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Maynard Ferguson: The One and Only Maynard Ferguson

Read "The One and Only Maynard Ferguson" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

Throughout his sixty-plus year career, Maynard Ferguson featured numerous sidemen on varying arrangements of jazz standards, covers of pop hits and original songs. As a young man, he performed with such legends as Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie and Stan Kenton. As a bandleader, his stage band and studio guests included a virtual who's who of jazz, ...

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Maynard Ferguson: The One and Only

Read "The One and Only" reviewed by Jack Bowers

In baseball parlance, one could say he went down swingin'. In July, 2006, less than a month before his passing at age seventy-eight, trumpeter Maynard Ferguson led Big Bop Nouveau and a handful of the group's notable alumni into a studio in Englewood, NJ, to record what is arguably his finest album in years, and one ...