June 22 , 2006

Hear them, then hear them again ... new CDs by festival players

Recent discs by Toronto Jazz Festival headliners, with an endnote on when and where they're playing:
The duo of pianist Vijay Iyer and alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa blends South Asian heritage with avant-garde jazz concepts in fresh, passionately intense ways on Raw Materials (3 stars, Savoy). (Mainstage, next Thursday)