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Vince Mendoza & the WDR Big Band Cologne: Homecoming (Sunnyside)

The relationship between composer/conductor Vince Mendoza and Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln stretches back decades, but this album, recorded at two concerts in Germany in 2014, documents the first time Mendoza had written all-new material specifically for the radio station’s big band. That he was named the ensemble’s composer-in-residence two years later suggests that they liked what … Read More “Vince Mendoza & the WDR Big Band Cologne: Homecoming (Sunnyside)”

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