Grammy award-winning pianist Bill Charlap has performed with many of the leading artists of our time. Born in New York City, Charlap began playing the piano at age three. His father was Broadway composer Moose Charlap, whose credits include Peter Pan. Charlap’s mother is singer Sandy Stewart, who toured with Benny Goodman and was a regular on the Perry Como show. Charlap formed his trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington in 1997. They are now recognized as one of the leading groups in jazz.