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  • n. Plural form of pianist.


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  • In 2009, Parliament installed a new high-tech electronic voting system to prevent what were known as "pianists," members who would hit two buttons at once to vote for their absentee colleagues. called Ileana Argentin, a disabled member of the opposition, a "stupid cripple," after she protested that coalition members had tried to prevent her aide from applauding in her stead, since she was not able to use her hands.

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  • The piece is notoriously difficult for pianists, which is one reason it never caught fire with either performers or the public.

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  • With her warm, intimate style of jazz, Margeaux has become a regular on the Paris jazz scene, accompanied by brilliant musicians such as pianists Alain Jean-Marie and Olivier Hutman.


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  • Berlin had learned syncopation by listening to ragtime pianists at a Chinatown nightclub where he worked as a waiter.

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  • I hope the department stores will rethink their decision to forgo the live pianists.


  • And now I read that even some department stores are giving up on live pianists.


  • When I was out promoting this book I did 1000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die, I encountered several solo pianists and small combos who'd mastered the art of playing the room, ie., meeting the expectations of the establishment--nothing too loud or unruly, etc., while also cultivating a creative, some would say "subversive," music atmosphere.

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  • LEVINE SCHOOL FACULTY RECITAL, duo pianists Melinda Baird and Wen-Yin Chan perform pieces written for four hands. 12: 10 p.m.,

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  • Smalls helped foster the careers of quite a few familiar jazz names—from pianists Brad Mehldau and Jason Lindner to drummers Brian Blade and Ali Jackson.

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