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Maynard Ferguson’s Equipment Evolution

Revised for publication May 4, 2020 (original blog post May 4, 2018) Over the course of his extensive career, Maynard Ferguson experimented with different mouthpieces and trumpets. He worked with several mouthpiece makers to create different iterations of his mouthpieces. They usually had similar rims and cups, but occasionally he went in a completely new…

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Maynard Ferguson’s Equipment Evolution

Over the course of his extensive career, Maynard Ferguson experimented with different mouthpieces and trumpets. Below is an overview of the evolution of his equipment over time. May 4, 1928: Walter Maynard Ferguson was born in Verdun, Quebec, Canada. 1939-1941 while living in Canada: Rudy Muck 13C created by Rudy Muck. Maynard sanded down this…