Search the Site

Uber Guitar Quizzes

Think you know something about guitar gear? Take our:

Guitar Gear Quiz Or Metal Gear Quiz Or Guitar Pedal Quiz - New!

Latest Comments

  • Alice in Chains - Jerry Cantrell's Guitar Gear Rig...Jake said More
    Watch the early year of Alice In Chains videos for we die... 1 week ago.
  • Alice in Chains - Jerry Cantrell's Guitar Gear Rig...Billy R said More
    The amps Cantrell is using currently are most likely (I... 2 weeks ago.
  • Aerosmith - Joe Perry's Guitar Gear Rig and Equipm...Billy R said More
    The Chandler lap steel is Joe’s signature model. Also,... 2 weeks ago.
  • AC/DC - Angus Young's Guitar Gear Rig and Equipmen...Billy R said More
    He uses the Schaffer Replica with Shure Axient wireless... 2 weeks ago.
  • Travis Barker Drum Kit and Drum GearCR7TheGunner said More
    Kinda out dated but still correct. As of June 2018, he uses... 4 weeks ago.
  • Todd Rundgren Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentJack said More
    Wondering what type of strings and what gauge todd r uses.... Wednesday, 13 June 2018
  • The Black Crowes - Rich Robinson Guitar Gear Rig a...Eric Brazier said More
    During the Black Crowes heyday Rich rocked a Marshall Silver... Sunday, 10 June 2018
  • Wes Borland Guitar Gear Rig and EquipmentJohackim said More
    And Wes had used one "Master Guitars Cremona Costum" [url=http://]... Saturday, 09 June 2018
  • Nightwish - Emppu Vuorinen Guitar Gear Rig and Equ...David Jamison said More
    Some advice as a hugh Emppu and Nightwish mentor using an... Friday, 08 June 2018
  • As I Lay Dying - Phil Sgrosso's Guitar Gear Rig an...Ralph Cerullo said More
    He uses SIT strings that's why you can't find them on the DR... Wednesday, 06 June 2018
  • Children of Bodom - Alexi Laiho's Guitar Gear Rig ...Bobby said More
    He uses just normal ESP straps Monday, 04 June 2018
  • Tool - Danny Carey Drum Kit Gear and Drum Set Equi...Joey said More
    Hey Big Steve, Danny Carey uses a red roc-n-soc drum... Monday, 04 June 2018
  • Izzy Stradlin Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentBill said More
    Anyone know what overdrive pedal Izzy uses or anything about... Friday, 25 May 2018
  • Gus G. Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentKris said More
    Now Jackson signature model... Thursday, 26 April 2018

Victor Wooten redefines the word musician. Regaled as one of the most influential bassists since Jaco Pastorius, Victor is known for his solo recordings and tours, and as a member of the Grammy-winning supergroup, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones. He is an innovator on the bass guitar, as well as a talented composer, arranger, producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. I remember my first Wooten concert - I was so close I was touching the stage. It was an incredible show and ever since then I've been hooked. Not only is Victor the best bass player around, he has some awesome bass gear. His Fedora gear is mouth watering. Let's take a look at what gear and equipment has been seen in Victor Wooten's Bass Rig.

 

 

CoolClick the gear images for more info and specs at Guitar CenterCool

Basses

Victor Wooten's main bass is this 1983 Fodera Monarch Deluxe. It's made of curly and rock maple, Honduras mahogany, and East Indian rosewood. The pick-ups are EMG's and I've added a Kahler tremelo.

Wooten's Fodera Monarch Tenor Bass is tuned A-D-G-C.

Wooten's Yin-Yang basses are also made by Fodera Guitars. He has fretted and fretless 4-strings which are tuned E-A-D-G and a fretted 5-string which he usually tunes E-A-D-G-C. The 5-string also has a Yamaha MIDI converter with a breath controller attached to it.

Online there is a rare picture of Victor Wooten playing a Steinberger bass.

Victor has a 5-string fretless, that was made by Joe Compito. It has a Mahogany body with a Purpleheart top. Joe also made a fretted 6 string for Victor.

Victor also has a few other basses. He has a Fodera 6-string Monarch, a NYC 4-string, Kubicki Factor, Keith Roscoe 5-String, an Alembic Series 1 (his first 'good' bass), Ken Lawrence nylon-string tenor, a Nechville "Banjo Bass', and a couple of upright acoustic basses.

 

Amplifiers and Cabinets

- In 2009 Victor began using/endorsing Hartke amps and cabs. Up until this point, he mainly used Ampeg

- Hartke LH1000 amplifier head

Hartke LH Series LH1000 1000 Watt Hybrid Bass Amp Head

- two Hartke Hydrive 410 cabinets

Hartke HyDrive Series 410 1000W 4x10

- two Hartke Hydrive 115 cabinets

Hartke HyDrive Series 115 500W 1x15

- Ampeg Bass Amplifier Heads

Ampeg SVT-4PRO Tube Bass Amp Head

- Ampeg BXT-410HL and BXT-115HL Cabinets

Note: It appears these cabs aren't being made anymore.  The svt cab is pictured here.

Ampeg SVT-410HLF Classic Series Bass Cabinet

 

 

Effects and other Music Equipment

- Roland Sound Canvas (Used to play sustained notes and chords on tunes like "Stomping Grounds" and his solo spot in the show)

- Furman Power Conditioner

Furman PL-Pro C Power Conditioner

- Shure in-ear monitors

- BOSS GT-6B Multi-Effects pedal

Boss GT-10B Multi-Effects Pedal

- EBS Envelope Filter

EBS BassIQ Triple Envelope Filter Pedal

- MidiMix controller

- Lexicon Jamman (uses a Lexicon pedal to control the Jamman. The lexicon is the older brother to the digitech, which is pictured below)

DigiTech JML2 JamMan Stereo Looper and Phrase Sampler Guitar Effects Pedal

- BOSS RC-20XL

Boss RC-30 Loop Station

- Source Audio Soundblox Pro Multiwave Bass Distortion

- Rodenburg Boost Pedal

- Peterson StroboStomp Tuner pedal

 

 

 

Strings

- Fodera Victor Wooten Signature Strings

- D'Addario XL-220 bass guitar strings

D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings
 

Like what you see?

Close

Hit the buttons below to follow us, you won't regret it...