Maynard Ferguson Quotes (2 quotes)
As quoted in: Saturday Review, 18 March 1944, p. 19
“The trouble with the contemporary generation is that it has not read the minutes of the last meeting.”
Ideas have Consequences (1948)
“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.”
The life and work of Thomas Hardy (1984 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMaynard Ferguson
Born: May 4, 1928
Died: August 23, 2006 (aged 78)
Occupation: Musician, bandleader, trumpeter
Bio: Walter Maynard Ferguson was a Canadian jazz musician and bandleader. He came to prominence playing in Stan Kenton's orchestra, before forming his own band in 1957. He was noted for being able to play accurately in a remarkably high register, and for his bands, which served as stepping stones for up-and-coming talent.