Bill Charlap Trio

The piano trio, a time-honored jazz format, remains in great hands with Bill Charlap and a pair of unrelated fellas named Washington -- Peter (bass) and Kenny (drums). Together since 1997, The Bill Charlap Trio has impressed critics and jazz fans alike, and Charlap has also gained a smidgen of pop notoriety. Heck, he accompanied Tony Bennett on “30 Rock.” The studious and swingin’ Charlap has devoted whole albums to revered songwriters -- George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein and Hoagy Carmichael -- and of course he’s the son of “Moose” Charlap, a Broadway composer best known for his work on the score of “Peter Pan.” So you can expect to hear some pages from the Great American Songbook, rendered sublimely. Tom Surowicz

Price: $20 - $30

Where

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

1010 Nicollet MallMinneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 05/29/14

Upcoming events

10/26 – Ramsey Lewis
10/28 – David Sanborn
10/30 – Jeff Daniels
11/02 – Kenny Lattimore
11/04 – The HIllBenders
11/05 – Lizz Wright
11/09 – Tom Rush
11/10 – Steve Cole
11/11 – Holly Bowling
11/13 – Peter Himmelman
11/14 – Jack Broadbent
11/15 – Kandace Springs
11/17 – Nachito Herrera
11/20 – Tower of Power
11/28 – Larry McDonough
12/01 – Earl Klugh
12/20 – The Bad Plus
02/23 – Sergio Mendez
02/28 – Donny McCaslin
03/03 – Alan Doyle
03/08 – Charles Lloyd
03/17 – Tinsley Ellis