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Maynard Ferguson

tr, 1928-2006 US, Montreal
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Walter Maynard Ferguson "Tiger" Brown

Walter Maynard Ferguson, commonly known as, Maynard Ferguson, the "King of the Stratosphere" (May 4, 1928 – August 23, 2006), was a Canadian jazz musician and bandleader. He came to prominence playing in Stan Kenton's orchestra before forming his own band in 1957. He was noted for his bands, which often served as stepping stones for up-and-coming talent, and his ability to play expressively and accurately in a remarkably high register.

  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Flugelhorn
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
  • Soundtrack
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Birdland on Carnival by Maynard Ferguson
Chameleon on Chameleon by Maynard Ferguson
Gonna Fly Now on Conquistador by Maynard Ferguson
Give It One on The Essential Maynard Ferguson by Maynard Ferguson
It Might As Well Be Spring on Verve Jazz Masters 44 by Max Roach & Clifford Brown
Coconut Champagne - Live on Live from San Francisco by Maynard Ferguson
Cruisin’ For A Bluessin’ on Big Bop Nouveau by Maynard Ferguson
Macarthur Park on M.F. Horn, Volume 1 by Maynard Ferguson
Mister Mellow on Conquistador by Maynard Ferguson
Fireshaker - Live on Live from San Francisco by Maynard Ferguson

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Title Artist Year Type
Next Level (DJ Premier Remix) / Mister MellowShowbiz & A.G. / Maynard Ferguson2017Single
Complete High VoltageMaynard Ferguson2016Compil.
Chameleon / Conquistador / HotMaynard Ferguson2015Compil.
Temptation / The BuzzLenny Williams / Maynard Ferguson2015Album
It's My Time / HollywoodMaynard Ferguson2015Compil.
Primal Scream / New Vintage / CarnivalMaynard Ferguson2014Compil.
M.F. Horn/M.F. Horn 2/M.F. Horn 3Maynard Ferguson2013Compil.
Maynard '61 + "Straightaway" Jazz ThemesMaynard Ferguson2013Compil.
The New Sounds Of Maynard Ferguson / Come Blow Your HornMaynard Ferguson2012Compil.
Double Exposure Plus Two's CompanyMaynard Ferguson And Chris Connor2012Compil.
MaynardMaynard Ferguson2011Album
You Saved My Day / PagliacciCheryl Lynn / Maynard Ferguson2011Album
The Lost Tapes Volume TwoMaynard Ferguson2008Album
The Lost Tapes Volume OneMaynard Ferguson2007Album
Dream BandMaynard Ferguson And His Birdland Dream Band2007Compil.
Dancing SessionsMaynard Ferguson2007Compil.
On A High Note - The Best Of Concord Jazz RecordingsMaynard Ferguson2007Compil.
The Essential Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson2007Compil.
M.F. Horn 2 & The Ballad Style Of Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson2006Compil.
Say It With TrumpetsMaynard Ferguson2006Compil.
M.F. Horn 3 & M.F. Horn 4 & 5Maynard Ferguson2006Compil.
Hollywood Jam SessionsMaynard Ferguson2005Compil.
Band Ain't Draggin'Maynard Ferguson, Maynard Ferguson & His Orchestra And Maynard Ferguson Octet2005Compil.
Maynard Ferguson Plays Bill Holman's Arrangements - I Have But Two HornsMaynard Ferguson2005Compil.
Hollywood PartyMaynard Ferguson2005Single
Cool FoolBud Shank And Three Trombones Featuring Bob Enevoldsen, Maynard Ferguson, Stu Williamson, Bob Brookmeyer2003Compil.
Swingin' For SchuurDiane Schuur, Maynard Ferguson2001Album
Orchestra Planet, The Best Of Orchestra MusicPaul Mauriat, Rondò Veneziano, Bert Kaempfert, Helmut Zacharias, Henry Mancini, Max Greger, James Last, Count Basie, Herb Alpert, Ray Conniff, Pee Wee Russell, Duke Ellington, Maynard Ferguson1999Compil.
It Might As Well Be Spring : The Roulette YearsMaynard Ferguson1997Compil.
Master Of The StratosphereMaynard Ferguson1997Compil.
This Is JazzMaynard Ferguson1996Compil.
Verve Jazz Masters 52Maynard Ferguson1996Compil.
Special DeliveryTito Puente Featuring Maynard Ferguson1996Album
Live At The Great American Music Hall Part IIMaynard Ferguson1995Album
Live At The Great American Music Hall Part IMaynard Ferguson1994Album
The Complete Roulette Recordings of the Maynard Ferguson OrchestraMaynard Ferguson1994Compil.
Live From LondonMaynard Ferguson1994Album
StormMaynard Ferguson1994Album
The Essence Of Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1993Compil.
Footpath CaféMaynard Ferguson1992Album
Two Big Bands Play Selections From West Side Story & Other DelightsBuddy Rich / Maynard Ferguson1991Compil.
