The jazz music world's Marian McPartland died Tueday, August 20, 2013 at age 95. This talented musical artist's unique life and achievements can be read about by clicking on this link to the New York Times article.
She was featured on this blog five years ago and here's a link to that blog post Marian McPartland -- Happy 90th Birthday.
Here's a special video profile of Marian McPartland: A Life of Jazz
Marian McPartland plays her "Afterglow" at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1975:
Marian McPartland plays "In A Mist"
Marian McPartland's music continues on CDs, her NPR program recordings and her many record albums from yesteryear.