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Legendary Grammy Award Winning Musician George Winston Returns to the CAC!
Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 at 8pm.
Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased by clicking here. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-800-838-3006, or at the door.
Solo pianist George Winston, best known for his seasonally themed recordings including DECEMBER, AUTUMN, WINTER INTO SPRING, and SUMMER, presents a solo piano concert.
This solo piano concert will feature selections from George’s melodic piano recordings, as well as R&B piano, stride piano, Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts© pieces, and more. George will also play some Hawaiian Slack Key guitar.
There will also be a food drive at the concert in support of the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank. We would like to encourage audience members to bring a non-perishable donation to the concert.
In 1972 George recorded his first solo piano album, BALLADS AND BLUES 1972. Since 1980 George has released nine more solo piano albums: AUTUMN (1980), WINTER INTO SPRING (1982), DECEMBER (1982), SUMMER (1991), FOREST (1994), LINUS & LUCY-THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI (1996 – which features compositions by the late jazz pianist, including Cast Your Fate to the Wind and pieces from the Peanuts TV specials); PLAINS (1999 – which was inspired by his Eastern Montana upbringing), NIGHT DIVIDES THE DAY – THE MUSIC OF THE DOORS (2002), MONTANA A LOVE STORY (2004) and GULF COAST BLUES & IMPRESSIONS A HURRICANE RELIEF BENEFIT (2006). His latest release is LOVE WILL COME – THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI, VOL. 2 (2010).
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