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Maynard Ferguson

Maynard Ferguson

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birthday
4th
May, 1928
Death
23rd
August, 2006
Birth Place
Verdun, Quebec, Canada
Birth Sign
taurus
Biography

Walter Maynard Ferguson CM (May 4, 1928 – August 23, 2006) was a Canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader. He came to prominence in Stan Kenton’s orchestra before forming his own big band in 1957. He was noted for his bands, which often served as stepping stones for up-and-coming talent, his versatility on several instruments, and his ability to play in a high register.

instruments played
(soprano)
baritone
Firebird
flugelhorn
French
horn
saxophone
superbone
trombone
trumpet
valve
Associated Acts

Big Bop Nouveau Stan Kenton Orchestra

Birth Name

Walter Maynard Ferguson

Genres

Jazz jazz rock jazz fusion pop

Labels

EmArcy Roulette Mainstream Columbia

Occupations

Musician bandleader

Years Active

1939 2006

Name

Maynard Ferguson

Nationality

Canada

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