Definition of string bass in English:

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string bass

Pronunciation: /ˈstriNG ˌbās/


(Especially among jazz musicians) a double bass.
Example sentences
  • With bassist John Heard at Hamp's elbow, their string bass and vibes merged solidly throughout the program.
  • ‘The Bells’ drifts lazily on the gentle dissonant pulsations between bass clarinet and string bass.
  • He is currently studying jazz at Humber College and performed a stellar piano jazz number accompanied by trumpet, string bass and drums.

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