Of Marian McPartland, guest host Elvis Costello says that it's "an extraordinary leap of musical continuity that [she's] been able to make throughout the history of Piano Jazz." Michael Ochs Archives hide caption

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Elvis Costello says that Marian McPartland captures "many of the ingenious personalities" of Piano Jazz so that "they will be forever enduring." Tim Hall/Redferns hide caption

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?uestlove and The Roots play backing band to Elvis Costello on the new collaborative album Wise Up Ghost. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elvis Costello and The Roots' new album, Wise Up Ghost, comes out Sept. 17. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Saxophone Colossus (that's Sonny Rollins at left) played on The Rolling Stones' "Waiting on a Friend." Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich/Photos: Rick Diamond/Getty Images, Miguel Palacios/Cover. hide caption

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