Jazz
8:11 am
Mon December 10, 2007

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz Christmas Special

Program to air Wednesday night on KIOS

Omaha, Nebraska – Legendary pianist Marian McPartland returns for another great program of holiday favorites this week on Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz Christmas Special.

McPartland and her guests from seasons

past, present and future will share their favorite memories and unique musical performances

of Christmas classics and original holiday tunes. Surprises abound and musical gifts are

offered for your listening pleasure.

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz is the longest-running national performance program on public radio and was called "an oasis of intelligence and grace and probably the best hour of jazz on the airwaves" by The Washington Post.

Since April 1979, the legendary pianist has welcomed a stellar line-up of jazz artists for one hour of conversation and improvisation on her Peabody Award-winning program.

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz Christmas Special airs Wednesday December 12 at 8:00PM on KIOS.