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Norah Jones


Norah Jones - Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz (NPR Radio) - 19.1.03 (Unofficial Release)

Marian McPartland, born Margaret Marian Turner, on March 20, 1918 in Slough, England, is a jazz pianist, violinist and host of the legendary Mary McPartland's Piano Jazz on National Public Radio., which began broadcasting on June 4, 1978, and is currently the longest-running cultural program on NPR. On the 25th anniversary of the program, she celebrated with a performance at the Kennedy Center. Peter Cincotti was the program's special guest.. High-profile jazz critic Scott Yanow has said that McPartland is "...a harmonically sophisticated improviser, open to the influence of later stylists including Bill Evans." Her guests have included Tony Bennett, Henry Mancini, Dave Brubeck, Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie, Elvis Costello, and Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, (Steely Dan). Marian never gets too technical on “Piano Jazz” for her audience. Critic and author Gary Giddins last year wrote: “The courtliness of it all, and the focus on music-making with only scattered touches of biography, elicit an ingenuous desire to reveal and explain.” She has interviewed all her guests, and played with them. She is now in her late eighties, but still tours. She is one of the worlds leading jazz experts. Her friends have included Duke Ellington, and Louis Armstrong. This unofficial album covers her show with Norah Jones. All conversation and advertisements have been excluded from the disc. A beautiful recording, and a joy to listen to. Check out her own recordings on the Concord Jazz, and Halcyon labels, and the Piano Jazz radio show recordings on the Jazz Alliance label.


September In the Rain (Dubin/Warren)
In The Dark (Little/Green)
Comes Love (Brown/Stept/Tobias)
For All We Know (Doots/Lewis)
I Can't Get Started (V.Duke/I.Gershwin)
Don't Know Why (Jesse Harris)
Peace (Silver)
The Nearness of You (Carmichael)
Beautiful Friendship (Kahn/Styne)


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