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Listen Marian McPartland's 90th-Birthday Concert: Set II

October 17, 2008 – Her birthday concert continues with more one-of-a-kind performances, featuring Wynton Marsalis.


Listen Marian McPartland's 90th-Birthday Concert: Set I

October 10, 2008 – McPartland celebrates her birthday with some of jazz's biggest names in a night of improvisation.


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Read A Few Of Marian McPartland's Favorite Things

June 23, 2008 – The Piano Jazz host offers the Top 5 songs and recordings she's listening to right now.

Marian McPartland and Donald Portnoy

Listen Marian McPartland's 'Rachel Carson' In Concert

April 22, 2008 – In time for Earth Day, McPartland pays tribute in a piece for symphony and improvised piano.


Listen Marian McPartland, Pioneering Jazz Legend

March 14, 2008 – British jazz pianist Marian McPartland celebrates her 90th birthday and releases a new CD.


Listen A Visit with Jazz Legend Marian McPartland

March 9, 2008 – Pianist Marian McPartland will celebrate her 90th birthday later this month.


Listen Piano Jazz: 2007 Christmas Special

December 14, 2007 – Marian McPartland and many guests share their favorite memories and unique musical performances.


Listen McPartland Inducted into National Radio Hall of Fame

November 3, 2007 – Hear an audio montage produced for an awards ceremony to celebrate her induction.

Listen Christmas Memories with Marian McPartland

December 20, 2006 – McPartland celebrates the holidays with her favorite holiday jazz music and memories.


Listen Marian McPartland, Grande Dame of 'Piano Jazz'

February 21, 2005 – At 87, Marian McPartland has no plans of slowing down from her touring and hosting schedule.


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