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Document Details


Title: Marian McPartland
Local code: Sc Visual VRA-182
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Collection: Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project
Description: Marian McPartland is a pianist, composer, record producer, writer and educator. Born Marian Margaret Turner in Windsor, Eng. (Berkshire), she began playing piano as a small child. Initially trained in the classical tradition, she became an important jazz pianist, collaborating with husband Jimmy McPartland and forming her own trio. Concerned about the legacy of jazz, much of her later professional life has focused on educating young children about this musical genre.
URL: http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/scl/MULTIMED/JAZZHIST/mmcat.htm
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1996 (Year of interview)
Speaker: McPartland, Marian
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Windsor, England; England; United Kingdom; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Composer; Educator; Musician; Record producer; Writer
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 27-Aug-1996
Interviewer: Murray, James Briggs
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Illinois; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Chicago, IL; History; Illinois; Jazz; Jazz musicians; Music; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Jazz scene; Music history
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024710-26413