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Victor Wooten and Carter Beauford: Making Music

Read "Victor Wooten and Carter Beauford: Making Music" reviewed by Anton Rasmussen

Victor Wooten & Carter Beauford Making Music Hudson Music 2002 One of my favorite VHS tapes in High School around 14 years ago was the Hudson Music recording called Making Music, featuring Carter Beauford and Victor Wooten. This recording is still available from Hudson Music and, as of 2002, the film ...

VTT 2

Label: Tone Center
Released: 2001
Track listing: VTT; SubZero; The Litigants; Puhtainin

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Vital Tech Tones: VTT 2

Read "VTT 2" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins

A second red-hot offering from one of fusion’s titanic supergroups. The Tone Center record label was inaugurated in 1998 with the first meeting of this trio: Steve Smith, drummer with Vital Information and formerly Journey; Scott Henderson, Tribal Tech guitarist; and Vic Wooten, bassist with Bela Fleck and the Fleck tones. The gleesome threesome returned in ...

VTT2

Label: Tone Center
Released: 2000

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Vital Tech Tones: VTT2

Read "VTT2" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Ever find yourself wandering the record store or surfing the cyber coffers for jazz fusion with edge, with virtuosity, and vitality? Yeah, there’s enuff dross out there playing at being fusion but is infected with smooth jazz fuzak virus. You know the stuff, a waste of $18 or $19 bucks, better as a coaster than for ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Scott Henderson, Steve Smith, Victor Wooten: Vital Tech Tones

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Mike Varney wanted a powerhouse release to inaugurate his “Tone Center” fusion offshoot of Shrapnel Records. He of course thought of some of the very best artists to pull together for this project. I need not go into detail over each artist’s abilities. One or two words says it all -- awesome monsters. For those of ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Scott Henderson, Steve Smith, Victor Wooten: Vital Tech Tones

Read "Vital Tech Tones" reviewed by Christopher Hoard

Perhaps a more spontaneous super-trio gathering of the post-70s fusion generation, Vital Tech Tones finds guitarist Scott Henderson chasing the voodoo down with mercurial bassist Victor Wooten (known for his scintillating slap-style as a member of Bela Fleck's Flecktones), and veteran jazz / stadium rocker, Steve Smith. The trio has assembled a wide ranging, often blues-based ...


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