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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: 10/00/2008. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: Ferguson, Maynard, 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; S = Score; NS = No Score; R = Rhythm section; Mosaic = Released on The Complete Roulette Maynard Ferguson.

Numbers refer, in order, to the number of saxophones, trumpets, and trombones in an arrangement. For example, MF/4/3/2/R denotes an arrangements with a part for Maynard Ferguson, 4 saxophones, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, and a rhythm section.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library

July, 2014: See Series 7.

June, 2015: See Series 8.

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 05: Miscellaneous and uncategorizedAdd to your cart.
Box 143Add to your cart.
Barcode 705913.
Item 1: Five full big band arrangements from Dusko GoykovichAdd to your cart.
Found packaged in souvenir prosciutto bag with signed photo, postcards, EuroDisney bumper sticker. Arrangements
Item 2: Memorabilia from GoykovichAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Photo of GoykovichAdd to your cart.
Box 144Add to your cart.
Barcode 705914.
Item 1: Belwin 21st Century Band Method: BassoonAdd to your cart.
Item 2: The Bottom Line PresentsAdd to your cart.
Fake book: songs by various performers at the Bottom Line, New York City
Item 3: The Erroll Garner SongbookAdd to your cart.
Fake book
Item 4: Hal Leonard Instrumental CatalogAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Harry James' Carnival of VeniceAdd to your cart.
Published sheet music
Item 6: Harry James' Concerto for TrumpetAdd to your cart.
Published sheet music
Item 7: The Jazz Styles of Maynard FergusonAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Music Minus Maynard: Big Bop Nouveau (w/ cassette)Add to your cart.
Instructional, 2 copies
Item 9: Music Minus Maynard: High Voltage (w/ cassette)Add to your cart.
Item 10: Ted Silar, original compositions w/ cover letterAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Sierra Music Publications: 1992-1993Add to your cart.
"Jazz band music," Volume 17, No. 1
Item 12: Sierra Music Publications: 1997-98 catalogAdd to your cart.
2 copies
Item 13: Suomalaisen Musiikin Tiedotuskeskus: 1988 catalog, big bandAdd to your cart.
From Finland
Item 14: A Synergistic Approach to Advanced Trumpet DevelopmentAdd to your cart.
Instructional, 2 copies for review
Item 15: This Is The Ultimate Fake Book, Vol. 1Add to your cart.
2 copies
Item 16: Urso, Joe: The Upper RegisterAdd to your cart.
Item 17: "Copies of India charts from Kent Martin"Add to your cart.
Published arrangements of jazz standards and other well known tunes performed on tour. Contents include:
Item 18: Jazz Zeitung, October 1991 issue (Vol. 16, No. 10)Add to your cart.
Published in Munich. Cover story: "Wynton Marsalis: Klassiker, Bopper oder Oldtimer?"
Item 19: Peter Herbolzheimer RC & B Live in Concert / 20 Jahre / Stadtgarten KölnAdd to your cart.
LP record, Koala/Fatman label
Box 145Add to your cart.
Barcode 707195.
Item 1: Biographical timeline and genealogy of John Henry McLaughlin (California, also with Roemer family)Add to your cart.
Family tree mentions Clinton Roemer, b. 1921: quite likely the copyist who is also featured prominently in the Stan Kenton Collection.
Item 2: Copies of parts from other bandsAdd to your cart.

Some from Dick Shearer, primarily from Stan Kenton's ensembles. Contents:

Artistry in Rhythm, tpt. 1 Jump for Joe (book no. 502), Shearer Orchestra, arr. Dale DeVoe. Tpts. 1, 5 A Little Minor Booze (48), tpts 1, 2 O Canada (505), tpt. 4 Send in the Clowns ("6" crossed out, 3), tpt. 2, baritone horn

Item 3: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Lead sheets and single-sheet itemsAdd to your cart.
Three envelopes.
Item 5: Newspaper clippingsAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Promotional materialsAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Rosters, tour logistics, itinerariesAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Set lists and solo ordersAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Statements about library contents, beginning in early 1980sAdd to your cart.
1 of 3 envelopes: large lists.
Item 10: Statements about library contents, beginning in early 1980sAdd to your cart.
2 of 3 envelopes. Receipts.
Item 11: Statements about library contents, beginning in early 1980sAdd to your cart.
3 of 3 envelopes. Other.
Item 12: Unidentified parts, instrument identifiableAdd to your cart.
16 envelopes and folders.
Item 13: Unidentified parts, instrument not identifiableAdd to your cart.
4 envelopes.
Item 14: SketchesAdd to your cart.
2 envelopes.

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