Henry Threadgill / Vijay Iyer / Dafnis Prieto

Henry Threadgill / Vijay Iyer / Dafnis Prieto

Sun   Mar   24   2024 - 3:45 PM Tennessee Theatre

“The trio blasted in a storm of rhythm, with Threadgill’s voice serving as the violent wind.” -Nextbop

Henry Threadgill, Vijay Iyer, and Dafnis Prieto form a groundbreaking musical trio that defies genre boundaries and electrifies audiences worldwide. Threadgill, a venerable saxophonist and flutist, has spent a career reshaping the jazz landscape with his avant-garde compositions. Pianist and composer Vijay Iyer, known for his intellectual depth and innovative sound, adds intricate harmonies and rhythmic complexity to the mix. Cuban-born drummer and percussionist Dafnis Prieto infuses Afro-Cuban rhythms, creating a dynamic foundation.

This trio represents a convergence of diverse influences and an exploration of limitless musical possibilities. They blend tradition and innovation, redefining the essence of contemporary jazz. Threadgill, Iyer, and Prieto epitomize the transformative power of collaboration, igniting the stage with their collective genius. Their music is a testament to the ever-evolving nature of jazz, pushing boundaries and creating a sonic tapestry that resonates deeply with listeners.

Knoxville, TN · USA



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