Definition of bassist
: a person who plays an acoustic or electric bass
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Branch was previously married to bassist Teddy Landau.
Its members, according to bassist Enoch Rowe, are from all over Maryland.
Rounding out the Styx lineup are Lawrence Gowan (vocals and keyboards), Tommy Shaw (vocals and guitars), Todd Sucherman (drums) and Ricky Phillips (bass) along with the occasional surprise appearance by original bassist Chuck Panozzo.
Best known as the leader and electric bassist of the psychedelic rock band Pink Floyd, Waters, now 73, is one of the major progenitors of the concept album.
Sunday’s Vancouver shows also include sets by ex-Prince bassist Nik West’s band and the Canadian group Star System, performing the music of Sun Ra.
Fiia McGann, the bassist in Goodness, provides background vocals on a song, and there’s a guitar cameo by Newcomb’s childhood friend and former bandmate (Shadow, The Rockfords)
In 1994, not long after the Wests took over the Big House, Haynes formed Gov't Mule in Macon with bassist Allen Woody, who also was playing with the Allman Brothers Band, and drummer Matt Abts.
The music, long out of print, features twin tenor horns - Charlie Rouse and Barney Wilen - along with bassist Sam Jones and drummer Art Taylor.
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music : a person who plays a double bass or a bass guitar
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