Maynard Ferguson http://wrti.org en Mostly Maynard On Big Band Jazz: May 5 At 7 PM http://wrti.org/post/mostly-maynard-big-band-jazz-may-5-7-pm <p>On the anniversary of his 85th birthday this Sunday, we'll remember bandleader and trumpeter Maynard Ferguson on Big Band Jazz. Stan Kenton added the Canadian born trumpet titan in 1950 to his Innovations in Modern Music band. A few years later, he started his own band. We'll feature recordings from his<em> Birdland Dream Band </em>to <em>Be Bop Nouveau</em>. And of course those famous high-end solos! <strong>Sunday, May 5, 7 to 8 pm.</strong></p> Sun, 05 May 2013 15:14:57 +0000 Bob Craig 5460 at http://wrti.org Mostly Maynard On Big Band Jazz: May 5 At 7 PM Big Band Jazz: Top 40 Hits Of the '60s! http://wrti.org/post/big-band-jazz-top-40-hits-60s <p>Some great Top 40 songs from the 1960s will get the Big Band Jazz treatment this Sunday. Stan Kenton adds his touch to the Bobby Hebb's "Sunny." The Basie Band takes on a huge Ray Charles hit. And Maynard Ferguson provides his magic to "MacArthur Park." Also, we'll celebrate Gene Krupa's birthday. <strong>Join us on Sunday, January 12 at 7 pm.</strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/ZMc_MyOR0dg</p><p></p> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 22:48:24 +0000 Bob Craig 4975 at http://wrti.org Big Band Jazz: Top 40 Hits Of the '60s!