Winter into Spring

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Winter into Spring
Winter into Spring.jpg
Studio album by George Winston
Released 1982
Recorded March 1982
Genre Folk[1]
Length 43:45
Label Windham Hill, Dancing Cat (rerelease)
Producer William Ackerman
George Winston chronology
Winter into Spring
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Winter into Spring is the third solo album of pianist George Winston, released in 1982. It was inspired by the transition of the seasons and was the follow-up to his 1980 album, Autumn. It was reissued on Winston's Dancing Cat label. The album was certified Platinum by the RIAA on December 17, 1987.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by George Winston, except "O Mar", by Dorival Caymmi.

1."January Stars"6:32
2."February Sea"5:15
3."Ocean Waves (O Mar)" ("O Mar" is Portuguese for "The Sea")7:08
5."Rain" (Originally "Rain/Dance")10:05
7."The Venice Dreamer Part One - Introduction"2:19
8."The Venice Dreamer Part Two"5:46


Chart (1984–85) Peak
US Billboard 200[4] 127
US Top Jazz Albums (Billboard)[5] 14


  1. ^ Gabler, Jay (December 24, 2013). "'Folk piano' by way of John Cage: George Winston defies musical stereotypes". ClassicalMPR. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Winter into Spring at AllMusic
  3. ^ "American album certifications – George Winston – Winter into Spring". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
  4. ^ "George Winston Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Winter into Spring - Jazz Albums".