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Synonyms for string bass

largest and lowest member of the violin family

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The band includes Marcus Mumford (vocals, guitar, drums, mandolin); Ben Lovett (vocals, keyboards, accordion, drums); "Country" Winston Marshall (vocals, banjo, dobro); and Ted Dwane (vocals, string bass, drums, guitar).
Musicians performing at the fifth anniversary bash will include internationally praised banjo king Sean Moyses, drummer Nick Ward, Dennis Mowatt on brass and string bass, trumpeter Gordon Whitworth and Matt Palmer on reeds.
Kaplan played the string bass and tuba, and is immensely proud of the many pupils he led to careers in music.
The String Academy program offers beginning classes in violin, viola, cello or string bass to children in several Eugene elementary schools regardless of ability to pay; for many of the kids performing this week it's their first time in front of an audience.
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Formed in New York over a decade ago, the band use a line-up of fiddle, guitar, string bass and a trio of voices to concoct a deliciously sophisticated melting pot of sound, made up of western swing, Gypsy-jazz and bluegrass.
Even though beset with dizzying personnel changes, the flavor of Dan Hicks' all-acoustic lineup has seldom wavered over the years: lead guitar, rhythm guitar, string bass, two violins, and percussion -- never a drummer or an amplifier.
Erik Unsworth joined the music faculty of the University of Texas at El Paso in 2003, as a Visiting Assistant Professor of String Bass, Electric Bass, and Jazz and Commercial Music Studies.
String bass player Tony Pollitt, started his present spell with The Savannah Jazz Band 12 years ago.
More recent members are Barry Bockus, upright string bass, and Billy Novick, saxophone and clarinet.
String bass students of Tyler Abbott will give a group recital at 6 p.
In addition, the Latham catalog is filled with violin, viola and string bass solos and ensembles, string quartets, string orchestra arrangements, and "gig" music for professionals.
One thing that sticks out in my mind about that version is that Mazzetti used a solo string bass in the last movement in place of the tuba that Cooke had used; the string bass sound struck me as much more appropriate.
Parrott's "Performing Purcell" represents as comprehensive an approach to performance issues as one could imagine in roughly forty pages, covering instruments (including the sixteen-foot string bass, now generally omitted in period instrument performances of Purcell), bowing, tuning, ornamentation, continuo practice, pitch (orchestral pitch in the 1690s may have been about A = 390), and voice types (especially the distinction between the high tenor and the falsetto countertenor).
Kaplan played string bass for the Worcester Philharmonic Orchestra, Greenfield Symphony Orchestra and the Springfield Orchestra.