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Troy battles with sons who want to be jazz drummers and baseball players. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Did he feel left behind when his old bass players and drummers became millionaires? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Things are not looking good for the drummer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The rest of the band trade their drummer for a record deal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His father was a jazz drummer who ran a record store. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For the last mile we had a pipe band and drummer and a police escort in the town centre. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One of the more challenging tasks for a jazz drummer is to find a suitable role in free improvisation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Here's a group with no drummer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The student wants to become a legendary jazz drummer, and his vocation completely consumes him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the world of jazz, drummers leading their own bands are not uncommon. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She plays almost like a jazz drummer, holding down the rhythm while finding space for miniature solo spots. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Besides, is there a sweeter sound in jazz than his drummer and bassist burning a path through a standard? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Health issues forced the former drummer of the band to hang up his sticks but he has sold 250m albums. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Dad was a jazz drummer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Here he is remembered by his good friend, the band 's drummer. The Sun (2013)After a period in his twenties doing any work he could find, such as cavity wall insulation, he became a drummer in a rock band. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Once, a rock drummer's job was simply to keep the band roughly in time during the gig and to drive a car into the swimming pool afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'drummer'

British English: drummer /ˈdrʌmə/ NOUN
A drummer is a person who plays a drum or drums in a band or group.
...a pop-group drummer.
  • American English: drummer
  • Arabic: طَبَّال
  • Brazilian Portuguese: baterista
  • Chinese: 鼓手
  • Croatian: bubnjar
  • Czech: bubeník
  • Danish: trommeslager
  • Dutch: drummer
  • European Spanish: batería
  • Finnish: rumpali
  • French: batteur
  • German: Trommler
  • Greek: ντράμερ
  • Italian: batterista
  • Japanese: ドラマー
  • Korean: 드러머
  • Norwegian: trommeslager
  • Polish: dobosz
  • European Portuguese: baterista
  • Romanian: toboșar
  • Russian: барабанщик
  • Spanish: baterista
  • Swedish: trummis
  • Thai: คนตีกลอง
  • Turkish: davulcu
  • Ukrainian: барабанщик
  • Vietnamese: người đánh trống


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