Grace Kelly http://news.stlpublicradio.org en A Tribute to Marian McPartland And New Music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/tribute-marian-mcpartland-and-new-music <p>Jazz Unlimited on Sunday evening, September 22 is &ldquo;A Tribute to Marian McPartland and New Music.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp; Pianist Marian McPartland was born in England and during World War II met and married traditional jazz trumpeter Jimmy McPartland soon after the war.&nbsp; Soon Marian had a long running gig at the Hickory House on 52<sup>nd</sup> Street.&nbsp; This eventually led, in addition to her busy performance schedule, to a career in radio.&nbsp; Her show &ldquo;Marian McPartland&rsquo;s Piano Jazz&rdquo; was a staple on NPR from 1978 to 2011.&nbsp; Marian died on August 20, 2013 Fri, 20 Sep 2013 19:34:28 +0000 Dennis Owsley 30060 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A Tribute to Marian McPartland And New Music