One More Trip to Birdland - Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau
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  1. You Got It
  2. Manteca
  3. The Vibe
  4. Cajun Cookin'
  5. Milestones
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  1. You Got It
  2. Manteca
  3. The Vibe
  4. Cajun Cookin'
  5. Milestones
  6. She Was Too Good to Me
  7. Birdland
  8. Blues from Around Here
  9. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
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Even at the age of 67, Maynard Ferguson shows on this CD that he could still belt out the high notes. His "Big Bop Noveau" band consists of four trumpets, trombonist Tom Garling (who takes a rockish guitar solo on "Birdland"), Matt Wallace and Chris Farr on saxophones, and a rhythm section. With the exception of "Birdland," the music is strictly bebop, with plenty of screaming trumpet and heated playing; Wallace's alto outbursts often take honors. Highlights include "Manteca," "Cajun Cookin'," "Milestones" and a hyper "It ...

One More Trip to Birdland 1996, Universal

UPC: 013431472926

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