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NEWS: FESTIVAL

92Y Jazz In July Festival Announces 2017 Season - Bill Charlap, Artistic Director

92Y Jazz In July Festival Announces 2017 Season - Bill Charlap, Artistic Director

Featuring: Carl Allen, Walter Blanding, Aaron Diehl, Jon Faddis, Benny Golson, Jon Gordon, Jimmy Heath, Dick Hyman, Ingrid Jensen, Roger Kellaway, Brian Lynch, Harold Mabern, Dennis Mackrel, Jane Monheit, Jeremy Pelt, Ken Peplowski, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Renee Rosnes, Gary Smulyan, Sandy Stewart, Warren Vaché Subscriptions and Single Tickets on Sale Now
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ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

2016: The Year in Jazz

Read "2016: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling

The year 2016 bubbled with events and initiatives to strengthen jazz's place in American and world culture, as well as a variety of venue openings, closings and cancellations. Jazz hit the silver screen in many ways throughout the year, and International Jazz Day continued to thrive--complete with a major all-star concert at the White House. Pop ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

Bill Evans: Time Remembered The Life And Music Of Bill Evans

Read "Bill Evans:  Time Remembered The Life And Music Of Bill Evans" reviewed by Peter Jurew

Bill Evans: Time Remembered
The Life And Music of Bill Evans
A Film By Bruce Spiegel
2016

Eight years in the making, Bruce Spiegel's touching documentary on the life and music of the late, great, and mysterious pianist is a must-see for jazz history buffs, as well as ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Charlap

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Charlap

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 ...

ARTICLE: NEW YORK BEAT

Joey DeFrancesco at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Read "Joey DeFrancesco at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola" reviewed by Nick Catalano

As the New York August heat blazed onto the streets on Saturday night (August 13th), Joey DeFrancesco and his trio rocketed into Dizzy's with their own burning repertoire. The B-3 wizard played four selections from his new HighNote CD Trip Mode and had an audience which included Bill Charlap, Paquito D'Rivera, and Todd Barkan roaring with ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Monday Recommendation: Bill Charlap Trio

Monday Recommendation: Bill Charlap Trio

Bill Charlap Trio: Notes From New York (Impulse!) In Thad Jones’s “Little Rascal On A Rock,” pianist Charlap, bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington summon up the dynamics of the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis big band’s 1976 debut recording of the piece. Their twenty years together have given them sensitivity to one another that allows the ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

92Y Jazz In July Festival 2016 Season: July 19-28

92Y Jazz In July Festival 2016 Season: July 19-28

Bill Charlap, Artistic Director. Featuring: Harry Allen, Gene Bertoncini, Anat Cohen, Freddy Cole, Jimmy Greene, Jon Gordon, Dick Hyman, Jon-Erik Kellso, Jeremy Pelt, Ken Peplowski, Houston Person, Renee Rosnes, Carol Sloane, Rossano Sportiello, Warren Vaché, Steve Wilson and More Single Tickets from $52 / Age 35 and Under- $25
212.415.5500 92Y’s 32nd annual Jazz in July festival, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Bill Charlap: Notes From N.Y.

Bill Charlap: Notes From N.Y.

Unlike most jazz pianists today, Bill Charlap doesn't treat the piano like a muscle car. Instead, Bill is at his best when he's gentle and tender, providing the listener with plenty of space to admire what he's doing with a song. Playing gentle isn't mousey. There's enormous complexity required by artists who force audiences to lean ...

Various Artists: Oscar, with Love

Read "Oscar, with Love" reviewed by Jack Bowers

To mark the ninetieth anniversary of the legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson's birth (August 15, 2015), Peterson's widow, Kelly Peterson, produced a tribute album for the ages: Oscar, with Love, a marvelous three-disc set comprising ten never-before-recorded Peterson compositions, nineteen of his better-known works and seven compositions written especially for him, performed by sixteen contemporary piano ...

NEWS: EDUCATION

Music Education Monday: A master class with pianist Bill Charlap

Music Education Monday: A master class with pianist Bill Charlap

Bill Charlap has won wide acclaim as one of the most accomplished and tasteful pianists of his generation. Charlap who turns 50 this year, has recorded seven albums as a leader or co-leader for the Blue Note label, including two Grammy-nominated CDs. He also was a member of Blue Note Seven, the all-star group assembled in 2008 ...


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