Marian McPartland is a legend among pianists, celebrated for her contributions to the world of jazz. Upon hearing Marian at the piano, one quickly becomes aware of her impeccable technique and her uniquely salient harmonic sense (which may take the form of an ethereal ballad or a hard-swinging bop standard.) Her charm, humor, and charisma is evident in everything she plays--especially her own compositions. Marian's style of playing never fails to convey a sense of warmth and intimacy to her audience.
If you want to know more about Marian and her world, go to Dr Clare Hansen's page