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Victor Wooten Announces the Wooten Woods Experience Tour
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Announces the Wooten Woods Experience Tour

Victor Wooten is taking his educational camp on the road with the Wooten Woods Experience tour. The outing will feature the master bassist with his band as well as some students presenting an educational performance based on his Music and Nature camps.

2018 Reader Favorite Bassists – #7: Victor Wooten
2018 Reader Favorites

2018 Reader Favorite Bassists – #7: Victor Wooten

No surprise to us, Victor Wooten makes the “readers favorite” list again this year. And Vic had a big year with a tour with his trio, the Fun & Funk Xplosion Tour with Sinbad, a 30th anniversary Flecktones tour, and more.

Berklee Bass Department: Silent Night… In Tunisia
Bass Videos

Berklee Bass Department: Silent Night… In Tunisia

For years, Steve Bailey has sent a holiday video for us to share with you. In celebration of the holidays, here’s the latest - featuring Steve, John Patitucci, Joe Dart, Whit Browne, Victor Wooten, and Mike Pope - with a note from Steve.

Bass of the Week: JanAid Guitars “The Evergreen”
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: JanAid Guitars “The Evergreen”

JanAid Guitars crafts beautiful basses that sound as gorgeous as they look. That includes this instrument called The Evergreen, which was built for Victor Wooten’s Wooten Woods Camp.

Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey Working On New “Bass Extremes” Album
News

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.

Victor Wooten: KNKX Public Radio Performance
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten: KNKX Public Radio Performance

Back in August, we featured a video of Victor Wooten and Bob Franceschini performing “Funky D” live in the studio. Now KNKX has shared the full segment for us to enjoy.

Studio Jams #80: Watermelon Man (with Victor Wooten)
Bass Videos

Studio Jams #80: Watermelon Man (with Victor Wooten)

Studio Jams has just released one of several videos recorded from session #80, which was taped at Spyro’s Modern Music and Recording Centre in Reading, PA. This episode features Victor Wooten along with drummer Curtis Harmon, saxophonist Bob Franceschini and pianist James Lloyd, who perform Herbie Hancock’s “Watermelon Man.” Aside from the great performance, it was interesting to see Victor...

Jonathan Scales Fourchestra’s “Pillar” Features All-Star Bassists
New Albums

Jonathan Scales Fourchestra’s “Pillar” Features All-Star Bassists

Jonathan Scales has always had great bassists for his band and his new album only ups the ante. Pillar, which is the steel pannist’s third Fourchestra album, features his full-time bassist E’Lon JD as well as low-end guests Oteil Burbridge, Victor Wooten, and Mononeon. Burbridge anchors the opening track, “Fake Buddha’s Inner Child,” while the latter two are featured together...

Victor Wooten: Relix Studio Sessions
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten: Relix Studio Sessions

Here’s a fantastic video of Victor Wooten visiting the Relix Studios back in November 2017. The video description says it all: “Bass master and Flecktone Victor Wooten recently swung by to warm up his fingers, sing, slap and treat the office to some fine, unfettered improvisation from true luminary. Here we present his full Relix session, a musical tapestry that...

Victor Wooten: Funky D (Live)
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten: Funky D (Live)

Victor Wooten visited the KNKX Public Radio studio recently, along with saxophonist Bob Franceschini. While they were missing the third part of the trio, drummer Dennis Chambers, the two put on quite a show. Here’s the duo performing “Funky D.”