9780252072987

Marian Mcpartland's Jazz World : All in Good Time

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  • ISBN13:

    9780252072987

  • ISBN10:

    0252072987

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-09-07
  • Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr
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Summary

In this collection of musical portraits, jazz pianist and radio host Marian McPartland pays tribute to such beloved and legendary figures as Benny Goodman, Bill Evans, Joe Morello, Paul Desmond, Alec Wilder, Mary Lou Williams, and others. McPartland's reminiscences and anecdotes about these jazz greats are informed by her encyclopedic knowledge of their music, making this richly detailed collection an important addition to the literature of jazz.In a preface to this new edition - originally published 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 late husband, famed Chicago trumpeter Jimmy McPartland.Marian McPartland, a renowned musician, has hosted "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz" on National Public Radio since April, 1979. She has many recordings to her credit and continues to perform in the United States.James T. Maher, a noted jazz, musical theater, and popular music historian, is the author of several books and many articles.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
James T. Maher
Preface to the Illinois Edition xvii
You've Come a Long Way, Baby
1(18)
Halcyon Days: Remembering the Hickory House
19(11)
The Fabulous Joe Morello
30(11)
Joe Morello: With a Light Touch
41(9)
Perils of Paul: A Portrait of Desperate Desmond
50(14)
Into the Sun: An Affectionate Sketch of Mary Lou Williams
64(12)
Just Swinging: Jake Hanna
76(9)
Benny Goodman: From the Inside---the Sideman's View
85(12)
Bill Evans, Genius
97(8)
Looking to the Future: Ron McClure and Eddie Gomez
105(17)
Dudley Moore: Serious Music from a Colossus of Comedy
122(9)
The Untold Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm
131(21)
Alec Wilder: The Compleat Composer
152

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