9 thoughts on “ Keep It Up - Vince Mendoza & The WDR Big Band* - Homecoming (CD) ”

  1. 'Homecoming' is composer, arranger and conductor Vince Mendoza's return to his acknowledged first love, jazz. It's also his reunion with the orchestra he feels deeply connected with for already more than two decades, the WDR Big Band. A glimpse of the joint discography of Mendoza and the WDR Big Band is enough to call this cooperation an exceptional success story. The album 'Jazzpaña' (ACT.
  2. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Homecoming - Vince Mendoza, WDR Big Band on AllMusic - Keep It Up. Vince Mendoza. WDR Big Band / Vince Mendoza. Amazon: 2: Little Voice.
  3. Mar 02,  · Vince Mendoza & WDR Big Band Cologne - Homecoming (Jazzline N CD Review by Peter Bacon)We know the WDR is a fine band, so exemplary ensemble playing with striking soloists is to be expected. But the compositional and arranging skill that the Connecticut-born Vince Mendoza - former Metropole Orchestra MD, arranger to everyone from Joe.
  4. Vince Mendoza: Streams of Influence Flowing into a River of Sound; Album Review. Storytellers by Angelo Leonardi Live Review. WDR 3 Jazzfest ; Album Review. Homecoming by Angelo Leonardi Rediscovery. Vince Mendoza: Start Here; Album Review. Nights on Earth by John Kelman Extended Analysis. Metropole Orkest / John Scofield / Vince Mendoza:
  5. Homecoming, an Album by Vince Mendoza & WDR Big Band Cologne. Released 29 September on Jazzline (catalog no. N ; CD).
  6. Nun liegt mit Homecoming ein neues Album des Meisterarrangeurs zusammen mit der WDR Big Band vor. Mendoza wollte nur neue Stücke liefern, für diesen Anlass geschrieben und müßig zu erwähnen: maßgeschneidert für die WDR Big Band. Und die Band dankt es ihm. Ein wundervolles Album. Orchestrale Jazzmusik in Vollendung!
  7. release. For Homecoming, there was only one guideline: All compositions had to be by Vince Mendoza. The second condition was set by the Vince himself: He wanted to use only newly written pieces - and it goes without saying - they were made to measure for the WDR Big Band. The band appreciated his high level of commitment.
  8. Twee avonden WDR Big Band Cologne met dirigent/arrangeur/componist Vince Mendoza in leveren met Homecoming nu een volledig album op. Het is een waardevolle uitgave. De uit Californië afkomstige arrangeur/componist Vince Mendoza blijft een fenomeen. Zijn grote kwaliteiten in componeren, arrangeren, dirigeren en het motiveren om muzikanten tot grote hoogten te brengen, .
  9. For Homecoming, there was only one guideline: All compositions had to be by Vince Mendoza. The second condition was set by the Vince himself: He wanted to use only newly written pieces - and it goes without saying - they were made to measure for the WDR Big Band. The band appreciated his high level of commitment.

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