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Bill Charlap: Broadway to Harlem
April 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm$40.40 - $140.50
Apr 8-9, 8pm, Rose Theater
Pianist Bill Charlap with Cécile McLorin Salvant, Freddy Cole, Houston Person, Ken Peplowski, Kenny Washington, and Peter Washington
For this special evening, Charlap will be joined by his longstanding trio of drummer Kenny Washington and bassist Peter Washington. In addition, special guest vocalists include 2014 GRAMMY® Award nominee Cécile McLorin Salvant and the unparalleled Freddy Cole, whom writer Stanley Crouch refers to as a “swinging, romantic balladeer.” Soulful saxophonist Houston Person (best known for his work with Etta James) and virtuoso clarinetist Ken Peplowski join this ensemble for an unforgettable night of George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, Fats Waller, Eubie Blake, and other icons of American songwriting. Join Charlap on a swinging tour through the heart of New York City via musical theater, jazz, and the blues as we travel from Broadway to Harlem.