Marian McPartland

Real Name:Margaret Marian McPartland (nee Turner)

American jazz pianist, composer, author and broadcaster.
Born 21st March 1918 in Slough, Buckinghamshire, UK.
Died 20th August, 2013 at her home on Long Island in Port Washington, New York, USA.

UK-born and based in America after immigrating with her husband, the trumpeter Jimmy McPartland in 1945. They met in Belgium while she was there entertaining the troops and he was stationed in Europe as a GI for the US army.
She launched her own label, Halcyon Records in 1969, won a Grammy in 2004 and was appointed an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 2010. She is best known for her Peabody Award-winning NPR series Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, which was widely syndicated across the U.S. and ran for over 30 years, where she interviewed and joined her wide range of guests playing duets. She was also a talented author, contributing to Downbeat and also publishing the book of musical portraits All in Good Time. , Wikipedia , , ,
Aliases:Marian Page
In Groups:Jimmy And Marian McPartland's All Stars, Jimmy McPartland And His Orchestra, Jimmy McPartland And His Sextette, Marian & Jimmy McPartland, Marian McPartland Quintet, Marian McPartland Trio, Marian McPartland With Orchestra, Marian McPartland With Rhythm Accompaniment, Marian McPartland With Strings, Marian McPartland's Hickory House Trio, The Jazz Piano Quartet
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