Spring carousel features a collection of 15 solo piano compositions written by Winston while in recovery from a bone marrow transplant for Myelodysplastic Syndrome MDS at City of Hope, in Duarte, California, near Los Angeles. His season-themed albums come mainly from his childhood experience in Montana of the drastic difference in the seasons.
Spring Carousel #ad - Upon hearing winston's singular work on spring Carousel, a depth of piano brilliance effortlessly sinks into one's soul, never leaving the listener eager for anything other than the next swirling song on the recording. And his releases montana - a love story, as well as Forest and Plains, come primarily from his sense of the different topographies in Montana.
Proceeds from sales of Spring Carousel will directly benefit City of Hope. Shrink-wrapped. From 59 recorded songs, 15 select works are now showcased on Winston s latest solo piano album. Spring carousel's setting is City of Hope, where Winston was given a second chance at life.
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MontanaSony Legacy 2194647 #ad - After his 2002 grammy award nominated night Divides the Day: The Music of the Doors, George Winston went back to his Montana roots with this recording. Montana: a love story features five george winston originals, quebec, sam cooke, Philip Aaberg, Ireland, Frank Zappa, China and Japan, Huddie Leadbelly Ledbetter, five traditional songs from America, as well as seven pieces by composers Mark Isham, Paul Anastasio and Alby Potts.
George winston - Montana - A Love Story. Shrink-wrapped. 2005 release from the Grammy winning pianist.
A Louisiana Wetlands Benefit - Gulf Coast Blues & Impressions 2Sony Legacy 24260169 #ad - Grammy® award winning pianist and multi-platinum selling recording artist george winston to release his latest solo piano album, GULF COAST BLUES & IMPRESSIONS 2 A LOUISIANA WETLANDS BENEFIT. George winston - Montana - A Love Story. Integrating his musical passions with those that have greatly influenced him, including various New Orleans piano, jazz, R&B and rock styles, Winston conveys a sense of life through his music, with a sensibility of the seasons and topographies of Mother Earth.
Gulf coast blues & impressions 2 benefits the work of groups such as the voice of the wetlands organization, which was established by musician Tab Benoit in 2004 as a volunteer-based non-profit organization, to raise awareness and develop educational outlets & programs about the loss of the wetlands in southern Louisiana, and today to also help heal the damage from the oil spill.
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Love Will Come - The Music Of Vince Guaraldi, Volume 2Sony Legacy 6851777 #ad - Pianist george winston recorded a tribute album in 1996 to jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi 1928-1976, a musician beloved by generations for the compositions he recorded for various Charlie Brown television specials and for his standard "Cast Your Fate To The Wind". 2", a collection of a wide range of Guaraldi inter pretations.
George winston - Montana - A Love Story. Shrink-wrapped. That album was "linus & lucy the music of vince guaraldi", and Winston revisits his musical hero a second time with "Love Will Come The Music Of Vince Guaraldi, Vol.
Remembrance - A Memorial BenefitDancing Cat Records #ad - Recorded in september 2001, originally as a benefit for those affected by 9/11, and all proceeds now benefit Feeding America. George winston - Montana - A Love Story. Shrink-wrapped.
AutumnValley #ad - Leaving pauses and breaths in all the right places, Winston suggests the play of color and light, the comfortable melancholy, and the encroaching slow-down that characterizes the fall season. In the context of a career in which he has sold over fifteen million albums, Autumn is the first album that George himself recommends and often gives to new listeners.
George winston - Montana - A Love Story. George winston's Autumn has served as an emotional backdrop to the change of season. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Full of memorable themes and moods, Autumn is a timeless album, and serves as a good introduction for someone who has not heard George Winston. A beautiful recording for solo piano, on hypnotic pieces like 'Woods, Autumn finds Winston developing simple melodic motifs with studied left-hand underpinning, ' which moves from a brisk rhythmic figure to rubato minor-key runs.
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PlainsValley #ad - The four seasons there have always been my deepest source of inspiration. Shrink-wrapped. Digitally remastered edition. According to winston, "this album is inspired by the plains and its people. Shrink-wrapped. Plains is the eleventh album by pianist George Winston and was released in 1999. It was his first studio album consisting of original compositions since 1994's Forest.
George winston - Montana - A Love Story.
Winter Into Spring: Special EditionValley #ad - The album was certified Platinum by the RIAA in December 1987. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. It was inspired by the transition of the seasons and was the follow-up to his 1980 album, ''Autumn''. Shrink-wrapped. George winston - Montana - A Love Story. Winter into spring'' is the third solo album by pianist George Winston, released in 1982.
While george continues his touring schedule of up to 100 shows per year, and while he continues to find new fans with his new release ''Spring Carousel'', his catalogue re-releases offer a new opportunity to hear these timeless classics. This rereleased includes the bonus track ''Love Echoes In The Pine Hills''.