Inspired by the seasons, solo pianist George Winston plays over 100 solo piano concerts a year in America and beyond. His concerts feature a variety of styles, including his melodic folk piano, stride piano, New Orleans R&B piano, Vince Guaraldi’s "Peanuts" pieces, and more. His latest CD is titled Gulf Coast Blues and Impressions – A Hurricane Relief Benefit. In concert, George will be performing songs from his latest CD as well as selections from his seasonal favorites Autumn, December, Winter Into Spring and Summer, as well as his themed albums Forest, Plains, and Montana: A Love Story, and his albums dedicated to composers: Linus and Lucy: The Music of Vince Guaraldi and Night Divides The Day: The Music of The Doors.
Tickets are priced between $35 and $30 for general admission; $27 for seniors and Buffalo State faculty/staff. Tickets may be purchased at the Rockwell Hall Box Office, 1300 Elmwood Ave. by calling (716) 878–3005 or online at www.buffalostate.edu/pac. Box Office hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The 2009–2010 Great Performers Series is sponsored by M&T Bank and WBFO.