Definition of tenorist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtenərəst/


A person who plays a tenor instrument, especially the tenor saxophone.
Example sentences
  • Disc four contains the best music, featuring collaborations with a procession of fine tenorists.
  • The opening is a snorty sax conversation over fast, free-swing drumming between the two tenorists.
  • His blurred tone and urbane, eloquent solos are enjoyable enough, but the star here is the tenorist.

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Syllabification: ten·or·ist

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