Vijay Iyer Trio—now featuring pianist Vijay Iyer, double bassist Linda May Han Oh, and drummer Tyshawn Sorey—have announced a new album: Uneasy arrives April 9 via ECM. Today, they’ve shared the single “Children of Flint.” Hear it below.
Iyer, Oh, and Sorey recorded the new album at Oktaven Audio Studio in Mount Vernon, New York. Iyer produced the album with Manfred Eicher. The previous Vijay Iyer Trio album (2015’s Break Stuff) featured Iyer, bassist Stephan Crump, drummer Marcus Gilmore.
In a press release, Vijay Iyer said of his new song:
Iyer is donating to flintkids.org and asks listeners to do the same if they are able. Of the album, Iyer added:
01 Children of Flint
02 Combat Breathing
03 Night and Day
05 Drummer’s Song