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Five times Grammy winning Bassist Victor Wooten was named one of the “Top 10 Bassists of all time” by Rolling Stone Magazine. He has won “Bass Player of the year” three times in a row with Bass Player Magazine and is the only person to win the award more than once.
Victor Wooten has been the bass player with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones since 1988. In 2008 he helped form a Bass supergroup, SMV, with Stanley Clarke & Marcus Miller.
His respected reputation as a teacher and speaker on the subjects of both music and nature have garnered invitations for him to speak and teach at places including Strathmore College, Berklee College of Music, Stanford University, Harvard University, Mississippi State, and more. He is a published author and the creator of the popular TED Talk “Music as a Language.”
Victor Wooten has been heralded as “the Michael Jordan of the bass” and “one of the most fearless musicians on the planet.“