LIVE: The Wooten Brothers @ The Egg, 12/15/13

December 19th, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg
Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten

Review and Photos by Rudy Lu

The Wooten Brothers’ concert at The Egg last Sunday evening can be summed up in two phrases. 1) The family that plays together, stays together 2) Variety show.

The mega-talented Wooten clan rocked The Egg and kept the audience entertained with everything from funky originals to R&B with smatterings of classical to Led Zeppelin covers during their roughly two-hour, non-stop show.

Opening with a Sly Stone medley, then slowing it down with a ballad and then the original “Pentagon Square” (featuring quotations from “Carole of the Bells”), the Brothers showed their talent and versatility by consistently changing up the pace and rhythm of the show.

Many of the originals were R&B ballads penned by keyboardist Joseph Wooten (of the Steve Miller Band), including the ballad “Make Me Like a Child,” composed in memory of their late brother Rudy, a saxophonist in the band who passed away in 2010.

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Five Firsts: Roy “Futureman” Wooten of the Wooten Brothers

December 10th, 2013, 2:00 pm by Greg
The Wooten Brothers

The Wooten Brothers

NAME: Roy “Futureman” Wooten
BAND AFFILIATION: Wooten Brothers, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, the Black Mozart Ensemble, Circle of Harmony Orchestra
INSTRUMENT: Drums & Percussion

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … probably James Brown

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