- n a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
- The cornetist-guitarist-vocalist makes music that doesn't just grow on you; it grows around you, locking you in an inescapable embrace, like an oak tree that's knotted around a .
- He set the cake down, beckoned to a little cornetist with a droopy leprechaun face, bade him stand up and take a big bow.
- Francis Joseph ("Muggsy") Spanier, 46, sad-eyed hot-jazz cornetist; and Ruth Gries O'Connell, 44, onetime advertising copywriter; both for the second time; in Chicago.
- Jeff Coffin in Kentucky.com
You know, I don't even know what that word means anymore,Coffin said. "Jazz, to me, encompasses everything from (1920s cornetist/pianist/ composer) Bix Beiderbecke to (saxophone legends) Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane to the Flecktones....
- Wayne Horvitz in San Jose Mercury News
I was very interested in the African-American avant garde,Horvitz says. "I got to play with Joseph Jarman, Lester Bowie and Sunny Murray, but the main person was cornetist Butch Morris. I was this college kid, and he believed in me. We had...