on view at the National Museum of Natural History.
Venue: Freer Gallery of Art. Event Location: Meyer Auditorium. Cost: Free tickets required.
Thursday, July 23, 2015, 7:30 PM.