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Taking the A Train To the B Side

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

We were playing the greats in front of a great.

Somehow, my high school managed to get Maynard Ferguson, a trumpet player known for his killer high notes and be-bop sounds, to play in the auditorium. The high school jazz band had the task of opening up the show.

Here is a clip of Maynard playing MacArthur Park.