I met victor last week at the warwick bass camp in markneukirchengermany. Highly regarded as a bass innovator, victor wooten has made a name for himself laying down the lowend for both bela fleck and during his guest stints with the dave matthews band, and. In this book online video package, victor wooten bass workshop. At one point victor took a series of samples of kaylas voice as an infant, and through some skillful editing, turned it into a tone poem. Victor wootens center for music and nature is a 501c3 notforprofit organization. Victor wooten is taking his educational camp on the road with the wooten woods experience tour. Phil sudo, on the other hand, was a much more gifted writer, and much more focused on zen.
Anyone who had the sense to pick up victor wootens 1999 album yin yang will recognize the sound of his daughters voice on the record. Haiti 10 documentary with victor wooten debuts ibass. Victor wooten has become an active music advocate and spokesperson for the importance of music education in public schools. Victor wooten super bass solo technique dvd victor wooten actor, director rated.
Educational resources vixcamps wooten woods vix records. Hence the music lesson exists mainly to show others the way to deeper, better communion with music. Bass guitarist victor wooten gives a music lesson bass guitarist and music teacher victor wooten has won five grammys and was named bass player magazines player of. Dec 12, 2001 im not a huge wooten fan, ive said it before, i loathe his solo stuff for the most part. Along with his acclaimed solo recordings, victor has performed with artists like branford marsalis, mike stern, bruce hornsby, bootsy collins. Amazing grace, bernadette, donna lee, jerry was a race car driver, roundabout, shy boy, what is hip, you can call me al and more, plus a rare interview with. Wooten uses his roland vbass wise victor and bass tech for this part as he does in his solo on the cds anthony title track, triggered by his fivestring fodera, wellington. Victor wooten sword and stone instrumental cd vix records release date. He has been the bassist for bela fleck and the flecktones since the groups formation in 1988 and a member of the band smv with two other bassists, stanley clarke and marcus miller.
Wootens center for music and nature at wooten woods retreat originally focused on teaching music to bass players. An iconic figure in the bass world, victor wootens reputation is founded on three decades of exceptional work across a multitude of genres. Subash chandran kanjira ganesh kumar lead vocals speech lyrics by speech, victor wooten writtenby victor wooten. Point being, i found the quiet, small, humble portal to the road im on in 2008 when i picked up victor wootens the music lesson. Victor surprises us again by writing this book as a novel. Back educational resources vixcamps wooten woods vix records.
Dec 07, 2016 victor wootens unique approach to the bass guitar caused shock waves when he first emerged circa 1988. Since 2017 he has played bass for the metal band nitro. Berklee college of music boston ma, evergreen state college, olympia wa and california state universitychico chico ca. Written by 5time grammy award winning musician victor l. Found it to be a challenge, but has worked hard and is really improving and he said its helping his fingering and style. Choose from victor wooten sheet music for such popular songs as amazing grace, you cant hold no groove, and classical thump. Hudson music victor wooten bass workshop the language of music and how to speak it bookonline video part 1 of this book deals with many of victors concepts and approaches and outlines his ten essential elements of music including such important and underemphasized areas as emotion and feel, dynamics, tone, phrasing, leaving space, and. Upright bass players, violin, cello, trombone, and vocalist have all helped my bass playing. Print and download bass tribute sheet music in pdf. Learn how to play victor wooten songs for bass online. Wooten victor the best of bass gtr book by various 3oct2003 sheet music. In addition to being one of the premier bass players of his time, most widely known as a member of bela fleck and the flecktones, grammy winning bassist victor wooten also runs a successful music camp in only, tennessee.
Victor wooten swung by the musicradar video studio and performed a solo bass jam that left our jaws on the floor. The best of victor wooten by victor wooten bass tablature. I like wooten because of his diversity, this is just one of the many sides the most popular of his playing. Rybski is pleased to offer wooten woods campground materials as possible selections when ordering a custom bass.
