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2015 Reader Favorites – #6: Victor Wooten

Editor’s Note: At the end of each year, we tally up all the article and video views on No Treble to come up with a list of top 10 most popular bassists. This is entirely based on readership, not on opinions, polls or anything else. Just having some fun.

Victor Wooten

No surprise here, Victor Wooten once again makes the annual reader favorites list. Victor was our guest for Groove – The No Treble Podcast, which ranked among the top ones of the year. As always, several videos of Vic got lots of views, which ranks him #6 on the reader’s favorite list.

Groove - Episode #10: Victor Wooten

Groove – Episode #10: Victor Wooten

The Music Lesson is a book that will forever change you. Not because it was written by one of the world’s greatest bass players, but because the message is core to living a life worth celebrating. In this episode of Groove – The No Treble Podcast, we talk with bassist Victor Wooten. Enjoy the conversation…

Bela Fleck and The Flecktones: Stomping Grounds (1996)

Bela Fleck and The Flecktones: Stomping Grounds (1996)

On December 26, 1996, Bela Fleck and The Flecktones appeared on The Conan O’Brien Show to promote their album, Live Art. They played “Stomping Grounds”, which is a terrific showcase for Victor Wooten and the rest of the band…

Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten: Bass Duet (NAMM 2015)

Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten: Bass Duet (NAMM 2015)

The Behringer booth at this year’s NAMM show was crammed with people for this impromptu performance by Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten. Thankfully, they filmed it…

Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey & Derico Watson: Bass Extremes

Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey & Derico Watson: Bass Extremes

Back in September, Berklee held their Beantown Jazz Festival. Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and Derico Watson took the stage. Here’s some great footage from that performance…

Victor Wooten Band: Brooklyn

Victor Wooten Band: Brooklyn

If you caught Victor Wooten and his band during his tour supporting Sword And Stone / Words and Tones, you know how epic a show that band put on. Here’s a video filmed from the audience at Billboard Live in Tokyo (August 20, 2013) show – with two cameras to capture it all…

Edgar Meyer and Victor Wooten: Webbed Feet

Edgar Meyer and Victor Wooten: Webbed Feet

We’re celebrated Edgar Meyer’s birthday with an awesome throwback bass duet with Victor Wooten. The pair has fun with Meyer’s original tune “Webbed Feet” in this 1991 clip from Kentucky Educational Television’s “The Lonesome Pine Specials”. Both bassists push their instruments to the limit while making musical jests over the light-hearted groove…

Mike Stern/Victor Wooten Band: Live

Mike Stern/Victor Wooten Band: Live

The 2013 Black Sea Jazz Festival saw a nice mashup of groups, with Mike Stern and Victor Wooten coming together on stage for this live performance. The lineup includes longtime Stern collaborator Bob Franceschini on sax and Wooten band drummer Derico Watson…