vibist


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Synonyms for vibist

a musician who plays the vibraphone

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Gary Burton/Makoto Ozone -- Grammy Award winning performer with 20 years of top vibist honors from Down Beat Magazine.
He has called in a favour from the fine New York vibist Joe Locke (Smith has played in Locke's Walls of Freedom band) to play the guest star here, but there is enough star potential in the band to suggest they would have managed pretty well anyway.
Hired by the popular and elegant pianist Shearing in 1966 for a five- week tour that lasted seven years, the ambitious Shoemake left the road and opened a successful school for jazz improvisation in Sherman Oaks, where the vibist made his home for three decades.
Originally from upstate New York, Wainapel studied at Berklee College of Music for two years, during which time he recorded and performed at Carnegie Hall with vibist Gary Burton.
Through MoJAZZ, he introduced exciting new artists such as guitarist Norman Brown, bass player Wayman Tisdale and the duo Imprompt2, as well as presented such established legends as Norman Connors and vibist Lionel Hampton.
will mix local artists with some visiting performers including Sarah Jane Morris, Jazz Jamaica, jazz vibist Orphy Robionson and tango king Teddy Peiro.
The stylistically diverse set also features cameos from vibist Stefon Harris and drummer Jeff ``Tain'' Watts.
In contrast, set-closer ``5/8 in Flow'' features acclaimed vibist Stefon Harris and drummer Jeff ``Tain'' Watts in a straight-ahead groove that shows the influence of Wes Montgomery and Grant Green.
The vibist, who cites Bobby Hutcherson, Milt Jackson and Lionel Hampton as primary influences on his playing, laughs when asked about the funky military rhythm of the new album's title track: ``If G.
While growing up, one of his heroes was the late vibist and bandleader Tjader, who helped popularize Latin jazz in the 1950s.
This acclaimed debut effort from young jazz vibist Harris is highly produced, compositional (nearly all tunes are originals, although the disc's strongest track is by Bobby Hutcherson) and conceptual, with Harris providing brief interludes as segues between tunes.