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Vince Mendoza

key, *1961 US, Norwalk, Connecticut
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz

Vince Mendoza (born November 17, 1961) is a music arranger and composer.Mendoza was born in Connecticut and studied guitar as a child, influenced by classical music, soul and jazz. He then took up the trumpet, which he continued to play throughout his time at Ohio State University, where he played in the Jazz Ensemble and the Concert Band. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in music composition in 1983. He did his graduate studies in composition at the University of Southern California.

        
Instruments
  • Keyboards
  • Guitar
  • Trumpet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Deep Song on Epiphany by Vince Mendoza
Freedom over Everything (feat. Black Thought & Logan Richardson) - Lumen Remix on Freedom over Everything [Lumen Remix] by Vince Mendoza, Czech National Symphony Orchestra & Lumen
We're In This Love Together on Al Jarreau and the Metropole Orkest - Live by Al Jarreau, Metropole Orkest & Vince Mendoza
Freedom over Everything (feat. Black Thought) - James Poyser & Stro Elliot Remix on Freedom over Everything [James Poyser & Stro Elliot Remix] by Vince Mendoza, Czech National Symphony Orchestra & Black Thought
Agua De Beber on Al Jarreau and the Metropole Orkest - Live by Al Jarreau, Metropole Orkest & Vince Mendoza
Otono on Nights on Earth by Vince Mendoza
Havana on Begin Again by Fred Hersch, Vince Mendoza & WDR Big Band
Jacaranda Bougainvillea on Al Jarreau and the Metropole Orkest - Live by Al Jarreau, Metropole Orkest & Vince Mendoza
Spain (I Can Recall) - Live on Al Jarreau and the Metropole Orkest - Live by Al Jarreau, Metropole Orkest & Vince Mendoza
Paranoid Android (Radiohead) on Symphonic by Yuri Honing, Metropole Orchestra & Vince Mendoza

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Discography


Title Artist Year Type
HomecomingVince Mendoza & WDR Big Band Köln2017Album
SoleandoChano Domínguez & WDR Big Band Köln Arranged & Conducted By Vince Mendoza2015Album
Al Jarreau And The Metropole Orkest LiveAl Jarreau And Metropole Orchestra Conducted By Vince Mendoza2012Album
Wereldwijd OrkestMetropole Orchestra O.l.v. Vince Mendoza Featuring: Edsilia Rombley - Trijntje Oosterhuis - Leonie Meijer - 3JS - Jennifer Ewbank - Ruth Jacott - Paul de Munnik - Giovanca - Hind - Los Angeles, The Voices - Glennis Grace - Karin Bloemen - Lee Towers2011Single
'No Parangolé Do Samba'Metropole Orchestra O.l.v. Vince Mendoza, Jules Buckley, Jim McNeely Met Ivan Lins, Edu Lobo, Wagner Tiso, Lilian Vieira En Izaline Calister2011Compil.
Nights On EarthVince Mendoza2011Album
Fast City - A Tribute To Joe ZawinulMetropole Orchestra, Vince Mendoza2010Album
The PhoenixDanish Radio Big Band, Vince Mendoza2010Album
Scenes From A DreamChris Minh Doky / Larry Goldings / Peter Erskine With Vince Mendoza and The Metropole Orchestra2010Album
54Metropole Orchestra Featuring John Scofield On Guitar, Conducted By Vince Mendoza2010Album
Fast City - A Tribute To Joe ZawinulMetropole Orchestra / Vince Mendoza2010Album
El Viento: The Garcia Lorca ProjectVince Mendoza And The Metropole Orchestra2009Album
RevolutionsJim Beard With Vince Mendoza & Metropole Orchestra2009Album
BlauklangVince Mendoza2008Album
EpiphanyVince Mendoza, The London Symphony Orchestra2006Album
SymphonicYuri Honing, Vince Mendoza, Metropole Orchestra2006Album
Some Skunk Funk - Live At Leverkusener JazztageRandy Brecker w/ Michael Brecker − Jim Beard, Will Lee, Peter Erskine, Marcio Doctor + WDR Big Band Köln Arr. And Conducted By Vince Mendoza2005Album
TwilightBart Van Lier Featuring Vince Mendoza, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
SketchesVince Mendoza1994Album
Vince MendozaVince Mendoza1994Album
Instructions InsideVince Mendoza1991Album
Start HereVince Mendoza1990Album
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