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Bill Charlap

Bill Charlap was born in New York City into a musical family. His father, Moose Charlap, was a Broadway composer and songwriter whose credits included the scores to Peter Pan, The Conquering Hero, Whoop-up, Alice Through the Looking Glass and Kelly.

His mother, Sandy Stewart, is a popular song singer who performed with Benny Goodman, co-starred on TV's Perry Como Show and scored a Grammy nomination for her hit single, “My Coloring Book” by the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb. Mr. Charlap began playing the piano at a very young age. He studied with jazz pianist Jack Reilly and classical pianist Eleanor Hancock and informally picked up pointers from jazz/popular song pianist Dick Hyman, who was a distant cousin on his father's side.

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Albums

Notes From New York
Notes From New York
Impulse!
2016
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The Silver Lining - The Songs of Jerome Kern
The Silver Lining -...
Columbia Records
2015
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I'm Old Fashioned
I'm Old Fashioned
Venus Records
2010
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Double Portrait
Double Portrait
Blue Note Records
2010
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Live at the Village Vanguard
Live at the Village...
Blue Note Records
2007
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Plays George Gershwin: The American Soul
Plays George...
Blue Note Records
2005
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