vibraphone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vibraphone a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators that produce a vibrato sound
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Usage


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Tight harmonies on the frontline between co-leaders Ken Fowser on tenor sax and Behn Gillece on vibraphone set the tone for this solid offering.
Put him in a recording studio alone – with drums, guitars, bass, keyboards and a vibraphone – and he will escape with an album that sounds like him and a full band of experts.
At age 15, Jay began playing the vibraphone.
Lionel Hampton , whose flamboyant mastery of the vibraphone made him one of the leading figures of the swing era, died yesterday morning at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan.
Stefon Harris unleashed amazing solos on vibraphone and marimba at the New Orleans Jazz Fest on Thursday -- sometimes playing both instruments simultaneously.
Trusty vibraphone helps Dillon inject genre with added cool.
Power player rings in a new sound on the vibraphone .
Lionel Hampton, whose flamboyant mastery of the vibraphone made him one of the leading figures of the swing era, died yesterday morning at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan.
Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I'd Hoped.
Sogno di Stabat Mater ("Dream of Stabat Mater") for violin, viola, vibraphone and string orchestra, by Russian-born Lera Auerbach , the orchestra's featured composer this season.
Suburban Lawns My Boyfriend Gidget Goes to Hell Vibraphone Records 10:07 PM.
With " Penthouse ", Luna expanded their sound adding cellos, vibraphones and keyboards in with their trademark fuzzy guitar sound.
There is a tune called "Congo Blues" by the innovative white xylophone/vibraphone artist Red Norvo, recorded by him with Bird and Diz in '45, and also featured on a radio broadcast of Diz with a Coltrane tenor solo in 1951.
Unlike other "miscellaneous instruments," such as the French horn or the bass clarinet, the vibraphone has played a central role in the history of jazz.
The Trio brings back the vibraphone.
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