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Steve Miller-Wooten???

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Rutgers Bassist, Jun 19, 2005.


  1. So I went to a Steve Miller show tonight, which he blew the house away. And while hes introducing his band he says and on the piano from the prestigious "Wooten family." I'm guessing there is a realation to Vic? Imagine Vic stopped bye. Wowww
     
  2. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    vic does tours with his whole family. I cant remeber how many but theyre all top notch musicians.
     
  3. Garey

    Garey Supporting Member Commercial User

    Apr 23, 2003
    Northern California
    Artist Relations/Product Specialist: Mesa Boogie
    Joseph is Vic's brother, and he's been touring on keys with Steve Miller for quite some time now....

    There are 5 Wooten brothers....Vic is the youngest. There's Regi (guitar), Rudy (Sax), Roy (drums/drumitar), Joe (keys), and Vic.

    Aloha, Garey
     
  4. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    What I want to know is, when is Joseph going to put out an album. He writes such amazing songs, I would love to hear more.
     
  5. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    There's an album out there called The Wootens...it's probably 25 years old now, so happy hunting. It's a Pop album, IIRC.
    It doesn't seem that long ago when I used to see Reggie playing with a local peninsula band called The Journal...he reminded me of Hiram Bullock.
    Joe played in a beach bar band called Hotcakes(my best friend's brother's band).

    There was a clinic about 10 years ago at one of our music stores(AL&M); Victor, Keith Horne, Larry Bright, Tom Coster, & Frank Gambale...Rudi sat in on alto. Rudi was almost like the 2nd coming of Coltrane.
     
  6. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    http://www.theegg.org/news.php?id=10

    There's a very, very brief Wooten family history at the above link.
    Victor was 3 when Rudi began teaching him the bass.

    The album I mentioned was released in '85 on Arista Records.
     
  7. Garey

    Garey Supporting Member Commercial User

    Apr 23, 2003
    Northern California
    Artist Relations/Product Specialist: Mesa Boogie
    Actually Regi is the teacha.....not Rudy. Also....I've got the Wooten Brothers album, released on Arista Records, about 20 years old. Pretty funny....

    Aloha, Garey
     
  8. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    Thanks, I mis-typed...I was still thinking of Rudi playing alto at that clinic, I guess.
    ;)