Piano Jazz With Marian Mcpartland

Marian McPartland

Now celebrating her 30th Anniversary season, Marian McPartland continues to bring us a fascinating hour of conversation and improvisation each week. Over the years, Piano Jazz has presented visits with more than 500 guests. It’s a program no one but Marian, with her engaging personality, sparkling talent, and deep roots in jazz, could bring us.

 

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This week on Piano Jazz With Marian Mcpartland

Marie Marcus
Marian McPartland with Marie Marcus on Piano Jazz

Marie Marcus, a protégé of Fats Waller, was a remarkable player of stride and swing piano styles. A Boston native, she worked the major clubs on New York's 52nd Street, before establishing herself for decades on Cape Cod and Miami Beach. And her son, pianist Billy Marcus, is a prominent Bay Area musician today. This week's Piano Jazz brings us a 1983 visit with Marie Marcus joining Marian McPartland.

April 12, 2014 On WUSF 89.7, Your NPR Station.
 

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Jazz legend Marian McPartland continues to showcase the world's top musicians on NPR's longest-running and most widely carried jazz program, Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz.

 

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