BASS DAY 1998 (DVD)
Michael Manring kicks things off with a set of fascinating solo pieces on four different instruments in various tunings, including one piece where he plays all four basses at the same time!Andy Gonzalez leads a group of top Latin musicians in a scorching set of contemporary and traditional Afro Cuban music.Bobby Rodriguez, one of the most influential bassists in the history of Latin music, joins Andy, and is presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.Francis Rocco Prestia, accompanied by members of Tower of Power, includingDavid Garibaldi, performs a burning set of their funk classics. He also talks about creating a groove, his early days with TOP and much more.Victor Wooten performs with a trio and presents a set of amazing music that stretches from serious funk to beautiful ballads, with plenty of stops in between. Featured is a classic solo in which Victor pulls out all the stops. Also includes a lesson on bass technique, an award presentation to bass legendMilt Hinton, and an amazing jam featuring the entire lineup, plusJohn Patitucci andOteil Burbridge!Special DVD feature: photo gallery available using the web link function.105 minutes.