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Guy Pratt, a professional session musician, playing bass guitar.

A musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Anyone who composes, conducts, or performs music may also be referred to as a musician.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Musicians can specialize in any musical style, and some musicians play in a variety of different styles. Examples of a musician's possible skills include performing, conducting, singing, composing, arranging, and the orchestration of music.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

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