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85 and Still Tinkling

Jazz pianist and NPR host Marian McPartland turns 85 with a smoking hot party tomorrow night in NYC:

    CELEBRATING MARIAN McPARTLAND:
    AN 85th BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO THE
    GRAND DAME OF JAZZ

    WHO: The legendary pianist/composer/educator/radio host and all around
    jazz ambassador Marian McPartland, joined by her friends Karrin Allyson,
    Barbara Carroll, Regina Carter, Bill Charlap, Ravi Coltrane, Dave Douglas,
    Jon Faddis, Nnenna Freelon, Jim Hall, Jackie King, Jason Moran, Chris
    Potter, Loren Schoenberg, Curtis Stigers, Dr. Billy Taylor, Clark Terry,
    George Wein, Phil Woods, and more. Peter Jennings will host and comedian
    Alan King will also make an appearance. Marian will perform with her guests
    featuring two different rhythm sections: bassist Bill Crow and drummer Joe
    Morello, and bassist Gary Mazzaroppi and drummer Glenn Davis.

    WHAT: A star-studded performance celebrating Marian McPartland¹s 85th
    birthday, 65 years in show business and 25 years with both NPR and Concord
    Records. Portions of the show will be taped for broadcast on NPR in June and
    will be hosted by Charles Osgood, produced by South Carolina Educational
    Radio for “Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz,” NPR’s longest running cultural
    program.

    WHEN &
    WHERE: FRIDAY, MARCH 21
    One set at 8pm
    $50 admission plus minimum

    BIRDLAND
    315 W. 44th Street, New York, NY

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