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Bill Charlap performs songs from new album - Uptown, Downtown on WNYC: Leonard Lopate Show

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Jazz pianist and two-time Grammy Award winning pianist Bill Charlap performs songs from his new album "Uptown, Downtown" live in studio on: WNYC: New York - The Leonard Lopate show. Charlap and his longtime trio partners bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington get back to the highest standards with an album of quintessential compositions - Uptown Downtown. Released on Impulse!/Verve on September 8, the album celebrates the trio's twentieth year playing together, the Bill Charlap Trio will be taking up residence at the Village Vanguard on September 5 for two weeks performing songs from the album, among other uniquely chosen repertoire from their vast trio book. Bill Charlap will also perform an all-improvised concert with Dick Hyman on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. at the 92nd St. Y's Kaufmann Concert Hall (1395 Lexington Ave., between 91st and 92nd St.).

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