Tag: Marian McPartland

APAP Recap

The trio had a great time this past weekend at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference in NYC! It was a gathering of great jazz musicians of every generation and the record labels, artist managers, booking agencies, and festival promoters who run this business. Yoko played solo piano at the opening party and with…
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In Memoriam: Mulgrew Miller

Last Wednesday, May 29, the music world lost someone very special. Mulgrew Miller, a warm-hearted jazz pianist with a sweet and bouncy touch on the keys, died at age 57 after suffering a stroke the previous week. As a bandleader, Miller was most well-known for his group Wingspan, made up of piano, vibraphone, saxophone, and…
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Historic Piano Night at Dizzy’s at Lincoln Center

September 19, 2011 (click on a photo to enlarge) Meeting and listening to the improvisations of the legendary Marian McPartland (93 years old). Seeing her sit across from her portrait in the famous Harlem 1958 photo by Art Kane (she was one of the very few women in the picture). This was a precious, extraordinary…
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