from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See vibraphone.

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  • n. the vibraphone

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  • n. a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators that produce a vibrato sound


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  • One recording group included Rose Gottesman, drums; June Rotenberg, bass; Mary Lou Williams, piano; Mary Osborne, guitar; and Margie Hyams, vibraharp.

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  • And a classical and jazz violinist, a fiddler, and vibraharp player.

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  • In the late 1950's, after listening to the recordings of vibists Lionel Hampton, Tito Puente and most importantly Cal Tjader, the band brought in a set of vibes [vibraharp], an instrument that would figure prominently in the Estrada Brothers sound.



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