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|Birth name||Margaret Marian Turner|
|Born||March 20, 1918|
|Origin||Slough, England, UK|
|Associated acts||Jimmy McPartland|
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Marian McPartland (b. Events 1600 - The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden. Year 1918 ( MCMXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Slough ( ˈslaʊ is a Borough and Unitary authority within the ceremonial county of Berkshire, England. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Cool jazz is a Jazz style that emerged in the late 1940s in New York City. Bebop or bop is a form of Jazz characterized by fast Tempos and Improvisation based on Harmonic structure rather than Melody Mainstream jazz is a genre of Jazz music that was first used in reference to the playing styles of musicians like Buck Clayton among others performers who once heralded A ballad is a Poem usually set to Music; thus it often is a story told in a Song. Swing music, also known as swing jazz, is a form of Jazz music that developed in the early 1930s and had solidified as a distinctive style by 1935 in the United Post-bop is a term for a form of small-combo Jazz music that evolved in the early-to-mid sixties A pianist (/'piənɪst/ is a Musician who plays the Piano. A professional pianist can perform solo pieces play with an ensemble or Orchestra Radio programming is the content that is broadcast by Radio stations The original inventors of radio such as Nikola Tesla and Guglielmo A writer is anyone who creates a written work although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally as well as those who have written in many different forms A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. The piano is a Musical instrument played by means of a keyboard that produces sound by striking steel strings with Felt covered hammers In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Concord Records is a US Record label now based in Beverly Hills California. Savoy Records is the name of a US jazz Record label. Starting in the mid 1940s Savoy played an important part in popularizing Bebop. Capitol Records is a major United States -based Record label owned by EMI and located in Hollywood California and New York City as RCA Records (originally The Victor Talking Machine Company, then RCA Victor is one of the flagship labels of Sony Music Entertainment. Jimmy McPartland (James Dugald McPartland ( March 15 1907, Chicago, Illinois &ndash March 13, 1991, Port Washington March 20, 1918), born Margaret Marian Turner in Slough, England, is a jazz pianist, composer, writer and host of Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz on National Public Radio. Events 1600 - The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden. Year 1918 ( MCMXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Slough ( ˈslaʊ is a Borough and Unitary authority within the ceremonial county of Berkshire, England. Jazz is an American Musical art form which originated in the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States A pianist (/'piənɪst/ is a Musician who plays the Piano. A professional pianist can perform solo pieces play with an ensemble or Orchestra A composer (literally meaning 'one who puts together' is a person who creates Music, usually in the medium of notation, for Interpretation and Performance A writer is anyone who creates a written work although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally as well as those who have written in many different forms Piano Jazz is a weekly one hour radio show produced and distributed by National Public Radio. The jazz critic Scott Yanow has said that McPartland is ". Scott Yanow (born 4 October 1954 in New York) is an American Jazz commentator . . a harmonically sophisticated improviser, open to the influence of later stylists including Bill Evans. William John Evans (better known as Bill Evans) ( August 16, 1929 &ndash September 15, 1980) was one of the most famous and influential "
Marian McPartland was a musical prodigy from the time she could sit at the piano, about the age of three. Marian studied classical music, and the violin, in addition to the piano.
She pursued classical studies at the Guildhall School of Music in London. Walt Disney World Resort is the most visited and largest recreational resort in the world containing four Theme parks two Water parks twenty-three themed hotels Guildhall School of Music and Drama is an independent music and dramatic arts school which was founded in 1880 in London, England. Much to the dismay of her family, she developed a love for American jazz and musicians such as Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Teddy Wilson, Mary Lou Williams, and many others. In 1938, despite her family's efforts to keep her at Guildhall, Marian left to join Billy Mayerl's Claviers, a four-piano vaudeville act, performing under the stage name Marian Page. The group toured throughout Europe during World War II, entertaining Allied troops. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including
While touring with USO shows in Belgium, she met and began performing with Chicago cornetist Jimmy McPartland in 1944. The Kingdom of Belgium is a Country in northwest Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters as well as those Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. Jimmy McPartland (James Dugald McPartland ( March 15 1907, Chicago, Illinois &ndash March 13, 1991, Port Washington The two were soon married; playing at their own wedding on a military base in Germany. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe.
After the war, the couple moved to Chicago to be near Jimmy's family. Then, in 1949, they moved to Manhattan where they lived in an apartment in the same building as the Nordstrom Sisters. Manhattan Island, in New York Harbor, is much the largest part of the Borough of Manhattan, one of the Five Boroughs which form the City of New York The Nordstrom Sisters were an American Sister act from 1931 &ndash 1976 With Jimmy's help and encouragement, Marian started her own trio and began a long residency at the famous New York City jazz nightclub, the Hickory House, from 1952-1960, where she worked with drummer Joe Morello until his departure to join Dave Brubeck's Quartet. The City of New York Joe Morello (born July 17, 1928 in Springfield Massachusetts) is a Jazz Drummer perhaps best known for his twelve and a half-year David Warren Brubeck (born December 6, 1920 in Concord California) better known as Dave Brubeck, is an American jazz pianist
After many years of recording for labels like Capitol, Savoy, Argo, Sesac, Time, and Dot, she began her own record label, Halcyon Records in 1969, before beginning her long association with the Concord Jazz label.
Marian was awarded a Grammy in 2004, a Trustees' Lifetime Achievement Award for her work as an educator, writer and host of NPR Radio's long-running "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz". Although a master at adapting to her guest's musical styles and having a well-known affinity for beautiful and harmonically-rich ballads, she has also recorded many tunes of her own. Her compositions include "Ambiance", "There'll Be Other Times", "With You In Mind", "Twilight World", and "In the Days of Our Love".
McPartland claims not to read music (despite her early training). On the other hand, she plays and transposes in all keys, and knows virtually every jazz standard ever written. Just before her 90th birthday, she composed and performed a symphonic piece, "A Portrait of Rachel Carson" to mark the centennial of the environmental pioneer.
In 1964, Marian McPartland launched a new venture on WBAI-FM (New York City), conducting a weekly radio program that featured recordings and interviews with guests. WBAI, a part of the Pacifica Radio Network, is a Non-commercial, listener-supported Radio station, broadcasting at 99 Pacifica Radio's West Coast stations also carried this series, which paved the way for Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, a National Public Radio series that began on June 4, 1978 and is currently the longest-running cultural program on NPR. Pacifica Radio is a network of five independently operated non-commercial listener-supported Radio stations in the United States that is known for its progressive Events 781 BC - The first historic Solar eclipse is recorded in China. Year 1978 ( MCMLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar) Several programs in the new series, which features Ms. McPartland at the keyboard with guest performers (usually pianists), have been released on CD by the Concord Records label. Concord Records is a US Record label now based in Beverly Hills California. McPartland celebrated the 25th anniversary of the NPR series with a live taping at the Kennedy Center for which Peter Cincotti was the guest. The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (on the building itself called the John F Peter Cincotti (born July 11, 1983 in New York City) is an American rock/pop singer songwriter and pianist