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Jazz bass legend Victor Wooten will be making a very special appearance in OKC. Not only will he perform at the ACM@UCO Performance Lab the night of April 24, but you'll be able to catch a very special Victor Wooten masterclass at noon in the ACM@UCO Songwriting Room at 25 S Oklahoma Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104. Masterclass is free for UCO students, others are required to show their concert ticket for entry. Get your tickets now and don’t miss out!
Victor Lemonte Wooten is a unique human being. Born the youngest of five boys, he began learning to play music at the tender age of two. He started performing in nightclubs and theaters as the bassist with the family band at age five, and at age six, was on tour with his brothers opening shows for legendary soul artist Curtis Mayfield. Soon after, he was affectionately known as the 8-year-old Bass Ace, and before graduating high school, he and his brothers had shared the stage with artists such as Stephanie Mills, War, Ramsey Lewis, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Dexter Wansel, and The Temptations. But, this only begins to tell the tale of this Tennessee titan.
Wooten, now a five-time Grammy winner, hit the worldwide scene in 1990 as a founding member of the super-group Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. Continuing to blaze a musical trail with the band, Victor has also become widely known for his own Grammy nominated solo recordings and tours.