Ferguson packed concert halls with his high notes

Wednesday's death of trumpeter Maynard Ferguson finished the coda to a long-dead era: the touring jazz orchestra with star leader. Read more
jimmy Conner

Indianapolis, IN

#1 Aug 28, 2006
I really enjoyed Maynard's Work!!!
Part of the reason I enjoyed blowing my horn in High School!!
He will be sorely missed, but not forgotton by me!!!

Southampton, UK

#2 Sep 21, 2006
A long dead era, huh! Maybe to you mate, but then I guess there's no accounting for taste!
Big Bands still exist - SUPPORT THEM!
Maynard was a great man, a musical genius and an inspiration to all musicians.
Much love Maynard
God rest your soul..........

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