Definitions

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  • n. A musician who plays the vibraphone.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a musician who plays the vibraphone

Etymologies

From vibraphone + -ist. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mr. Berger best known as a vibraphonist, but here playing piano focuses on the relationship between noise and music.

    Ranging Far and Wide

  • Warren Wolf is best known as a vibraphonist - notably, on his 2011 self-titled album, and as the malletman in Christian McBride's Inside Straight band.

    News

  • Each year, this San Francisco-based presenting organization assembles an eight-member touring band comprising heavy-duty players from all over—this year the major stars, in my book, are tenor saxophonist Mark Turner and vibraphonist Stefon Harris—and puts them to work on creating fresh interpretations of the works of iconic masters like Ornette Coleman (in their first season, 2004) and Horace Silver (in their most recent, 2010).

    A Wondrous Week of Tunes

  • When pianist John Lewis, vibraphonist Milt Jackson, bassist Percy Heath and drummer Kenny Clarke became the MJQ, a popular hybrid of jazz and baroque-like classical forms developed.

    The Modern Jazz Quartet buy tuxedos

  • Soulfully spontaneous UK saxophonist Steve Williamson heads the bill in a trio with piano partner Pat Thomas and vibraphonist Orphy Robinson.

    This week's new live music

  • In their seventh consecutive August at Dizzy's, the combination of Trio Da Paz guitarist Romero Lubambo , bassist Nilson Matta and percussionist Duduka Da Fonseca plus tenor saxist Harry Allen and vibraphonist Joe Locke represents the forefront of bossa nova.

    Making Musical Mischief

  • Elsewhere, bassist Mick Coady's quartet (Wednesday) features saxophonist Michael Buckley and postbop pianist Ivo Neame, while the Fringe Magnetic is augmented by vibraphonist Jim Hart and trumpeter Alex Bonney (Thursday).

    This week's new live music

  • Mr. Berger, a pianist and vibraphonist, and Ms. Sertso, a singer, began improvising at clubs in their native Germany in the late 1950s, encountering American jazz musicians stationed at a nearby military base.

    Preserving an Upstate Jazz Incubator

  • Herrmann told a vibraphonist to play something and then told the engineer to play the tape backwards.

    Unsung Composer's Cinematic Feats

  • Luques's studies with vibraphonist Gary Burton led to a three-year stint.

    Brothers as Keepers of Latin-Jazz Sound

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