Pianist George Winston to Perform at The Odeum Theater, 10/30

GEORGE WINSTON, one of the most recognized solo pianists in the world, will perform at the Greenwich Odeum Theater on Friday, October 30th at 8:00 P.M. Tickets are $39.00 and $49.00. The venue is located at 59 Main Street, East Greenwich. For more information call 401-885-4000 or visit http://theodeum.org/. Since 1986, George has been raising money for food banks and service organizations and will continue to do so by working with a local food bank in every tour market to hold a canned food drive at the show and also by donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of his merchandise to the organization. The food bank for this show is the EAST GREENWICH INTERFAITH FOOD CUPBOARD.

Since 1972, George Winston has released thirteen solo piano albums. His most recent albums are Gulf Coast Blues & Impressions 2-A Louisiana Wetlands Benefit (2012) and Love Will Come-The Music of Vince Guaraldi Vol 2 (2010). His next solo piano album, Spring Carousel - A Cancer Research Benefit, will be released in 2015. These solo piano melodic songs were composed in 2013 while George was recovering from his bone marrow transplant at the City of Hope Village; he is dedicating 100% of his artist royalties to benefit cancer research. A 3 song preview EP is currently available exclusively on iTunes for a limited time to benefit City of Hope. In December of 2013, George released the digital single "Silent Night-A Benefit for Feeding America," which is available on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. 100% of the proceeds are donated to Feeding America, the nationwide network of food banks that feeds 37 million people.

George's show at The Odeum will feature his "SUMMER SHOW," which will be spring and summer songs, including melodic folk piano songs from his recordings, Vince Guaraldi's Peanuts pieces, pieces inspired by the New Orleans R&B piano tradition & the Harlem stride piano tradition, and songs from his upcoming album, Spring Carousel - A Cancer Research Benefit, which will be released in 2016.

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