His father was a top-notch Broadway composer, his mom a talented singer; no wonder he developed a love of jazz songs early. Bill Charlap, who’s been the accompanist for vocalists like Tony Bennett and Carol Sloane and the pianist with the Phil Woods Quintet, plays NCSU’s Stewart Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 29. Turn to page 51, where Charlap reflects on his upbringing in a house of song and his life behind the keys. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $28 reserved, $23 general admission.