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Maynard Ferguson (1928–2006)

Already a band leader in his native land by his early teenage years, trumpeter Ferguson played in the bands of Boyd Raeburn, Jimmy Dorsey and Charlie Barnet in the 40s. His breakthrough into public consciousness came in 1950 when he joined Stan Kenton, electrifying audiences with his high-note playing. Unlike many other high-note trumpeters, ... See full bio »

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Indian Summer
Indian Summer Music Department
Blackboard Jungle
Blackboard Jungle Soundtrack


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 1988 Supercarrier (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Deadly Enemies (Pilot) (1988) ... (musician: trumpet soloist)
 1987 The New Adventures of Beans Baxter (TV Series) (musician)
 1978 Uncle Joe Shannon (musician: trumpet solos)
 1972 Indian Summer (musician: trumpet soloist)
 1967 Urbanissimo (Short) (musician: soloist)
 1961 Straightaway (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Leather Dollar (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
 1957 Hot Rod Rumble (musician: drums)
 1956 The Wild Party (musician: trumpet - uncredited)
 1956 Hot Rod Girl (musician: trumpet - uncredited)
 1953 The Wild One (musician: trumpet - uncredited)
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CD: "Master of the Stratosphere" (Columbia)

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Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra

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Father of four daughters--Kim, Lisa, Corby and Wilder. See more »

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