Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey will bring extreme bass to Denver’s Cervantes
Extreme bassthe collaborative project of revered bassists and music teachers Victor Wooten and Steve Baileywill travel to Denver, CO for a performance at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom Saturday, November 19. Tickets will go on sale Friday, July 29 at 11:00 a.m. MT here.
Victor Wooten, five-time Grammy winner and founding member of Béla Fleck and the Flecktonesand Steve Bailey, the pioneering six-string fretless bassist and president of the Berklee College of Music Bass Department, founded Bass Extremes in 1992. Their self-titled debut album remains one of the best-selling musical/instructional bass products of all time.
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Wooten and Bailey are also well known and respected as a dynamic teaching duo who continue to teach together at events, colleges and universities around the world. They were also instrumental in introducing the brainchild of “Bass Camp” when they launched their first low/wilderness camp in Tennessee in 2000.
The November 19 show in Denver will be part of an extensive national tour with drummer Derico Watson in support of Bass Extremes’ upcoming new album, To slow down. Due out August 26, Bass Extremes’ new album is set to feature a slew of additional guest bassists, including Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band), Joe Sting (Vulfpeck), Burbridge Eye (Death & Company), collins ankle boot (Parliament-Funkadelic), Marcus Miller (Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock) Ron Carter, and more. The group recently released the first single from the album, “Home Bass“.
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For more information on the new Bass Extremes album, visit the band’s page website. Tickets for the November 19 show at the Masterpiece Ballroom in Cervantes will go on sale Friday, July 29 at 11:00 a.m. MT here. RSVP to the Facebook event page here for more updates.