Bill Charlap – While We’re Young (Live in Concert, Germany 2002)

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Live recording from the Jazz Open Stuttgart in 2002 featuring the jazz pianist Bill Charlap.

“While We’re Young” by Alec Wilder

Pianist Bill Charlap, son of Broadway composer Moose Charlap (“Peter Pan”) and singer Sandy Stewart (Benny Goodman), grew up in New York City. In addition to working with his own trio (with Peter Washington on bass and Kenny Washington on drums) Charlap is a member of the Phil Woods Quintet since 1995. He also starred, among others with Benny Carter, Clark Terry, Jim Hall, Al Grey, Red Mitchell, Milt Hinton, Louie Bellson, Carol Sloane and Tony Bennett. In the late 80’s Charlap spent two years as a member of the Gerry Mulligan Quartet. In addition to his solo albums Charlap contributed to over 50 CD-recordings as a sideman.