Two-time Grammy nominee Bill Charlap, piano, performs with Peter
Washington, bass, and Kenny Washington, drums.
"Charlap approaches a song the way a lover approaches his beloved… When
he sits down to play, the result is an embrace, an act of possession. The tune rises,
falls, disappears and resurfaces in new forms as Charlap ranges over the keyboard
with nimble, crisply swinging lines, subtly layered textures, dense chords and spiky
— TIME Magazine
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