Live at Shanghai Jazz

COMPOSERS: Ellington,Mary Lou Williams,Porter
LABELS: Concord
ALBUM TITLE: Marian Mcpartland
PERFORMER: Marian McPartland (p), Rufus Reid (b), Joe Morello (d)
CATALOGUE NO: CCD 4991 (distr. New Note)


The First Lady of jazz piano remains an irrepressible spirit, her style now a distillation of a lifetime’s wisdom at the keyboard. Here are her latest thoughts on Ellington, Porter, Mary Lou Williams and the blues, all of it played with beautiful generosity. RC