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All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
Summer is George Winston's fourth collection of seasonably themed solo piano pieces. His deft touch on the keyboard is intact -- in fact, it's probably Winston's light hand that allows him to blend folk music, new age introspection, and jazz improvisation so ably. Opener "Living in the Country" finds an Irish traditional inside a Pete Seeger number, while "Loreta and Desireé's Bouquet, Pts. 1 & 2" evoke the countryside of Winston's native Montana. "Early Morning Range" is even clearer in its influence, crisp notes ringing out over tranquil chords like the first sight of the mountainside as you depart a field of tall sunflowers. Winston revisits Carmine Coppola's theme...
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All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
Summer is George Winston's fourth collection of seasonably themed solo piano pieces. His deft touch on the keyboard is intact -- in fact, it's probably Winston's light hand that allows him to blend folk music, new age introspection, and jazz improvisation so ably. Opener "Living in the Country" finds an Irish traditional inside a Pete Seeger number, while "Loreta and Desireé's Bouquet, Pts. 1 & 2" evoke the countryside of Winston's native Montana. "Early Morning Range" is even clearer in its influence, crisp notes ringing out over tranquil chords like the first sight of the mountainside as you depart a field of tall sunflowers. Winston revisits Carmine Coppola's theme for the film Black Stallion, gives Randy Newman's "Living Without You" just the right touch of loneliness and warm memory, and the twinkling coda of the traditional "Corrina, Corrina" is the perfect foil to its roly-poly Americana main section. Other Summer highlights include an interpretation of Phillip Aaberg's "Spring Creek," and the Winston original "Hummingbird." [The 2005 special edition of Summer included the bonus track "Old Friends."]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/30/2005
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 828766986327
  • Catalog Number: 69863

Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Winston Primary Artist, Piano
Technical Credits
Bukka White Composer
Pete Seeger Composer
Bob Dylan Composer
Randy Newman Composer
Art Lande Composer
Dominic Frontiere Composer
Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill Arranger
Philip Aaberg Composer
Bo Chatmon Composer
Carmine Coppola Composer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Howard Johnston Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
Mitchell Parish Composer
J. Mayo Williams Composer
George Winston Arranger, Composer, Producer, Audio Production
Anne Robinson Art Direction
Candace Upman Art Direction
Cathy Econom Producer, Audio Production
Traditional Composer
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