Maynard Ferguson Tour Date Archive – MFTourDates.NET

1995 Tour Dates

No gig calendar has been found for 1995.  All these dates come from newsletters except as noted, and so this year should be considered substantially incomplete.

1995

1/24 Seattle, WA Jazz Alley
1/25 Seattle, WA Jazz Alley
1/26 Seattle, WA Jazz Alley
1/27 Seattle, WA Jazz Alley
1/28 Seattle, WA Jazz Alley

2/3 Ft. Worth, TX Caravan of Dreams
2/4 Stephenville, TX Tarleton State University
2/14 Stroudsburg, PA Stroudsburg Auditorium
2/15 New London, CT El-N-Gee Club
2/17 Morristown, NJ Community Theatre (review reprint in newsletter)
2/18 Hatboro, PA Upper Moreland Auditorium
2/19 Plaines, PA River St. Jazz Café
2/21 Utica, NY Tiny’s Grill
2/23 Fostoria, OH Fostoria High School
2/24 Burlington, IA Memorial Auditorium
2/25 Arnold, MO Fox Auditorium
2/26 West Chicago, IL Synergy

3/2 Joliet, IL Rialto Square Theatre
3/3 Waukesha, WI South Auditorium
3/4 Clayton, OH Northmont High School
3/5 Solon, OH Solon Auditorium
3/9 Somerset, MA Somerset High School
3/10 Oneida, NY Oneida High School
3/11 Long Island, NY IMAC
3/12 Reading, PA Reading Senior High School
3/14 Augusta, GA Augusta College
3/15 Gadsen, AL Gadsen State Community College
3/17 Manchester, NH St. Anslem College
3/18 Manchester, NH St. Anslem College
3/27 Dedham, MA Dedham Auditorium
3/30 Washington, D.C. Blues Alley
3/31 Washington, D.C. Blues Alley

4/1 Washington, D.C. Blues Alley
4/2 Washington, D.C. Blues Alley
4/4 Pennsauken, NJ Pennsauken High School
4/5 Slippery Rock, PA Slippery Rock University
4/7 Holland, MI Diment Memorial Chapel
4/8 Palos Hills, IL Menker Theatre
4/9 Troy, MI Athens Auditorium
4/11 New York, NY The Blue Note
4/12 New York, NY The Blue Note
4/13 New York, NY The Blue Note
4/14 New York, NY The Blue Note
4/15 New York, NY The Blue Note
4/16 New York, NY The Blue Note
4/20 Altoona, PA Keith Junior High School
4/22 Aurora, IL Waubonsio High School
4/? Chicago, IL (per Ed Sargent article in newsletter)
4/? Debuque, IA (per Ed Sargent article in newsletter)
4/? Boston, MA (per Ed Sargent article in newsletter)
4/26 Dedham, MA Dedham High School
4/? Binghampton, NY (per Ed Sargent article in newsletter)
4/? Auborn, AL (per Ed Sargent article in newsletter)

5/3 Munich, Germany Bayerischer Hof (Europe dates confirmed by Ed Sargent article)
5/5 Paris, France, New Morning
5/6 Biel, Switzerland Jazz Club Take 5
5/8 Luxembourg, Zeltstadt
5/10 Berlin, Germany Quasimodo

Setlist per fan review in newsletter, no recording in circulation:
You got It
Caravan
Sweet Baba Suite (Bai Rav)
I Don’t Wanna Be a Hoochie Coochie Man No Mo
Get It To Go
Two encores:
Birdland (?)
Rocky (?)

5/11 Leipzig, Germany Gerwandhaus
5/14 Mainz, Germany Frankfurter Hof
5/15 Essen, Germany Grillo Theater
5/16 Lubeck, Germany Musik-Und Kongresshall
5/18 Innsbruch, Austria Treibhaus
5/19 Prague, Czech Republic Thermal Auditorium
5/20 Linz, Germany Landestheater Linz
5/23 Ljubljana, Slovenia Cankarjev Dom

6/24 Youngstown, OH  venue TBA
6/27 Saratoga Springs, NY Skidmore College
6/29 (?) Highland Park, IL Ravinia Festival (opening for Illinois Jacquet)

Ferguson still plays solos with the fervor-and the lung power-of a man half his age. How he can achieve such volume, accuracy, rhythmic fury and tonal brilliance remains one of the enduring mysteries of jazz.
July 04, 1995|By Howard Reich, Tribune Arts Critic.
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1995-07-04/news/9507040141_1_illinois-jacquet-robbins-nest-trumpet-section

7/1 Exeter, NH  Ioka Theater

Blue Birdland
You Got It
Caravan
I Don’t Wanna Be a Hoochie Coochie Man No Mo
Sweet Baba Suit
Birdland

7/2 Stowe, VT Trapp Family Meadow (Audio)

Blue Birdland
You Got It
Caravan
Suite Baba Suite (Bai-Rav)
A Night in Tunisia
Poison Ya Blues
It’s The Gospel Truth

7/3 Highland Park, IL Ravinia Festival (review)
7/6 Cleveland, OH Peabody’s Down Under
7/10 New London, CT El-N-Gee Club (per thread)
7/17 Wigans, England Wigans Festival

DVD: 12-minute clinic excerpt
Blue Birdland
It Don’t Mean a Thing
Caravan
Sweet Baba Suite (Bai Rav)
Poison Ya Blues-Happy B-day Scooter
Sugar
She Was Too Good To Me
Milestones
A Night in Tunisia

7/18 Wigans, England Wigans Festival
7/19 Wigans, England Wigans Festival
7/23 to 8/5 Australia   “Various venues” (possibly canceled, since MF says “tomorrow night is the end of the tour ” in the Wigan interview of 7/18.

8/30 Detroit, MI Pontchartrain Hotel, Crown Plaza
9/1 Broad Ripple, IN Jazz Kitchen (per MFHL)
9/2 Rockford, IL On The Waterfront
9/4 Manhattan, KS Sunset Zoo
9/5 Kansas City, MO The Drum Room
9/7 Marion, OH Popcorn Festival
9/8 Costa Mesa, CA Orange County P.A.C.
9/9 Phoenix, AZ Rhythm Room (ticket)
9/14 Westerville, OH Otterbein College

10/14 W. Lafayette, IN Purdue University (video)

Rocky (MF in halftime show with 1000-piece marching band)
BBN evening concert:
Blue Birdland
You Got It
Caravan
Sweet Baba Suite (Bai Rav)
Birdland
Rocky (with Purdue Band)

10/15 Boone, IA Boone High School
10/20 Chico, CA California State University
10/22 San Ramon, CA Maestros
10/27 Grosse Pointe Woods, MI Parcells Middle School Auditorium
10/28 Lima, OH Civic Center

11/1 Catonsville, MD  Catonsville High School (as per http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/maynard-ferguson/1995/catonsville-high-school-catonsville-md-33d31c81.html
11/3 Woodstock, VT Town Hall Theatre

Blue Birdland
You Got It
Caravan
Sweet Baba Suite
I Don’t Wanna Be a Hoochie Coochie Man No Mo
Birdland
He Can’t Swing
Gonna Fly Now

11/4 Tarrytown, NY Tarrytown Music Hall
11/6 Reading, PA Pine Grove Auditorium
11/9 Plaines, PA River Street Jazz Cafe
11/13 Westminster, MD Westminster Auditorium

 

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