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alto saxophonist

Definition of the noun alto saxophonist

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noun

  1. a musician who plays the alto saxophone
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of alto saxophonist: altoist
    • more generic words: saxist / saxophonist = a musician who plays the saxophone

Explanation

alto saxophonist is a musical performance role.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Popular Culture [4 volumes] (2010)

by Jessie Carney Smith

This ensemble of outstanding talent has included: pianist Herbie Hancock, drummer Tony Williams, pianist Keith Jarrett, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, alto saxophonist Jackie McLean, alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, and the great ...

Google previewAmerican Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History by Gina Misiroglu

The origination of bebop, or bop, considered the first modern jazz style, is generally credited to alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and pianist Thelonius Monk. The typical bebop combo consists of an alto saxophone, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Music (2010)

by Emmett G. Price, III, Tammy Kernodle, Horace Maxille

Not coincidentally, the three leading horn soloists on these sessions were subsequently identified as the outstanding instrumentalists and bandleaders in cool jazz: trumpeter Davis, alto saxophonist Konitz (1927– ), and baritone saxophonist ...

Google previewHistorically Black Colleges and Universities: An Encyclopedia (2011)

An Encyclopedia by F. Erik Brooks Ph.D., Glenn L. Starks

Senate Advocate Against Domestic Violence, Speaker at the 2008 Democratic National Convention United States Congressman Jazz Alto Saxophonist and Bandleader President of Grambling State University President of Lundy Enterprises ...

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Small photo of NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 23 2015: Thousands filled Tompkins Square Park to hear live jazz performances celebrating the life of Charlie "Yardbird" Parker. Alto saxophonist Joe Lovano on stateSmall photo of NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 23 2015: Thousands filled Tompkins Square Park to hear live jazz performances celebrating the life of Charlie "Yardbird" Parker. Alto saxophonist Joe Lovano on stateSmall photo of NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 23 2015: Thousands filled Tompkins Square Park to hear live jazz performances celebrating the life of Charlie "Yardbird" Parker. Alto saxophonist Joe Lovano on stateSmall photo of NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 23 2015: Thousands filled Tompkins Square Park to hear live jazz performances celebrating the life of Charlie "Yardbird" Parker. Alto saxophonist Joe Lovano on stateSmall photo of NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 23 2015: Thousands filled Tompkins Square Park to hear live jazz performances celebrating the life of Charlie "Yardbird" Parker. Alto saxophonist Joe Lovano on stateSmall photo of NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 23 2015: Thousands filled Tompkins Square Park to hear live jazz performances celebrating the life of Charlie "Yardbird" Parker. Alto saxophonist Joe Lovano on stateSmall photo of NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 23 2015: Thousands filled Tompkins Square Park to hear live jazz performances celebrating the life of Charlie "Yardbird" Parker. Alto saxophonist Joe Lovano on state More...

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