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  • noun Plural form of tenorist.


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  • Coltrane-style tenorists swoop into the altissimo register for exclamatory effects, but Turner can float up and stay there, spinning line after line.

    Boston Phoenix - 2009

  • The elder Freeman is considered a founder of the "Chicago School" of jazz tenorists along with Gene Ammons, Johnny Griffin and Clifford Jordan.

    unknown title 2009

  • It is still the standard to which tenorists aspire.

    NewMexiKen 2008


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