08.25.06

Maynard Ferguson, RIP

Posted in Cinema, The World Of Entertainment at 1:50 pm by

Band leader and trumpet player Maynard Ferguson, above, best known for the theme to “Rocky”, has passed away at the age of 78.

Though this is undoubtedly a sad occasion for Ferguson’s fans, friends and family, there is considerable silver lining.  The musician’s passing means he’ll not live to witness a screening of the forthcoming “Rocky Balboa”, and never again will he be mistaken for Chuck Mangione, or the singer for Tool when dropping off a rental car.

One Response to “Maynard Ferguson, RIP”

  1. kt says:

    this is the third reference to chuck mangione i’ve heard since monday. what’s going on here? is there some ‘children of sanchez’ underground revival that i don’t know about?

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