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- n. A person who plays the trombone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A player on the trombone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a musician who plays the trombone
Primarily known as a trombonist, we've also heard him play tuba, trumpet, compose music, and sing.
No word on potential special guests (recent surprise appearances at other shows include Stephen Colbert and Pee-wee Herman), but be on the lookout for tour habitues Andy Richter and "In the Year 2000" go-to guy La Bamba (aka trombonist Richie Rosenberg).
Cyntje has become a regular in the local jazz scene and a first-call trombonist for many of the area's finest jazz musicians.
There's also always a dependable place for the brilliant, under-appreciated vocalist Sandy Stewart (at the Kern event), as well as masterful swing-centric players such as trombonist John Allred and clarinetist Ken Peplowski, none of whom are heard as often as they ought to be in New York clubs.
The great Khandi Alexander gets a role worthy of her talents as the bar owner, Wendell Pierce is funny and wonderful as the trombonist who juggles numerous women; and Clarke Peters is subtle and moving as the Indian chief.
Half the storylines are low-key and engrossing -- a trombonist scrambling for gigs, a local Indian chief rebuilding his life and upholding traditions, one woman running a bar and the other a restaurant who both must deal with endless roadblocks.
Work soon followed with pianist Hilton Ruiz, salsa trombonist Willie Colón and Latin pop producer Sergio George.
"You might have had 15 great clubs on one block, all going at once," said the trombonist and bandleader Wycliffe Gordon.
Mr. Gordon said he is especially excited to include comedian Robbie Todd, who will serve as emcee "For years we've been talking about putting jazz and comedy on the same stage together," he said, and to address the future of jazz with three emerging stars: singer Nikki Yanofsky, saxophonist Grace Kelly and trombonist Corey Wilcox—all of whom are under 22.
Wisely, for Ms. Skonberg's New York concert debut (presented by the Sidney Bechet Society), the Vancouver native has hedged her bets with a star-studded band featuring veteran rhythm masters Bucky Pizzarelli and Jackie Williams, plus Jim Fryer (Vince Giordano's featured trombonist) and saxophone futurist Scott Robinson.
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