flugelhornist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From flugelhorn +‎ -ist.

Noun[edit]

flugelhornist (plural flugelhornists)

  1. One who plays the flugelhorn.
    • 1993, Rikki Ducornet, The Jade Cabinet, Dalkey Archive Press, p. 109:
      Radulph could not help but notice how the breasts of a lady flugelhornist trembled whenever she blew into her instrument.
    • 2009 April 6, John Fordham, “Bud Shank”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Shank returned in 1974 in the company of the LA Four, a Latin-influenced, cool-bop ensemble that featured Almeida and the great double bassist Ray Brown - sometimes extending this successful group's style into broader recording projects, including the excellent trumpeter and flugelhornist Bobby Shew.