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One More Trip to Birdland


Download links and information about One More Trip to Birdland by Maynard Ferguson, Big Bop Nouveau. This album was released in 1996 and it belongs to Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Bop genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 52:59 minutes.

Artist: Maynard Ferguson, Big Bop Nouveau
Release date: 1996
Genre: Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Bop
Tracks: 9
Duration: 52:59
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No. Title Length
1. You Got It 4:11
2. Manteca 6:24
3. The Vibe 7:13
4. Cajun Cookin' 7:09
5. Milestones 5:32
6. She Was Too Good to Me 6:25
7. Birdland 4:12
8. Blues from Around Here 7:33
9. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) 4:20



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 Don't Mean a Thing."