Big Bop NouveauMaynard Ferguson1990Album
High Voltage 2Maynard Ferguson1989Album
Two's CompanyMaynard Ferguson And Chris Connor1989Album
Summer Of '51Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Featuring: Art Pepper, Shelly Manne, Milt Bernhart, Maynard Ferguson1987Album
High VoltageMaynard Ferguson1987Album
Body & SoulMaynard Ferguson1986Album
Mercury V.S.O.P. Album IIErroll Garner, Johnny Hartman, Junior Mance, Helen Merrill, Paul Bley, Maynard Ferguson, Roland Kirk1985Album
Live From San Francisco - From The Great American Music HallMaynard Ferguson1985Album
Big Band RTB With American GuestsJazz Orkestar Radio-Televizije Beograd & Clark Terry, Johnny Griffin, Nathan Davis, Maynard Ferguson, Ernie Wilkins1984Compil.
Trumpets On High!Maynard Ferguson / Dizzy Gillespie / Miles Davis & Metronome All Stars1984Compil.
A Collection OfMaynard Ferguson, Chris Conner1983Album
M.F. HornMaynard Ferguson1983Album
HollywoodMaynard Ferguson1982Album
StormMaynard Ferguson1982Album
HollywoodMaynard Ferguson1982Album
"Conducts The Birdland Dreamband" Vol 1 & 2Maynard Ferguson1982Album
Interchords - An Interview With Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1982Album
Hollywood SamplerMaynard Ferguson1982Album
Columbia Records Presents Jazz Jazz JazzArthur Blythe, Miles Davis, Al Di Meola, Charles Earland, Fathers & Sons Productions, Maynard Ferguson1982Compil.
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 85Maynard Ferguson / Tony Scott1982Compil.
Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1981Compil.
Dance To Your HeartMaynard Ferguson1980Single
It's My TimeMaynard Ferguson1980Album
It's My TimeMaynard Ferguson1980Single
The Best Of Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1980Compil.
Dance To Your Heart / An Offering Of Love Part 1Maynard Ferguson1980Single
Rocky II DiscoMaynard Ferguson1979Single
Rocky II...Knockout!Maynard Ferguson1979Single
Rocky II Disco / GabrielMaynard Ferguson1979Single
Main Theme From Star Trek - The Motion PictureMaynard Ferguson1979Single
HotMaynard Ferguson1979Album
What's It All About?Ronnie Milsap / Maynard Ferguson1978Single
Theme From "Battlestar Galactica"Maynard Ferguson1978Single
CarnivalMaynard Ferguson1978Album
Main Title (From The 20th Century-Fox Film "Star Wars") / OasisMaynard Ferguson1977Single
Scheherazade / Maria (From "West Side Story")Maynard Ferguson1977Album
ConquistadorMaynard Ferguson1977Album
Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky")Maynard Ferguson1977Single
Main Title (From The 20th Century-Fox Film "Star Wars") / OasisMaynard Ferguson1977Single
Theme From Star TrekMaynard Ferguson1977Single
Maria (From "West Side Story") / OasisMaynard Ferguson1977Single
ロッキーのテーマ = Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky")Maynard Ferguson1977Single
New VintageMaynard Ferguson1977Album
Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky") / Theme From Star TrekMaynard Ferguson1977Album
Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky") / More Than A FeelingMaynard Ferguson / Boston1977Single
Pagliacci / Primal ScreamMaynard Ferguson1976Album
Pagliacci / PagliacciMaynard Ferguson1976Single
StratosphericMaynard Ferguson1976Compil.
Primal ScreamMaynard Ferguson1976Album
InvitationMaynard Ferguson1976Single
M.F. Horn And M.F. Horn TwoMaynard Ferguson1975Compil.
M.F. Horn 4&5: Live At Jimmy'sMaynard Ferguson1974Album
ChameleonMaynard Ferguson1974Album
The Big 'F'Maynard Ferguson1974Compil.
M.F. Horn 3Maynard Ferguson1973Album
Screamin' BluesMaynard Ferguson1973Album
The Herbie Mann-Maynard Ferguson YearsHerbie Mann - Maynard Ferguson1973Compil.
The Herbie Mann-Maynard Ferguson YearsHerbie Mann / Maynard Ferguson1973Compil.
Echoes OF An Era : A Message From Newport / Newport SuiteMaynard Ferguson1972Compil.
M.F. Horn TwoMaynard Ferguson1972Album
Macarthur Park / Bridge Over Troubled WaterMaynard Ferguson1972Single
M.F. Horn TwoMaynard Ferguson1972Album
'61/Si, Si, M.F.Maynard Ferguson1972Compil.
Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1971Album
Trumpets Out FrontHerb Pomeroy / Maynard Ferguson1971Compil.
The Dynamic Sound Of Big Band JazzMaynard Ferguson1970Compil.
L-DopaMaynard Ferguson1970Single
M.F. HornMaynard Ferguson1970Album
Eli's CominMaynard Ferguson1970Single
The Ballad Style Of Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson With The Keith Mansfield Orchestra1969Album
Maynard + GustavGustav Brom Orchestra A Maynard Ferguson1969Album
Trumpet RhapsodyMaynard Ferguson1968Album
Ridin' HighMaynard Ferguson1968Album
The Maynard Ferguson YearsMaynard Ferguson1965Compil.
