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

Victor Wooten Announces New Trio Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Announces New Trio Tour Dates

Victor Wooten is one busy man. After wrapping up the Fun & Funk Xplosion Tour with Sinbad earlier this year, he’s currently on the road with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones as part of their 30th Anniversary tour. Now he’s announced a new round of touring behind his latest album, Trypnotyx, with his trio featuring drum legend Dennis Chambers and...

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones: Live at The Capitol Theatre
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Béla Fleck and the Flecktones: Live at The Capitol Theatre

Relix streamed the Béla Fleck and the Flecktones concert at The Capitol Theatre on June 30th. What a treat it is to be able to catch Victor Wooten and the band in an entire show – whenever you want. Skip ahead to around the 2:55 mark for the music to begin.

Victor Wooten: Bass Night
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Victor Wooten: Bass Night

MusicForce shared this video of a February 2018 solo bass performance by Victor Wooten. Vic utilizes several layers with his looper to build quite a soundscape and soloing over top of it all while getting the crowd going in response.

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Announce 30th Anniversary Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Announce 30th Anniversary Tour Dates

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones are celebrating 30 years of music this summer with a handful of North American tour dates. The band will feature the original lineup of Fleck, Roy “Future Man” Wooten, Howard Levy, and Victor Wooten. The outing revolves mostly around festivals in late June, kicking off with the Rochester Jazz Festival on June 26th followed by...

Victor Wooten Announces Fun & Funk Xplosion Tour with Sinbad
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Announces Fun & Funk Xplosion Tour with Sinbad

Bass master Victor Wooten has announced the Fun & Funk Xplosion tour. The outing promises to be a good time as Wooten will be joined by his brother Regi on guitar, his brother Roy (aka Future Man) on percussion, saxophonist Bob Franceschini, and comedy legend Sinbad. The comedian is also an avid funk lover and musician. The tour will kick...

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns for 2018
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Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns for 2018

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp is back for 2018! Set for March 16th through the 18th in Philadelphia, the weekend-long bass camp features hands-on workshops, masterclasses, and performances. Every year the camp has an incredible lineup of instructors, and this year is no different. Veasley will be teaching alongside David Dyson, Chico Huff, Michael Manring, Patrick Pfeiffer, Divinity Roxx, Rob Smith,...

Victor Wooten: NAMM 2018 Performance and Lesson
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Victor Wooten: NAMM 2018 Performance and Lesson

Victor Wooten’s appearances at the NAMM Show are always special. This year he gave a performance and talk at the Reverb booth. Starting with an awesome solo piece, Wooten talks about his summer camp before diving into music theory in a relatable way. He’s then joined by saxophonist Bob Franceschini for a pair of tunes.