By Alan Crandall
“Five-time Grammy®-winning musician Victor Wooten, best known for his work with Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Stanley Clarke, Dave Matthews and more…” read Boulder Theater’s website and in a few short words I was sold. It continued, “On this tour, Krystal Peterson, a young singing sensation from Cincinnati, will make her first appearance with the
Victor Wooten band. Also joining Wooten are long time cohorts J. D. Blair, Derico Watson, Anthony Wellington, Steve Bailey, and Dave Welsch. These touring musicians also join Wooten on the new CDs. Peterson sings two songs on Words and Tones.”
So I grabbed my new point and shoot camera and headed to the show. It was quite amazing. I can count on one hand the number of times I have seen that many bassist on stage at the same time and making it work. The band claimed “Fans can expect high energy, world-class musicianship, and as always, things they’ve never seen or heard before,” and that is exactly what they delivered. Wooten is about to release two CD’s one instrumental and one with vocals, for more information visit www.victorwooten.com.