Friends of Piano Jazz

The Friends of Piano Jazz is a group of fans and supporters dedicated to the continued production of Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz, public radio’s longest running and most-listened-to jazz program.  Founded in 1993 by Piano Jazz executive producer, Elaine Freeman, this cadre of supporters have become a key production partner for the show. 


You too can participate in the production of this Peabody award winning program with a contribution to the Friends of Piano Jazz.  Contribute Today!


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Piano Jazz Board of Directors

David Crouch
Interim President of SouthCarolina ETV and Radio
Elaine Freeman
Executive Producer, Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Board Members

  • Tony Bennett
  • Mickey Braunstein
  • Dave Brubeck
  • Norah Jones
  • Elliot Cattarrula
  • Stanley Crouch
  • Celeste Holmes
  • Branford Marsalis
  • Gene Shalit
  • Dr. Billy Taylor
  • George Wein
  • Margaret Whiting
  • Listener Comments

    Dear Marian!
    Thank you so much for the wonderful music you bring to us each week. Your show is always the musical highlight of my week. I really enjoy the varied artists you bring to your show. Again, Many Thanks!
    Dan M.
    Clearwater, Fl.

    Dear Mrs. McPartland,
    I would just like to congratulate you on your incredible achievements in the world of jazz. I have only recently "discovered" your music. I enjoy listening to your programs online, and I look forward to all the ones still to come!
    Adele J.
    Adelaide, South Australia!

    What tremendous spirit you give to us from the radio !! Your attitude and ability exceed words for praise.
    Eric Y.