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f looh tist

  • n  someone who plays the flute

  • Ahead walked the flutist, stopping every 100 yards or so to sit on the road and play his flute for about 15 minutes.
  • Four years later she landed her first job: second flutist with the Kansas City Philharmonic.
  • Said the first flutist, after Dunbar had led the men through Afro-American: "Now at last I understand your American jazz.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 15, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • 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.
    June 15, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • 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.
    June 14, 2013 - The Daily Democrat

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