tenorist


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tenorist

(ˈtɛnərɪst)
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(Music, other) music a musician playing any tenor instrument
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Noun1.tenorist - a musician who plays the tenor saxophone
saxist, saxophonist - a musician who plays the saxophone
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It seems to be a band tradition to constantly include a female saxophonist, and the fairly recent addition of youthful Scottish tenorist Jo Fooks continues that line.
She was surrounded by excellent players, such as explosive drummer Dave Walsh, virtuoso tenorist Paul Booth and the exceptional bassist Zoltan Dekany.
Unable to attend Friday evening's Johnny Griffin concert, I opted for the Friday morning seminar involving tenorist Danny Moss instead.
The bartender at the legendary Minton's Playhouse remembers the frequent bouts fought between Ben Webster, a tenorist in the swing tradition, and Lester Young, whose style became the model for many emerging beboppers: "Lester Young and Ben Webster used to tie up in battle like dogs in the road.
Visiting Russian tenorist Oleg Kireyev guested, during one of his regular Midlands visits, and Edgar Macias sat in on keyboards, fresh from a rejuvenating spell in his native Venezuela.
The lineup is also slightly askew: violinist Regina Carter, an ace with a yearning yet biting attack who has her own deal now; tenorist Ellery Eskelin, also a leader, whose muscular tone and incisive solos both offset and reinforce Carter; drummer Tom Rainey, a heads-up rhythmatist who never goes for the expected; and percussionist Epizo Bangoura, whose colors and interplay are the group's glue.
That group also featured the tremendous trumpeter Joe Waldon, as well as the tenorist Big Nate (the one who recorded "Manteca" with Dizzy).
If Pine is a representative of the more ground-breaking aspects of British jazz in the 21st century, then tenorist Tommy Smith is typical of the jazz mainstream.
Trumpeter Guy Barker and alto saxophonist Peter King were the outstanding soloists, but tenorist Mornington Lockett won overall, his astounding efforts succeeding on both technical and emotional levels.
Alan Nicholls turns up as a Texas-styled tenorist and pianist Mike Sanchez and Aisha Kahn will supply the vocals in this session.
By the early 1950s, Candido was playing with a jazz combo organized by the Sonny Rollins-influenced tenorist Ruben Morales, alias "Perro Chino" (Chinadog), at the Barrio Chino (Havana's Chinatown) cabaret called El Faraon (The Pharoah).