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Victor Wooten

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7 pm, Wednesday June 04 | $27.50 advance, $30 day of show. Under 21 permitted with legal guardian.
Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
 

[BASSISM] For about 30 years, bassist Victor Wooten’s been contributing his low-end skills to work by everyone from Béla Fleck to Buckshot LeFonque. Some of that’s been overly academic in nature, as Wooten showcases a talent that has to be forcibly set within the constraints of newgrass, jazz and funk. If that’s a heavy-handed criticism, the title of Wooten’s 2013 release, The Music Lesson, bears it out. And while that newest long-player factors in a wash of avant settings for the bassist to use, quoting “Amazing Grace” on a track called “Fresh Scent” exhibits both a ridiculously broad knowledge of music, as well as a misunderstanding of audience. At least Futureman’s gonna be there. 



Where: Aladdin Theater
Phone: 234-9694
Address: 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Website: www.aladdin-theater.com

 
 

Aladdin Theater

3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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