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"The indefatigable risk taker." – The New Yorker

"The scope of this jazz trio's terrific new album, "Two Centuries," resides in its opening track with drummer Andrew Cyrille sketching the rhythm, trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith smearing the melody, and Qasim Naqvi...making his synthesizers hum in the general key of the universe." - The Washington Post, Top 10 Singles of 2022


"Pretty Beauty" (LeBroBa) is JAZZIZ Critics’ Picks Playlist - "...songs we couldn't stop spinning": The Best Songs of 2019


Jazz Drum Great Andrew Cyrille Revels in Collaboration  at Lifetime Achievement Show -  Rolling Stone


Andrew Cyrille: Lebroba — master of rhythm and space -  The Financial Times

Jazz Legends Trio 3 Reunite with Pianist Vijay Iyer to Express What Only Music Can - Charleston City Paper

A History of Respect Connects Vijay Iyer and Trio 3 - The Post and Courier  

Andrew Cyrille Quartet With Bill Frisell Played Village Vanguard – BrooklynVegan

Andrew Cyrille: An Aesthetic Endeavor – Modern Drummer


Bright Moments With Andrew Cyrille   – Jazz Times

 Andrew Cyrille on KCSM: Have You Heard Series – KCSM-FM Jazz 91.1

Andrew Cyrille's Late-Career Renaissance   – New York Times

Andrew Cyrille Quartet - The Declaration of Musical Independence Album Review: Elliptically Groovy  Irish Times

Two New Records Showcase The Range Of Jazz Drummer Andrew Cyrille   – NPR

Andrew Cyrille and Bill McHenry: Proximity  – PopMatters

Open Studio: Andrew Cyrille  – Whitney Museum of Art

Andrew Cyrille: Haitian Fascination  – NPR

"All That's Rhythm!" A Chat With Drummer Andrew Cyrille  –  Washington City Paper

Trio 3 Shows Off Its Jazz Avant-Garde Pedigree  -- New York Times

Harlem Speaks: Andrew Cyrille  -- National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Body and Soul: An Interview with Andrew Cyrille  --

Interview with Andrew Cyrille - INTAKT RECORDS

© Photo by Laurel Golio 


Remembering Cecil Taylor (1929-2018)

By Andrew Cyrille

I met Cecil Taylor in 1958 through Ted Curson, the trumpet player from Philadelphia. It was at a rehearsal in Brooklyn that I was doing with another pianist, one of my colleagues from high school, Leslie Brathwaite. Ted and a saxophone player named Harold Owsley were walking by this place where I was rehearsing and they heard me and Lesley, so they came in to see what was going on. They stayed for a while and after we finished up, Ted said to me that he was going to go to Manhattan for a rehearsal with this pianist named Cecil Taylor. “You’ve never heard anyone play piano like him,” he told me.... Read more at NewMusicBox

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