Shorty Rogers CDs with Maynard Ferguson


SHORTY ROGERS WITH HIS ORCHESTRA FEATURING THE GIANTS, COOL AND CRAZY (SPANISH RELEASE) -- RCA Victor 74321610582

Here's Maynard, screaming away with the Shorty Rogers Orchestra on a number of tracks, recorded 3/26/53, 4/2/53, and 7/5/56. Absolutely fantastic West Coast jazz! Highly listenable, yet driving! It's a MUST for every MF collection.
COPY #1. This copy is unsealed, but it's in MINT condition. $17.00.
COPY #2. This copy is MINT, FACTORY SEALED. $20.00.
COPY #3. This copy is MINT, FACTORY SEALED. $20.00.

SHORTY ROGERS, FOUR CLASSIC ALBUMS (UK RELEASE) -- Avid Jazz AMSC 1041 74321610582

This 2011 CD contains four of Shorty Rogers' great LPs on two CD discs. Maynard can be heard on the tracks from the original LP The Big Shorty Rogers Express. You can hear him screaming away on tracks recorded 3/26/53, 4/2/53, and 7/5/56. Absolutely fantastic West Coast jazz! Highly listenable, yet driving! It's a MUST for every MF collection. And you get the material from the other three LPs, to boot.
COPY #1. This copy is unsealed, but it's in MINT condition. $20.00.

SHORTY ROGERS WITH HIS ORCHESTRA AND THE GIANTS, SHORT STOPS -- Bluebird 5917-2-RB

Here's Maynard, screaming away with the Shorty Rogers Orchestra on a number of tracks, recorded 3/26/53, 4/2/53, and 7/14/53. Absolutely fantastic West Coast jazz! Highly listenable, yet driving! It's a MUST for every MF collection.
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SHORTY ROGERS, BLUES FOR BRANDO -- Giants of Jazz CD 53389

Here's Maynard, screaming away with the Shorty Rogers Orchestra on six different tracks: Infinity Promenade and Short Stops (3/26/53) and Blues for Brando, Chino, The Wild One (Hot Blood), and Windswept (7/14/53). Absolutely fantastic West Coast jazz! Highly listenable, yet driving! It's a MUST for every MF collection.
COPY #1. Just in, this is the first copy of this hard-to-find CD I've ever had to post on the website. It's in MINT condition -- brand new. $15.00. SORRY! THIS COPY RESERVED FOR A COLLECTOR, 8/9/20.
COPY #2. Just in, this one's in MINT condition -- brand new. $15.00. SORRY! THIS ITEM RESERVED FOR A COLLECTOR, 9/15/20.

SHORTY ROGERS & THE GIANTS, SHORTY GOES TO HOLLYWOOD (U.K. RELEASE) -- Giant Steps Recordings GSCR 021

This 2006 2-CD set contains various Shorty Rogers tracks on disc one, but MF is featured on disc two where we have the soundtracks from The Man with the Golden Arm and Perez Prado's Voodoo Suite (written by Rogers). There's a great story in the liner notes about a fight that broke out between two of the percussion players on the Voodoo Suite session, and the American musicians, including Maynard and Milt Bernhart, broke out hysterically laughing, infuriating Prado who was a very serious band leader. Tape stopped rolling, the fighters were fired, and the recording continued.
COPY #1. Just in, this is the first copy of this hard-to-find CD set I've ever had to post on the website. It's in MINT condition -- brand new. $17.00. SORRY. THIS COPY RESERVED FOR A COLLECTOR, 8/10/20.

VARIOUS ARTISTS, BLUEBIRD: THE SAMPLER -- Bluebird 6389-2-RB

This is an exceptionally rare CD. I look for them all the time, but almost never see one. It took my almost 10 years to find one for my personal collection. This is a 1987 pressing, long out-of-print, and it includes MF with Shorty Rogers on the track Sweetheart of Sigmund Freud. This track was on the Bluebird Short Stops CD, and that's why it's included in this Bluebird Sampler.
COPY #1. This is the first copy of this rare disc that I've ever had for sale on the website. This copy is used, and is in spectacular condition with the exception that it has a small hole punch in the backing paper at top left. Everything else about this CD is in near-perfect condition: the case, inserts, and disc. Other than the hole punch, it's NMINT++. Priced quite a bit lower than expected due the one flaw, it's still $8.00 due to its rarity.
COPY #2. This is only the second copy of this rare disc that I've ever had for sale on the website. This copy is used, and is in spectacular condition with the exception that it has a small hole punch in the backing paper at top left. Everything else about this CD is in near-perfect condition: the case, inserts, and disc. Other than the hole punch, it's NMINT++. Priced quite a bit lower than expected due the one flaw, it's still $8.00 due to its rarity.

