A bit about George Winstone
George Winstone grew up in London and after studying classical piano at Trinity Laban on the Junior Course, he went and studied in the Junior Department at the Royal Academy of Music and the undergraduate course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance .
"Winstone is undoubtedly a future star in the making". - allaboutjazz.com
In the UK George has set himself up as a highly respected and accomplished artist, lauded amongst audiences and peers as a having a large warm sound and a brilliant technique, he has worked with and played alongside some of the UK's best jazz artists including Jacob Collier, Jamie Murray, Charlie Stacey, Gareth Lockrane, James Maddren, Ivo Neame, Emmanuel Franklyn Adelabu and Rick Leon James.
"Just Beautiful playing my friend...keep the music fires burning bright! - Chick Corea
George has a deep interest in classical Chinese medicine and healing traditions from around the world. Alongside a love for classical music, traditional music from African cultures, he is fascinated by ancient musics and the parallels that exist between metaphysical philosophy and musical traditions.
"Go back to the cave you came from" - Brandon Allen
George's debut EP 'Outer Spaces', released in 2018 with Charlie Stacey (piano), Mikele Montolli (bass) and Jamie Murray (drums) is available for listening on all major streaming platforms, and available for purchase on the iTunes store and Bandcamp.
George currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Photography by Matilda HIll Jenkins