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Piano Concert Benefits Students and Community

Pianist George Winston will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in Texas Tech University’s Hemmle Recital Hall.

Written by Megan Ketterer

George Winston

Solo pianist George Winston will perform a benefit solo piano concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in Texas Tech University’s Hemmle Recital Hall.

The concert features selections from Winston’s melodic piano recording, R&B piano and Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts pieces. He also will perform on the Hawaiian Slack Key guitar.

Winston’s first solo piano album was “Ballads and Blues,” recorded in 1972. Since 1980, Winston has released nine additional solo piano albums including “Linus & Lucy – The Music of Vince Guaraldi” (1996). His latest solo piano album is “Love Will Come – The Music of Vince Guarldi Vol. 2” and currently is nominated for a Grammy award.

The event will benefit Friends of Music and all proceeds go toward a scholarship endowment for music majors. There will be a food drive at the concert in support of South Plains Food Bank. Donating a non-perishable item is encouraged.

Tickets are available on Select-a-Seat for $20. To purchase tickets call (806)-770-2000 or order online at www.selectaseatlubbock.com.

Additional information on Winston is available online at www.georgewinston.com.

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