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Bill Charlap: Portraits in Jazz – the Bill Charlap Trio Featuring Peter Washington & Kenny Washington with Special Guest Houston Person

01/12/19 | 7:30 - 9:30PM

Jazz Standard

116 E 27th St. Map

212-576-2232

$35


12-01-2019 12:00:00 12-01-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Bill Charlap: Portraits in Jazz – the Bill Charlap Trio Featuring Peter Washington & Kenny Washington with Special Guest Houston Person | 7:30 - 9:30PM "Ballads, blues, R&B classics – gently but unerringly Houston Person's soulful tenor saxophone brings out their beauty, enhancing a melody with a few deft strokes." (Dave Gelly, The Guardian, 11.26.2017) Born in New York City to a professional music family, GRAMMY Award winner Bill Charlap began playing piano at age three. He grew up to perform and record with some of the leading musical artists of our time including Phil Woods, Tony Bennett, Gerry Mulligan, Wynton Marsalis, Freddy Cole and Houston Person. In 2017, the Bill Charlap Trio (with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington) celebrated its twentieth year and is now recognized as one of the leading small groups in jazz. His discography includes the acclaimed Blue Note releases Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein and Live at the Village Vanguard, both of which received GRAMMY Award nominations. Bill Charlap – piano Peter Washington – bass Kenny Washington – drums Houston Person – tenor saxophone http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=346182 Jazz Standard Jazz Standard

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"Ballads, blues, R&B classics – gently but unerringly Houston Person's soulful tenor saxophone brings out their beauty, enhancing a melody with a few deft strokes." (Dave Gelly, The Guardian, 11.26.2017) Born in New York City to a professional music family, GRAMMY Award winner Bill Charlap began playing piano at age three. He grew up to perform and record with some of the leading musical artists of our time including Phil Woods, Tony Bennett, Gerry Mulligan, Wynton Marsalis, Freddy Cole and Houston Person. In 2017, the Bill Charlap Trio (with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington) celebrated its twentieth year and is now recognized as one of the leading small groups in jazz. His discography includes the acclaimed Blue Note releases Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein and Live at the Village Vanguard, both of which received GRAMMY Award nominations. Bill Charlap – piano Peter Washington – bass Kenny Washington – drums Houston Person – tenor saxophone

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