Big Band Scene '65Count Basie & Maynard Ferguson1965Album
Take The "A" Train / Maine Bone / Blues Fr'ell / The Lights Across The RiverMaynard Ferguson, Clark Terry Sextet feat Ben Webster1964Single
Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1964Album
PeopleMaynard Ferguson1964Single
Dimensions Vol. 1 Feat. Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1964Single
The Blues RoarMaynard Ferguson1964Album
The World Of Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1964Compil.
Color Him WildMaynard Ferguson1964Album
Maynard '64Maynard Ferguson1963Album
Jazz Goes HollywoodTeddy Wilson, Rufus Jones, Maynard Ferguson, Clark Terry1963Album
Bud ShankBud Shank with Maynard Ferguson - Stu Williamson and Bob Enevoldsen1963Album
A Message From MaynardMaynard Ferguson1963Album
The New Sounds Of Maynard Ferguson And His OrchestraMaynard Ferguson1963Album
Maynard 63Maynard Ferguson1963Single
George Gershwin's Porgy And BessGeorge Gershwin, Mel Tormé, Frances Faye With Betty Roché, George Kirby, Johnny Hartman, Sallie Blair, Frank Rosolino, Loulie Jean Norman, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Russell Garcia Conducting The Studio Orchestra, The Australian Jazz Quintet, The Pat Moran Quartet, The Stan Levey Group And Maynard Ferguson, Cat Anderson, Howard McGhee, Herbie Mann, Paul Gonsalves, Ralph Sharon, Johnny Hodges1962Album
Maria (From "West Side Story") / Hip TwistMaynard Ferguson1962Single
Summertime / The Lonesome RoadChris Connor & Maynard Ferguson1961Single
Two's CompanyMaynard Ferguson And Chris Connor1961Album
Double ExposureChris Connor And Maynard Ferguson1961Album
"Straightaway" Jazz ThemesMaynard Ferguson1961Album
Newport SuiteMaynard Ferguson1960Album
Boy With Lots Of... BrassMaynard Ferguson1960Single
A Message From NewportMaynard Ferguson1960Album
Maynard Ferguson Plays Jazz For DancingMaynard Ferguson1959Album
A Message From BirdlandMaynard Ferguson1959Album
Around The Horn With Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1958Single
Boy With Lots Of BrassMaynard Ferguson1957Album
Birdland Dream Band Volume 2Maynard Ferguson1957Album
Around The Horn With Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1956Album
Hollywood PartyMaynard Ferguson1956Album
One Night Stand With Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1956Album
The Big HornMaynard Ferguson1956Single
Ramona / But BeautifulFrank Rosolino / Maynard Ferguson1956Single
DimensionsMaynard Ferguson1956Album
The Way You Look TonightMaynard Ferguson1955Single
E seu octetoMaynard Ferguson1955Album
Jam Session Featuring Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1955Album
Jam Session Featuring Maynard Ferguson, Vol. 1Maynard Ferguson1955Single
Maynard Ferguson And His Octet Vol. 2Maynard Ferguson1955Single
Autumn Leaves / Finger-Snappin'Maynard Ferguson And Maynard Ferguson Octet1955Single
ConceptionMaynard Ferguson1955Single
Jam Session Vol. 2 Featuring Maynard FergusonMaynard Ferguson1954Album
ConceptionMaynard Ferguson1954Single
The Hot Canary / What's New?Maynard Ferguson, Stan Kenton And His Orchestra1951Album
The Hot Canary / What's New?Maynard Ferguson Accompanied By Stan Kenton And His Orchestra1951Album
Diz Does EverythingJimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra Featuring Maynard FergusonAlbum
The Way You Look Tonight / Lonely TownMaynard FergusonAlbum
Three Kenton's Be Boppers Groups 1947-1950Vido Musso, Maynard Ferguson, Eddie SafranskiAlbum
Blues For A Four String GuitarMaynard FergusonSingle
Somewhere Over The Rainbow / All God's Children Got RhythmMaynard FergusonSingle
U.S. Savings Bonds Division presents The Grammy Treasure ChestTony Bennett, Bill Evans, Diana Ross, Maynard Ferguson With Mike DouglasCompil.
Anthony And Cleopatra / Theme From "Naked City"Maynard FergusonSingle
Dimensions Vol. 2Maynard FergusonSingle
Jazz FestivalMaynard Ferguson / Teddy Wilson / Clark Terry / Rufus JonesCompil.
M.B.B / Sweet Georgia BrownShorty Rogers, Shelly Manne, Milt Bernhart, Jimmy Giuffre, Maynard Ferguson, Abe Most, Bob Cooper, Irv CottlerSingle
The Lost Tapes Volume ThreeMaynard FergusonAlbum
Joue CleopatreMaynard FergusonSingle
Gravy Waltz / Watermelon ManMaynard FergusonSingle
The Cha Cha ChaMaynard FergusonSingle
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