Columbia, SC (WLTX) -Thehost of South Carolina ETV Radio's national program "Piano Jazz" has died.

Marian McPartland passed away this week.

Hercareer spanned more than six decades as both a host and jazz pianist.She released over 50albums.

McPartland began hosting her radio show back in 1978, interviewing and performing duets with hundreds of jazz musicians.

She was 95 years old.