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New Albums

SMV: Making Thunder Photo Book

Photographer Steven Parke released a behind-the-scenes book, SMV : making THUNDER last year, and we missed it (doh!) The book includes 40 never-before-seen photos of Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten in studio, recording their Thunder album. The book is available in both soft and hard cover formats, via Blurb. Preview the book here.

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
Bass Videos

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.

Bass Videos

Victor Wooten: The Lesson

Here is a video of Victor Wooten performing a solo of “The Lesson” from his album Palmystery, released in April, 2008. “It doesn’t matter how you go about writing songs,” says Victor. “The music is coming from somewhere. If we think it’s our brain, or some strictly intellectual source, I would say we’re mistaken. Sometimes the songs show up quickly,...

Bass Videos

Victor Wooten bass solo, live with Gov’t Mule

Gov’t Mule, Victor Wooten, bass solo. Do we need to say any more?

News

SMV controversy on tour

Bassist Victor Wooten published two videos entitled “SMV gets robbed by Spanish Border police” on Youtube. The video comes in two parts: Part 1: Part 2: The event was recorded and posted by Wooten from his iPhone. A response to this posted video was published by In Bass We Trust saying that Wooten has misrepresented Spain. There is a Talk...

SMV: Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten in Studio Interview and Performance
Bass Videos

SMV: Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten in Studio Interview and Performance

SMV, the bass supergroup formed by Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten recorded a video before their tour, including live performances and interviews. In this segment, the bassists give their insight into bass playing, SMV and the direction of bass exposure. It also includes a special live studio performance on the opening track “Los Maestros de Las Frecuencias Bajas”...

Events

Victor Wooten releases bass camp schedule

Bass legend Victor Wooten has released the schedule for his summer Bass/Nature Camps. Each camp is tailored to a specific theme, to appeal to different students. Camp schedule: September 3 – 6, 2009: “Spirit of Music” October 6 – 11, 2009: “Music / Nature Camp” – for ANY instrument July 19 – August 9, 2010: “Bass / Nature Camp 3...

Events

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival

The 32nd annual Freihofer’s Jazz Festival kicks off on June 27th, in Saratoga Springs, NY, with over 20 performances taking place during the two-day event. On Saturday, June 27, the festival kicks off with performances by SMV – Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Victor Wooten, Gary Burton Quartet Revisited with Steve Swallow, Pat Metheny and Antonio Sanchez, Patti LaBelle, Spanish Harlem...

Concerts & Tours

SMV to headline Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

A festival with likely the longest name in festival history, The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF), kicks off today and runs through June 20th, in Rochester, NY. SMV, the bass trio consisting of Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten is among the festival’s headlining acts. More than 800 musicians will perform in more than 225 concerts. Maybe they...