Julia had the honour of speaking with the man himself: Victor Wooten. Talking about the natural process of learning music, why rhythm is the most important thing when playing bass and having fun with acrobatics on stage. So sit back, relax and listen to all the wisdom Victor has to share...
Thanks a lot to DR Strings for making this interview happen!
Interesting bits and pieces:
0:41 What keeps you busy at the moment?
1:51 Tour life vs. family life?
4:06 Victors thoughts on music education
10:47 How to sound like yourself
15:06 Where do you see electric bass in the future?
19:00 The connection between bass lines and melodies
20:25 The importance of rhythm for bass playing
24:44 How his brother Regi taught Victor music
26:56 What Bass Victor played as a child
29:07 About the bowable Fodera bass prototype
33:48 Why it's important to give meaning to your music
35:09 Bass spinning & acrobatics on stage
39:58 What are your plans for the future?
41:58 How to make the most out of the current situation
47:32 Thanks to Victor!