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Bill Charlap performs at KPLU in Seattle.

Watch Bill Charlap: The American Songbook, Handled With Care Jazz24

November 17, 2012 – Watch the pianist take circuitous routes through "All the Things You Are" and "Sophisticated Lady." Jazz24

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

Listen Hank Jones On Piano Jazz

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


Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap

Listen Bill Charlap, Renee Rosnes Duet In 'Double Portrait'

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


Listen Stars Celebrate 30 Years Of Piano Jazz: Set III

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


Listen Stars Celebrate 30 Years Of Piano Jazz: Set I

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


Blue Note 7

Listen The Blue Note 7 On JazzSet WBGO

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


Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap.

Read Bill Charlap And Renee Rosnes On Piano Jazz

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


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

Listen Blue Note Records Celebrates 70 Years Of Jazz

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


Listen Bill Charlap Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

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


The Village Vanguard, 1976.

Read Peak Performances from the Village Vanguard WBGO

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

Listen Mother-Son Duo Makes Perfect Harmony

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


Listen Tony Bennett Polishes 'San Francisco' Gem

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


Listen Jazz at Lincoln Center Gala

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

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