Maynard Ferguson

1928 - 2006

Maynard Ferguson

Walter Maynard Ferguson CM (May 4, 1928 – August 23, 2006) was a Canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader. He came to prominence in Stan Kenton's orchestra before forming his own big band in 1957. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maynard Ferguson has received more than 422,578 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 672nd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 420k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Maynard Ferguson ranks 675 out of 2,258Before him are Eduard van Beinum, Vasco Rossi, Kenny Clarke, Kenny G, Radu Lupu, and Jeff Hanneman. After him are Dave Grohl, Steven Van Zandt, Rick Davies, Gilbert O'Sullivan, Rudolf Barshai, and James Galway.

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Among people born in 1928, Maynard Ferguson ranks 219Before him are Friedrich Wetter, Dan Blocker, Yury Yakovlev, Robert M. Pirsig, Flóra Kádár, and Shulamit Aloni. After him are Borisav Jović, Franciszek Pieczka, Charles Gray, Pilar Lorengar, Mohammad Beheshti, and Luis Posada Carriles. Among people deceased in 2006, Maynard Ferguson ranks 134Before him are Jean-François Revel, George Koval, Gerard Reve, Billy Preston, Dürrüşehvar Sultan, and Georgios Rallis. After him are Rocío Dúrcal, Peter Benchley, Dennis Weaver, Johnny Servoz-Gavin, Akira Ifukube, and Maureen Stapleton.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Maynard Ferguson ranks 151 out of 840Before him are Denis Villeneuve (1967), Graham Greene (1952), Katheryn Winnick (1977), Diana Krall (1964), Peter North (1957), and Paul Watson (1950). After him are Frances Oldham Kelsey (1914), Raymond Massey (1896), James Gosling (1955), Maud Menten (1879), Louis Jolliet (1645), and Cobie Smulders (1982).

Among MUSICIANS In Canada

Among musicians born in Canada, Maynard Ferguson ranks 11Before him are Joni Mitchell (1943), Avril Lavigne (1984), Loreena McKennitt (1957), Gil Evans (1912), David Foster (1949), and Diana Krall (1964). After him are Paul Bley (1932), Robbie Robertson (1943), Neil Peart (1952), Buffy Sainte-Marie (1941), Geddy Lee (1953), and Bob Rock (1954).

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