Bill Charlap Trio http://redriverradio.org en Savannah Music Festival: Bill Charlap Trio with Houston Person - Part two http://redriverradio.org/post/savannah-music-festival-bill-charlap-trio-houston-person-part-two <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Thursday, April 11 at 8 p.m.</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> There have been many outstanding piano trios throughout the history of jazz, each with its own signature sound. There is the majestic swing of the Oscar Peterson Trio,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the classy bop of the Hank Jones Trio, the great independence of the Bill Evans Trio, and the powerful virtuosity of Bud Powell's trios. Each great jazz piano trio brought something slightly different&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">into the fold, combining swing, group interaction, and musical dynamics in unique ways. In this episode, we listen to one of the finest contemporary jazz piano trios, the Bill </span>Charlap<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Trio, in concert at the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">2011 Savannah Music Festival with special guest Houston Person. Part two of two.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 01:00:00 +0000 25944 at http://redriverradio.org Savannah Music Festival: Bill Charlap Trio with Houston Person - Part two Savannah Music Festival: Bill Charlap Trio Part 1 http://redriverradio.org/post/savannah-music-festival-bill-charlap-trio-part-1 <p><strong>Airs Thursday, October 25 at 8:00 p.m. </strong>In this episode, we listen to pianist Bill Charlap and his trio, along with a few guests.&nbsp; The term "Great American Songbook" generally refers to a body of music that includes Broadway theatre, musical theatre, Hollywood musicals, and the so-called Tin Pan Alley period.&nbsp; It include hundreds of songs of enduring popularity written from the Teens through the early 60's in the 20th Century, many of which became, and remain, a vital part of the repertoire of jazz musicians. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Ron Gibson 18876 at http://redriverradio.org Savannah Music Festival: Bill Charlap Trio Part 1