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  • n  the lowest part of the musical range
  • n  the lowest part in polyphonic music
  • n  an adult male singer with the lowest voice
  • n  the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
  • n  any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)
  • n  the lowest adult male singing voice
  • n  the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
  • n  nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes
  • s  having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
    a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice
    a bass clarinet

  • New Life in the Lily Pond In musical prestige as well as pitch, it is hard to get any lower on the scale than the double bass.
  • You played bass? He called me up and asked me if I could play bass, and I said, "Well, sure, cain't everybody?" I'd never played bass before in my life.
  • Off the elbow of Cape Cod, between Cuttyhunk Island and Martha's Vineyard, the elusive striped bass gallivant in frothy water.
News & Articles

  • Benefit bass tournament at Chester Frost (June 15)
    The Chattanooga Bass Assassins, a private bass fishing club, will present the third annual Christopher J. Robertson Never Give Up Cancer Benefit Bass Tournament on Chickamauga Lake on Saturday, June 15.
    June 13, 2013 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
  • Michael Bass earns All-America honors
    Bass was named to both the Baseball America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers All-America squads.
    June 13, 2013 - WECT 6 Wilmington
  • Benefit bass tournament at Chester Frost (June 15)
    The Chattanooga Bass Assassins, a private bass fishing club, will present the third annual Christopher J. Robertson Never Give Up Cancer Benefit Bass Tournament on Chickamauga Lake on Saturday, June 15.
    June 13, 2013 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Quotes

  • Louie Bellson in International Herald Tribune
    I've been of the opinion that all a drummer really needs is one bass drum, a snare drum, some tom-toms, a ride cymbal, a crash cymbal, sticks and brushes,Bellson told Jazz Connection. "If you can't do it with that, you better go back to...
  • Dave Grohl in MusicRadar.com - The place for music makers
    Way back in 2005, Grohl told Mojo magazine: "The next project that I'm trying to initiate involves me on drums, Josh Homme on guitar, and John Paul Jones playing bass. That's the next album. That wouldn't suck."

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