keyboardist

keyboardist

/kˈiːboːɹdˌɪst/
noun
a person who plays any instrument with a keyboard, especially an electric piano

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mariachi

mariachi

/ˌmɑɹiˈɑtʃi/
noun
a musician that performs Mexican folk music in a small group usually consisting of trumpeters, guitarists and violinists dressed in traditional costumes

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mezzo-soprano

mezzo-soprano

/mˈɛzoʊsəpɹˈɑːnoʊ/
noun
a female singer with a voice ranged between soprano and contralto; this particular singing voice

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musical director

musical director

/mjˈuːzɪkəl dɚɹˈɛktɚ/
noun
the person who manages the musical aspects of a production or performance, such as the conductor of an orchestra

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musician

musician

/mjuˈzɪʃən/
noun
someone who plays a musical instrument or writes music, especially as a profession

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nonet

nonet

/nˌɑːnˈɛt/
noun
a group consisting of nine people or objects, especially nine musicians

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oboist

oboist

/ˈoʊboʊəst/
noun
a person who plays the oboe

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octet

octet

/ɑkˈtɛt/
noun
a group consisting of eight musicians or singers

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one-man band

one-man band

/wˈʌnmˈæn bˈænd/
noun
a performer who plays several instruments simultaneously

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orchestra

orchestra

/ˈɔɹkəstɹə/
noun
a group of musicians playing various instruments gathered and organized to perform a classical composition

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organist

organist

/ˈɔɹɡənəst/
noun
a musician who plays the organ

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percussionist

percussionist

/pɝˈkəʃənɪst/
noun
a person who plays percussion instruments, especially in an orchestra

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performer

performer

/pɝˈfɔɹmɝ/
noun
someone who entertains an audience, such as an actor, singer, musician, etc.

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performing artist

performing artist

/pɚfˈɔːɹmɪŋ ˈɑːɹɾɪst/
noun
an individual who performs a dance, play, musical piece, etc. for an audience

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pianist

pianist

/ˈpiənɪst/, /piˈænəst/, /piˈɑnəst/
noun
someone who plays the piano, particularly a professional one

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piper

piper

/ˈpaɪpɝ/
noun
a person who plays the musical pipe or bagpipe

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quartet

quartet

/kwɔɹˈtɛt/
noun
a group consisting of four musicians or singers performing together

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quintet

quintet

/kwɪnˈtɛt/
noun
a group consisting of five musicians or singers who perform together

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remixer

remixer

/ɹɪmˈɪksɚ/
noun
a person who creates a new version of a recording by rearranging or re-editing existing pieces

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saxophonist

saxophonist

/ˈsæksəˌfoʊnɪst/
noun
someone who plays the saxophone

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septet

septet

/sɛptˈɛt/
noun
a group consisting of seven musicians or singers who perform together

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sextet

sextet

/ˌsɛkˈstɛt/
noun
a group consisting of six musicians or singers who perform together

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singer

singer

/ˈsɪŋɝ/
noun
someone whose job is to use their voice for creating music

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soloist

soloist

/ˈsoʊˌɫoʊəst/, /ˈsoʊˌɫoʊɪst/
noun
a singer or musician who performs alone

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songwriter

songwriter

/ˈsɔŋˌɹaɪtɝ/
noun
someone who writes the words of songs and sometimes their music

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soprano

soprano

/səˈpɹænoʊ/, /səˈpɹɑnoʊ/
noun
a female or young male singer with a singing voice that has the highest range

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supergroup

supergroup

/sˈuːpɚɡɹˌuːp/
noun
a successful rock band consisting of musicians who have already become famous in other bands

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support

support

/səˈpɔɹt/
noun
a singer or band that open a pop or rock concert before the main act

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tenor

tenor

/ˈtɛnɝ/
noun
an adult male singer with the highest natural singing voice that is just below the lowest range of a women's voice

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tribute band

tribute band

/tɹˈɪbjuːt bˈænd/
noun
a group of musicians who perform the music of a well-known band, imitating their musical and fashion style

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trio

trio

/ˈtɹiˌoʊ/
noun
a group consisting of three musicians or singers who perform together

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trombonist

trombonist

/ˌtɹɑmˈboʊnɪst/
noun
a person who plays the trombone

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trumpeter

trumpeter

/ˈtɹəmpətɝ/
noun
a person who plays the trumpet or cornet

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video jockey

video jockey

/vˈɪdɪoʊ dʒˈɑːki/
noun
someone whose job is to introduce and play music videos on TV, or at a party or other entertainment

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violinist

violinist

/vaɪəˈɫɪnəst/
noun
someone who plays the violin

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violist

violist

/ˌviˈoʊɫəst/
noun
a person who plays the viola or viol

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virtuoso

virtuoso

/vɝtʃuˈoʊsoʊ/
noun
someone who is highly skilled at playing a musical instrument

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vocalist

vocalist

/ˈvoʊkəɫɪst/
noun
a person who sings, especially one performing in a rock, jazz or pop band

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