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George Winston: Dirty, Dirty, Dirty... George Plays Jelly Roll

Read "Dirty, Dirty, Dirty... George Plays Jelly Roll" reviewed by Ken Dryden


Jazz critics have savaged George Winston's lightweight New Age solo piano recordings, especially the late Martin Williams, who once told a woman whom he just met, “Give me fifteen minutes and I'll teach you to play piano as well as George Winston... and I don't play piano... Likewise, Winston's recordings of Vince Guaraldi's beloved compositions for the Peanuts cartoon specials were hampered by his inability to do much more than vamp once he had played the theme to each song. ...


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