Bill Charlap

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Birthday
15, 1966
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
New York

About

A reliable collaborator for many of jazz's biggest names, including Gerry Mulligan and Benny Carter.

Before Fame

He began taking piano lessons when he was three, and while he would study classical music later on, his interests would always revolve around jazz.

Trivia

His album Somewhere featured Leonard Bernstein's music and was nominated for a Grammy.

Family Life

He was born into an impressive musical family. His mother Sandy Stewart was a singer, and his father Moose Charlap was a Broadway composer, while his cousin was jazz pianist Dick Hyman.

Associated With

He accompanied Tony Bennett on the Nov. 29, 2012, episode of 30 Rock in which main character Liz Lemon had her wedding reception.