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  • Victor Wooten: Bass Night

    Victor Wooten: Bass Night

    MusicForce shared this video of a February 2018 solo bass performance by Victor Wooten. Vic utilizes several layers with his looper to build quite a soundscape and soloing over top of it all while getting the crowd going in response. »

  • Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Announce 30th Anniversary Tour Dates

    Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Announce 30th Anniversary Tour Dates

    Bela Fleck and the Flecktones are celebrating 30 years of music this summer with a handful of North American tour dates. The band will feature the original lineup of Fleck, Roy “Future Man” Wooten, Howard Levy, and Victor Wooten. The outing revolves mostly around festivals in late June, kicking off with the Rochester Jazz Festival... »

  • Victor Wooten Announces Fun & Funk Xplosion Tour with Sinbad

    Victor Wooten Announces Fun & Funk Xplosion Tour with Sinbad

    Bass master Victor Wooten has announced the Fun & Funk Xplosion tour. The outing promises to be a good time as Wooten will be joined by his brother Regi on guitar, his brother Roy (aka Future Man) on percussion, saxophonist Bob Franceschini, and comedy legend Sinbad. The comedian is also an avid funk lover and... »

  • Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns for 2018

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns for 2018

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp is back for 2018! Set for March 16th through the 18th in Philadelphia, the weekend-long bass camp features hands-on workshops, masterclasses, and performances. Every year the camp has an incredible lineup of instructors, and this year is no different. Veasley will be teaching alongside David Dyson, Chico Huff, Michael Manring, Patrick... »

  • Victor Wooten: NAMM 2018 Performance and Lesson

    Victor Wooten: NAMM 2018 Performance and Lesson

    Victor Wooten’s appearances at the NAMM Show are always special. This year he gave a performance and talk at the Reverb booth. Starting with an awesome solo piece, Wooten talks about his summer camp before diving into music theory in a relatable way. He’s then joined by saxophonist Bob Franceschini for a pair of tunes. »

  • 2017 Reader Favorites – #10: Victor Wooten

    2017 Reader Favorites – #10: Victor Wooten

    Victor Wooten is a regular on the No Treble reader favorite lists each year, and this year is no different. News of Victor’s new album, “Trypnotyx,” – his first since 2012 – and the supporting tour generated a lot of buzz. Not only that, metal band Nitro announced that Victor would be making a guest... »

  • Berklee Bass Department: Deck The Hanukkah

    Berklee Bass Department: Deck The Hanukkah

    It’s time for one of our favorite holiday traditions again. Steve Bailey and the Berklee Bass Department have once again sent us a video for the season, and it’s another great one. This year’s track is a mashup entitled “Deck the Hanukkah” that features Bailey, Victor Wooten, John Patitucci, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, and Aaron... »

  • Victor Wooten Band: Brooklyn Bowl (Full Show)

    Victor Wooten Band: Brooklyn Bowl (Full Show)

    Victor Wooten has been touring in support of his latest album, Trypnotyx, with drummer Dennis Chambers and saxophonist Bob Franceschini. If you’ve missed the tour, you’re in luck. They just shared the complete concert from the Brooklyn Bowl, which took place on December 12, 2017. The music starts at the 22:17 mark. »

  • Fodera Reveals Masterbuilt Yin Yang Hybrid Bass

    Fodera Reveals Masterbuilt Yin Yang Hybrid Bass

    Fodera revealed their fourth and final Masterbuilt bass for the year, and it’s incredible. The Masterbuilt Yin Yang Hybrid combines two signature instruments to pay tribute to their respective owners: Victor Wooten and Anthony Jackson. “Not only are these two artists pioneers in their craft, but also in instrument design through our collaborative relationship,” the... »

  • Snarky Puppy Announces 2018 Tour, GroundUp Music Festival

    Snarky Puppy Announces 2018 Tour, GroundUp Music Festival

    Michael League and Snarky Puppy have announced a U.S. tour for 2018 with support from fellow GroundUP artists Forq, Alina Engibaryan, Sirintip, and Banda Magda. The Grammy-winning band will begin their trek in Atlanta, Georgia on February 14th before heading north to Maryland then west. It is currently slated to wrap up March 4th after... »