Bill Charlap Trio Announces Performance at Flushing Town Hall in April

Bill Charlap Trio have announced a new date for their upcoming performance at Flushing Town Hall on Friday, April 8, 2022. Bill Charlap is a multi-nominated GRAMMY artist with four nominations and one win back in 2015 for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album with The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern. The show was originally planned for January 15 but was postponed due to the omicron wave of COVID-19.

Bill Charlap Trio, Photo Credit: Philippe LEVY-STAB

Bill Charlap Trio will be performing at Flushing Town Hall will host pianist Bill Charlap, bassist Peter Washington, and drummer Kenny Washington. The Trio was formed nearly 25 years ago by Bill Charlap back in 1997 and has earned GRAMMY nominations for Uptown Downtown (Impulse!/Verve), Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein, and The Bill Charlap Trio: Live at the Village Vanguard (both on the Blue Note label). 

Bill Charlap was born in New York City in 1966 and started playing the piano at the young age of three. His father was Broadway composer Moose Charlap, whose credits include Peter Pan, and his mother is singer Sandy Stewart, who toured with Benny Goodman, appeared on the Ed Sullivan and Perry Como shows, and earned a GRAMMY nomination for her recording of “My Coloring Book.” He has performed with many of the well known artists ranging from Phil Woods, Gerry Mulligan, Wynton Marsalis, Freddy Cole and Houston Person to singers Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand. He is known for his interpretations of American popular songs and has recorded albums featuring the music of Hoagy Carmichael, Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin. 

The performance will take place on Friday, April 8, 2022 at 8PM. In-person tickets are $25/$20 Members. Those unable to attend in person can join the livestream and tune in virtually for free at here, but donations are greatly appreciated. For tickets and more information, visit here or call (718) 463-7700 x222.

COVID Policy: In adherence with Mayor Eric Adams’s Covid policy for performance venues, Flushing Town Hall will require all visitors ages 12 and up, performers, and staff to show proof of vaccination. Masks will be required at all times for everyone. For more details on Flushing Town Hall’s Covid-safety measures and vaccine requirements, please visit here.

For more information on Bill Charlap Trio’s performance at Flushing Town Hall visit Flushing Town Hall’s website.

Bill CharlapBill Charlap Trioflushing town hallGrammyKenny WashingtonPeter Washington