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

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
New Albums

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
Events

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
Bass Videos

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
Transcriptions

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
Bass Videos

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.

Americana Stars Shine on John Cowan’s “Sixty”
New Albums

Americana Stars Shine on John Cowan’s “Sixty”

Progressive bluegrass singer and bassist John Cowan has assembled a who’s who of roots music for his latest album, . Cowan, who also plays bass in The Doobie Brothers, is known for his work with New Grass Revival, Sam Bush, The Sky Kings and his own John Cowan Band, as well his abilities as a session player and vocalist. And...

Bass Bash Jam: Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, J.D. Blair and Derico Watson
Bass Videos

Bass Bash Jam: Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, J.D. Blair and Derico Watson

Berklee hosted their 2014 Summer Bass Bash recently, and what a bash it was. Here’s one of the highlights from the event with Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey jamming along with drummers J.D. Blair and Derico Watson. Smokin’!

John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, and Steve Bailey: Double Bass Jam
Bass Videos

John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, and Steve Bailey: Double Bass Jam

We know you love bass like we do, so this one is going to be especially great – at least four times as great. In September, 2013, John Patitucci, Victor Bailey, Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten took the stage at the Berklee Performance Center for this “Double Bass Jam”, along with drummer Derico Watson. The only thing wrong with this...

Victor Wooten & Federico Malaman: Isn’t She Lovely
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten & Federico Malaman: Isn’t She Lovely

During the 2014 Musikmesse show in Frankfurt, two remarkable bassists – who have wowed us all with their solo performances – got together to perform one iconic song. Those bassists are Victor Wooten and Federico Malaman. The tune is Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely.”

Victor Wooten Announces Summer 2014 Tour and Clinic Dates
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Announces Summer 2014 Tour and Clinic Dates

Victor Wooten is coming off a tour of Europe, but that’s not stopping him. The bassist isn’t known for taking it slow. Vic has just announced a tour which will cover 14 states in the U.S. this summer, including some free clinics along the way. And if that wasn’t enough, VixCamps has announced their summer and fall programs at Wooten...