The Paul Winter Sextet

The Paul Winter Sextet

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Formed while Paul Winter was a student at Northwestern University in Chicago, the Paul Winter Sextet won the Intercollegiate Jazz Festival held at Georgetown Universty, judged by Dizzy Gillespie and John Hammond, in May 1961. Hammond signed the group to Columbia Records. The Sextet recorded a total of five albums between 1961 and 1964 and were among the first to blend Brazilian bossa nova and folk music with their jazz. In 1962 they toured Latin America as cultural ambassadors for the United States State Department, playing 160 concerts in 23 countries. The Sextet was also the first jazz band to perform at the White House.
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The Paul Winter Sextet Discography

Albums

The Paul Winter Sextet Jazz Meets The Bossa Nova (Album) Columbia US 1962 Sell This Version
The Paul Winter Sextet Jazz Premiere: Washington (Album) Columbia UK 1963 Sell This Version
The Paul Winter Sextet New Jazz On Campus (Album) Columbia US 1963 Sell This Version
The Paul Winter Sextet Jazz Meets The Folk Song (Album) Columbia New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Paul Winter Sextet Journey To Recife Columbia US 1962 Sell This Version
AGS 20.045 The Paul Winter Sextet Jazz Meets The Bossa Nova(7", EP, Mono) CBS AGS 20.045 Spain 1962 Sell This Version
7-8725 The Paul Winter Sextet Jazz Meets The Bossa Nova(7", Jukebox) Columbia 7-8725 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

COL-CD-6673 Paul Winter (2), Paul Winter Sextet* Paul Winter (2), Paul Winter Sextet* - Jazz Meets The Bossa Nova / Folk Song(CD, Comp) Collectables COL-CD-6673 US 2000 Sell This Version
LMU-44 The Paul Winter Sextet Count Me In: 1962 & 1963 (50th Anniversary Anthology)(2xCD, Comp) Living Music LMU-44 US 2012 Sell This Version

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