Definition of session musician in English:

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session musician

Pronunciation: /ˈseSHən myo͞oˈziSHən/


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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Syllabification: ses·sion mu·si·cian

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