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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...

Bass Videos

Edgar Meyer and Victor Wooten: Two players, one bass

This is about the craziest bass duet we’ve ever seen. Did these guys even miss a beat?

Bass Videos

What a trio: Edgar Meyer, Ray Brown and Victor Wooten

Check out this amazing trio of bass greatness: Edgar Meyer, Ray Brown and Victor Wooten, in a 1991 performance. “Walk that dog!” Tip o’ the hat to The Double Bass Blog

Events

Victor Wooten workshops announced

Victor Wooten will be doing a series of workshops to promote his instructional DVD, “Groove Workshop”. The tour is presented by Hartke, who Wooten endorses. All clinics are free. The dates are as follows: May 11, 2009 from 7-9pm Sam Ash 1647 Gallatin Pike North Madison, TN 615-860-7475 May 12, 2009 from 7-9pm Georgia Music Warehouse 5205-A Waters Ave. Savannah,...

Concerts & Tours

SMV: Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, and Victor Wooten tour updates

Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten are back on tour, supporting their release, Thunder: Jun 7: Capital Jazz Festival in Columbia, MD Jun 8: Carolina Theater in Durham, NC Jun 11: House of Blues in Boston, MA Jun 12: Nokia Theatre in New York, NY Jun 13: Eastman Theatre in Rochester, NY Jun 26: Ottawa Jazz Festival in Ottawa,...

Victor Wooten Sitting in for African Highlife Concert
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Sitting in for African Highlife Concert

The 9th Annual Highlife Concert at the University of Colorado at Boulder is going to feature Victor Wooten on bass tonight, as he sits in with the CU-Boulder West African Highlife Ensemble. The Ensemble’s usual bassist, Vusi Mahlasela had to return to South Africa unexpectedly Wednesday morning for his grandmother’s funeral. For those in the area, tickets are available online...

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...