double bass

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  • noun

Synonyms for double bass

largest and lowest member of the violin family

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Jazz double-bassist David Redmond studied under Steve Coleman and is considered one of Ireland's leading players.
The double-bassist and her trio, Bach Uploaded, will record at Opera North's Howard Assembly Room in Leeds on Sunday, thanks to Yorkshire record label Jelly-mould Jazz.
The Skampa Quartet will be bringing music from their homeland to the Bridge House Theatre in Warwick on Sunday and they will be joined by French double-bassist Laurene Durantel, from Ensemble 360, to play well-loved works by Smetana, Janacek and Dvorak.
Backed by double-bassist Nathan Thomson, cellist Jenny Adejayan and drummer Adriano Adewale, the Italian virtuoso roams from the jazzblues of Attempo to the Celtic swirl of Tarantella, and from the township guitar of African Dawn to the terrific Tears Of Joy, which boasts Latin licks Carlos Santana would be proud of.
True, she did commission, play and even record a concerto by double-bassist and composer Edgar Meyer.
Not when they are as exuberant, as intoxicating, as joyful as the one presented here by pianist Frank Braley, violist Renard Capucon, violist Gerard Causse, cellist Gautier Capucon, and double-bassist Alois Posch.
Indeed, it was Herve who gave Offenbach one of his first opportunities on the stage when, as director of the Folies-Nouvelles in 1855, he accepted his one-act "anthropophagie musicale" (musical cannibalism) Oyayaye ou la reine des iles peopled by an exotic queen and a double-bassist.
Stopping off at the Globe as part of their UK-wide tour before the festival season well and truly kicks in, the duo who, together with double-bassist Miranda Sykes, make up Show of Hands, played a storming set.
Acoustic double-bassist Brian Sampson will be doing a lot of "right, off-the-cuff musical thinking" when he unleashes his eclectic blend of original jazz compositions, improvisation and standards 8 p.
Skilful arrangements, chiefly by violinist Mike Seal and trumpet/flugelhorn player Jon Quirk, were stunningly executed, with Mark O'Brien (clarinet doubling saxes), Wendy Quirk on keyboard, and tireless double-bassist Tom Millar completing the line-up.
At the Bowl, the young and gifted include several string players, including violinists Jonathan Gandelsman and Colin Jacobsen, violists Nicholas Cords and Max Mandel, cellist Mike Block and double-bassist DaXun Zhang.