Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.
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The WDR Big Band Cologne has the ability to develop and perform new programmes in various styles. Because of the internationality of the members of the band, it bears special relation to the European Tradition, especially to Jazz made in Europe. This integrative factor is always part of the versatile concept of their productions.
Every member of the WDR Big Band Cologne is a soloist with a distinctive timbre, which unites the Big Band with a unique sound. Whether it is working with their principal conductor, other guest conductors, composers, arrangers or guest soloists, the WDR Big Band Cologne always shows a diverse musical profile. It embraces the entire world of Jazz and Jazz-related music, including Latin Jazz, World Music, Fusion and Cross-Over—true to the motto: “musical borders are musical challenges.”