In 1956 maynard ferguson had the opportunity to put together a dream band. The premier site for the history and analysis of the standards jazz musicians play the most. This is yet another attempt to replicate the success of conquistador. A 1970s jazz staple with solo space written for alto 1 andor trumpet 2, nice chord voicings throughout, and the lead trumpet top note to only a written g on top of the staff. This section of fun music is dedicated to maynard ferguson. C 1 lullaby of birdland george shearing 7 9 9 7 9 7 5. Birdland maynard ferguson sheet music, music books.
Birdland is your choice for virtuoso live jazz in nyc. Jaco pastorius birdland ver 2 bass tab bass tablature for birdland jaco pastorius with weather report off the album, heavy weather i really liked the tab for this song as i found it on the bta i found a. Maynard ferguson birdland solo sheet music for trumpet. This is a fairly simple tune but lots of fun to play on. Another great chart from maynard fergusons birdland dream band library. Carnival is the 11th album by canadian jazz trumpeter maynard ferguson on columbia records. One more trip to birdland by maynard ferguson album. Watch taylor swift party with katy perry and rupaul in new video. In 1956 ferguson became the leader of the birdland dream band, a 14 piece big band formed by morris levy as an all star lineup to play at levys birdland jazz club in new york city. Birdland full big band maynard ferguson d4pqdzv6np. A little big band arrangement of maynard ferguson s take on weather reports birdland. Simply enter the code 23years in the promo code field on the shopping cart page and click apply to receive your discount details. Maynard ferguson download high quality complete mp3 albums.
Birdland, the club named in honor of charlie yardbird parker, had opened on dec. Print and download birdland sheet music by the manhattan transfer. Theres a host of eggciting easter events and activities taking place at birdland throughout the holidays saturday 1st sunday 23rd april. Maynard ferguson birdland dream band volume 2 1957. Lullaby of birdland is a tune written by george shearing in 1952 in honor of charlie parker and birdland the jazz club named after him. Fortunately in addition to a tour, the orchestra cut a pair of albums, most of which is included on this single cd. This hot chart is not an easy read, but the audience is sure to be pleased by maynard ferguson s epic rendition of the funk classic birdland by weather report. Jazz standards songs and instrumentals lullaby of birdland. If you want to feature 2 trumpets, it doesnt get any better than this. Tracks recorded september 7, 1956 at rca studio 2, new york city. Take birdlnad im about to say in a constructive manner. This hot chart is not an easy read, but the audience is sure to be pleased by maynard fergusons epic rendition of. Birdland as recorded by maynard ferguson music by josef zawinul arranged by mick.
Order maynard ferguson, birdland midi file or browse our complete catalog. A jazzfusion piece, it achieved unusual commercial success and became a jazz standard, entering the repertoire of many groups and bands, including buddy rich, maynard fergusons big band, and the manhattan transfer, who recorded a vocalese take on the. Check out a message from birdland by maynard ferguson on amazon music. This is intended to be a fairly easy version of the song, hope you enjoy. Solo reapeat and fade birdland maynard ferguson drums 5. He came to prominence in stan kentons orchestra before forming his own big band in 1957. The manhattan transfer birdland sheet music in g major. Even at the age of 67, maynard ferguson shows on this cd that he could still belt out the high notes. The manhattan transfer birdland lyrics genius lyrics.
A little big band arrangement of maynard fergusons take on weather reports birdland. With arrangements from al cohn, bob brookmeyer, jimmy giuffre, ernie wilkins, bill holman, marty paich, willie maiden, johnny mandel, and herb geller, it is not too surprising that these charts sound. It was the bebop era, when jazz was at the height of its powers and new york city was its spiritual home. Download manhattan transfer birdland sheet music notes and chords for trumpet transcription. One more trip to birdland, an album by maynard ferguson. Birdland is an instrumental composition by keyboardist joe zawinul which debuted on the weather report album heavy weather in 1977. Maynard ferguson the birdland dreamband 1987, cd discogs. This hot chart is not an easy read, but the audience is sure to be pleased by maynard fergusons epic rendition of the funk classic birdland by weather report. Birdland maynard ferguson sheet music for piano, alto. Maynard fergusons trumpet solo birdland by joe zawinul off the album carnival by.
Enjoy an unrivalled sheet music experience for ipadsheet music viewer, score library and music store all in one app. The whole band swings like crazy on this tune, which sounds like its based on the changes to watermelon man. 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. As well as easter trails, quizzes and daily eggthemed talks and shows, the gloucestershire wildlife attraction is also expecting some eggstra special new arrivals in their hatchery. Printed as originally scored 4423, but including extra parts for a standard 5444 instrumentation. Walter maynard ferguson may 4, 1928 august 23, 2006 was a canadianborn jazz. We are a cornerstone of jazz history in nyc birdland jazz. Sheet music arranged for pianovocalguitar in g major transposable. Tracks 49 recorded september 11, 1956 at webster hall, new york city.
Listen to your favorite songs from a message from birdland by maynard ferguson now. Walter maynard ferguson cm may 4, 1928 august 23, 2006 was a canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader. Watch will smith perform to iconic song prince ali from aladdi. Located in midtown manhattan, our historic new york club has played host to legendary concerts since 1949. He was noted for his bands, which often served as stepping stones for upandcoming talent, his versatility on several instruments, and his ability to play in a high register. The new birdland is decent, although not on the level of the original, but you have to love the espn sportscenter ending. A message from birdland by maynard ferguson on amazon. This arrangement of birdland by max gray is protected under a creative commons attribution 4.810 1506 1192 1512 1019 1573 689 1472 1400 1417 1365 725 466 89 757 498 1480 1124 411 648 28 1318 206 1502 1436 372 1256 177 1283 288 1032 809 1039 932 917 411 1052