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WDR Big Band Köln

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Big band of large public German radio / TV broadcasting station Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), based in Köln (Cologne).

        
Members
PortraitJerry Van Rooyen
tr, p, sax NL
PortraitKarim Ziad
dr, perc *1966 DZ
Harald Rosenstein
as, sax DE
PortraitFrank Chastenier
p *1966 DE
PortraitWim Both
tr *1964 NL
PortraitJens Neufang
bs DE
PortraitPaul Heller
ts *1971 DE
PortraitLucas Schmid
tb *1956 ES
PortraitKlaus Osterloh
tr, fh *1952 DE
PortraitHeiner Wiberny
as, sax *1944 DE
PortraitJohn Goldsby
b *1958 DE
PortraitAndy Haderer
tr *1964 DE
PortraitRolf Römer
ts *1939 DE
PortraitBernt Laukamp
tb *1946 DE
PortraitPaul Shigihara
g *1955 DE
PortraitRick Kiefer
tr *1939 US
PortraitLudwig Nuß
tb *1961 DE
PortraitRob Bruynen
tr *1961 NL
PortraitDavid Horler
tb *1943 DE
PortraitGregg Field
dr *1956 US
PortraitRuud Breuls
tr *1962 NL
PortraitRoy Deuvall
tb
PortraitJon Eardley
tr 1928-1991 US
PortraitClaudio Puntin
cl, bcl *1965 DE
PortraitJohan Hörlén
as, fl *1967 SE
PortraitDan Gottshall
tb DE
PortraitHans Dekker
dr *1969 NL
PortraitWolf Schenk
tb, tu DE
PortraitTobias Weidinger
tr, fh *1977 DE
PortraitPeter Feil
tb 1962-2018 DE
PortraitRüdiger Baldauf
tr, fh *1961 DE
PortraitJohn Marshall
tr, fh *1952 US
PortraitShannon Barnett
tb, voc *1982 AU
PortraitMattis Cederberg
tb *1971 SE
PortraitKarolina Strassmayer
as, fl *1971 DE
PortraitHenning Berg
tb *1954 DE
PortraitFrank Wiesen
tr DE
PortraitSteffen Schorn
bs, fl *1967 DE
PortraitOlivier Peters
ts, sax *1955 DE
PortraitAndy Hunter
tb
PortraitLothar Van Staa
sax
Paul Peucker
sax
Bob Coussin
Popular Tracks   
Chick on Improvise - One by Paquito D'Rivera & WDR Big Band Köln
Como Un Bolero on Improvise - One by Paquito D'Rivera & WDR Big Band Köln
Atonal on Improvise - One by Paquito D'Rivera & WDR Big Band Köln
La Dama Y El Vagabundo on Improvise - One by Paquito D'Rivera & WDR Big Band Köln
Piece For Paquito on Improvise - One by Paquito D'Rivera & WDR Big Band Köln
Latin Rythms on Improvise - One by Paquito D'Rivera & WDR Big Band Köln

