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Victor Wooten

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Victor Wooten redefines the word musician. Regaled as one of the most influential bassists since Jaco Pastorius, Victor is known for his solo recordings and tours. He is an innovator on the bass guitar, as well as a talented composer, arranger, producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist.
Victor is a recipient of five Grammy Awards. He also has won the "Bass Player of the Year" award from Bass Player magazine three times in a row, and was the first person to win the award more than once. In 2011, he was named in the "Top 10 Bassists of All Time" by  the magazine Rolling Stone. In addition to a solo career and collaborations with various artists, Wooten has been the bassist for Béla Fleck and the Flecktones since the group's formation in 1988. In 2008, Wooten joined Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller to record an album. The trio of bassists, under the name SMV, released Thunder in  2008.
Victor has also recorded and performed with artists such as Chick Corea, The Dave Matthews Band, Bootsy Collins, Branford Marsalis, Mike Stern, Prince, India Arie, Keb Mo, Dennis Chambers, Susan Tedeschi, Gov't Mule, Bruce Hornsby, Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Frank Gambale, the legendary Moroccan group Nass El Ghiwane, and many others.

Victor Wooten Interview at Jazzonline.gr

VICTOR WOOTEN BAND on October 24, 2014 at 21:00  & October 25, 2014 at 22:30, at Athina Live  

http://www.victorwooten.com/
Last modified on Thursday, 25 September 2014 21:00

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