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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.

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
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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
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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
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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...

Victor Wooten: Music as a Language
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Victor Wooten: Music as a Language

When Victor Wooten was on tour in support of Sword & Stone and Words & Tones, my daughters and I caught a show in Falls Church, Virginia. Before that performance, Victor invited us to hang out with him and some of the other band members on the tour bus. I’ve often wished I could have recorded that conversation, which was...

Fodera Unveils Victor Wooten Bow Bass Prototype
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Fodera Unveils Victor Wooten Bow Bass Prototype

Victor Wooten is all about stretching boundaries, but most recently he’s teamed up with Fodera to create a radical new bass design. They’ve just announced the first prototype of their collaboration, which they’re calling the Bow Bass.

Victor Wooten, Regi Wooten & Steve Smith: Studio Jam
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Victor Wooten, Regi Wooten & Steve Smith: Studio Jam

This video was filmed over three years ago I believe, but somehow I’ve missed it all this time. Victor Wooten with his brother, guitarist Regi Wooten, and drummer Steve Smith decided to jam in the studio. The result was the trio’s unique version Herbie Hancock’s “Chameleon”.