1. George Winston

    George Winston

    22 Albums, 9 Songs

    • December
    • Autumn
    • Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol. 2
    • Plains
    • December
    • Winter into Spring
    • Linus & Lucy: The Music of Vince Guaraldi
  2. Chart Beat Thursday: Live-Blogging The Hot 100

    September 24, 2009 1:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 HOW HOT IS IT?: There's so much action on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, perhaps it makes the most sense to simply run down the chart's most notable positions, number-by-number, dissecting the numerous highlights. Kind of like a live blo ...

  3. Chart Beat: Meryl Streep, Madonna, Miley Cyrus

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Meryl Streep, Madonna, Miley Cyrus and more! MERYL: Winning Oscars is all very nice, but now Meryl Streep really has something to brag about. She makes her Hot 100 debut this week, as her take on ABBA’s “Mamma Mia” (Decca) enters at N ...

  4. Chart Beat Chat: Diana Ross and The Supremes, Meryl Streep and "Mamma Mia!," Cathy Dennis

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Diana Ross and The Supremes, Meryl Streep and "Mamma Mia!," Cathy Dennis and more! THE WHITE STRIPES Dear Fred, I've been a faithful reader of your columns since 1996, even though I've never written y ...

  5. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts, dies of a heart attack at the age of 44. Burger was playing piano on a Gaither Homecoming Cruise, finished a s 2006 - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pi ...

  6. George Winston Busy With Three New Albums

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A couple of sequels and a tribute to Professor Longhair are on the docket for piano virtuoso George Winston's next projects. A couple of sequels and a tribute to Professor Longhair are on the docket for piano virtuoso George Winston's next ...

  7. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts, dies of a heart attack at the age of 44. Burger was playing piano on a Gaither Homecoming Cruise, finished a s 2006 - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pi ...

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyonce enlists a quintet of top producers for her sophomore "B-Day" celebration, Audioslave unveils album number three and Hem overcomes adversity in this week's Hot Product. A retrospective from the newly reformed Alice In Chains, & ...

  9. Billboard Bits: George Winston, Jones/Haggard, Twilight Singers

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on George Winston, Jones/Haggard, Twilight Singers In addition to a new studio album , "Gulf Coast Blues and Impressions -- A Hurricane Relief Benefit," due next month, pianist George Winston will see two of his prior releases repacka ...

  10. Winston Salutes Gulf Coast On New Album

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pianist George Winston salutes the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast on his new album, "Gulf Coast Blues & Impressions -- A Hurricane Relief Benefit." Pianist George Winston salutes the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast on his new album, "G ...

  11. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Jimmy Chamberlin announces that he has rejoined the Smashing Pumpkins, 3 1/2 years after being ousted from the group for his involvement in the fatal drug overdose of keyboardist Jonatha 2004 - Although already quite animat ...

  12. Hot Product

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The fifth studio album from singer/songwriter Liz Phair, "Somebody's Miracle" (Capitol). Concert DVDs from the Pixies ("Sell Out," Rhino) and the Black Ke ...

  13. Windham Hill Celebrates 30 With Box

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." The four-disc set is ...

  14. Hot Product

    August 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The latest studio album from legendary guitarist Eric Clapton, "Back Home" (Duck/Reprise). A DualDisc edition of Barbra Streisand's classic 1980 collaborative album ...

  15. Windham Hill Celebrates 'Night Before' Xmas

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Windham Hill will release its latest seasonal compilation, "The Night Before Christmas," on Oct. 4. Windham Hill will release its latest seasonal compilation, "The Night Before Christmas," on Oct. 4. The 14-track set features new ...

  16. Billboard Bits: John Cale, Blues&Brews, George Winston

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on John Cale, Blues&Brews, George Winston Former Velvet Underground principal John Cale will release a new album, "Black Acetate," Sept. 12 in the U.K. via EMI. The 13-track set is led by the single "Turn the Lights On," ...

  17. Hot Product

    March 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: R&B vocalist Tweet's "It's Me Again" (Atlantic), featuring guest appearances by Missy Elliott. A new album from Detroit-based power-pop purveyor Brendan Be ...

  18. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Although already quite animated, "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell makes the transition to cartoon form on another Fox television series, "The Simpsons." The outspoken talent evaluator 2004 - Although a ...

  19. Windham Hill Artists Go To The Movies

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Windham Hill label veterans such as George Winston, Liz Story, Mark Isham, Jim Brickman, Alex DeGrassi and Philip Aaberg have contributed new recordings to "Cinema," a collection of movie themes due F Windham Hill label veterans such as Ge ...

  20. New Seasonal Offerings Compete For Attention

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ever year, artists and labels pull together holiday music releases in hopes of striking perennial silver and gold, and 2004 can be considered a banner year for seasonal fare. Thanks to new albums from Ever year, artists and labels pull together holi ...