As a result, victor has become a regular namm show attendee. The music lesson contains many of the lessons, ideas, and ways of thinking victor has become known for. As another poster pointed out, he wasnt much a musical expert. In part 1, he outlines his ten essential elements of music including such important and underemphasized areas as emotion and feel, dynamics, tone, phrasing, space, and listening. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. He also leads six to eight camps at his wooten woods bassnature camp each year. When i first heard the story of bekenson and his family, i knew i wanted to help, said victor. I was curious to see if anyone had the sheet music or tabs to this song preferebly sheet music or any other form of it to help me learn it.
This is what he has to say about being a bigger, better bassist. The outing will feature the master bassist with his band as well as some. Discover book depositorys huge selection of victor l wooten books online. Sep 11, 2014 victor wooten usa plays a short rendition of his original composition the lesson on his fodera yin yang signature bass. Victor wooten is recognized as one of the worlds greatest electric bassists. Hudson music victor wooten bass workshop the language of. Victor has won two nashville music awards for bassist of the year and is the only 3time winner of bass player magazines bass player of the year. I was on the hunt for information on precisely how people learn music. He created an initiative for 10 natural training camps around the country including one called wooten woods. Victor wooten usa plays a short rendition of his original composition the lesson on his fodera yin yang signature bass. These materials include both driftwoods and shells gathered from river bends along the duck river on victors campground. Theres times i lay and close my eyes theres a pull i feel that i cannot describe its from the past, inside my soul it makes me yearn for things of which i did not know and it shows in my life, cause im intrigued so much at times i cry and i know this inside, its from the ancient days of old full of stories to be told.
Highly regarded as a bass innovator, victor wooten has made a name for himself laying down the lowend for both bela fleck and during his guest stints with the dave matthews band, and in his own successful solo career. With an emg pickups combo, a customizable michael pope flexcore preamp, and signature victor wooten strings from fodera, this package features the equipment used. An additional 60minute interview in which victor discusses techniques that he is working on now, influences including stanley clarke, bootsy collins, larry. Here at best bass gear we are proud to bring you a victor wooten package that you can only get from bbg. Now in its 15th year, it has accommodated all instruments. Victor wooten, steve bailey, and david fingers haynes, 4 of 4. Victor wooten super bass solo technique 2007, dvd discogs. In 2012, wooten and his wife holly, along with a film crew consisting of moyer, johnston, vittek and coproducers kindra french and joe brandi, flew to haiti to meet the pierre family and deliver instruments that had been donated to this project. Victor also discusses his thoughts about music as a language and the tradition of the electric bass and provides a brilliant 30minute private lesson on technique. Pgs rebecca dirks is on location at the northern lights theater at potawatomi bingo casino in milwaukee, wi, where she catches up with bassist victor wooten and his brother regi wooten guitarist to find out what they are currently using for guitars, amps. With an emg pickups combo, a customizable michael pope flexcore preamp, and signature victor wooten strings from fodera, this package features the equipment used on wootens famous 4string yin yang bass. During the 2019 winter namm show, victor wooten and john ferrara got together at the hartke booth to jam, and it was fantastic. Shop our newest and most popular victor wooten sheet music such as amazing grace, you cant hold no groove and classical thump, or click the button above to browse all victor wooten sheet music.
Print instantly, or sync to our free pc, web and mobile apps. If you have ever wanted to get inside the mind of victor wooten, this is the book for you. Ive started to learn this song, victor wootens versions of isnt she lovely. Today, victor continues to record and tour with the flecktones, various other artists and as a solo artist. Victor wooten wows with his performance of the lesson solo live on. I was also reading books on the philosophy of music education. The language of music and how to speak it, victor reveals his musical soul. Jul 31, 2009 victor wooten bass solo inrevamp july 31 2009, 1. Victor wootens music and nature camps making music magazine. Oct 12, 2010 bass guitarist and music teacher victor wooten has won five grammys and was named bass player magazines player of the year three years in a row.142 631 1240 62 1281 468 194 1486 1337 1064 289 1513 721 1085 29 1648 963 471 452 508 1333 197 1602 849 265 840 683 1521 607 1002 1175 671 880 1462 520 502 355 1181 1437 93 1482 279 553 290 708 1280