LeeAnn Ledgerwood, pictured on the cover of Simple Truth, is the featured guest on this week's Piano Jazz. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

LeeAnn Ledgerwood On Piano Jazz

LeeAnn Ledgerwood On Piano Jazz

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Pianist LeeAnn Ledgerwood studied at the Berklee College of Music alongside Branford Marsalis and Terence Blanchard. She became a protégée of Marian McPartland, who encouraged her to pursue a career in jazz. She was McPartland's guest on Piano Jazz in 1990. In this session Ledgerwood shows off her keen sense of style with "I Want To Talk About You." McPartland joins in for a duo version of "Broadway."

Originally broadcast in the spring of 1990.

SET LIST

  • "Renewal" (Ledgerwood)
  • "Nardis" (Davis)
  • "Alone Together" (Dietz, Schwartz)
  • "Maybe September" (Livingston, Evans, Faith)
  • "Miss Perfect" (Ledgerwood, Steig)
  • "I Want To Talk About You" (Eckstine)
  • "Free Piece" (Ledgerwood, McPartland)
  • "Portrait of LeeAnn Ledgerwood" (McPartland)
  • "Spring Street" (Ledgerwood)
  • "Broadway" (Bird, McRae, Woode)
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