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2017 Reader Favorites – #10: Victor Wooten
2017 Reader Favorites

2017 Reader Favorites – #10: Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten is a regular on the No Treble reader favorite lists each year, and this year is no different. News of Victor’s new album, “Trypnotyx,” – his first since 2012 – and the supporting tour generated a lot of buzz. Not only that, metal band Nitro announced that Victor would be making a guest appearance on their new album....

Berklee Bass Department: Deck The Hanukkah
Bass Videos

Berklee Bass Department: Deck The Hanukkah

It’s time for one of our favorite holiday traditions again. Steve Bailey and the Berklee Bass Department have once again sent us a video for the season, and it’s another great one. This year’s track is a mashup entitled “Deck the Hanukkah” that features Bailey, Victor Wooten, John Patitucci, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, and Aaron Hanson on some blazing rap...

Victor Wooten Band: Brooklyn Bowl (Full Show)
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten Band: Brooklyn Bowl (Full Show)

Victor Wooten has been touring in support of his latest album, Trypnotyx, with drummer Dennis Chambers and saxophonist Bob Franceschini. If you’ve missed the tour, you’re in luck. They just shared the complete concert from the Brooklyn Bowl, which took place on December 12, 2017. The music starts at the 22:17 mark.

Fodera Reveals Masterbuilt Yin Yang Hybrid Bass
Basses

Fodera Reveals Masterbuilt Yin Yang Hybrid Bass

Fodera revealed their fourth and final Masterbuilt bass for the year, and it’s incredible. The Masterbuilt Yin Yang Hybrid combines two signature instruments to pay tribute to their respective owners: Victor Wooten and Anthony Jackson. “Not only are these two artists pioneers in their craft, but also in instrument design through our collaborative relationship,” the company writes. “It was because...

Snarky Puppy Announces 2018 Tour, GroundUp Music Festival
Concerts & Tours

Snarky Puppy Announces 2018 Tour, GroundUp Music Festival

Michael League and Snarky Puppy have announced a U.S. tour for 2018 with support from fellow GroundUP artists Forq, Alina Engibaryan, Sirintip, and Banda Magda. The Grammy-winning band will begin their trek in Atlanta, Georgia on February 14th before heading north to Maryland then west. It is currently slated to wrap up March 4th after a four-night residency at SF...

Bootsy Collins Releases “World Wide Funk”
New Albums

Bootsy Collins Releases “World Wide Funk”

Funk master Bootsy Collins has returned with World Wide Funk, a star-studded album with guest artists ranging from Chuck D. to Dennis Chambers to Buckethead. It’s the former James Brown bassist’s first album in six years. Like any good funk album, World Wide Funk has some killer bass thanks to Collins himself as well as guests Victor Wooten, Stanley Clarke,...

Victor Wooten Releases “Trypnotyx”
New Albums

Victor Wooten Releases “Trypnotyx”

The wait is over: Victor Wooten’s new album Trypnotyx is now available! Featuring the core trio of Wooten, drummer Dennis Chambers, and saxophonist Bob Franceschini, the record is packed tight with sick grooves and overflowing musicality. From the blazing unison riffs of “Dc10” to the floating melody of “Cruising Altitude” to the gritty title track, the group is firing on...

Victor Wooten: FretTraX MIDI Bass Demo
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten: FretTraX MIDI Bass Demo

Back in March, James Ross created this video for Jross-tv. I don’t know how I missed it, but it has been blowing up recently on Facebook. In this video, Victor Wooten demos FretTraX MIDI’s mod of one of his Fodera basses, by Lee Young. The mod was pretty extensive, as the neck had to be removed in order to wire...

Victor Wooten Announces New Album, Fall Tour
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Announces New Album, Fall Tour

Get ready: Victor Wooten has announced he will be releasing a new solo album this fall. TRYPNOTYX will be available on September 5th and will be his first solo record since 2012. The bass guru will is joined by his latest trio featuring monster drummer Dennis Chambers and saxophonist Bob Franceschini. Guest artists will include vocalist Varijashree Venugopal and “voicetrumentalist”...

Victor Wooten to Record Bass for Revived Nitro Glam Metal Band
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Victor Wooten to Record Bass for Revived Nitro Glam Metal Band

Founding members Michael Angelo Batio and frontman Jim Gillette announced last year that they’d be reforming their ’80s glam metal band Nitro for a new album. They also announced that Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler would be filling the group out, though the question of who would play bass on the record has been a mystery until now. “Nitro...