Winston's style and teaching is influenced by the old time greats and contemporary tap leaders including Grant Swift, Derick Grant, Andrew Nemr, Jared Grimes, Michelle Dorrance, Ayodele Casel, Jason Samuels Smith, Chloe Arnold, Barbara Duffy, Ivery Wheeler, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Dianne Walker, Savion Glover, and Gregory Hines.His study of tap legends and passion for raising people to the next level is what makes him one of the best people to learn from. Also a pianist, he has a deep understanding of music which he brings to the dance.
Winston has the unique ability to make tap dancers both look and sound impressive. Winston has appeared on television and radio specifically to represent tap on shows like ABC’s Studio 3, ABC Sunday Arts Program, The Today Show, Australia’s Got Talent, 1700 show, Eastside FM, performed at festivals including the Wangaratta Jazz Festival, St Kilda Festival, Spiegeltent, Australia's Got Tap! - Australian Tap Dance Festival, United We're Strong, Precious Is Life, Tap Down Under - Melbourne International Tap Festival, Clayton Street Festival, Sydney Road Music Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Los Angeles Tap Festival, New York City Tap Festival, shows including Parisian Rendezvous, Immersed Dance Industry Night, Underground Summer, Titanic Theatre Restaurant, A Chorus Line, My One & Only, and corporate events at St Regis Hotel Singapore, FINA World Swimming Championships, BMW Edge, Crown Casino and fashion shows.