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Maynard Ferguson

Maynard Ferguson
Aliases
Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra
Maynard Ferguson's Big Band
The Maynard Ferguson Sextet
Real name
Walter Maynard Ferguson
Born
May 4, 1928
Died
August 23, 2006
Country
Canada
Comments
Jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player who recorded in a number of styles. Known for his ability to play in the extreme upper register of his trumpet.
Family
Kay Brown Wife
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
Frame For The Blues Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra 1962 Unverified

Covers by Maynard Ferguson

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1957 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra
1964 Miles Davis with Sonny Rollins and Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke
1968 Cilla Black
1954 Dick McDonough & His Orchestra
1961 Hiram Sherman, Frances Mercer, Hollace Shaw, Ralph Stuart
1971 Warren Burton and Company
1996 Patti Page
2001 Yves Montand, Jo Stafford with Orchestra Conducted by Harold Mooney
1978 Gerry Rafferty
1996 Horace Silver
1996 Dizzy Gillespie, Don Byas, Trummy Young, Shelly Manne, Clyde Hart, Oscar Pettiford
2001 Emilio Tuero, Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1978 Weather Report
September 30, 1996 Weather Report
1961 Sarah Vaughan
1963 Elmer Bernstein
1986 Ambrose and His Orchestra
1971 Simon and Garfunkel
February 1959 Sam Lanin's Dance Orchestra
1961 Johnny Long and His Orchestra
1995 Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
1998 Lucio Dalla
1974 Herbie Hancock
1963 The Bar Harbor Society Orchestra
1964 Ruby Hill, Harold Nicholas
1972 James Taylor
February 1959 Jack Barker
1963 (unknown)
2001 Paul Whiteman and His Concert Orchestra, Larry Clinton & His Orchestra
1961 Billie Holiday with Orchestra directed by Bob Haggart
February 1959 Illinois Jacquet and His Orchestra
2001 The Princeton University Triangle Club
1957 Frances Langford with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1970 Laura Nyro
1978 Earth, Wind & Fire
1971 James Taylor
1957 Bing Crosby and Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1977 Bill Conti
1964 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1961 June Carroll
1972 The Beatles
1959 John Raitt
1974 Bob Hope
2001 Frank Sinatra
1961 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra with vocal refrain by Ramona & The King's Men
1959 Gladys Swarthout & John Boles
1970 Edwards Hand
1957 Ray Noble and His Orchestra - Featuring Tony Martin
1995 Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
1998 Wilbur Evans
1957 Jan Savitt and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Bon Bon
1959 Harry James and His Orchestra
1963 The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
1957 Lou Gold and His Orchestra
1961 Dick Powell
September 30, 1996 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1959 Dick Haymes with Victor Young and His Orchestra
1961 Shirley Ross
February 1959 Dorothy Squires with Orchestra directed by Billy Reid
1957 Ethel Waters with Edward Mallory and His Orchestra
1974 Paul McCartney & Wings
1998 Red McKenzie & His Orchestra
2001 Red McKenzie & His Orchestra
2001 June Knight & Charles Walters
1974 Chick Corea
2001 Harold Arlen with Orchestral Acc. Dir. by Ray Sinatra
1974 Stevie Wonder
1971 Jethro Tull
1954 John Battles
2001 Dick Haymes
1950 Ray Noble and His Orchestra
1957 Ruth Etting
November 1965 Johnny Mandel
February 1959 Kenny Baker [US1]
2001 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1970 Richard Harris
2001 Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
September 30, 1996 Miles Davis
1957 Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra
1972 John Lennon
1971 Janis Joplin
1957 Mitzi Green
2001 Gloria Grafton & Donald Novis
1971 The Chiffons, Billy Preston
1963 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1996 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1964 Barbra Streisand
1959 Cootie Williams and His Orchestra
1959 Doris Day
1961 Nat "King" Cole
1959 Benny Goodman Sextet
1961 Larry Kert
1954 Judy Garland
1972 Blood, Sweat & Tears
1961 Jackie and Roy
1980 Earth, Wind & Fire
1990 Stephane Grappelly and His Quartet
1978 Victor Young and His Orchestra
1959 Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra
1971 Laura Nyro
1961 Abbie Mitchell
November 1965 Abbie Mitchell
1968 Mieko Hirota
1963 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
February 1959 Sarah Vaughan with George Treadwell's Orchestra
February 1959 Virginia Verrill
1957 Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra, Kay Kyser and His Orchestra
The Lonesome Road Chris Connor and Maynard Ferguson 1961 Unverified
1978 The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Stu Phillps
1972 Isaac Hayes
1977 Leonard Nimoy
1972 Michel Legrand
1957 Tullio Carminati
1974 Barbra Streisand
1954 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
1961 Chet Baker
February 1959 Fred Astaire with Johnny Green and His Orchestra
1954 William Gaxton & Constance Carpenter
1959 (unknown)
1961 Ada Moore & Enid Mosier
1968 The Capitols, The Young-Holt Trio
1963 Herbie Hancock
1963 Jerry Lewis with Les Brown and his Band of Renown
February 1959 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra
1961 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1961 Shannon Bolin
1996 The Horace Silver Quintet
1963 Lee Morgan Sextet
1980 Boz Scaggs
1971 Elton John

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Sesame Street: Theme Maynard Ferguson May 26, 2009 The Kids [Sesame Street]

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Body & Soul Maynard Ferguson 1986 Black Hawk Records
Boy with Lots of... Brass Maynard Ferguson 1957 EmArcy
Brass Attitude Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau 1998 Concord Jazz
Carnival Maynard Ferguson 1978 Columbia
Chameleon Maynard Ferguson 1974 Columbia
Color Him Wild Maynard Ferguson 1964 Mainstream Records
Come Blow Your Horn Maynard Ferguson's Big Band 1963 Cameo
Conquistador Maynard Ferguson 1977 Columbia
Dimensions Maynard Ferguson 1954 EmArcy
Double Exposure Chris Connor and Maynard Ferguson 1961 Atlantic
High Voltage 2 Maynard Ferguson 1990 Intima
It's My Time Maynard Ferguson 1980 Columbia
Maynard Ferguson Maynard Ferguson 1971 Columbia
Maynard Ferguson Plays Jazz for Dancing Maynard Ferguson 1959 Roulette
M.F. Horn Maynard Ferguson 1970 Columbia
M.F. Horn Two Maynard Ferguson 1972 Columbia
One More Trip to Birdland Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau September 30, 1996 Concord Jazz
Ridin' High Maynard Ferguson 1968 Enterprise
Special Delivery Tito Puente featuring Maynard Ferguson 1996 Concord Picante
Swingin' My Way Through College Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra February 1959 Roulette
Swingin' Schuur Diane Schuur, Maynard Ferguson 2001 Concord Jazz
The Maynard Ferguson Sextet The Maynard Ferguson Sextet November 1965 Mainstream Records
The New Sounds of Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra Maynard Ferguson 1963 Cameo
These Cats Can Swing! Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau 1995 Concord Jazz
Two's Company Maynard Ferguson and Chris Connor 1961 Roulette

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Band Ain't Draggin' Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra 1950 Capitol Records
Theme from "Battlestar Galactica" Maynard Ferguson 1978 Columbia

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Pleiades - Tribute to Maynard Ferguson Eric Miyashiro 2008 Village Music