musician musician  /mju ˈzɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
  2. (n) artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In the Sudan, musicians cannot perform after dark; in a Nigerian state where Islamic law is followed, a musician was recently imprisoned for singing.
  2. Even the more relaxed rules leave Iranian musicians facing limits outrageous by international standards.
  3. Daniel Barenboim's youth orchestra brings together Arab and Israeli musicians.

News

  1. Western Musician Juni Fisher to perform at the Arizona Folklore Preserve

    By Caroyln Santucci For the Herald/Review  Juni Fisher, to perform at the Arizona Folklore Preserve June 15 and 16, is an award-winning Western musician, most recently honored by the Western Music Association as Entertainer of the Year and Female Performer of the Year for 2011. In addition, her original song, “Yakima,” received the 2011 Song of the Year award from the WMA . In 2012 True West ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

  2. Longtime musician Dave Mason coming to the Sherman on July 18

    Longtime musician Dave Mason will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18 at the Sherman Theater.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Pocono Record

  3. As An Indie Musician, Chad Lawson Finds 'The Space Between'

    Musician and composer Chad Lawson began his career as a pianist in his own jazz trio before switching to solo classical piano. With his latest album, The Space Between , experiments and takes his music outside the realm of "pretty sounding piano."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "I am a musician and not a politician. Music has always traditionally been an arena, an area where people make contact. It's neutral, it's entertainment, it's person to person," Maazel said.
    on Feb 25, 2006 By: Lorin Maazel Source: 940 News

  2. "Danny and I worked together for 40 years -- he was the most wonderfully fluid keyboard player and a pure natural musician. I loved him very much ...... we grew up together," Springsteen said in a statement posted on his Web site.
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Bruce Springsteen Source: Asbury Park Press

  3. "My understanding is that he's a terrific musician. He puts on a very good concert," Obama told the station as part of a five-channel media blitz to sell his struggling efforts to reform US health care.
    on Sep 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

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