flutist flutist  /f ˈlu tɪst/


  • (n) someone who plays the flute



  1. Ahead walked the flutist, stopping every 100 yards or so to sit on the road and play his flute for about 15 minutes.
  2. Four years later she landed her first job: second flutist with the Kansas City Philharmonic.
  3. Mosby, in an Oxford shirt and slacks, shouted over a flutist a lifelong Republican Mosby had already converted busking nearby.


  1. Video: Sam Most, father of modern jazz flute, was 82

    Sam Most, considered the first modern jazz flutist, had some unusual talents, one of which was the ability to hum and play notes at the same time. A number of flutists have said he was the first to combine humming and playing, a style that was later made famous in jazz by Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Yusef Lateef and in rock by Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Sam Most dies at 82; pioneering jazz flutist

    Sam Most, called 'probably the first great jazz flutist,' was known for his scat singing and inspired improvisations. He influenced younger players such as Hubert Laws and Yusef Lateef. Sam Most, a pioneering jazz flutist who performed with a stylistically diverse range of artists, including Tommy Dorsey, Donald Byrd, Herbie Mann and Charles Mingus, died Thursday at the Kaiser Permanente Medical ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Flutists sought for Davis summer camp

    The Davis Youth Flute Choir directed by flutist Maquette Kuper is accepting applicants to join its annual summer Flute Camp from July 8 to 18.The students will perform its 30th Annual Summer Music Concert, featuring both classical and jazz music on Thursday, July 18, at 7:30 p.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Daily Democrat


  1. "The best I can suggest would be to watch for the differences between myself and my flutist in the way we play similar lines, and also between the tabla and the south Indian mridangam drum," Shankar says. "Slowly, the differences may be...
    on May 20, 2010 By: Ravi Shankar Source: Prague Post

  2. "She was a flutist and also an organist and a composer of music for the theater," Mr. Aimard said. "She really learned the piano by teaching me."
    on Dec 9, 2006 By: Pierre-Laurent Aimard Source: New York Times

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