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- n. Plural form of tenorist.
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Coltrane-style tenorists swoop into the altissimo register for exclamatory effects, but Turner can float up and stay there, spinning line after line.
The elder Freeman is considered a founder of the "Chicago School" of jazz tenorists along with Gene Ammons, Johnny Griffin and Clifford Jordan.
It is still the standard to which tenorists aspire.