Definition of bandsman in English:

bandsman

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Pronunciation: /ˈban(d)zmən
 
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noun (plural bandsmen)

  • A player in a musical band, especially a military or brass one.
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    • As with many other career fields, the bandsmen pull double-duty with musical and support responsibilities.
    • Most famous for Nadia Boulanger's teaching, it had been set up in the first instance because General Pershing wanted US Army bandsmen to be trained by French musicians.
    • I studied the bands closely as, bandsmen and bandswomen all impeccably uniformed, they marched down the middle of the roadway.

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