Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Charlap

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All About Jazz is celebrating Bill Charlap's birthday today!

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...Read more.

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