Bill Charlap Trio

In 1997, Grammy award winning pianist Bill Charlap formed his trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington, now recognized as one of the leading groups in jazz. In 2000, he was signed to Blue Note Records and received two Grammy Award nominations, for Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein and The Bill Charlap Trio: Live at the Village Vanguard. He is known for his interpretations of American popular song.. Time magazine wrote, “Bill Charlap approaches a song the way a lover approaches his beloved…no matter how imaginative or surprising his take on a song is, he invariably zeroes in on its essence.” Click here for Full Bio.

Program
July 14, 2017
8pm  Taplin Auditorium

 

An Evening of Jazz

Kenny Washington, Drums 

Peter Washington, Bass

Bill Charlap, piano

“I registered for the symposium and I can say one year later, that it probably was one of the greatest decisions I have ever made in my life, if not the greatest. Everything about my playing has completely changed.”

Veronica Greenan