Vince Mendoza

El Viento - The García Lorca Project - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9490-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94902 8
  • German Release: 29/05/2009
  • Genre: World Jazz

 „Ein hinreißendes Meisterwerk, das in faszinierender Weise Lyrik, Flamenco, orchestralen Jazz und Elemente der modernen Klassik verschmelzt.“ Jazz CD des Monats, AUDIO (DE), Juli 2009

No longer available – out of print

El Viento – The García Lorca Project, following Jazzpaña I & II (ACT 9212-2 & ACT 9284-2), is another fascinating orchestral masterpiece forging a bond between flamenco and jazz.Four-time Grammy award winner Vince Mendoza has distinguished himself during the last 20 years as one of the most important arrangers, conductors and musicians of contemporary jazz. The American is constantly looking for exciting unique projects breaking the mould of conventional music. His latest production for chamber orchestra in fall 2008 Blauklang (ACT 9465-2) has been welcomed enthusiastically as a “musical celebration in blue” (Stereo) and was prized with a GRAMMY nomination. Now Mendoza is again in the public eye together with the Dutch Metropole Orchestra as their Chief Conductor, and casts light on the musical facets of the famous Spanish writ...

line up

The Metropole Orchestra
Conductor: Vince Mendoza

Rafael de Utrera – vocals
Eva de Dios – vocals
Daniel Méndez – guitar
Udo Demandt – cajón
Arturo Ramón – palmas
Daniel Navarro – dancing

Jennifer Barnes
Cindy Bourquin
[[Elin Carlson]]

Recording Information

Recorded between 19 - 22 February 2008 at MCO Studios 1 & 3 and Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Netherlands
Recorded, edited and mixed by Jonathan Allen
Sound design by Ian Wilson
Mastered by Geoff Pesche at Abbey Road Studios, London
Produced by Vince Mendoza