SHORTY ROGERS, MODERN JAZZ ARCHIVE (GERMAN RELEASE) -- Membran 221959-306

Here's Maynard, screaming away with the Shorty Rogers Orchestra on a number of tracks, recorded between 3/26/53 and 3/3/54. Absolutely fantastic West Coast jazz! This rare German 2-CD set was issued in 2004. It's got really unique packaging. The two CDs sit inside a booklet-type CD case, that's more than twice as tall as a normal CD case. A 20-page booklet is included. Tracks with MF include Coop de Graas, Infinity Promenade, Short Stop, Boar Jibu, Contours, etc. An outstanding compilation, nicely packaged.
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SHORTY ROGERS, CONTOURS (GERMAN RELEASE) -- Past Perfect 220302-203

This 2002 CD is a German import. It's beautifully packaged in an outer slip cover, and it contains 16 classic Shorty Rogers tracks, with complete, detailed liner notes. Maynard can be heard on Coop De Graas, Infinity Promenade, Short Stop, Boar-Jibu (3/26/53), Contours, Tale of an African Lobster, Chiquito Loco, The Sweetheart of Sigmund Freud (4/2/53).
COPY #1. This copy is MINT, FACTORY SEALED. $17.00.
COPY #2. This copy is MINT, FACTORY SEALED. $17.00.

SHORTY ROGERS, SHORTY ROGERS (GERMAN RELEASE) -- Laserlight Digital 36363

This 2006 2-CD boxed set is a German import. It's nicely packaged with two individual CDs in an outer cover, and it contains 30 classic Shorty Rogers tracks, with detailed information included on personnel and recording dates. This has most of the tracks that MF recorded with Rogers. He can be heard on Coop De Graas, Infinity Promenade, Short Stop, Boar-Jibu (3/26/53), Contours, Tale of an African Lobster, Chiquito Loco, The Sweetheart of Sigmund Freud (4/2/53), Blues for Brando, Chino, Hot Blood (The Wild One), Windswept (7/14/53), Topsy, It's Sand Man, Basie Eyes, Doggin' Around (2/2/54), Jump for Me, Down for Double, Over and Out, Swinging the Blues (2/9/54), H&J, Taps Miller, Walk Don't Run (3/3/54).
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SHORTY ROGERS, GET SHORTY (UK RELEASE) -- Giant Steps Records GIST 10

This 2004 double CD package is a UK import. It contains 34 classic Shorty Rogers tracks, with complete, detailed liner notes. Maynard can be heard on Beetle, Hot Blood (aka The Wild One), Scramble, Chino (8/15/53, although other references I have give the date as 7/14/53), Topsy, It's Sand, Man, Basie Eyes, Doggin' Around (2/2/54), Jump for Me, Down for the Double, Over and Out, Swingin' the Blues (2/9/54), H & J, Taps Miller, Tickletoe, Walk, Don't Run (3/3/54), Infinity Promenade, Short Stops, Buzzy (Live, 7/11/53). Amazing material!
COPY #1. Just in, this is the first copy of this hard-to-find import CD that I've had on the website in some time. This one is not sealed, but it's like new -- MINT condition. It's $17.00. SORRY. THIS COPY RESERVED FOR A COLLECTOR, 8/10/20.

SHORTY ROGERS, THE BIRTH OF AN AMERICAN LEGEND ... SHORTY ROGERS ... THE SWEETHEART OF SIGMUND FREUD (U.K. RELEASE) -- Giant Steps Records GSCR 009

This 2003 CD is a U.K. import. It's a 2-CD set in a slimline case. It contains 44 classic Woody Herman, Red Norvo, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Howard Rumsey, Louis Bellson, and Shorty Rogers tracks, all with Shorty, and with complete, detailed liner notes. Maynard can be heard the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the tracks Jolly Rogers, Art Pepper, Viva Prado, and Round Robin (2/5 and 9/12/50), leading the Kenton band on Short Wave (9/13/50), and with the Shorty Rogers Orchestra on Coop De Graas, Infinity Promenade, Short Stop, Boar-Jibu (3/26/53), Contours, Tale of an African Lobster, Chiquito Loco, The Sweetheart of Sigmund Freud (4/2/53), Blues for Brando, Chino, The Wild One, and Windswept (7/14/53). Really a fantastic accumulation of tracks with MF from the early 1950s.
COPY #1. Just in, this is the first copy of this hard-to-find import CD that I've had on the website in some time. This one is not sealed, but it's like new -- MINT condition. It's $17.00. SORRY! THIS COPY RESERVED FOR A COLLECTOR, 8/8/20.
COPY #2. This one is used but in very nice condition -- NMINT+. It's $17.00. SORRY! THIS COPY RESERVED FOR A COLLECTOR, 9/14/20.

SHORTY ROGERS BIG BAND, VOLUME 1 -- Time Is Records TI9804

This 1991 CD is long out-of-print. It's a recording from the evening of 7/11/53, captured live at the Rendezvous Ballroom, Newport Beach, California. Tracks include Popo, How High the Moon, Sometimes I'm Happy, Short Stop, Infinity Promenade, Tales of an African Lobster, Sometimes I'm Happy, I May Be Wrong, Perdido, C Jam Blues, Buzzy, Nice Work If You Can Get It, and Why Shouldn't I. Maynard plays on all tracks.
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SHORTY ROGERS AND HIS GIANTS, SHORTY ROGERS PLAYS RICHARD RODGERS -- RCA 74321433882

This is a Spanish import CD. What a swinging album! MF played with Shorty Rogers on this tribute album to Richard Rodgers, recorded 1/30, 2/1, 2/4, and 4/3/57. His high note playing, and the total power of the trumpet section, are awesome!!! The tracks "I've Got Five Dollars" and "Mountain Greenery" are worth the purchase price, alone.
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