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CORNET. A commissioned officer in a regiment of cavalry.

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Cornettist Mason wasn't able to hog the limelight as much, his japing verbal asides drowned out by general partying, playing more of a functional role than is his custom.
Both as a cornettist and as a bandleader he exerted a tremendous influence on the development of jazz in the early twentieth century, and his shadow remains long; only Louis Armstrong (and, by extension, Buddy Bolden) are more significant players of his instrourent from the same time and place.
She does more to promote baggy berets than anyone since Frank Spencer and must surely feel moved to violence to put paid to that mournful cornettist, unnecessarily wailing away in the background to prove the setting is oop North.
The solo features included technical fireworks (euphoniumist Matthew White in Bravura); funky jazz stylings (soprano cornettist Steve Stewart in Live and Let Die); plus smooth subtlety (Joanne Childs's flugel horn in Away in a Manger and trombonist Chris Thomas in Silent Night).
Their leader is pianist Barry Grummett and he's joined by cornettist Gwyn Lewis, trombonist Mike Taylor, reedsman John Scantlebury, bassist Harry Slater, banjoman Tony Peatman and on the drums, either Colin Bushell or Clarence Nugent.
The line-up remains the same with cornettist Bill Smith, trombonist Sam Ellis and reedsman Rod Chambers providing the bustling frontline, while banjoman Louis Lince, bassist Tony Pollitt and drummer/leader John Meehan stoke away in the rhythm section.
The least well-known band member is cornettist Graham Haynes, the son of famed jazz drummer Roy Haynes.
Not only have the band been together for nearly 50 years, but cornettist Brian Bates, trombonist Brian "Watty" Wathen and banjo and guitar player Dave Wagstaff are all original members.
The only original Dene River member is cornettist Dave Suett, but most of the present line-up has been the same for at least half of the band's existence.