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George Winston - Spring Carousel, makes 'Best of Echoes' essential 25 list for 2017

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Celebrated American pianist George Winston released his his 14th solo piano album - Spring Carousel earlier this year on RCA Records. The album features a collection of 15 solo piano compositions written by Winston while in recovery from a bone marrow transplant for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) at City of Hope, in Duarte, California, near Los Angeles. Proceeds from sales of Spring Carousel will directly benefit City of Hope. On Spring Carousel, Winston reminds listeners that only one voice is required to be wholeheartedly inspiring. Upon hearing Winston's singular work on Spring Carousel, a depth of piano brilliance effortlessly sinks into one's soul, never leaving the listener eager for anything other than the next swirling song on the recording.  

Spring Carousel makes the 'Best of Echoes' essentials list for 2017. Echoes is a daily two-hour music soundscape, distributed by Public Radio International and broadcast on 130 radio stations from Maine to California. With host John Diliberto, a writer for Billboard, Pulse and other magazines, Echoes brings together a wide array of styles, from acoustic to electronic, jazz to space music, the avant-garde to rock. Echoes is a sound that is cross-cultural and trans-millennial, merging cultures and forms, technology and tradition, the ancient past and the possible future.