Bass Day '98 brought together bass players from all over the globe to NYC, to attend an event that featured four of the world's most celebrated bass players, in a day that made bass history.Michael Manrig kicked things off with a set of fascinating solo pieces on four different instruments in various tunings, including one piece where he plays all four basses at the same time! Andy Gonzalez led a group of top Latin musicians in a scorching set of contemporary and traditional Afro Cuban music. Bobby Rodriguez, one of the most influential bassists in the history of Latin music joins Andy, and is presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.Francis Rocco Prestia, accompanied by members of Tower of Power, including David Garibaldi, performed a burning set of their funk classics. He also talked about creating a groove, his early days with TOP and much more. Victor Wooten performed with a trio and presented a set of amazing music that stretched from serious funk to beautiful ballads, with plenty of stops in between. Featured, is a classic solo in which Victor pulled out all the stops. Also includes a lesson on bass technique.Also featured is an award presentation to bass legend Milt Hinton and an amazing jam featuring the entire lineup, plus John Patitucci and Oteil Burbridge! ©1998, 105 minutes. VHS.