Definitions

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  • noun music A musician who plays reed instruments (usually more than one).

Etymologies

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reed +‎ -ist

Examples

  • The members' varied musical interests—Ms. Gutkin plays a lot of Irish music; Mr. London, drummer Richie Barshay and reedist Matt Darriau often play jazz; Mr. Sklamberg is a Yiddish scholar and archivist; and bassist Paul Morrissett is versed in a variety of folk styles—make for many different contexts, though the music always remains true to the band's mission.

    Quarter-Life Crisis for the Klezmatics

  • Some of the most impressive music-making on Friday occurred when the front line took flight, Nicole Mitchell's soaring flute solos answered and accompanied by a hard-driving riffs from trombonist Jeb Bishop, reedist Matt Bauder and cornetist Mazurek.

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  • At this show Petit will play three times: first solo, then in a duet with flutist Nicole Mitchell, and finally as a guest of powerhouse local quartet Extraordinary Popular Delusions (better known as the Tuesday-night group keyboardist Jim Baker leads at Hotti Biscotti with reedist Mars Williams, bassist Brian Sandstrom, and drummer Steve Hunt).

    Chicago Reader

  • On the brand-new Folk Tales reedist Doug Rosenberg, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Michael Caskey display an impressive mastery of the disparate genres that inform Ivanovic's tunes, but too often they play with a proggy fussiness makes it hard to enjoy the music.

    Chicago Reader

  • Percussionist Collin Walcott played tabla, sitar, and dulcimer, among other instruments, but did not use a trap set; bassist Glen Moore doubled on clarinet, viola, and piano, and its front line was formed by a double-reedist (Paul McCandless) and an acoustic guitarist (Ralph Towner).

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  • Aram Shelton Quartet Though he left Chicago five years ago for the sunny climes of Oakland, reedist Aram Shelton is still almost as enmeshed in the local music scene as he was when he lived here.

    Chicago Reader

  • On the brand-new Folk Tales reedist Doug Rosenberg, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Michael Caskey display an impressive mastery of the disparate genres that inform Ivanovic's tunes, but too often they play with a proggy fussiness makes it hard to enjoy the music.

    Chicago Reader

  • On the brand-new Folk Tales reedist Doug Rosenberg, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Michael Caskey display an impressive mastery of the disparate genres that inform Ivanovic's tunes, but too often they play with a proggy fussiness makes it hard to enjoy the music.

    Chicago Reader

  • On the brand-new Folk Tales reedist Doug Rosenberg, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Michael Caskey display an impressive mastery of the disparate genres that inform Ivanovic's tunes, but too often they play with a proggy fussiness makes it hard to enjoy the music.

    Chicago Reader

  • Orchestra, he borrowed a horn section-including Jeb Bishop, cornetist Josh Berman, and reedist

    Chicago Reader

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