Diane Schuur, vocalist is as eclectic as she is brilliant. Born in Tacoma, Washington in 1953, Schuur was blinded as an infant. Gifted with perfect pitch, she initially taught herself piano by ear. She also developed her own rich, resonant vocal style at a very young age. With a distinguished recording career that spans three decades, including two Grammy awards, as well as three Grammy nominations!
BILL CHARLAP, PIANIST, has performed with many of the leading artists of our time including Phil Woods, Tony Bennett, Gerry Mulligan, Wynton Marsalis, Freddy Cole and Houston Person. In 1997 Charlap formed his trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington, now recognized as one of the leading groups in jazz.