Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey Working On New “Bass Extremes” Album
Good news for bass extremists: Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey are recording a new “Bass Extremes” album. Wooten let the news slip during the intro to a video about a new limited edition silk screen poster. The duo will once again be joined by drummer Gregg Bissonette.
Hear the announcement and check out the cool poster below:
The first Bass Extremes release was a book published 25 years ago in 1993. The book included transcriptions of the music, which ranged stylistically from “bebop to new age to heavy metal.” Each bassist pushed the boundaries of the instrument and what was thought to be possible on the bass. They went on to release two albums: 1998’s Cookbook and 2001’s Just Add Water.
Here’s a little taste of a classic Bass Extremes tune called “A Chick From Corea”:
We’ll keep you updated with more details as they become available.