Definitions for keyboardistˈkiˌbɔr dɪst, -ˌboʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

key•board•istˈkiˌbɔr dɪst, -ˌboʊr-(n.)

  1. a musician who plays a keyboard instrument.

    Category: Music and Dance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. keyboardist(noun)

    a musician who plays a keyboard instrument


  1. keyboardist(Noun)

    a musician who plays the keyboard


  1. Keyboard Player

    A keyboardist is a musician who plays keyboard instruments. Until the early 1960s musicians who played keyboards were generally classified as either pianists or organists. Since the mid-1960s, a plethora of new musical instruments with keyboards have come into common usage, requiring a more general term for a person who plays them. These keyboards include: electric pianos such as the Fender Rhodes and Wurlitzer electric piano electronic pianos such as the Roland Digital Piano Hammond and other electric organ such as the Farfisa and Vox Continental analog synthesizers such as Moog, ARP and units produced by a variety of other manufacturers such as Alesis. Analog modeling synthesizers produced by such companies as Alesis, and Novation digital keyboard workstations such as those produced today by Roland, Yamaha, Kurzweil and Korg samplers mellotron clavinet continuum melodica pianet piano harpsichord reed organ celesta clavichord pipe organ harmonium keytar kimophone


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