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Always ForwardMarshall Gilkes, WDR Big Band Köln2018Album
Drop ShotRicky Peterson w/ Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band Köln2018Album
It's All About LoveMaceo Parker, Michael Abene & WDR Big Band Köln2018Album
Drop ShotRicky Peterson w/ Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band Köln2018Album
Dutch SongbookFay Claassen & WDR Big Band Köln2018Album
HomecomingVince Mendoza & WDR Big Band Köln2017Album
Rediscovered EllingtonWDR Big Band Köln2017Album
On The Way To The SkyBob Brookmeyer, Jim Hall, Mel Lewis, WDR Big Band Köln2016Album
The Broader PictureBilly Hart & WDR Big Band Köln Arranged And Conducted By Christophe Schweizer2016Album
Steppin' OutSteps Ahead − Mike Mainieri, Bill Evans, Chuck Loeb, Tom Kennedy, Steve Smith, WDR Big Band Köln Arranged & Conducted By Michael Abene2016Album
Unsung HeroesAnsgar Striepens, WDR Big Band Köln2015Album
SoleandoChano Domínguez & WDR Big Band Köln Arranged & Conducted By Vince Mendoza2015Album
KölnMarshall Gilkes, WDR Big Band Köln2015Album
Big Band BoomMetro − Chuck Loeb, Wolfgang Haffner, Mitchel Forman, WDR Big Band Köln Arr. & Cond. By Michael Abene2015Album
Winterwunderwelt Vol. 2Götz Alsmann Und Die WDR Big Band Köln2015Album
My Personal SongbookRon Carter And WDR Big Band Köln2014Album
Reineke FuchsJohann Wolfgang von Goethe, Ilse Van Heyst ; Ulrich Noethen, Theo Bleckmann, WDR Big Band Köln, Ansgar Striepens2013Album
TremoloTomi Ungerer, Ulla Illerhaus, Jochen Malmsheimer, WDR Big Band Köln, David Horler2013Album
Christmas RevisitedWDR Big Band Köln & Hiram Bullock2013Album
New York Voices LiveWDR Big Band Köln2012Album
Mit Großem Besteck!Pe Werner & WDR Big Band Köln2011Album
Balkan JazzWDR Big Band Köln2010Album
Christmas OratorioJohann Sebastian Bach -- The King's Singers / WDR Big Band Köln Arranged and Conducted by Bill Dobbins2010Album
Celebrating JobimJoyce With WDR Big Band Köln2009Album
Bombella (Gold Train - South Africa)Abdullah Ibrahim & WDR Big Band Köln2009Album
Benny Goodman RevisitedPaquito D'Rivera, Christopher Dell, WDR Big Band Köln Arranged And Conducted By Michael Abene2009Album
Bombella (Gold Train - South Africa)Abdullah Ibrahim & WDR Big Band Köln2009Album
Mambo NightsArturo Sandoval And WDR Big Band Köln Conducted By Michael Philip Mossman2009Album
tango y postangoWDR Big Band Köln2008Album
The World Of Duke Ellington BoxWDR Big Band Köln2008Compil.
The World Of Duke Ellington Vol.1WDR Big Band Köln Conducted By Jerry Van Rooyen Featuring Freda Payne, Milt Grayson, Jimmy Woode, Grady Tate2008Album
Celebrating Billie HolidayWDR Big Band Köln Featuring Cécile Verny Arranged And Conducted By Michael Abene2008Album
SymphonicaJoe Lovano Featuring WDR Big Band Köln2008Album
Vans JointBill Evans w/ Dave Weckl, Mark Egan & WDR Big Band Köln Arranged & Conducted By Michael Abene2008Album
The World Of Duke Ellington Vol.2WDR Big Band Köln Conducted By John Clayton Featuring Dianne Reeves, Ray Brown, Jeff Hamilton, Benny Green2008Album
Plays The Music Of Jimi HendrixHiram Bullock / WDR Big Band Köln2008Album
The World Of Duke Ellington Vol. 3WDR Big Band Köln Conducted By Bill Dobbins Featuring Phil Woods & John Riley2008Album
Blues & BeyondWDR Big Band Köln feat. Joe Williams / Milt Jackson w/ Cedar Walton, John Clayton & Jeff Hamilton2007Album
Improvise - OnePaquito D'Rivera, WDR Big Band Köln & WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln Feat. Fay Claassen2007Album
EvergreensKurt Edelhagen & WDR Big Band Köln2007Compil.
WinterwunderweltGötz Alsmann Und Die WDR Big Band Köln2006Album
Brown StreetJoe Zawinul, WDR Big Band Köln, Alex Acuña, Nathaniel Townsley III, Victor Bailey2006Album
Jazz Al'ArabWDR Big Band Köln2006Album
Ich Bin Sehr Jung Auf Eine Sehr Alte Welt GekommenErik Satie ; Christian Brückner, WDR Big Band Köln, Bill Dobbins, Frank Chastenier, Peter Erskine2006Album
Djangology, A Tribute To Django ReinhardtBiréli Lagrène & WDR Big Band Köln2006Album
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
NiedeckenKoelnWolfgang Niedecken Und Die WDR Big Band Köln2004Album
Colours Of SiamThorsten Wollmann, WDR Big Band Köln Featuring Hayden Chisholm2002Album
Sketches Of BangaloreWDR Big Band Köln, Charlie Mariano, Karnataka College Of Percussion, Mike Herting2001Album
Pussy Cat Dues "The Music Of Charles Mingus"Kevin Mahogany, Charles McPherson, Jimmy Knepper, Dennis Mackrel And The WDR Big Band Köln2000Album
A Call From The AlpsGeschwister Schönbächler, The Alpine Experience, WDR Big Band Köln2000Album
EsperantoLalo Schifrin, WDR Big Band Köln, Trilok Gurtu, James Morrison, Don Byron, Gregory Hutchinson, Sydney Thiam, Néstor Marconi, Simon Stockhausen, Jean-Luc Ponty2000Album
The EscapeJens Winther & WDR Big Band Köln1998Album
Caribbean NightWDR Big Band Köln1997Album
Summer Olympics Atlanta 1996 - FlameWDR Big Band Köln1996Album
Harlem StoryWDR Big Band Köln • Leitung Peter Herbolzheimer1995Album
East Coast Blow OutJim McNeely Feat.: Marc Johnson, John Scofield, Adam Nussbaum & WDR Big Band Köln1994Album
CarambolageJoachim Kühn / Daniel Humair / J.-F. Jenny-Clark & WDR Big Band Köln1992Album
Last RecordingsMel Lewis & WDR Big Band Köln1990Compil.
Misa Espiritual – Airto's Brazilian MassAirto Moreira, Gil Evans, WDR Big Band Köln1983Album
Tanzparty InternationalWerner Müller Und WDR Big Band Köln1979Album
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