Definition of bandleader in English:


Syllabification: band·lead·er
Pronunciation: /ˈbandˌlēdər
(also band leader)


  • A player or conductor at the head of a musical band.
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    • Singers, composers and bandleaders have been drawing inspiration from all the borders of the sea to enliven and enrich their recipes.
    • But Handy did indeed become a musician, albeit a commercial bandleader playing light classical music and the popular songs of the day.
    • Smith was a prolific early-twentieth-century Chicago musician who served as a teacher, a bandleader, and composer.

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