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January 29, 2017 @ 3:46 PM

Parking Garage "MARIA" Maynard version! By Kurt THOMPSON Trumpet 

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January 29, 2017 @ 3:37 PM

Kurt's BLOG: University Trumpet Professor vs Online Trumpet Teacher - Whom Do You Trust? 

 

 

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January 5, 2017 @ 3:15 AM

http://www.trumpetsizzle.com/Lead-Tru... First things first: Maynard was and still is my Trumpet Idol! Many can hear the essence of Maynard in my own playing style! That said, Maynard was not PERFECT nor was he an ANGEL! Time after time year after year, I receive negative feedback, comments, emails, etc from people saying I am too cocky, confrontational, flamboyant, self absorbed, arrogant and that I should strive to be more like Maynard Ferguson. These idiots don't KNOW the real Maynard Ferguson. They only know and consider Maynard Ferguson from age 60 until his death and YES, he was gentle, giving, kind and not very competitive during this last decade and a half. BUT FOLKS!!!! At age 30, 40, 50 Maynard was a hard core partier, ......

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