This DVD features Diane Schuur performing 15 tunes with Big Bop Nouveau (including fan favorite Carl Fischer on trumpet). The final two songs (Just Friends and It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing) are performed with Maynard. It's a delight to hear Diane and Maynard trade riffs, with Diane occasionally mimicking Maynard's exuberant sound. Diane Schuur comments, "I had a blast working with Maynard and his power packed band. The crowd was in their element and it was so much fun sailing vocally above the brass..."
Personnel: TRUMPETS: Maynard Ferguson, Adolfo Acosta, Carl Fischer, Frank Abrahamson;
SAXOPHONES: Mike Dubaniewicz, Jeff Rupert, Bill Ramsay; TROMBONE: Mike Bravin;
PIANO: Earl MacDonald; BASS: Roger Hines; DRUMS: David Throckmorton