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synonyms for bandleader

  • composer
  • conductor
  • master
  • teacher
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How to use bandleader in a sentence

This time last year, Terence Blanchard — the multiple Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated composer, bandleader, jazz trumpeter and longtime collaborator of Spike Lee — was a walking whirlwind of mixed emotions.
TERENCE BLANCHARD’S MUSIC IS THE SOUND OF SPIKE LEE’S MOVIES. NOW IT’S ALSO MAKING HISTORY AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA.MICHAEL ANDOR BRODEURSEPTEMBER 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Listen for the moment Eddie Daye of the Four Bars opens his mouth on “Grief By Day, Grief By Night” and see if you can’t hear the bandleader holding the cosmos in his yawning basso.
WITH ‘R&B IN DC 1940-1960,’ HISTORIAN JAY BRUDER REACQUAINTS US WITH THE SOUNDS OF A VANISHED WASHINGTONCHRIS RICHARDSSEPTEMBER 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s the question you’ll be asking yourself after watching this exceptional documentary by The Roots’ bandleader, which will premiere in theaters and on Hulu.
THE 20 MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES OF SUMMER 2021MARLOW STERNMAY 31, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
His father was a musician and bandleader under the name Buddy Williams.
BUDDY DEPPENSCHMIDT, DRUMMER WHO HELPED SPUR ’60S BOSSA NOVA BOOM, DIES AT 85MATT SCHUDELAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bolling said Ellington took him in “as part of his family” when they met in the 1960s, by which time the Frenchman had embarked on his career as a bandleader.
CLAUDE BOLLING, FRENCH PIANIST WHO MELDED JAZZ AND CLASSICAL MUSIC, DIES AT 90EMILY LANGERJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You might be wise to go all the way back to Cowell’s fleet rendition of “Departure” on 1969’s “Blues for the Viet Cong,” the first track on his first album as a bandleader.
STANLEY COWELL NAVIGATED THE VASTNESS OF JAZZ A FEW NOTES AT A TIMECHRIS RICHARDSDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO BANDLEADER

  • bandleader
  • composer
  • conductor
  • master
  • teacher
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