Live In America Double CD, Live
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The downside of declining CD-manufacturing costs is that artists feel free to put out even their most ephemeral musical musings. Victor Wooten's Live in America, though full of masterful moments, has chaff amongst the wheat. There's stage patter that might have been fun if you were there, slight 1970s pop-funk ("What Did He Say" and "Hormones in the Headphones"), disco ("Yinin' and Yangin'") and Hendrix and Ozzy quotes in order to get to instrumentals such as "Sacred Silence/The Jam Man" and "Miller Time" (featuring Marcus Miller), which offer the kind of soulful and mind-altering bass guitar work that the man does best. Wooten is a willful eclectic and, as his work with Bela Fleck proves, that can be fine. Still, though the musicians do a workmanlike job here, it takes a band of equal virtuosos such as the Flecktones, and some serious editing to make this kind of genre-hopping truly work. His bandmates refer to him as "The Teacher" in his introduction and Live in America should inspire bass students to practice. It is to be hoped it will teach them the dangers of self-indulgence too. --Michael Ross
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It's worth it just for the Wooten/Miller 10 minute duet alone!
So as my title suggests - awesome playing - terrible songs!
I don't usually write these reviews, but i feel that as a huge fan of Vic, I needed to set Mr Ross right on a few of his facts. The chaff your talking about, and are needlessly critical of, gives this cd the party vibe of a Vic or a Flecktones concert. You then go to call Vic Teacher, when it is in fact his older brother, and guitarist Reggie Wooten who they call Teacha. Finaly worst of all you call Vic self indulgent, ask any one whos been taught by, or talked to Vic, and they will back me up on saying that he is the most down to earth person in the music industry, which is remarkable, seeing how much virtuosity he has.
Its a great album, great vibe and great bass playin, with great guests (Bootzilla, M2), a great buy for any bassist or music fan.