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Definition of the noun altoist
What does altoist mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: altoists
- a musician who plays the alto saxophone
Alternative definition of the noun altoist
- A person playing alto saxophone or some other alto instrument.
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West Coast Jazz (1998)
Modern Jazz in California, 1945-1960 by Ted Gioia
The young altoist is a delight to hear in both settings. On Gillespie's bop standard "The Champ," Morgan lets loose with a breathtaking solo, very much in a Bird vein, which few saxophonists of any age could match. Gray, not to be outdone, ...
The Blues Encyclopedia (2004)
by Edward Komara, Peter Lee
out of Detroit, via an arrangement with Sensation Records, and recorded jazz trumpeter Howard McGhee, traditional jazz cornetist Jimmy McPartland, modern jazz altoist Johnny Bothwell, R&B singers Christine Randall and Kitty Stevenson, ...
by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler
altoist Lee Konitz had been members of the Claude Thornhill Orch. Although the nonet was not a commercial success, it is of historical importance since it initiated the less aggressive and ...
Encyclopedia of the Blues (2005)
by Edward Komara
Records, and recorded jazz trumpeter Howard McGhee, traditional jazz cor- netist Jimmy McPartland, modern jazz altoist Johnny Bothwell, R&B singers Christine Randall and Kitty Stevenson, and the harmony group Four Shades of Rhythm.
by Steve Sullivan
Alto saxophonist Ernie Caseres' solo is followed by a duet passage with fellow altoist Tex Beneke, then Babe Russin's tenor sax alternates with that of Al Klink. ( Simon felt that Klink was the band's best saxophonist from a jazz perspective, but ...
VolumeII: Performance and Production by John Shepherd
providing 'horn' backings was perfected by musicians like altoist Maceo Parker, who led Brown's horn section. Another significant section leader was trumpeter Pee Wee Moore, who moved on from Brown to work with a variety of soul and ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
derivatives altoist noun. – origin late 16th cent.: from Italian alto (canto) 'high ( song)'. alto clef 7noun a clef placing middle C on the middle line of the stave, used chiefly for viola music. altocumulus 7noun (pl. altocumuli) [mass noun] cloud ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1T1O1I1S1T1
The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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