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Album Review

Released in 1985, half of the compositions for Canyon were actually recorded in the Grand Canyon, while the rest were recorded in St. John's Cathedral in New York. The musicians were Paul McCandless, David Darling, Eugene Friesen, Glen Velez, Paul Halley, John Clark and Oscar Castro-Neves. ~ Backroads Music/Heartbeats, Rovi

Customer Reviews

Best Nature Music Ever

I've had this album since it came out and it never tires. It is rejuvenating and wonderful for the soul.

Canyon by Paul Winter

This album was recommended by a friend. I'd say the entire album is great, but the first and last tracks--Canyon Sunrise and Canyon Sunset--are my favorites. The organ accompanying the flute-like instrument is stupendous; a real underpinning to the melody being played. It helps if one likes organ music, which I do, and I found these two tracks very programmatic.

Awe inspiring

I have the cassette & love it. I needed for my iPod. I purchased mine way back in Yosemite National Park @ the Ansel Adam Gallery


Born: August 31, 1939 in Altoona, PA

Genre: New Age

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Winter first came to public prominence in 1961 as the winner of a collegiate jazz festival held at Notre Dame University; one of that event's judges, John Hammond, subsequently signed the group to a Columbia recording contract. In 1962, the band was sent on a State Department tour of Latin America. That venture planted the first seeds of change in Winter's concept. In 1967, he abandoned traditional jazz format in favor of a lineup that featured non-Western instruments. The Paul Winter Consort, as...
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