Fusion Allstars: Dennis Chambers and Victor Wooten Join Mike Stern at the Bottom Line


Sign in to view read count
Thursday-Saturday, May 29-31

The Bottom Line
15 W. Fourth Street

Grammy-nominated guitarist Mike Stern, a noted solo artist, guitar hero, and veteran of bands such as Miles Davis, Steps Ahead, and The Brecker Brothers, returns to The Bottom Line with two of his favorite collaborators: Drummer Dennis Chambers (now with Santana) and bassist Victor Wooten (of Bela Fleck & the Flecktones fame). Rounding out the band is Stern's regular saxophonist, Bob Franceschini.

One cannot underestimate the enthusiastic following for these musicians: For example, last year they sold out an entire week of two-sets-a-night performances at Yoshi's in Oakland, California.

Mike, Vic, and Dennis infrequently play together anymore (due to their busy schedules) -- this is a rare opportunity to hear their powerful -- and very musical -- interplay on stage.

The always-in-demand Chambers has a brand new CD, OUTBREAK, on the ESC label.

The Bottom Line is located at 15 W. Fourth St, in NYC's Greenwich Village. All seats are $22.50; shows at 7:30 and 10:30pm. For more information call 212.228.6300 or go to http://www.bottomlinecabaret.com

“Stern is probably our favorite, most consistent 'live' guitarist... [ his music ] combined beauty and brute force." - Keith & Kent Zimmerman, JazzWeek

“... a monster of a guitarist." - Steve Graybow, Billboard

“...always an imaginative player." - Don Heckman, The Los Angeles Times

For more information about Mike Stern go to: www.mikestern.org

This story appears courtesy of All About Jazz.
Copyright © 2021. All rights reserved.

For interview requests or more information contact .

Post a comment


Jazz News


All About Jazz needs your support

All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded albums and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, limited reopenings and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary step that will help musicians and venues now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the sticky footer ad). Thank you!

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.