Paul Winter's Winter Solstice Celebration

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Grammy-winning saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Paul Winter discusses his the Winter Solstice Celebration, now in its 34th year. For this year's event, “A Salute to Brazil,” superstar Ivan Lins and colleagues join with the Paul Winter Consort. The concert is dedicated to Oscar Castro-Neves (1940-2013), one of the founding figures of the Bossa Nova. Winter Solstice Celebration "A Salute to Brazil" is happening December 19-21 at New York’s St John the Divine.


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Comments [4]

BJK from Queens

I've spent the last ~ 20 mins trying to find mention somewhere of exactly
WHEN WNYC is broadcasting the concert (from 2012, as explained in the interview).
Please post it somewhere, or respond to this email asap? Thanks.

Dec. 20 2013 04:47 PM
Janice Fried from NYC

I enjoyed the interview with Paul Winter today...can you tell me what the music you played at the very end of the interview was?

Thank you!

Dec. 17 2013 01:23 PM
Philip Turner from UWS

Loved the intvw w/Paul Winter. He mentioned the Consort's oboeist Paul McCandless, who for decades has been part of great chamber jazz quartet Oregon. Thanks for bringing Mr Winter on the show.

Dec. 17 2013 01:21 PM
Lee NYC from Manhattan

Have regularly enjoyed the Winter Solstice concerts (although do miss those early am shows when the musicians would take the audience from the dark into the light!).
Just curious about comment that it was first jazz concert at the Cathedral? Duke Ellington debuted his original sacred music compositions, Duke Ellington's Second Sacred Concert, there on January 19, 1968 but perhaps that doesn't count as jazz? Regardless, always a beautiful experience! Thank you!

Dec. 17 2013 01:20 PM

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