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Maynard Ferguson, circa 1950-2006 | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Maynard Ferguson, circa 1950-2006Add to your cart.
ID: 06/001
Primary Creator: Ferguson, Maynard
Extent: 149.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Organized into six series: (1) Arrangements used by Ferguson and bands; (2) Oversized arrangements and scores; (3) Published arrangements; (4) Thai and Indian music; (5) Miscellaneous and uncategorized; and (6) Edward Etkins scores.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2008. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: Ferguson, Maynard
Forms of Material: Jazz
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of 149 boxes, most of which contain sets of parts used by the various bands led by Maynard Ferguson from around 1950 through his death in 2006. Scores are also present, along with published arrangements, Thai and Indian music, miscellaneous and/or unidentified materials, and scores reconstructed by Ferguson expert Edward Etkins.

Abbreviations: MF = Maynard Ferguson; NS = No Score; R = Rhythm section; Mosaic = Released on The Complete Roulette Maynard Ferguson.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Accruals: July, 2014: See Series 7.
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.
Acquisition Source: Acquisition made possible by the Collins-Binkley Foundation, Inc.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:


Series 07: July 2014 accrualAdd to your cart.
 
Box 148Add to your cart.
Barcode 705917.
Item 1: Blues in the NightAdd to your cart.
Complete. MF/2/3/1/R. NS. Original manuscript in pencil.
Biographical/Historical Note: Arranged by Chip McNeill.
Item 2: BrazilAdd to your cart.
Complete. Conductor 5/4/4/R S. Published arrangement, Warner Bros. "From the Concord Jazz Re-Release 'Footpath Café."
Biographical/Historical Note: Arranged by Chip McNeill and Tom Garling.
Item 3: Cajun Cookin'Add to your cart.
Photocopy of score. MF/2/3/1/R instrumentation.
Item 4: Fanfare for the Common ManAdd to your cart.
Complete. MF/2/3/1 R. S. Published arrangement. Score in box 149.
Biographical/Historical Note: Arranged by Jeff Turner.
Item 5: Forging BackwardAdd to your cart.
Incomplete. Tenor, generic B-flat part, and two copies of first page of piano part only.
Biographical/Historical Note: Composer: Tom Garling.
Item 6: He Can't SwingAdd to your cart.
Complete. MF/2/3/1/R. NS. Original manuscript in pencil, with lyrics in Ferguson's handwriting. See Box 55, Item 3 (Series 1) for MF/4/3/2/R instrumentation.
Biographical/Historical Note: Composers: Maynard Ferguson and Willie Maiden. Arranged by Chip McNeill.
Item 7: How My Heart SingsAdd to your cart.
Incomplete. Single unidentified part.
Item 8: Knee Deep in RioAdd to your cart.
Complete. MF/2/3/1/R NS. Originals in pencil, and photocopies.
Biographical/Historical Note: Composer: Tom Garling.
Item 9: Mi Amiga Mi Amoré, 2000Add to your cart.
Incomplete. Piano and solo trumpet only.
Biographical/Historical Note: Composer: Frank Vardaros. Arranged by Kevin Kaska.
Item 10: Milk of the MoonAdd to your cart.
Complete. MF/2/3/1/R NS. Photocopies.
Biographical/Historical Note: Composer: Ron Oswanski.
Item 11: A Night in Tunisia - symphonic adaptationAdd to your cart.
Complete. 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 french horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass. S. Score in box 149.
Biographical/Historical Note: Arranged by Denis DiBlasio.
Item 12: Pumpkin's DelightAdd to your cart.
Incomplete. Tenor, bass and drums only.
Biographical/Historical Note: Composer: Charlie Rouse
Item 13: Scarborough FairAdd to your cart.
Incomplete. Bass part only. Manuscript in pencil
Biographical/Historical Note: Arranged by Paul Del Rossi.
Item 14: TrinologyAdd to your cart.
Incomplete. Trumpet part only. Photocopy of manuscript.
Item 15: Without a SongAdd to your cart.
Complete? MF/2/4/1/R. NS. Photocopy of manuscript.
Biographical/Historical Note: Arranged by Chip McNeill.
Item 16: The Fox HuntAdd to your cart.
Second trumpet only. Not a match with arrangements in Box 45.
Item 17: Assorted lead sheetsAdd to your cart.
Photocopies.
Box 149Add to your cart.
Barcode 705915.
Item 1: BirdlandAdd to your cart.
Incomplete. Conductor, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 clarinets, 2nd alto sax, bari, 3rd trumpet, 2nd trombone, 3rd trombone, 4 french horns, tuba, synthesizer, bass guitar, timpani. Photocopied on 11"x17" paper.
Biographical/Historical Note: Arranger: Dave Metzger.
Item 2: Fanfare for the Common ManAdd to your cart.
Parts in Box 148, Item #.
Item 3: He Can't SwingAdd to your cart.
Duplicate photocopies of original in Box 55, Item 3. See Box 146, Item 18 (Series 6) for reconstructed score (Etkins).
Item 4: The Lady's in Love, 1963 November 26Add to your cart.
Score, original manuscript in pencil, signed and dated.
Biographical/Historical Note: Arranged by Don Rader.
Item 5: A Night in Tunisia - symphonic adaptationAdd to your cart.
Parts in Box 148, Item #.
Biographical/Historical Note: Arranged by Denis DiBlasio.

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