Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Victor Wooten: Soul Circus

Extremely versatile and flamboyant, Nashville bassist Victor Wooten is a dominating, exciting personality on electric bass, something that’s reaffirmed by the best pieces on Soul Circus. Indeed, Wooten’s desire to experiment, operate in multiple idioms and expand his duties far beyond anchoring a band and delivering occasional astounding solos is evident in this disc’s array of styles. Wooten delves into R&B, funk and soul, does a Native American homage and also performs numbers that integrate hip-hop with hard bop and/or rock.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published