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Definition of the noun altoist

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noun - plural: altoists

  1. a musician who plays the alto saxophone

Alternative definition of the noun altoist

noun

  1. A person playing alto saxophone or some other alto instrument.

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Google previewWest 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, ...

Google previewThe 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, ...

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings (2013)

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 ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (2003)

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 ...

Google previewOxford 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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