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Remembering Marian McPartland

Remembering Marian McPartland
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Marian McPartland, one of the best-known jazz artists in America, died August 20 in Port Washington, New York. She was ninety-five years old. A musician who broke ground for women instrumentalists in the 1940s and ‘50s, she would later become best known as host of the long-running radio program “Piano Jazz.” VOA's Eric Felten tells us more about the life and career of jazz pianist Marian McPartland.