Marian McPartland's Jazz World: All in Good Time

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This recording includes actual clips of Marian's interviews and musical performances from her highly successful program, Marian McPartland Piano Jazz.

In this collection of musical portraits, jazz pianist and radio host Marian McPartland pays sparkling tribute to such beloved and legendary figures as Benny Goodman, Bill Evans, Joe Morello, Paul Desmond, Alec Wilder, Mary Lou Williams, and others.

In a preface to this new edition—published ...

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Overview

This recording includes actual clips of Marian's interviews and musical performances from her highly successful program, Marian McPartland Piano Jazz.

In this collection of musical portraits, jazz pianist and radio host Marian McPartland pays sparkling tribute to such beloved and legendary figures as Benny Goodman, Bill Evans, Joe Morello, Paul Desmond, Alec Wilder, Mary Lou Williams, and others.

In a preface to this new edition—published originally as All in Good Time—McPartland extends her commentary to include details of her long-running National Public Radio show Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz and memories of her lantehusband, famed Chicago trumpeter Jimmy McPartland.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252072987
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Series: Music in American Life Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 819,897
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 5.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface to the Illinois Edition
1 You've Come a Long Way, Baby 1
2 Halcyon Days: Remembering the Hickory House 19
3 The Fabulous Joe Morello 30
4 Joe Morello: With a Light Touch 41
5 Perils of Paul: A Portrait of Desperate Desmond 50
6 Into the Sun: An Affectionate Sketch of Mary Lou Williams 64
7 Just Swinging: Jake Hanna 76
8 Benny Goodman: From the Inside - the Sideman's View 85
9 Bill Evans, Genius 97
10 Looking to the Future: Ron McClure and Eddie Gomez 105
11 Dudley Moore: Serious Music from a Colossus of Comedy 122
12 The Untold Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm 131
13 Alec Wilder: The Compleat Composer 152
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