Maynard Ferguson 1928-2006

Phil Ford

Master of double-high Cs, co-communard of Timothy Leary at Millbrook, seeker of wisdom in India, educator, Canadian, musical star of Rocky, Shaft, and the Stan Kenton Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson has died.

Ferguson was the inspiration for the Tastee Bros, a pair of trumpet players who record themselves playing everything a la Ferguson, which is to say, as loud and high as they can. Watch the flash movie to the end.

About Phil Ford

Chairman of the Committee for the Memorial to the Victims of Modernism
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