Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A player upon the saxophone.

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  • noun A person who plays or practices with the saxophone.

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

  • noun a musician who plays the saxophone

Etymologies

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From saxophone +‎ -ist.

Examples

  • Larry plays 27 instruments, although he is best known as a saxophonist, and he enjoys writing original music.

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  • A woman identifying herself as Culture Minister Marlene McDonald called saxophonist Jesse Ryan at his home, on his mother's cell phone, and berated him for applying for a grant from her Ministry.

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  • Brazzaville is the brainchild of David Brown, best known as the saxophonist for

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  • Brazzaville is the brainchild of David Brown, best known as the saxophonist for

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  • Evans tried working in other formats, including the use of recording techniques to allow him to play different parts of piece simultaneously, which can be heard on the acclaimed Conversations with Myself series, he also recorded with other artists such as saxophonist Stan Getz.

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  • Evans tried working in other formats, including the use of recording techniques to allow him to play different parts of piece simultaneously, which can be heard on the acclaimed Conversations with Myself series, he also recorded with other artists such as saxophonist Stan Getz.

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  • In the last, you can almost hear the saxophonist licking his lips; in the others, the music sounds flatter.

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  • Savage Solweig Records represents the late, great British bop saxophonist Tubby Hayes 'undiscovered legacy – tapes from his personal archive, featuring the remarkable virtuoso in full cry.

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  • In a career of 40-odd years, British saxophonist Stan Sulzmann has acquired a heavyweight reputation on both sides of the Atlantic, but he is usually to be found in the company of the youngest and sharpest players around.

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  • Stuckey was a junior wonder of the Hammond organ and Pukwana a refugee saxophonist from apartheid South Africa.

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