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session musician Syllabification: ses·sion mu·si·cian
Pronunciation: /ˈseSHən myo͞oˈziSHən/

Definition of session musician in English:


A freelance musician hired to play on recording sessions.
Example sentences
  • Ferguson, who hails from Toronto, is in high demand as a session musician and sideman.
  • Gavin is about to begin a music course at college and hopes to become a session musician when he graduates.
  • Later he became a session musician and played with Frank Sinatra on the UK leg of his world tour.
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