george winston


V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016
Joe Del Tufo

Event Horizon

Winston's Wanderings

Tuesday, Feb 2: George Winston • piano, jazz

Stylistically atypical yet interestingly informed solo pianist George Winston plays two shows.
V.20 No.4 | 1/27/2011
George Winston
Joe del Tufo

Jazzed

George Winston

Solo pianist plays well with others

You can hear Montana in the piano of Grammy-winner George Winston—the open space, the stillness, the wild scents on the wind. Though several decades removed from his Montana boyhood, Winston still clearly recalls the feel of each of the four seasons up in the north country, and those sense memories continue to animate his compositions and performances. They’ve long since been interwoven with a world of musical and geographical influences—from New Orleans pianist Professor Longhair to Hawaiian slack-key guitarist Gabby Pahinui, from jazz pianist/composer Vince Guaraldi to The Doors.

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