Yes, your summary of Maynard's many talents are spot on. A friend and teacher of mine toured with him...much was learned about not trumpet playing alone, but life in general. As far as the entire package goes, there is not a single person who comes close. I (like many of you) had the opportunity to hear Maynard a number of times when he was in his prime. It was always such a huge event to hear a trumpet player do what only he could do. I would argue there are a number of players today that can play the notes, but there is no one who can completely fill the void left by MF.