A Conversation with Bill Charlap, Grammy-winning Jazz Pianist

Bill Charlap is a Grammy-winning jazz pianist, the Director of Jazz Studies at William Paterson University, and he serves as artistic director for the Jazz in July series at the 92nd Street Y. He has performed and recorded with many leading artists of our time: Phil Woods, Gerry Mulligan, Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand and Wynton Marsalis, among many others. 

Mr. Charlap is acclaimed for his interpretations of American popular songs. The album, Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern (Columbia) won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. It features Mr. Bennett in collaboration with The Bill Charlap Trio and in duo piano performances with renowned jazz pianist Renee Rosnes, who is also Charlap’s wife. 

The Bill Charlap Trio, with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington, is recognized as one of the leading ensembles in jazz, and has received three Grammy nominations. 

Join us for a fascinating conversation with this incredibly talented musician! 

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  1. Patty Slezak, Reference Librarian
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Wed, May 05
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 05/05/2021 1:00pm 05/05/2021 2:30pm America/New_York A Conversation with Bill Charlap, Grammy-winning Jazz Pianist

Bill Charlap is a Grammy-winning jazz pianist, the Director of Jazz Studies at William Paterson University, and he serves as artistic director for the Jazz in July series at the 92nd Street Y. He has performed and recorded with many leading artists of our time: Phil Woods, Gerry Mulligan, Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand and Wynton Marsalis, among many others.

Mr. Charlap is acclaimed for his ...

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