Review + Photos: Victor Wooten at the Rio

Victor Wooten (photo: Joshua Huver) Last Thursday, January 11, legendary bass guitarist and inspiring musician Victor Wooten graced the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz to begin 2018. In support of his latest studio album TRYPNOTYX, the five-time Grammy winner from Idaho has spent recent months touring with drummer Dennis Chambers and saxophonist Bob Franceschini as the Victor Wooten Trio. The Trio was last in the Bay Area in October for two nights at Yoshi's in Oakland. Before that in August, Wooten reprised his role on bass for Bela Fleck and The Flecktones in Saratoga. Brought to Santa Cruz by the premier [...]

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Bass virtuoso Victor Wooten begins West Coast tour

World renowned bass guitar virtuoso Victor Wooten is beginning 2018 in the Bay Area. After performing last night in Santa Cruz, Wooten will appear tonight, January 12 at San Francisco's Regency Ballroom. The shows mark the start of the second leg of a tour in support of TRYPNOTYX, Wooten's tenth studio album and his first since 2012's Sword & Stone. Joining the artist on stage are the same musicians featured on the recent release: legendary drummer Dennis Chambers (Bootsy Collins, Santana), veteran saxophonist Bob Franceschini (Mike Stern, Paul Simon), and singer Varijashree Venugopal and voice comic Michael Winslow (Police Academy). The youngest of [...]

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