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Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”

Bassist James Ross sends us this video of him hanging out with Victor Wooten doing some improv to The Beatles’ “Yesterday” during rehearsal at The Pageant in St. Louis. Nice.

Concerts & Tours, News

SMV to tour again

We’ve been hearing rumors about a new tour by Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten, collectively known as S.M.V. Looks like it is the real deal, as the 17th Annual Capital Jazz Festival in Columbia, MD has announced the group will be performing during the upcoming 3 day festival, June 5-7. Here’s a great video featuring the three in...

News

Hartke Contest: Win Victor Wooten’s Rig!

Hartke is promoting a contest to win one of one of six Hartke HyDrive rigs, now endorsed by Victor Wooten. Each prize winner will receive Victor’s set up: the LH1000 Bass Amplifier with HyDrive 410 and 115 cabinets (retail value of $2,000). Enter here. And good luck.

Player News

It’s Official: Victor Wooten Jumps to Hartke

We first caught this on the back of Bass Player magazine: “Please welcome, Mr. Victor Wooten”. Victor Wooten is the latest endorser of Hartke. Wooten used Hartke’s HyDrive cabinets and LH1000 amps during the SMV tour (with Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller), and is now using them on the Béla Fleck and Flecktones tour. Wooten explains: “There are plenty of...

Events

Victor Wooten set to open Wooten Woods

Since 2000, Victor Wooten has been running his Bass/Nature camp, and dreaming of having his own location. In 2008, Wooten and his wife purchased about 150 acres of land near Nashville, Tennessee to serve as the new home for the camp. Since April 2008, the camp has been under construction, and the first “Wooten Woods Weekend” will officially kick off...

Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten reunites with JD Blair for upcoming tour

Victor Wooten and JD Blair are reuniting for a tour beginning in March. 3/12/09: Pick-Staiger Concert Hall in Evanston, IL 3/13/09: Pageant in St. Louis, MO 3/14/09: Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI 3/15/09: House of Blues in Cleveland, OH 3/16/09: Ark in Ann Arbor, MI 3/18/09: Handlebar in Greenville, SC 3/19/09: Legends@ Appalachian State in Boone, NC 3/20/09: Variety...

News

Basslines for October 10, 2008

Billboard.com interviewed Yes bassist Chris Squire on the band’s tour, including their decision to go ahead without frontman Jon Anderson. Oakland Park, Florida’s Oktoberfest was the first event to be held in the new Jaco Pastorius Park. An event for Emment Chapman’s Chapman Stick, popularized by Tony Levin and others, is taking place Oct 10 – 12 in Santa Cruz,...

New Albums

New release round-up (featuring Felix Pastorius, John Patitucci and Rhonda Smith)

Jeff Coffin’s latest album, Mutopia, features Felix Pastorius (son of the late Jaco Pastorius), along with Roy “Futureman” Wooten and Kofi Burbridge. Guest appearances include Chris Walters, Bela Fleck, Victor Wooten, Doug Belote, Alana Rocklin, Pat Bergeson, R. Scott Bryan, Roy Agree, Rod McGaha, Barry Green and Black Cat Sylvester. Sample tracks: Amazon.com Widgets Other recent releases… Carlos Cuevas has...

New Albums, Player News

Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten bring the Thunder

Another multi-bass album is coming. This time from Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller & Victor Wooten, joining together as S.M.V. The new album, Thunder, is out on August 12th. Sample tracks here: Amazon.com Widgets

News

Basslines for July 31, 2008

Jazz bassist Charlie Haden will be (temporarily) switching to bluegrass, at the Roots of American Music Festival on August 24 at the Lincoln Center in New York. Jack Bruce is once again fueling speculation that Cream may reunite, and possibly even tour. All About Jazz wasn’t crazy about Victor Wooten‘s band’s performance at North Sea Jazz Festival, but liked his...