Maynard Ferguson Tour Date Archive – MFTourDates.NET

1996 Tour Dates

The 1996 dates come from a handwritten office calendar and from newletters.  Both sources seem to be incomplete, so there may be dates missing.

1996

January+
1/23 New York, NY David Letterman Show
1/28 MF flies to Florida
1/30 Marathon, FL
1/31 Off

February
2/1 Orlando, FL Club date
2/2 Off?
2/3 Tarpon Springs, FL
2/4 Off?
2/5 Stone Mountain, GA Stone Mountain HS
2/6 Off
2/7 Crodus? (illegible)
2/8 Nashville, TN (Poster)
2/9 Rockhill, SC Winthrop University ,Byrnes Auditorium
2/10 Off?
2/11 Millville, NJ Millville HS Auditorium

Blue Birdland
You Got It
Caravan
Sweet Baba Suite
She Was Too Good To Me
I Don’t Wanna Be a Hoochie Coochie Man No Mo
Milestones
Manteca
Birdland
Night in Tunisia

2/12 Off
2/13 York, PA Central HS
2/14 Stroudsburg, PA Stroudsburg HS
2/15 Medford, NY Medford HS
2/16 Off?
2/17 Off?
2/18 Off ?
2/19 Off ?
2/20 Clayton, OH Northmont High School
2/21 Miami, OH Miami University Hall Auditorium
2/22 Joliet, IL Rialto Square Theater
2/23 Macomb, IL Western Illinois University
2/24 Springfield, MO Hammons Hall for Perf Arts
2/25 Off
2/26 Fenton, IL Rockwood Summit HS

Blue Birdland
It Don’t Mean a Thing
Caravan
Sweet Baba Suite (Bai Rav)
I Don’t Wanna Be a Hoochie Coochie Man No Mo
Blue Birdland
Birdland

Source:
Christian Science Monitor. 4/22/96, Vol. 88 Issue 102, p1. 2

2/27 Lincolnberg, IL Stevenson HS
2/28 Fly to South Africa

March
3/1-3/3 Cape Town, South Africa (canceled)
3/3 Utica, NY Tiny’s Grill
3/4-3/6 Off?
3/7-3/10 Washington, DC Blues Alley
3/11 Off?
3/12 Glen Elg, MD Glen Elg HS
3/13 Pennsauken, NH Pennsauken HS
3/14 Off?
3/15 Coral Gables, FL Congregational Church
3/16 Off?
3/17 Miami, FL 1st United Church of Christ (end of tour?)
3/18-4/1 Off

April
4/2 Waco, TX Waco Hippodrome
4/3 Off?
4/4 Muskogee, OK Muskogee HS Auditorium
4/5 Off?
4/6 Fort Worth, TX, Caravan of Dreams
4/7 Houston, TX Rockefeller’s
4/8 Off?
4/9 Gadsden, AL Gadsden State Community College
4/10 Off?
4/11 Off?
4/12 South Portland, ME South Portland HS
4/13 Troy, NY Troy Music Hall

Blue Birdland
You Got It
Caravan
Sweet Baba Suite
She Was Too Good To Me
I Don’t Wanna Be a Hoochie Coochie Man No Mo
Birdland
A Night in Tunisia

4/14 Town Hall, NYC
4/15 Off?
4/16 Altoona, PA Keith Junior High School
4/17 Off?
4/18 Whitewater, WI University of Wisconsin
4/19 Arden Hill, MN Bethel College
4/20 Sioux City, IA North HS
4/21 Dubuque, IA
4/22 Off?
4/23 Kent, Ohio J.D.’s
4/24 Off?
4/25 Cape May Courthouse, N.J. Middle Township PAC
4/26 Off?
4/27 Red Bank, NJ, Count Basie Theatre (or Lakewood, NJ?)
4/28 Washington, DC National Gallery of Art
4/29 Off?
4/30 Stone Mountain, GA Stone Mountain High School

