Pianos galore!

[Darwin reports from the West End of London]

If you enjoy jazz piano, then I got you beat. No matter where in the world you are.

Brad Mehldau and Tord Gustavsen are off for three weeks. Jacky Terrasson is off for 10 days. Chick Corea's next paying gig is at the Cork Jazz Festival.

And need I mention that Esbjörn Svensson is no more.

But Renee Rosnes (pron: ree-nee roz-nez) and her husband Bill Charlap, sterling interpreters of the Great American songbook from behind the ebony-and-ivories, are playing in Ronnie Scott's this evening. They rarely team up for a double-act but, hey, I'm watching them right now.

It's like being at home in the parlour with the Charlaps as they entertain friends and family. And Darwin.

Here's Bill.

And Renee.

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