The Vijay Iyer Trio performs at Le Poisson Rouge for the NYC Winter Jazzfest on Saturday, Jan. 7. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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Public Radio Jazz Live

Vijay Iyer Trio: Live In Concert

Full of stutter steps and snare claps, the band turns new lenses on jazz's big-picture history.