1. This was one of the most exciting bands Maynard Ferguson ever led. A Dream Band assembled for the successful year they spent at Birdland in , it had charts, specially commissioned by Ferguson, by some of the finest writers in contemporary jazz, including Bill Holman, Jimmy Giuffre, Marty Paich, Manny Albam, Ernie Wilkins and Johnny Mandel.
  2. Birdland Dream Band - Maynard Ferguson (RCA Victor/Legacy|Vik) Recorded Jazz Connoisseur CD re-issue produced and prepared for release by Daniel Baumgarten Mastered by Michael O. Drexler 8 page booklet includes the original LP liner notes/5(2).
  3. Maynard Ferguson - Biography - The Birdland Dream BandIn , Ferguson became the leader of the Birdland Dream Band, a piece big band formed by Morris Levy as an "all-star" lineup to play at Levy's —Birdland jazz club in New York City While the name "Birdland Dream Band" was short-lived and is represented by only two albums over the course of a year, this band became the core of.
  4. On tracks 12 &21 Add Al Stewart - Trumpet, Arnold Fishkin - Bass replaces Hinton & Don Lamond - Drums replaces Campbell. This album was originally released on an LP with the same title in This band was created to fill Birdland in New York and to provide a band that could make some great records, it succeeded on both counts!
  5. Birdland is the fifth and most recent studio album by English blues rock band the Yardbirds, released in Their first studio album in over 35 years, the only band members from the s group who appear are drummer Jim McCarty and rhythm guitarist Chris Dreja (former lead guitarist Jeff Beck has a cameo on "My Blind Life").
  6. "These selections originally appeared on the albums LX 'The Birdland Dreamband' and LX 'The Birdland Dreamband, Vol. 2.'" Digitally remastered. Discography on insert. Performer(s): Performed by: Maynard Ferguson, trumpet, with various performers. Description: 1 audio disc (62 min.): digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. Contents.
  7. Jul 12,  · This week's words are courtesy of The Robster: One thing that is noticeable when you study R.E.M.’s discography is how many amazing songs were not released as singles. But perhaps more baffling is the list of tracks they DID put out as 45s and how many of them are considered among the weakest in the.
  8. This is a must have for any serious Maynard Ferguson fan. 24 great charts from Maynard and his Birdland Dream Band. Audio is suprisingly clean and clear for a recording from , and Maynard soars! If you've only heard Maynard in the MF Horn series of recordings or his later work post-Rocky, you owe it to yourself to get your hands on as many 5/5(7).
  9. Birdland Big Band is the resident Big Band at Birdland in New York City featuring the finest New York Jazz musicians playing classic big band arrangements and contemporary big band compositions contributed by band members.

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