Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who plays a cornet.

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  • noun Someone who plays the cornet

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  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet

Etymologies

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cornet +‎ -ist

Examples

  • He was still in his teens when, in a pivotal encounter in the history of jazz, he met Joe "King" Oliver, an older man then generally reckoned to be the city's finest cornetist, and the leader of an excellent band.

    Louis Armstrong buys a cornet

  • The Tri-Centric Festival began on Wednesday with "Pine Top Aerial Music," a piece for three horns, including Mr. Braxton on soprano sax, cornetist and Braxton copilot Taylor Ho Bynum , plus two dancers, all of whom moved about the stage in geometric patterns, and a stationary diva in towering heels chanting a mixture of numbers and bird noises.

    The Jazz Scene: Columbus Day, Ladies' Night

  • He was still in his teens when, in a pivotal encounter in the history of jazz, he met Joe "King" Oliver, an older man then generally reckoned to be the city's finest cornetist, and the leader of an excellent band.

    Louis Armstrong buys a cornet

  • He was still in his teens when, in a pivotal encounter in the history of jazz, he met Joe "King" Oliver, an older man then generally reckoned to be the city's finest cornetist, and the leader of an excellent band.

    Louis Armstrong buys a cornet

  • The promised guest stars include cornetist Warren Vache and the brilliant jazz singer-songwriter Jon Hendricks —a merry, 90-year-old elf if ever there was one.

    Jubilant and Jazzy for the Holidays

  • Whether or not the cornetist Buddy Bolden invented jazz Jelly Roll Morton is one of the best known other claimants to the title, he certainly created the enduring archetype of the jazz musician as doomed romantic hero when he suffered a mental breakdown in 1907, at the age of 30, and spent his remaining years in a Louisiana asylum.

    Buddy Bolden 'invents' jazz

  • Whether or not the cornetist Buddy Bolden invented jazz Jelly Roll Morton is one of the best known other claimants to the title, he certainly created the enduring archetype of the jazz musician as doomed romantic hero when he suffered a mental breakdown in 1907, at the age of 30, and spent his remaining years in a Louisiana asylum.

    Buddy Bolden 'invents' jazz

  • Whether or not the cornetist Buddy Bolden invented jazz Jelly Roll Morton is one of the best known other claimants to the title, he certainly created the enduring archetype of the jazz musician as doomed romantic hero when he suffered a mental breakdown in 1907, at the age of 30, and spent his remaining years in a Louisiana asylum.

    Buddy Bolden 'invents' jazz

  • " What first struck me about Henry ' s work is its lyricism, " said Butch Morris, a composer, cornetist and conductor who has followed Mr. Threadgill ' s career since the ' 70s.

    A Jazz Man With His Own Vocabulary

  • The mayor gave the signal to play, but the cornetist couldn't play his cornet, the piccolo player couldn't play his piccolo, the trombone player couldn't play his trombone, and the tuba player couldn't play his tuba, because their lips were all puckered up.

    Old Sneep

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