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Bill Charlap

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Bill Charlap

Bill Charlap artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

The Bill Charlap Trio with Anat Cohen and Bob Wilber performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

August 4, 2013 An elegant trio is crashed by a clarinet summit when a veteran reedman and a Cohen sibling join in.

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Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes.

August 1, 2013 Hear the two-piano duo make a "unique sound that is the sum of both of us" at the Kennedy Center.

Marian McPartland performs at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.

October 23, 2009 The anniversary concert featured offerings by Randy Weston, Karrin Allyson, Cedar Walton and more.

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Kurt Elling performs with pianist Lawrence Hobgood.

October 9, 2009 Kurt Elling and many others showed up at at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola to celebrate a jazz institution.

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Blue Note 7

September 23, 2010 Hear the close harmonies and burning-down-the-house highlights of the all-star supergroup's show.

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Bill Charlap

October 8, 2008 The celebrated pianist and his trio are famous for a warmly familiar treatment of jazz standards.

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Studio Sessions

Bill Charlap performs at KPLU in Seattle.

November 17, 2012 Watch the pianist take circuitous routes through "All the Things You Are" and "Sophisticated Lady."

Hank Jones was one of Marian McPartland's first guests on Piano Jazz in 1979.

August 6, 2010 We remember the late pianist's long legacy with a 2009 session on Piano Jazz.

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Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap.

April 13, 2012 The jazz pianists' recent marriage is a perfect excuse for a trio edition of Piano Jazz.

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Interviews & Profiles

Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap

June 27, 2010 Double Portrait revisits classics from the American songbook, Brazilian music and jazz standards.

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Pianist Horace Silver recorded a number of classic albums for Blue Note, including Song for My Father and The Jody Grind.

January 6, 2009 To honor the milestone, pianist Bill Charlap has chosen five of his favorite Blue Note songs.

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December 1, 2006 We go inside the studio with singer Tony Bennett as he re-records his signature song.

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Discover Songs

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December 1, 2006 We go inside the studio with singer Tony Bennett as he re-records his signature song.

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More Stories

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May 13, 2007 Pianist Bill Charlap and his mother, singer Sandy Stewart, show their easy harmony on a jazz album.

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October 18, 2004 One Family of Jazz event opens Jazz at Lincoln Center in its new Manhattan home.

The Village Vanguard, 1976.

May 5, 2008 Hear five notable glimpses into the world's most famous jazz joint.

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Love is Here to Stay

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  • Album: Love is Here to Stay
  • Artist: Bill Charlap
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • Released: 2005
 

Jump Start and Jazz

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  • Album: Jump Start and Jazz
  • Artist: Wynton Marsalis & the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra
  • Released: 1997
 

It's Me

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  • Album: It's Me
  • Artist: Abbey Lincoln
  • Released: 2003
 

Magic Hour

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  • Album: Magic Hour
  • Artist: Wynton Marsalis
  • Released: 2004
 

Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein

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  • Album: Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein
  • Artist: Bill Charlap
  • Released: 2004
 

Hank and Frank, Vol. 2

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  • Album: Hank and Frank, Vol. 2
  • Artist: Hank Jones/Frank Wess
  • Label: Lineage
  • Released: 2009
 

Double Portrait

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  • Album: Double Portrait
  • Artist: Bill Charlap/Renee Rosnes
  • Label: Blue Note
  • Released: 2010
 

Mosaic: A Celebration

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  • Album: Mosaic: A Celebration
  • Artist: The Blue Note 7
  • Label: Blue Note
  • Released: 2009
 

Written in the Stars

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  • Album: Written in the Stars
  • Artist: Bill Charlap Trio
  • Label: Blue Note