The Maynard Ferguson Podcast
Welcome to the Maynard Ferguson podcast! Please subscribe
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Episode 16 - Valet Interview (10/14/2011)
In Episode 16, former Maynard Ferguson valet Ryan Schwab tells us what it was like to tour with Maynard during the busiest part of his career. Also, a new OMG moment.
Episode 16 (mp3, 36.9 MB)
Episode 15 - Ed Sargent(2/4/2012)
The Maynard Ferguson Podcast returns with an interview with Ed Sargent about his life with Maynard and his new DVD project.
Episode 15 (mp3, 91.8 MB)
Episode 14 - Alumni Update (1/15/2011)
Episode 14 features some solo recordings from some of Maynard's best sidemen over the years.
Episode 14 (mp3, 41.5 MB)
- Jeff Lashway (piano)
- Stockton Helbing (drums)
- Denis DiBlasio (flute, sax, vocals)
- Chip McNeill (sax)
- Carl Fischer (trumpet)
- Tom Garling (trombone)
- Reggie Watkins (trombone)
Episode 13 - Christmas with Trumpets; Fan Stories (12/11/2010)
In episode 13, the Maynard Ferguson Podcast features Maynard's
Christmas medley, listens to some other Christmas songs that
are heavy on trumpet, and gathers some Maynard stories from
fans and alumni.
Episode 13 (mp3, 69 MB)
Episode 12 - The Pop/Rock Styles of Maynard Ferguson (11/6/2010)
In episode 12, the Maynard Ferguson Podcast explores some of
Maynard's best covers of rock and pop songs. The show wraps,
as always, with an 'OMG' moment!
Episode 12 (mp3, 31 MB)
Episode 11 - Roger Ingram (10/3/2010)
Roger Ingram talks to the Maynard Ferguson podcast and shares
a few stories about his time with Maynard, Harry Connick,
Jr., and tells us what he is up to now.
Episode 11 (mp3, 56 MB)
Episode 10 - The Roulette Years (9/5/2010)
In episode 10, we look at some new YouTube lessons from Denis
DiBlasio, and then we dive into Maynard's legendary years
with Roulette Records!
Episode 10 (mp3, 30 MB)
Episode 9 - The 10 Best Double Cs (8/14/2010)
In episode 9, Mike Ehr (from ScreamTrumpet.com) counts down
his 10 favorite recorded double Cs by trumpet players. Also,
news about Joey Pero and Eric Miyashiro's new projects!
Episode 9 (mp3, 33 MB)
Episode 8 - The Maynard Timeline (7/24/2010)
In episode 8, Matt walks through a Maynard timeline. Hear
music spanning from the early 50s through 2006!
Episode 8 (mp3, 35 MB)
Episode 7 - Maynard's Under-rated Songs (6/28/2010)
In episode 7, Matt goes beyond the hits and serves up some
of Maynard's overlooked gems. Also, play the new MF Mix-Up
Episode 7 (mp3, 36 MB)
Episode 6 - Maynard's Trumpet Players (6/13/2010)
In episode 6, Matt features a few of the many great trumpeters
that Maynard had on his band through the years.
Episode 6 (mp3, 28 MB)
Episode 5 - Maynard in Unexpected Places (5/31/2010)
In episode 5, Matt helps you find Maynard in some unexpected
places, and interviews Maristella Feustle, the UNT student
who helped organize and sort through Maynard's charts.
Episode 5 (mp3, 36.5 MB)
Episode 4 - The Ballads of Maynard Ferguson (5/15/2010)
In episode 4, Matt recaps the opening of the Sherman Jazz
Museum, and features Eric Miyashiro's "Pleiades, A Tribute
to Maynard Ferguson" CD.
Episode 4 (mp3, 44.8 MB)
Episode 3 - The Ballads of Maynard Ferguson (5/1/2010)
In episode 3, we count down the fan's 10 favorite Maynard ballads
including the new "Maria Mash-Up"! Plus a new OMG
Episode 3 (mp3, 38 MB)
- To schedule a private lesson with Roger Ingram, contact
Vic@RogerIngram.com. Also, check Roger's home
page and schedule
for updates on his tour.
- The top 10 Maynard Ferguson Ballads (as determined by
votes from Twitter
- 'Round Midnight
- Plays Jazz for Dancing (1959)
- MF Horn
- Macarthur Park
- The Way We Were
- Bridge Over Troubled Water
- If I Thought You'd Ever Change Your Mind
- Dues/Color Him Wild (1964)
- You Can Have Me Anytime
- Danny Boy
- The New Sounds of Maynard Ferguson (1964)
Episode 2 - Steve Wiest (4/18/2010)
In Episode 2, Steve Wiest recalls his time on the band, and
his impressive achievements since.
Episode 2 (mp3, 48.2 MB)
- To get the group rate on the Holiday Inn Express &
Suites in Sherman, TX, call 903-892-3300, speak to the in-house
reservation folks, and use the group block name "Jazz".
You must call during regular business hours, Monday through
Friday, to reserve at this rate.
- Relevant links:
- Albums mentioned:
Episode 1 - OMG Moments (4/9/2010)
Episode one talks about the three Maynard Ferguson tributes
coming in May, and chronicles nine of Matt's favorite Maynard
Ferguson OMG (Oh my God!) moments.
Episode 1 (mp3, 34.6 MB)
- The John Hoey Orchestra will be joined by Denis Diblasio,
Reggie Watkins, and Denis Noday for the Maynard Ferguson
Birthday Bash Concert at Chris' Jazz Cafe (in Philadelphia)
on May 1, 2010. Details at the John
Hoey Orchestra web site.
- The Frank Vardaros Jazz Orchestra will pay tribute to
Maynard by performing the music from the Live at Jimmy's
album. Their event is on May 6, 2010, at the Gateway Center
for the Arts in DeBary, Florida. Details at the Gateway
Center for the Arts web site.
- The Sherman Jazz Museum (where the MF Estate Collection
is housed) grand opening is on May 8, 2010 in Sherman, Texas.
To celebrate this event, the University of North Texas One
O'Clock Lab Band (directed by Steve Wiest) with guest artists
Wayne Bergeron and Denis Diblasio will play a concert featuring
music from the estate. Details at the Sherman
Jazz Museum web site.
Matt's List of Maynard Ferguson "OMG" Moments
Send me your OMG Moments at podcast (at) MaynardFerguson.com