Definition of trumpeter
2a : any of a genus (Psophia of the family Psophiidae) of large gregarious long-legged South American birds that are related to the cranes and have a long thin neck usually held close to the bodyb : any of an Asian breed of pigeons with a rounded crest and heavily feathered feet
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Backstory: Lynch grew up in Milwaukee, but his skills as a trumpeter have taken him to many other cities and drawn him into collaboration with Art Blakey, Horace Silver and even Prince.
Like many homegrown jazz talents, Allen was a product of Cass Tech and studied under the late iconic jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave via his jazz development workshop.
Rempis has put together a terrific band to play Song for Biko, including trumpeter Russ Johnson, drummer Avreeayl Ra, and bassist Joshua Abrams, who definitely has an affinity for Dyani's masterfully soulful ostinato playing.
The concert was preceded by a graceful tribute to retiring trumpeter Geoffrey Bergler, by his SSO violist colleague Timothy Hale.
There’s a lot of stunning new music becoming available — and a couple of prominent Colorado trumpeters share the spotlight with the world’s leading improvisers and composers.
Bria Skonberg Quartet The singer and trumpeter leads her jazz band.
Ms. Skonberg, a trumpeter and vocalist, has a playful and warm-blooded take on cocktail jazz; her voice is sly and smoky, her horn playing strong and assured.
On Saturday night, the Chicago Jazz Orchestra launched the city's first major tribute to the centennial of one of the most influential innovators in the history of jazz, trumpeter-composer Dizzy Gillespie.
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Definition of trumpeter for English Language Learners
: a person who plays a trumpet
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