Bill Charlap


Birthday October 15, 1966

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace New York

Age 57 years old

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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.


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.