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Victor Wooten

American bassist

Victor Wooten

American bassist
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Birth Place
Mountain Home, Idaho, U.S.
Biography

Victor Lemonte Wooten is an American bassist, songwriter, and record producer. He has been the bassist for B la Fleck and the Flecktones since the group’s formation in 1988 and a member of the band SMV with two other bassists, Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller. From 2017 to 2019 he recorded as the bassist for the metal band Nitro.
He owns Vix Records, which releases his albums. He wrote the novel The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music. He later released the book’s sequel, The Spirit of Music: The Lesson Continues, on February second, 2021.
Wooten is the recipient of five Grammy Awards. He won the Bass Player of the Year award from Bass Player magazine three times and is the first person to win the award more than once. In 2011, he was ranked No. 10 in the Top 10 Bassists of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine.

instruments played
bass
Guitar
Associated Acts

B (C)la Fleck and the Flecktones Phish Vital Tech Tones Bass Extremes SMV Nitro Octavision B (C)la Fleck

Birth Name

Victor Lemonte Wooten

Genres

Jazz fusion, jazz funk, bluegrass, pop, Progressive Metal

Occupations

Musician, songwriter, record producer

Years Active

1980 present

Name

Victor Wooten

Nationality

United States of America

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