Too Far North Presents: George Winston
George Winston grew up mainly in Montana, and also spent his later formative years in Mississippi and Florida. During this time, his favorite music was instrumental rock and instrumental R&B, including Floyd Cramer, the Ventures, Booker T & The MG's, Jimmy Smith, and many more. Inspired by R&B, jazz, Blues and rock (especially the Doors), George began playing organ in 1967. In 1971 he switched to the acoustic piano after hearing recordings from the 1920s and the 1930s by the legendary stride pianists Thomas "Fats" Waller and the late Teddy Wilson. In addition to working on stride piano, he also at this time came up with this own style of melodic instrumental music on solo piano, called folk piano. In 1972, he recorded his first solo piano album, BALLADS AND BLUES 1972. Since 1980, George has released ten other solo piano albums, including AUTUMN, WINTER INTO SPRING, DECEMBER, SUMMER and more. He has also recorded solo guitar and solo harmonica albums and is currently recording a series of albums featuring Hawaiian Slack Key guitar. READ MORE
Winston invites you to join him in support of the local food bank by bringing a donation of non-perishable food to the concert.
100% of George Winston's merchandise sales will be donated to 2nd Harvest Food Bank in Spokane.
Tickets are $45, $ 35 and $30. Tickets may be purchased with personalized service at the Box Office of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 West Sprague Avenue, or by calling 509-624-1200. They are also available online and at all TicketsWest outlets.
AVOID TICKET SCAMS
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox stands behind www.TicketsWest.com as the only Internet site licensed to sell tickets for performances held at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. No other site has been authorized by Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox to sell, re-sell, or auction tickets.
SUPPORT THE THEATER
Help us keep Spokane's Art Deco treasure shining!
With the restoration of this stunning venue comes the responsibility to properly maintain this award-winning, historic building. To support the continued success of this beautiful theater and vital community asset, please consider making a donation online today.