Sweetwater: Hartke Bass Clinic with Victor Wooten

Sweetwater has been crushing it with their bass-related content lately! In this video, we have the great Victor Wooten giving us more insight into this art that we call music. We all know that Vic is an incredible teacher, so get ready for a challenge! His perspective on the bass guitar definitely opens up a new world on the instrument.

Here’s what’s covered:

  1. 0:00 – Intro
  2. 0:18 – Jamming With Victor Wooten
  3. 7:34 – How to Play Freely
  4. 10:44 – Listening to What the Note Says
  5. 12:32 – Creating Interesting Loops
  6. 16:45 – Helping a Solo Player
  7. 18:28 – Using Notes Not in the Key
  8. 20:37 – Using all the Notes in a Key
  9. 22:26 – Adding Space
  10. 25:15 – Recap
  11. 28:14 – Thanks for Watching!


Joshua Sailor is a session bassist, producer and engineer on the West Coast. Currently working with Cloud Microphones on the "Get Lifted" Web Series, showcasing how to use Cloudlifters in studio, live and podcasting situations. You can contact him at [email protected].

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  1. Trey

    Man I believe it is impossible not to learn something from watching him, just brilliant in it’s simplicity

  2. MARK B


  3. Gary Patton

    Fantastic! Thank you, Victor Wooten and Sweetwater!