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Mike Stern/Victor Wooten Band: Live
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Mike Stern/Victor Wooten Band: Live

The 2013 Black Sea Jazz Festival saw a nice mashup of groups, with Mike Stern and Victor Wooten coming together on stage for this live performance. The lineup includes longtime Stern collaborator Bob Franceschini on sax and Wooten band drummer Derico Watson.

Bela Fleck and The Flecktones: Stomping Grounds (1996)
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Bela Fleck and The Flecktones: Stomping Grounds (1996)

On December 26, 1996, Bela Fleck and The Flecktones appeared on The Conan O’Brien Show to promote their album, Live Art. They played “Stomping Grounds”, which is a terrific showcase for Victor Wooten and the rest of the band.

Victor Wooten Band: Brooklyn
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Victor Wooten Band: Brooklyn

If you caught Victor Wooten and his band during his tour supporting Sword And Stone / Words and Tones, you know how epic a show that band put on. Here’s a video filmed from the audience at Billboard Live in Tokyo (August 20, 2013) show – with two cameras to capture it all. What a groove… and dig it when...

Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten: Bass Duet (NAMM 2015)
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Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten: Bass Duet (NAMM 2015)

The Behringer booth at this year’s NAMM show was crammed with people for this impromptu performance by Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten. Thankfully, they filmed it.

Flecktones’ “Flight of the Cosmic Hippo” is Remastered and Reissued in Vinyl Edition
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Flecktones’ “Flight of the Cosmic Hippo” is Remastered and Reissued in Vinyl Edition

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones’ second album, Flight of the Cosmic Hippo, has been . The 1991 instrumental album, which hit the top spot on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, features the always amazing Victor Wooten on bass in the band led by banjo virtuoso Fleck. The vinyl reissue also includes a free MP3 download of the record. Unfamiliar with...

Bass Bash To Feature Victor Wooten, Gary Willis, Alain Caron and Others
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Bass Bash To Feature Victor Wooten, Gary Willis, Alain Caron and Others

The annual Bass Bash will be returning this year, and it’s going to be a doozy. Scheduled in the evenings after the NAMM Show, the Bass Bash is held at JT Schmid’s in Anaheim, California on January 22nd and 23rd from 7pm to midnight. This year’s performers include some of the world’s finest bassists. The first night will feature Alain...

2014 Reader Favorites – #4: Victor Wooten
2014 Reader Favorites

2014 Reader Favorites – #4: Victor Wooten

As Victor Wooten once shared, “you can’t hold no groove (if you ain’t got no pocket).” Vic not only has deep pockets, he does all the rest too – and often at the same time. A perennial favorite around here, Vic is #4 on the 2014 Reader Favorite list. Bass Transcription: “Overjoyed” by Victor Wooten “Overjoyed” by Victor Wooten is...

John Clayton, John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, and Steve Bailey: Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
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John Clayton, John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, and Steve Bailey: Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

Steve Bailey has a great tradition of spreading holiday cheer. He gathers his fellow bassists for a winter summit at Berklee College of Music, where he heads the bass department, and puts together star-studded arrangements of carols. This year the group includes heavyweights John Clayton, John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, and Bailey playing a reggae/swing/funk version of “Santa Claus is Coming...

Bass Transcription: “Overjoyed” by Victor Wooten
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Bass Transcription: “Overjoyed” by Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten’s version of “Overjoyed” is a superb arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s classic song and the subject of this month’s transcription. Good luck with this piece. It’s a tough one to play well but you’ll be pleased with yourself once you have it down.

Victor Wooten Band: 2014 Jazz Series – Live
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Victor Wooten Band: 2014 Jazz Series – Live

On April 27th, Victor Wooten performed with his band in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. The lineup included Vic’s brothers Regi (guitar) and Joseph (keys), along with drummer Derico Watson and vocalist Krystal Peterson. The group start things off with Vic’s tune “Brooklyn” from Words and Tones, which they keep as a theme throughout the performance. Good stuff right here.