Awards & Winners

Victor Wooten

Date of Birth 11-September-1964
Place of Birth Mountain Home
(Elmore County, Idaho, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Victor Lamonte Wooten, Wooten, Victor
Profession Author, Record producer, Bassist, Songwriter, Composer, Bandleader, Musician
Victor Lemonte Wooten is an American bass player, composer, author, producer, and recipient of five Grammy Awards. Wooten has won the "Bass Player of the Year" award from Bass Player magazine three times in a row, and was the first person to win the award more than once. In 2011, he was named #10 in the "Top 10 Bassists of All Time" by Rolling Stone. In addition to a solo career and collaborations with various artists, Wooten has been the bassist for Béla Fleck and the Flecktones since the group's formation in 1988. In 2008, Wooten joined Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller to record an album. The trio of bassists, under the name SMV, released Thunder in August 2008 and began a supporting tour the same month. Wooten has also written a novel titled "The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music". On his website he has stated that he is currently writing a sequel and intends to release at least three more books. Wooten also operates his own record label, Vix Records, on which he releases his own music.

Awards by Victor Wooten

Check all the awards nominated and won by Victor Wooten.


Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition
Honored for : Almost 12

Nominations 1998 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition Almost 12