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A supreme soprano sax player, Jane Ira Bloom is known for her innovative use of movement and her high-energy compositions. Bloom's debut album, Modern Drama, caught the attention of NASA, which commissioned her to write three pieces in 1989. She went on to release several studio albums, including her highly praised Sixteen Sunsets.

On this 1993 episode of Piano Jazz, Bloom and host Marian McPartland combine forces to freely improvise — and to play "My Romance."

Originally broadcast in the winter of 1993.

Set List
  • "Solar" (Davis)
  • "Someday My Prince Will Come" (Churchill, Morey)
  • "If I Should Lose You" (Rainger, Robin)
  • "Blue In Green" (Davis)
  • "My Romance" (Rodgers, Hart)
  • "Free Piece" (McPartland, Bloom)
  • "For All We Know" (Coots, Lewis)
  • "Out Of Nowhere" (Green, Heyman)
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