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International Solo Bass Competition: Anthony Jackson, Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten
Bass Videos

International Solo Bass Competition: Anthony Jackson, Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten

Back in 2005, the Coastal Carolina University hosted their first annual International Solo Bass Competition. During the event, Anthony Jackson took the stage, and performed along with Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten.

Bass Extremes (Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey): Stan The Man
Bass Videos

Bass Extremes (Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey): Stan The Man

Bass Extremes, consisting of bassists Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten, put out a couple of CD’s in the late 90’s and early 00’s. Before that there was this video featuring live performances and instructional material, from Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten. One of my favorite tunes from the video is this tribute to Stanley Clarke called “Stan...

Concerts & Tours

Low Notes for Nashville Announce Benefit Concert

Low Notes for Nashville, who formed three weeks ago in response to the floods in Nashville, Tennessee, have announced a benefit concert to continuing the fundraising efforts for area musicians impacted by the flooding. Bassist Steve Bailey will headline the event, which takes place on June 17th at 8:00pm. The show will be hosted by the organization’s co-founders, Sean O’Bryan...

Bass Jam: Tal Wilkenfeld, Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, Oteil Burbridge, J.D. Blair
Bass Videos

Bass Jam: Tal Wilkenfeld, Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, Oteil Burbridge, J.D. Blair

Here’s a great clip from a Victor Wooten / J.D. Blair concert, where the group is joined by Tal Wilkenfeld, Steve Bailey, and Oteil Burbridge. As Vic says, Bailey is playing an original 6-string Carl Thompson bass for the first time.

Player News

Charlie Haden and Rocco Prestia to receive Bass Player’s lifetime achievement awards

Bass Player Magazine is giving out two lifetime achievement awards at their Bass Player Live conference next month. Jazz bassist Charlie Haden and funk bassist Rocco Prestia are receiving the award. The ceremony takes place in Los Angeles on October 24th and 25th, at S.I.R. Studios and the Key Club. There will be a screening of “Rambling Boy,” a new...

News

Victor Wooten offering two new music camps

Victor Wooten is holding two upcoming camps, as part of his music and nature series held at the new Wooten Woods Retreat. “Spirit of Music” will take place from September 3-6, 2009. Victor and his staff plan to explore these questions with campers: Is there a spiritual side to Music? Do you want to find out? Can Music “speak” to...

Victor Wooten & Steve Bailey: Mercy Mercy Mercy live at NAMM 2009
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Victor Wooten & Steve Bailey: Mercy Mercy Mercy live at NAMM 2009

Check out Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey performing Joe Zawinul’s “Mercy Mercy Mercy”, along with David “Fingers” Haynes, at the PreSonus booth.

Events

Steve Bailey appearing at Rock and Roll Camp

Bassist Steve Bailey is making a repeat appearance at the Jackson Hole Rock and Roll Camp, taking place July 13-17. The event will be taking place in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Steve Bailey is regarded as one of the most influential bassists in rock and jazz music. He has played with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Jethro Tull, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd...

New Albums

Alfred Releases 3 New Instructional DVDs for Bass Players

Alfred Publishing has released three new instructional DVD and book sets, featuring instruction by Todd Johnson and Steve Bailey. Todd Johnson breaks down the art of walking bass lines, beat theory, ear training, major and minor triads, and chromatic approaches in Walking Bass Line Module System, Volume 1: Triad Modules. Standard notation and TAB are included. Once you finish Volume...