Month: June 2013

An Appreciation of Marian McPartland

by Nicholas Niles Key to the very beginning of Chiaroscuro was Marian McPartland.  As we all know, Marian is a major figure in jazz. Not only has her playing over the years been an important addition to the annals of jazz, but her wonderful NPR program “Piano Jazz” is a major contribution to the world of jazz as well as

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