What is bass?

  • (noun): The member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on bass:

Yellow Bass
... The yellow bass or barfish, Morone mississippiensis, is a freshwater fish native to the south and midwestern United States ... Though sometimes confused with white bass or striped bass, it is distinguished by its yellow belly and the broken pattern in its lowermost stripes ... Yellow bass reach an average length of 28 cm (11 in) ...
Sixpence None The Richer - Band Members
... guitar, cello Leigh Nash – vocals Justin Cary – bass (1997–2004, 2008–) Former members TJ Behling – bass (1990–1994) Brad Arnold – drums (1990–1994) James Arhelger – bass (1 ... Plasencio – bass (1995–1996) Sean Kelly – guitar (1997–2004) Rob Mitchell – drums (2001–2004) Jerry Dale McFadden – keyboard (2001–2004) ...
The The - Members - Official Members
... Official band members have been Matt Johnson – vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, melodica, engineering ... Tom Johnston – bass guitar (1980) ... (1988–1994) (see also The Smiths) James Eller – bass (1988–1994) (see also Julian Cope) D.C ...
Diary Of A Madman (album) - Personnel
... guitars, production Bob Daisley – bass Lee Kerslake – drums, percussion Additional Personnel Johnny Cook – keyboards (uncredited) Louis Clark – string ...
Infectious Grooves - Band Members - Line-ups
... It's the Infectious Grooves Mike Muir - vocals Robert Trujillo - bass Dean Pleasants - guitar Adam Siegel - guitar Stephen Perkins - drums Initial line-up ... Sarsippius' Ark Mike Muir - vocals Robert Trujillo - bass Dean Pleasants - guitar Adam Siegel - guitar Josh Freese handled the drum tracks for Sarsippius' Ark while no ... Mike Muir - vocals Robert Trujillo - bass Josh Paul - bass Dean Pleasants - guitar Adam Siegel - guitar Brooks Wackerman - drums 2008–present Untitled 5th album ...

More definitions of "bass":

  • (adj): Having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range.
    Example: "A bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet"
    Synonyms: deep
  • (noun): The lowest part of the musical range.
  • (noun): The lowest part in polyphonic music.
    Synonyms: bass part
  • (noun): Nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes.
  • (noun): Any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus).
    Synonyms: freshwater bass
  • (noun): The lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae.
    Synonyms: sea bass
  • (noun): An adult male singer with the lowest voice.
    Synonyms: basso

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