Originally published on Sat December 29, 2012 7:31 am
The Vijay Iyer Trio is Marcus Gilmore (left, drums), Iyer (center, piano) and Stephan Crump (right, bass).
Credit Jimmy Katz / Courtesy of the artist
For the better part of this year, I haven't been able to shake a certain phrase from the back of my mind. It was written by the pianist and composer Vijay Iyer in the liner notes to his brilliant trio album Accelerando: "[T]his album is in the lineage of American creative music based on dance rhythms."
Castle Rock Butte as seen from the Castle Cafe in Castle Rock, CO.
Credit Smallbones / Public Domain
Money Magazine's list of 'Best Places to Live' is out and the Centennial State placed 5 cities on the list. Denver itself was left off the list, but two of its high profile suburbs made it in. The dueling college towns of Boulder and Fort Collins made the list too.