May
5/1 Off?
5/2 Danbury, Conn. O’Neil Center (canceled?)
5/3 Binghampton, NY Chenango Valley High School
5/4 Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre
5/5 West Dennis, MA Christine’s (canceled?)
5/6 Off?
5/7-5/12 New York, Y Blue Note Cafe
5/13 Off
5/14 Off/rehearsal
5/15 Off?
5/16 Off/rehearsal
5/17 Niles, MI Niles HS
5/18-19 Deerfield, IL Shades (club)
5/20 Off
5/21 Gillette, WY
5/22 MF-only master class
5/23 Butte, MT
5/24 Bountiful, UT Bountiful HS
5/25 Off?
5/26 San Francisco, CA Fairmont Hotel, Top of the Mark
5/27 Rehearse for record date
5/28 Eureka, CA
5/29 Palm Springs, CA Palm Springs HS
5/30 San Diego, CA Croce’s Top Hat
5/31 Thousand Oaks, CA Center for Perf Arts

June
6/2 – 6/11 Recording sessions for “One More Trip to Birdland”
6/22 Harrisburg, PA Jazz Festival
6/23 Dayton, OH Gilly’s
6/24-6/27 Off/Travel?
6/27 East Greenwich, RI
6/28 Portsmouth, VA
6/29 Off?

July
7/1 Studio City, CA Private Party (fly from Dayton)
7/2-7/3 Off?
7/4 Red Wing, MN
7/5 Ann Arbor, MI
7/6 West Aurora, IL
7/7 Fly home
Off for the rest of July

August
8/1-8/2 Off?
8/3 Pocono Mountain, PA Pocono Mountain HS

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

8/4 Hartwood Acres, PA
8/5 Toledo, OH?
8/6 Off?
8/7 Indianapolis, IN
8/8-8/9 Off?
8/10 La Crosse, WI Great River Jazz Festival
8/11-8/13 Off?
8/14 -8/16 Iowa State Fair
8/17 Fort Wayne, IN Foellinger Theater
Off for the rest of August

September
9/1-9/7 Off
9/8 Fly to Europe
9/9 Off?
9/10 Zurich, Switzerland Widder Bar
9/11 Off
9/12 Walldorf, Germany Session Kulturwerk
9/13 Off
9/14 Minden, Germany Jazz Club
9/15 Off
9/16 Tuttlingen, Germany Ritter Garten Jam Factory
9/17 Paris, France New Morning
9/18 Dusseldorf, Germany
9/19 Stuttgart, Germany Auls Der Fachlouishulle (sp?)
9/20 Viersen, Germany
9/21 Czechoslovakia Theatre Cernow
9/22 Fly to UK
9/23 Off
9/24-9/25Wigan, Lancashire, UK Wigan Jazz Festival
9/26 Fly to US Manchester to London to Phoenix
9/27 Off
9/28 Sedona, AZ Jazz on the Rocks
9/29-off
9/30 Rehearse Tom Garling CD

October
10/1 Rehearse Tom Garling CD
10/2-10/5 Record Tom Garling CD
10/6 Mixing Tom Garling CD
10/7-10/13 Off
10/14 Fly to NYC
10/15 Rehearse
10/16 NYC, Birdland Grand Opening
10/18 Pat Bullard Show
10/17-10/19 Birdland, NYC
10/20 Fly Home
10/21-10/25 Off
10/26 Oshkosh, WI
10/27 Hastings, MN Hastings HS
10/28 Sioux Falls, SD Lincoln HS
10/29 Independence, IA Independence HS
10/30-10/31 Off?

November
11/1 Off?
11/2 Rolling Hills, IL
11/3 St. Louis, MO Jazz at the Bistro
11/4 -11/5 Off
11/6 Milwaukee, WI Rave Club
11/7 Columbus, OH Lincoln HS
11/8 Owensboro, KY
11/9 Roscommon, MI Kirtland Community College
11/10 Mt. Clemens, MI JD Club
11/11 Off
11/12 Beckley, WV Woodrow Wilson HS
11/13 Charlottsville, VA University of VA
11/14 Plains, PA River Street Jazz Cafe
11/15 Off
11/16 Elba, AL
11/17-11/18 Off?
11/19 Greenville, NC
11/20 Off?
11/21 Canton, MO
11/22 Elgin, IL Elgin Community College
11/23 Madison, WI Civic Center
11/24 Golden Valley, MN
11/25 Fly home
11/26-11/29 Off
11/30 MF flies to India

December
MF in India

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