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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

'Remembering Marian McPartland: A Celebration' On Piano Jazz

Tony Bennett, Barbara Carroll, Bill Charlap, Chris Brubeck and more pay tribute to the grande dame of Piano Jazz.

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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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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz featured performances and conversation with a variety of pianists, including Ray Charles and Dave Brubeck. Courtesy Marian McPartland hide caption

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Of Marian McPartland's "Twilight World," the great singer Tony Bennett once said, "Well, that song will last forever. It's a beautiful song." David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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Marian McPartland's Storied Life, Told 'In Good Time'

The jazz pianist and longtime host of NPR's Piano Jazz tells her story in a new documentary full of archival footage, family photos and interviews.

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