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Lotus (music group)
Keyed in to inventive jazz

One of the most inventive and exciting jazz pianists working today, 2013 MacArthur Grant winner Vijay Iyer continues to redraw the boundaries of jazz while incorporating influences that stretch from Billy Strayhorn to L.A. beat alchemist Flying Lotus. With an invigorating new trio album promised in 2015, Iyer presents two more sides of his musical personality with a two-part performance offering the electronics and string-accented classical-tilted piece "Mutations I-X" and the multimedia piece "Radhe Radhe," which draws from the Hindu Holi festival with inspiration from Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring." Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, Royce Hall....

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