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. Music is all over Victor Wooten. He was bathed in it from the womb (that’s not a clever play on words, just ask him). He came to the bass as his main instrument, honestly enough (his brothers plopped it on him). His music comes from within.
Wooten uses the bass so that the rest of us can hear what’s on his inside. He’s masterful… and it’s not a word that should be tossed around lightly.
A respected player, teacher, philosopher, and lover of nature, Wooten is a bass player that we should all aspire to be like. From his desire to get the instrument in front of more people to his thoughts around where the best music and playing can come from. Enjoy the conversation…