Tag Archives: Marian McPartland

Happy Birthday, Marian McPartland

For Marian’s birthday I made this video of photographs that I took over the many years of our friendship. I wrote and performed the piano piece. it is called “D is for Daffodil.” For as Marian always said, ” the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Among the Arches

Every New Year’s Eve for the past 25 years my late friend and jazz pianist Marian McPartland and I would fax (and later email), no matter where we were in the world, an article from the New York Times entitled … Continue reading

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Dave Brubeck, Jazz Pianist and Composer (1920 – 2012)

Jazz great Dave Brubeck just passed away today. I took this photo of Dave and Marian McPartland at the old RCA Studio A in midtown Manhattan in 1980 when Dave was a guest on Marian’s Piano Jazz NPR radio program. … Continue reading

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