Results for "Marian McPartland & Friends"
by Samuel Chell
As might be expected, this is a quite uneven collection, capturing the festive occasion that was Marian McPartland's 85th birthday party. There are no truly low" points, but a few are inessential. Norah Jones reprises Hoagy Carmichael's The Nearness of You," the single standard from her gold record Come Away with Me" (Karrin Allyson, despite having ...
by Ken Franckling
Pianist Marian McPartland has made a boatload of friends during her many years in jazz. Many of them turned out for her 85th birthday soirée at New York's Birdland club two years ago. That's right, the grand dame of jazz is now 87! Fortunately for jazz history buffs and McPartland fans alike, a large number of ...
by Jim Santella
On the day after Marian McPartland turned 85, this large group of her jazz friends got together at Birdland in New York to celebrate with her. She played piano with them in an endearing program of love songs that belie their affection for each other. Everybody loves Marian McPartland and respects her for her many accomplishments.