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Manager: Rueben Williams, Thunderbird Management
“Louisiana-Bass-Driven” funk with hints of the Caribbean, West Africa and Brasil.
His personal experience with West African, Brasilian, Latin and Louisiana Grooves as well as other World music styles drive the adventurous nature of the Charlie Wooton Project. Wooton has benefited greatly from ...See Full Bio
“It's no surprise that the Louisiana-bred founder of the cross-pollinated Zydefunk would release an eclectic solo album that incorporates good time R&B (the late Donnie McCormick's "Daydreamin'"), fluttery Afro-pop ("Tell Me"), frothy reggae ("Unexpected Kisses") and righteous funk-jazz fusion ("Higher Than Low"). That's a lot of territory to cover, especially for a bassist who keeps his distance from the vocal microphone, wisely letting others take the spotlight. But the songs, many constructed by overdubs, flow together with nonchalant ease, creating a vibe and riding it, rooted by Wooton's wonderfully elastic, unpredictable bass playing.”