Victor Wooten: Live in Concert on 7 April 2010

Victor Wooten with Prasanna: Live at G D Birla Sabhagar, Kolkata

7 April 2010

SAM in association with friends and Congo Square is bringing Victor Wooten to you in Kolkata for a workshop cum concert along with Prasanna.

Arguably the world’s most well known bass guitarist, Victor Wooten is an innovator, composer, arranger, lecturer, producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. He is a skilled naturalist and teacher, a published author, a magician, husband and father of four, and a five-time Grammy award winner.

Victor, known for his solo recordings and tours, and as a member of the Grammy-winning super group, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, has won most every major award given to a bass guitarist. He was voted Bassist of the year by Bass Player Magazine three times and is the only person to have won the award more than once.

Victor is also one of the most in-demand musicians in the world for workshops and clinics. His first book ‘ The Music Lesson’ is a worldwide best seller in music education book lists. He organizes the Victor Wooten bass/nature camp at the 150 acre Wooten woods retreat in Nashville, TN which is attended by hundreds of musicians every year

He has performed with artists such as Dave Mathews Band, Branford Marsalis, Chick Corea, Dave Matthews, Prince, Bobby Mc Ferrin, Keb Mo, Gov’t Mule, Arrested Development rapper/vocalist Speech, Dennis Chambers etc. Victor leads the Victor Wooten band featuring his immensely talented brothers. Victor leads the Victor Wooten band featuring his immensely talented brothers.

Victor also formed the SMV trio with bass heavy weights Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller and tours around the world with them.

For more on Victor, please visit http://www.victorwooten.com