Victor, Regi, Roy and Joseph Wooten, aka The Wooten Brothers, performed at New York’s legendary Iridium Jazz Club on Broadway adding to their growing collection of iconic jazz places to play.
The Iridium is famous as the residency of guitar legend Les Paul. Paul started his residency in 1995 and played at the venue right through until his death in 2009 at age 94.
The Wootens were joined by New York based jazz great and sax player Bob Franceschini.
Victor Wooten is a founding member of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. He is a five-time Grammy winner. Roy is also a founding of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. He has won five Grammy Awards. Joseph Wooten is a three-time Grammy nominee and is the keyboard player for the Steve Miller Band.
The Wooten Brothers will play eight shows at Seattle’s Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley between 12 and 15 March before Bela Fleck and the Flecktones tour due to start 21 March has been postponed..
Noise11.com Chief Operating Officer Nick Kontonicolas attended the Les Paul show at the invitation of Joseph and Stephanie Wooten.
The Wooten Brothers Band at the Iridium Jazz Club featured:
Bob Franceschini sax player
Regi Wooten guitar
Roy Futureman Wooten drums
Joseph Wooten Keys and vocals
Victor Wooten bass