Victor Bailey Artist Profile | AAE Music
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Years Active: 1980–present

Victor Bailey (born March 27, 1960 in Philadelphia) is an American bass guitar player.Since the late seventies, as a teenager, Victor Bailey has been hailed as one of the worlds greatest bass guitarists.

He gained international recogniton in the early nineteen eighties when he joined the innovative jazz fusion supergroup Weather Report. He has made three of the most highly acclaimed solo records ever by any bassist.

As a studio musician he has played on over one thousand records.Bailey has played and recorded with Omar Hakim, Sonny Rollins, Miriam Makeba, Larry Coryell, Lenny White, Hamiet Bluiet, Olu Dara, Don Alias, Sadao Watanabe, Michael Urbaniak, Ursula Dudziak, Roy Haynes, Tom Browne, Bobby Broom, Kenny Kirkland, Bernard Wright, Mike Stern, Donald Blackman, Dennis Chambers, Poogie Bell, Rene McClean, Kevin Eubanks, Tommy Campbell, Kenwood Dennard, Delmar Brown, Najee, Weather Report, Michael Brecker, LL Cool J, Mary J Blige…Bailey has toured with Omar Hakim, Kenny Garrett, Dennis Chambers, Bennie Maupin, Poogie Bell, Jim Beard, Patrice Rushen, David Gilmour, David Fuiczynsky, Scott Peaker, Rayford Griffin and Nick Smith, Madonna, Joe Zawinul and The Zawinul Syndicate, Weather Report, Steps Ahead and Sting, among others.

Influences:Stanley Clarke, Alphonso Johnson, Jaco Pasturius, Larry Graham, Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Stevie Wonder.


Victor Bailey performs funk, jazz, jazz fusion music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Victor Bailey for your event, Please Contact. Victor Bailey has more than 19.0K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Gary Willis, Jeff Berlin, Vinnie Colaiuta, Chad Wackerman, On the Virg . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Victor Bailey for an upcoming event.

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