Victor Wooten is recognized as one of the world’s greatest electric bassists. Considered by many to be the most influential bassist since Jaco Pastorius, Victor is best known for his work with the Grammy-winning supergroup Bela Fleck & The Flecktones. Along with his acclaimed solo recordings, Victor has performed with artists like Branford Marsalis, Mike Stern, Bruce Hornsby, Bootsy Collins, Chick Corea, Dave Matthews, Prince, Will Lee, T.M. Stevens, Gov’t Mule, Susan Tedeschi, Steve Bailey, Oteil Burbridge, Scott Henderson and Steve Smith.
In this DVD, Victor breaks down each of the techniques he employs to create his incredible style. Victor covers slapping, tapping, grooving and improvising in detail. Segments include live performances with a band; interviews dealing with technique, influences, and motivation; and a segment on equipment.
Special Features include candid video footage from Victor’s archives, Victor and Steve Bailey jamming, and a preview from the Jaco Pastorius Modern Electric Bass DVD.
Total time: 52 min
Release date: 05/2007