92Y Sets Jazz in July Program


Pianist Bill Charlap, creative director for jazz at New York’s 92nd Street Y, is set to perform with vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant on July 18 as part of the organization’s Jazz in July programming.

(Photo: Richard Termine)

​In addition to its classical and dance offerings, New York’s 92nd Street Y has a significant history of programming jazz.

Pianist Bill Charlap, the organization’s creative director for jazz, again has lined up a spate of noteworthy events for Jazz in July, an annual program at 92Y.

  • July 16: Standard Time: The American Songbook in Jazz (guitarist/vocalist John Pizzarelli, tenor saxophonist Harry Allen, pianist Bill Charlap, bassist Jay Leonhart, drummer Dennis Mackrel)
  • July 17: Rhythm Warm, Rhythm Hot with The Brazilian Trio and Maucha Adnet, and The Curtis Brothers Afro-Cuban Jazz Quintet
  • July 18: Cécile McLorin Salvant meets the Bill Charlap Trio
  • July 23: The Melodic Genius of Clifford Brown
  • July 24: In the Key of Us with Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap
  • July 25: Old Devil Moon: Swingin’ through the Songs of Burton Lane (alto saxophonist Steve Wilson, tenor saxophonist Roxy Coss, trombonist Michael Dease, vocalist Sandy Stewart, pianist Bill Charlap, bassist Peter Washington, drummer Carl Allen)

​For additional information about programing, visit the 92Y website. DB

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