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mediocre (adj) not very good, of average standard.
A mediocre player is just an ordinary player. He is not a player of good talent. So is a musician who is mediocre, a musician who is not very good, but only of average ability. A mediocre movie is not a very good movie.
- I expected the movie to be extraordinary, but I was thoroughly disappointed. It was just a mediocre movie, with the performance of the actors being mediocre too.
- Charles is a student of mediocre ability. He lacks the spark of brilliance that marked his father's school career.