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WDR Big Band (Big Band)

Founded: Cologne, Germany

The WDR Big Band Cologne serves as a group of musical ambassadors, promoting culture to audiences around the world by performing jazz and jazz-related music. Grammy awards in 2006 and 2007 and numerous Grammy nominations over the years reflect the bandís international acclaim, which continually evolves and strengthens.

Musical borders are musical challenges. The WDR Big Band Cologne develops and performs new programs in many styles. Because of the international diversity of the bandís personnel, their jazz productions often pay tribute to the European music tradition. This conceptólinking different cultures through musicóplays an integral role in the selection of the bandís projects.




Source: WDR Big Band Page on MySpace Music
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2010)

Recordings of Arrangements/Transcriptions of Bachís Works

Conductor

As

Works

Bill Dobbins

Big Band

Bach-Dobbins: BWV 248, arranged for big band

Links to other Sites

WDR Big Band - Orchester und Chor - WDR.de (Official Website) [German]

WDR Big Band on MySpace Music


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