Marian McPartland Marian McPartland artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music. McPartland hosts Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz every week with jazz legends and up and coming artists.

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Remembering Marian McPartland

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Listen: Hickory House Trio On 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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Marian McPartland On Piano Jazz, Part Two

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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 On Piano Jazz, Part One

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Let It Snow: The Piano Jazz Holiday Show

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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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Fresh Air Remembers 'Piano Jazz' Host Marian McPartland

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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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Listen: Marian McPartland's Songs

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Marian McPartland, 'Piano Jazz' Host, Has Died

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

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Piano Jazz Presents: The Music Of Marian McPartland

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Tania Maria sings Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Wave" on this Latin episode of Piano Jazz. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tania Maria, Paquito D'Rivera And More Bring Latin Romance To Piano Jazz

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Jonathan Batiste ends this set with "Kindergarten," a modern and hand-clapping take on the Louisiana roots of jazz. Ingrid Hertfelder/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Generations In Jazz' Concert On Piano Jazz: Set III

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Kenny Barron (pictured) is joined by his former student, Helen Sung, for a breezy duet. Courtesy of John Sann hide caption

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'Generations In Jazz' Concert On Piano Jazz: Set II

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