Marian McPartland to Be Celebrated with Screening and Reading on Long Island
Pianist will appear at event along with biographer and director
Pianist Marian McPartland will appear as a special guest at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, N.Y., June 15 at 1 p.m. Also appearing will be Paul de Barros, the author of Shall We Play That One Together?: The Life and Art of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland. After the reading of excerpts from de Barros’ book and a screening of the complete film In Good Time, the Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland, McPartland will take part in a Q&A along with the film’s director, Huey, and de Barros. Roberta Piket, jazz pianist and a protégé of McPartland, will perform McPartland’s compositions and standards after the Q&A. Books and DVDs will be available for sale.