Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten has become an active music advocate and spokesperson for the importance of music education in public schools.  As a result, Victor has become a regular NAMM Show attendee.  He created an initiative for 10 "natural" training camps around the country including one called "Wooten Woods". Victor's career as a bass player began as a child, being raised in a very musical family in Idaho.  Victor has played bass for Bela Fleck and the Flecktones ever since the group was formed in 1988. His first solo album, “A Show of Hands” was released in 1996 and featured the song “Overjoyed.”  He also recorded the landmark album “Thunder” in 2008 as part of SMV along with Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller.  He also wrote the novel “The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth through Music” published in 2008.

Interview Date:
January 25, 2013
Job Title:
Musician, Bassist

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