Wooten, Bailey, & Bissonette Announce Bass Extremes Album Details, Tour Dates
Ever since they first teased it in 2018, we’ve been dying to hear what the new Bass Extremes album will sound like. Now Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and Gregg Bissonette have unveiled more about it. They’ve also unveiled a set of tour dates.
The trio, who are celebrating their 30th anniversary, have revealed that the record will be absolutely packed with guest bassists: Marcus Miller, Bootsy Collins, Justin Chancellor, Ron Carter, John Patitucci, Billy Sheehan, Oteil Burbridge, Edgar Meyer, and Joe Dart. It will even feature jazz guitar icon Mike Stern on bass and Wooten’s Flecktones bandmate Bela Fleck on bass banjo.
There’s no release date yet, but get more about the album from the groove gurus in this promo clip:
Bailey, Wooten, and Bissonette will be heading out on tour for the first time in two years starting on February 26th at the Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis, Indiana. Their outing will take them to Minneapolis before focusing mostly on California.
We’ll keep you updated with more details as they become available.
Bass Extremes Tour 2022:
|Feb 26||The Jazz Kitchen||Indianapolis, IN (2 Shows)|
|Feb 27||The Jazz Kitchen||Indianapolis, IN (2 Shows)|
|Mar 1||Dakota||Minneapolis, MN|
|Mar 2||Dakota||Minneapolis, MN|
|Mar 4||Yoshi’s||Oakland, CA (2 Shows)|
|Mar 5||Yoshi’s||Oakland, CA (2 Shows)|
|Mar 6||Yoshi’s||Oakland, CA|
|Mar 8||Jazz Alley Seattle||Seattle, WA|
|Mar 9||Jazz Alley Seattle||Seattle, WA|
|Mar 11||Catalina Bar & Grill||Hollywood, CA|
|Mar 12||Catalina Bar & Grill||Hollywood, CA|
|Mar 13||Music Box||San Diego, CA|