Derek Trucks

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Derek Trucks

American guitarist, songwriter and founder of the Grammy Award winning The Derek Trucks Band add

Category: Music

Born in 1979.

Countries: United States (69%), (17%), United Kingdom (14%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Eric Clapton, Susan Tedeschi, Warren Haynes

Linked to: Ali Akbar College of Music, Columbia Records, Dunlop Manufacturing, The Wall Street Journal




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Derek Trucks was born in 1979 add something


After performing with The Allman Brothers Band for several years as a guest musician, Trucks became a formal member in 1999 and appeared on the albums "Live at the Beacon Theatre" and "Hittin' the Note" add something


He became an official member of The Allman Brothers Band in 1999 and formed the Tedeschi Trucks Band in 2010 with his wife Susan Tedeschi add something


Butch Trucks - His nephew, guitarist Derek Trucks, is the frontman and bandleader of The Derek Trucks Band and joined the Allman Brothers Band in 1999


Warren Haynes - Shortly after Woody's untimely death on August 26, 2000, Haynes began appearing with The Allman Brothers Band again in 2000 alongside young guitar prodigy Derek Trucks


In 2001, Trucks married singer and musician, Susan Tedeschi, and they had a son in March 2002 and a daughter in 2004 add something


Susan Tedeschi - In December 2001, Tedeschi married Allman Brothers Band slide guitarist Derek Trucks, who was the bandleader and lead guitarist of The Derek Trucks Band


Ron Holloway - Holloway met Derek Trucks in 2002 aboard Trucks' tour bus just outside the entrance to Rams Head Onstage, in Annapolis, Maryland


In 2006 Trucks began a studio collaboration with Eric Clapton called "The Road to Escondido" and Trucks found himself performing with three bands in 17 different countries that year add something


Eric Clapton - A collaboration with guitarist J. J. Cale, titled "The Road to Escondido", was released on 2006, featuring Derek Trucks and Billy Preston


Pino Palladino - He played with J. J. Cale, and Eric Clapton on their 2006 album "The Road to Escondido", alongside other notable musicians, including Derek Trucks, and Billy Preston


Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs - In 2006, Clapton and J.J. Cale recorded "The Road to Escondido", on which Allman Brothers guitarist Derek Trucks played guitar; following that album, Clapton went on tour with Trucks as part of his band


Bonnaroo Music Festival - Truck's and his wife, Susan Tedeschi, combined their bands to form the Soul Stew Revival in 2007 and performed at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in June 2008 add something


In 2007, Trucks appeared on the cover of "Rolling Stone" for an article called the "New Guitar Gods" add something


Trucks was invited to perform at the 2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival and after the festival he toured as part of Clapton's band add something


Aynsley Lister - Lister was the only British artist to be featured in Classic Rock's 2007 "Top 10 Contemporary Blues Artists"; alongside The White Stripes, The Black Keys, John Mayer, Jon Spencer, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Bonamassa, Derek Trucks and the North Mississippi Allstars


Eric Clapton - The chemistry between Trucks and Clapton convinced him to invite The Derek Trucks Band to open for Clapton's set at his 2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival


Trucks built a studio in his home in January 2008 and he and his band recorded the album "Already Free" add something


Marc Ribot - Ribot's most current studio work involves several tracks accompanying the legendary pianist from John Coltrane's group, McCoy Tyner on his late 2008 album and DVD Guitars; which features work with John Scofield, Bill Frisell, Béla Fleck, and Derek Trucks


In late 2009, Trucks and his band went on hiatus and dissolved add something


In 2010, The Derek Trucks Band won the Grammy award for Best Contemporary Blues Album for the album "Already Free" add something


In 2010, Trucks formed the Tedeschi Trucks Band with his wife add something


Oteil Burbridge - In 2010, