Number of roles self identified
On the survey, respondents were asked to identify the musical roles they play. The options included:
- songwriter/composer (music and/or lyrics)
- recording artist
- salaried player in an orchestra, band or ensemble
- session player/freelancer
Respondents could check as many or as few as were relevant to them. The chart above shows the distribution amongst 5,371 respondents; the majority of respondents are playing 2, 3, of 4 roles.