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also cor·net·tist  (kôr-nĕt′ĭst)
n. Music
One who plays a cornet.
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(kɔːˈnɛtɪst) or


(Music, other) a person who plays the cornet
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or cor•net•tist

(kɔrˈnɛt ɪst)

a musician who plays the cornet.
[1880–85, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornetist - a musician who plays the trumpet or cornetcornetist - a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
bugler - someone who plays a bugle
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
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Also just opened at BALTIC is a sumptuous array of films by artist and film-maker John Akomfrah, including the UK premiere of Precarity, inspired by African American cornetist Charles 'Buddy' Bolden, a key figure in jazz (also on until October 27); and a survey of 15 up-and-coming UK artists supported by arts funding body Jerwood Arts (until September 29).
Lefter, if everybody played it the way it's written, then everybody's band would sound like Sousa's Band so we make some changes now and then just to make it a little bit different.'" (18) As a result, an editor hoping to capture the style of the Sousa Band must rely on descriptive accounts by players, especially those of his star cornetist Frank Simon.
A cornetist and composer, Morris is known for his system of"conduction," which involves directing an ensemble of improvisers with a set of gestural cues, the conductor and instrumentalists creating a composition together in real time.
The first cornetist occasionally was tardy and short of breath as he blew a damp rendition of "Taps," preceding the benediction by one of the town ministers.
Featuring award-winning cornetist Kirsty Abbotts, the band is touring with the National Theatre production of COAL.
Clarke, celebrated cornetist and chief successor to Gilmore and Sousa.
But the band members' geographical origins complicate that assertion when the narrator describes them as "four men and a leader--Rattle Benbow from Galveston; Benbow's buddy, the drummer, from Houston; his banjoist from Birmingham; his cornetist from Atlanta; and the pianist, long-fingered, sissified, a coal-black lad from New Orleans who had brought with him an exaggerated rag-time which he called jazz" (105).
They will both be joined by cornetist Stephen Williams and their musical director Doris Williams.
During World War II, while playing for Allied troops with the USO and its British equivalent, she met her husband, Chicago cornetist Jimmy McPartland.
When critic Nat Hentoff as a teenager started to speak to players such as jazz cornetist Rex Stewart and saxophonist Ben Webster, they became his "itinerant father figures." He sought their advice on growing up, Hentoff writes, "because they had so much life in them by contrast with practically all the other adults I knew." Hentoff also describes important jazz musicians as his "chief rabbis for many years" who replaced the Jewish leaders of his childhood.
In a saturated market everybody who wants cable/satellite Tv already gets it there's no way for cornetist and Dish Network to protect their margins but to raise prices.