Trumpet Rhapsody

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Trumpet Rhapsody
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Studio album by
Released1968 (1968)
RecordedDecember 1967
Baden-Baden, West Germany
Genre Jazz
Label MPS
MPS 15 166 ST
Maynard Ferguson chronology
Ridin' High
(1966)
Trumpet Rhapsody
(1968)
The Ballad Style of Maynard Ferguson
(1969)

Trumpet Rhapsody (also released as Maynard Ferguson '69) is an album released by Canadian jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson featuring tracks recorded in 1967 and originally released on the MPS label. [1] [2]

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Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
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AllMusic states "the great trumpeter sticks mostly to ballads, showcasing his tone and sometimes his range with restraint and an accent on lyricism. The music is enjoyable enough but not too essential". [3]

Track listing

  1. "Almost Like Being in Love" (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) - 1:50
  2. "Knarf" (Mike Abene) - 4:30
  3. "Olé" (Maynard Ferguson, Slide Hampton) - 7:05
  4. "Dancing Nitely" (Bill Holman) - 5:05
  5. "Tenderly" (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) - 3:05
  6. "Whisper Not" (Benny Golson) - 6:20
  7. "Got the Spirit" (Hampton) - 9:25

Personnel

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References

  1. Edwards, D., Callahan, Eyries, P., Watts, R. & Neely, T. SABA/MPS Records Discography, accessed May 6, 2016
  2. Minn, M. The Maynard Ferguson Discography, accessed May 6, 2016
  3. 1 2 Yanow, Scott. Trumpet Rhapsody – Review at AllMusic . Retrieved May 6, 2016.