Acclaimed pianist George Winston has released his 16th solo piano album, “Night,” on the RCA Records label. As one of the foremost brilliant instrumental composers of our time, Night is a vivid look into Winston’s nocturnal world where life begins as the sun sets on each day. The album features four original Winston compositions, plus stunning renditions of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and Allen Toussaint’s “Freedom for the Stallion,” along with additional standout interpretations. Two decades in the making, Night turns darkness into a prism of beauty as the world renowned pianist captures his quintessential performances for a full-length studio album that has been well worth the wait.
George Winston’s classic albums, Autumn and December, are perennial favorites, along with Winter into Spring, Summer, Forest, Plains, among others. Undeniably a household name, he is inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs selling more than 15 million albums. Winston’s music is evocative, offering us all a chance to take a step back from our perpetually busy lives and let our minds adventurously wonder. NIGHT is where things truly come alive for Winston. Whether on a performance stage, in a midnight recording session, practicing late at night, driving solo through urban city spaces, or witnessing nature grow under the moonlight, Winston celebrates his renowned 50-year career with this interstellar new recording.
Released May 6, 2022
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