Three-time Grammy nominee Maynard Ferguson and the “Big Bop Nouveau Band” were recorded at the King Cat Theater in Seattle in 2004. Personnel: Maynard Ferguson – trumpet, bandleader Big Bop Nouveau Band
Newport Suite is an album released by Canadian jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson featuring tracks recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Roulette label. The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden awarded the album 4½ stars [More]
Maynard Ferguson Octet is an album by Canadian jazz trumpeter/trombonist Maynard Ferguson featuring tracks recorded in 1955 and released on the EmArcy label. Track listing: “Finger Snappin'” – 3:55 “My New Flame 4:09 “Autumn Leaves” [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Best known as an arranger for singers and for commercial sessions, Buddy Bregman led one full-fledged jazz instrumental date, Swinging Kicks. Because many of the selections are brief (seven are [More]
Cool and Crazy is an album by American jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger Shorty Rogers originally released on the RCA Victor label in 1953 as a 10-inch LP. AllMusic Review by Stephen Cook: Born in [More]
Dinah Jams is a 1954 live album by vocalist Dinah Washington. It was remastered in 1990. AllMusic Review by Stephen Cook: Recorded at the start of Dinah Washington’s climb to fame, 1954’s Dinah Jams was [More]
“People” (B. Merrill-J. Styne). Album: “Maynard Ferguson ‎– Dues” (1972). Personnel: Lanny Morgan – alto saxophone, clarinet, flute Ronnie Cuber – baritone saxophone Ronnie McClure – bass Tony Inzalaco – drums Mike Abene – piano [More]
“Birdland” is a jazz-fusion instrumental composition written by keyboardist Joe Zawinul of Weather Report. Maynard Ferguson performing Birdland on the Mike Douglas Show. Maynard Ferguson – trumpet, bandleader