  21. Skyline Opens For Biz In L.A.

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Agency reps George Winston, Sophie B. Hawkins, more. Agency reps George Winston, Sophie B. Hawkins, more. News Sophie B. Hawkins , George Winston ...

  22. Skyline Opens For Biz In L.A.

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Boutique booking agency Skyline Music, which is based in Lancaster, N.H., has opened a Los Angeles office. The company, founded in 1985, will continue to operate its four offices on the East Coast. Boutique booking agency Skyline Music, which is b ...

  23. Ackerman Sets The Musical Record Straight

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although Windham Hill Records founder William Ackerman is consistently labeled as the father of new age music thanks to his stewardship of artists like George Winston, Alex DeGrassi and Liz Story, his Although Windham Hill Records founder William Ac ...

  24. Hot Product

    March 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The various artists set "Gotta Serve Somebody: A Gospel Tribute to Bob Dylan," featuring a new duet with Dylan and singer Mavis Staples, as well as new recordings by A ...

  25. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, dies in Salem, Ore., two days after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. He is 61. Fahey formulated an idiosyncratic blues-based fingerpicking 2001 - John Fahey, guitarist and ind ...

  26. Ultimate Yanni

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The new-age community has had its fair share of stars, most notably Kitaro, Andreas Vollenweider, and George Winston. The new-age community has had its fair share of stars, most notably Kitaro, Andreas Vollenweider, and George Winston. Yanni Chrysso ...

  27. Night Divides the Day: The Musicof the Doors

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Solo pianist George Winston goes rock—kind of—on this 13-track album of Doors covers. Solo pianist George Winston goes rock—kind of—on this 13-track album of Doors covers. Although it would be tough to tell from listening to his two decades-plus wor ...

  28. Copeland, Astbury Join Doors For Long Haul

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Police drummer Stewart Copeland and Cult vocalist Ian Astbury (singing the late Jim Morrison's parts) weren't just temporary additions to the Doors' lineup for last weekend's show in Fontana, Calif. A Police drummer Stewart Copel ...

  29. Doors Draft Stewart Copeland For Reunion Shows

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 No drummer, no problem. The Doors have snagged former Police drummer Stewart Copeland to fill in for the ailing John Densmore at a show tonight (Sept. 6) at the California Motor Speedway. No drummer, no problem. The Doors have snagged former Police ...

  30. Winston Salutes The Doors On 'Night'

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pianist George Winston will release an album of Doors covers, "Night Divides the Day," Oct. 8 via Windham Hill. The 13-track album runs the gamut from familiar cuts such as "People Are Strange" and "L Pianist George Winston ...

  31. A Place Without Noise

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wayne Gratz is one of the more unheralded solo pianists of the past decade, having quietly released more than 10 albums for Narada since 1989. Wayne Gratz is one of the more unheralded solo pianists of the past decade, having quietly released more t ...

  32. Winston Looking Forward, Back With New Releases

    December 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although he has long since tired of the description, pianist George Winston has become synonymous with the new-age genre thanks to his seasonal-themed recordings for the Windham Hill label over the pa Although he has long since tired of the descript ...

  33. Remembrance

    December 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 George Winston is best-known for his thematic solo piano recordings on Windham Hill, but his talents also extend to the art of Hawaiian slack key guitar and harmonica playing. George Winston is best-known for his thematic solo piano recordings on Wi ...

  34. Winston, Taylor Offer Seasonal Treats

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pianist George Winston will perform a benefit concert Dec. 22 at Alice Tully Hall in New York's Lincoln Center, with all proceeds donated to the Children's Aid Society, which is assisting children aff Pianist George Winston will perform a ...

  35. Billboard Bits: CD Copying, Sheryl Crow, George Winston

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on CD Copying, Sheryl Crow, George Winston Vivendi Universal, home to such artists as Emimem, Limp Bizkit, and Elton John, plans to introduce copy-protected CDs next month, Billboard Bulletin reports. "With the extent of piracy and the ext ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Wilco, J-Lo, Windham Hill

    July 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Wilco, Jennifer Lopez, Windham Hill, George Winston Revered roots-tinged rock act Wilco has parted ways with Reprise Records after the label rejected the group's forthcoming album , "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," according to sources ...

  37. Winston Plans 'Autumn' Reissue, Japanese Tour

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pianist George Winston will embark on a 25-date tour of Japan in celebration of the 20th anniversary of his landmark solo debut album "Autumn," released by Windham Hill. BMG/Funhouse has re-released " Pianist George Winston will embar ...

  38. Guitarist, Label Man John Fahey Dies

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, died yesterday (Feb. 22) in Salem, Ore., two days after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. He was 61. Fahey, who was instrumental in rediscovering blues l John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, die ...