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Maynard Ferguson’s Life In Music: The Authorized Biography by Dr. William F. Lee III

Quite an undertaking. Sixty years of this Canadian-born phenom’s musical life in a mere 256 pages. With little and/or nothing about those sometimes equally colorful aspects of his personal life.

Dr. Lee intersperses his spare narrative with dozens of quotes from Maynard himself; family members; generations of MF sidemen and musical peers; plus band personnels; record date personnels and song lists; a discography, and bibliography.

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