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Richard Rodgers: With a Song in My Heart

Richard Rodgers: With a Song in My Heart

Many of the timeless songs of musical-theater great Richard Rodgers — from “My Funny Valentine” to “I Could Write a Book” and “If I Loved You” — have also become beloved jazz standards.

Hear them in all their romantic sweep with husband-and-wife piano duo Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes, the sophisticated vocals of Sandy Stewart, and the sensational horn section of Terell Stafford, Harry Allen and Gary Smulyan. Experience the lyrical essence of Rodgers’ songwriting in this one-of-a-kind jazz celebration.

Renee Rosnes, piano
Bill Charlap, piano
Terell Stafford, trumpet
Harry Allen, tenor saxophone
Gary Smulyan, baritone saxophone
Sandy Stewart, vocals
Sean Smith, bass
Bill Stewart, drums

Welcome letter from Bill

It’s Jazz in July time again, and I couldn’t be more excited to be sharing the stage with so many musicians I admire, …

Bill Charlap

Grammy Award-winning pianist Bill Charlap has performed with many of the leading artists of our time, from Phil Woods and Benny Carter to Gerry Mulligan and Wynton Marsalis …

Harry Allen

An authentic master of the jazz saxophone tradition, Harry Allen performs at jazz festivals and clubs around the world …

Renee Rosnes

Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Renee Rosnes has been recognized as one of the leading jazz pianists of her generation …

Sean Smith

Sean Smith has performed with such jazz eminences as Gerry Mulligan, Rosemary Clooney, Benny Carter, Johnny Griffin, Clark Terry and the Jacky Terrasson Trio, as well as with Tracy K. Smith, …

Gary Smulyan

Six-time Grammy Award winner Gary Smulyan is a member of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and Three Baritone Saxophone Band …

Terell Stafford

Trumpeter Terell Stafford has been hailed as “one of the great players of our time” by piano legend McCoy Tyner …

Bill Stewart

Originally from Des Moines, Iowa, drummer and composer Bill Stewart was born into a musical family — his father was a jazz trombonist and music teacher, and his mother was a choral director and music teacher …

Sandy Stewart

Sandy Stewart has appeared with her son, Bill Charlap, at The Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel and St. Peter’s Church, in addition to 92Y’s Jazz in July