altoist altoist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a musician who plays the alto saxophone

Usage(s):

  • On Froggy Bottom, altoist Newman, 66, and guitarist Whitfield, 29, turn out to speak the same blues language, lyrical as well as funky.

News

  • Miguel Zenon: Celebrating the Music of La Isla

    For the last decade, saxophonist Miguel Zenón has distinguished himself as one of the most innovative and creative musicians in the modern jazz idiom. The Puerto Rican-born altoist accomplished this feat by reaching back to the musical and cultural traditions of his island.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: All About Jazz

Quotes

  • Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, an arch rival in various jazz polls, said: "I believe that Paul Desmond shares with Benny Carter the title of most lyrical altoist."
    on Nov 28, 2004 By: Cannonball Adderley Source: Jamaica Observer

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