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Top Ten: The Most Popular Victor Wooten Videos

Victor Wooten has consistently been among the reader favorites on No Treble (not to mention NT staffers). Looking at our past coverage – especially videos – we decided to pull out the 10 most popular ones we’ve covered here, based on reader views.

We’re sure we’ve missed some out there, but that’s good news for the future! (If we’ve missed one you think we should cover, please share in the comments below).

Victor Wooten: Ari’s Eyes (Bass Day 2002)

1. Victor Wooten: Ari’s Eyes (Bass Day 2002)

Here’s Victor Wooten in this performance of “Ari’s Eyes” in 2002. This tune was later released on his 2005 album, Soul Circus.

Victor Wooten & Steve Bailey: Mercy Mercy Mercy live at NAMM 09

2. Victor Wooten & Steve Bailey: Mercy Mercy Mercy live at NAMM 09

Check out Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey performing Joe Zawinul’s “Mercy Mercy Mercy”, along with David “Fingers” Haynes, at the PreSonus booth.

Victor Wooten and Stu Hamm Jam: Chameleon

3. Victor Wooten and Stu Hamm Jam: Chameleon

Check out this jam session between Victor Wooten and Stu Hamm at the Hartke booth during Winter NAMM 2009. They’re performing an all bass version of Herbie Hancock’s “Chameleon”!

Victor Wooten & JD Blair: Live at Blue Note Milan

4. Victor Wooten & JD Blair: Live at Blue Note Milan

Filmed from the audience two days ago, here’s Victor Wooten and JD Blair playing the tune, “U Can’t Hold No Groove…” as their finale. The tune is from the album A Show of Hands, recently re-released.

Victor Wooten and Jeff Berlin jam session

5. Victor Wooten and Jeff Berlin jam session

Two masters at work. ‘Nuff said.

Victor Wooten & Anthony Wellington: Dynamics Duet

6. Victor Wooten & Anthony Wellington: Dynamics Duet

Victor Wooten and Anthony Wellington have a long working history, or as Anthony says, he’s the “long time holder of the coveted ’2nd bass’ position in the Victor Wooten Band”. Here’s the bass duo performing a nice piece from Vic’s Groove Workshop DVD.

Victor Wooten: Live Looper Solo Bass Performance

7. Victor Wooten: Live Looper Solo Bass Performance

Here’s another brilliant performance by Victor Wooten, who recently stopped by EMG Headquarters to try out their new JVX pickups for this demo. The man knows how to use a looper!

The New Nashville Cats with Victor Wooten: Live (1991)

8. The New Nashville Cats with Victor Wooten: Live (1991)

Mark O’Connor featured this group including Victor Wooten, Brent Mason and Paul Leim in a live performance in 1991. This group and many other musicians were also recorded on O’Connor’s The New Nashville Cats, released the same year.

Victor Wooten & Steve Smith: Double Espresso

9. Victor Wooten & Steve Smith: Double Espresso

Another great bass/drum duo performance… this time by Victor Wooten and Steve Smith. The performance took place at the Drummers Collective in November, 2002. Smith admits the two only had 5 minutes to prepare for the performance. Doesn’t seem fair. Part 1: Part 2:

Bass Extremes (Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey): Stan The Man

10. Bass Extremes (Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey): Stan The Man

Bass Extremes, consisting of bassists Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten, put out a couple of CD’s in the late 90′s and early 00′s. Before that there was this video featuring live performances and instructional material, from Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten. One of my favorite tunes from the video is this tribute…

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Marissa

Marissa

Are we talkin yourube? No classical thump? C’mon! Gotta be the most popular! Although I did like the list, those are some of the best!