baritonist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

baritone +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

baritonist (plural baritonists)

  1. (jazz) A player of the baritone saxophone
    • 1994 June 3, Neil Tesser, “Eric Alexander, Cecil Payne & John Ore”, Chicago Reader:
      Featured most notably with Dizzy Gillespie's big band, Payne showed the influence of Harry Carney (the best-known baritonist of the swing era) in his meaty and authoritative sound [] .
  2. A player of the baritone horn (brass instrument)