Maynard Ferguson May 4, 1928 - August 23, 2006

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The great Canadian jazz trumpet player, Maynard Ferguson, died Wednesday. Ferguson was a virtuoso player and a hero to generations of brass players. After being a soloist with the Stan Kenton Band and others, he formed his own band at age 17. He continued leading jazz big bands up until his death. He recorded numerous albums featuring his phenomenal playing as well as the playing of his talented band members.

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