The Essential Maynard Ferguson ()

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  1. The Way You Look Tonight
  2. 20, Rue de Madrid
  3. Never You Mind
  4. Over the Rainbow
  5. The Wailing Boat
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  1. The Way You Look Tonight
  2. 20, Rue de Madrid
  3. Never You Mind
  4. Over the Rainbow
  5. The Wailing Boat
  6. Somebody Wants Me Down There
  7. Blue Birdland
  8. Straight Up
  9. Free Lee
  10. Everybody Moan
  11. Tag Team
  12. Newport
  13. Maria
  14. Macarthur Park
  15. Ballad to Max
  16. Give It One
  17. 'Round Midnight
  18. The Fox Hunt
  19. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
  20. Two for Otis
  21. Superbone Meets the Bad Man
  22. Chameleon
  23. The Cheshire Cat Walk
  24. Gonna Fly Now
  25. Everybody Loves the Blues
  26. An Offering of Love, Pt. 1
  27. Birdland
  28. Caravan
  29. Waltz for Nicole
  30. Manteca
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While this two-CD set does cover a lot of the material Maynard Ferguson recorded between the mid-'50s and late '90s, it suffers from a chronological imbalance that keeps it from living up to its title as the "essential" distillation of his work. It's heavily tilted toward his Columbia output, which is understandable given that Columbia/Legacy is the label that put out this compilation. But that means that his recordings from Roulette between the late '50s and mid-'60s -- a period in which he's usually regarded as having ...

The Essential Maynard Ferguson 2007, Columbia/Legacy

UPC: 886970516426

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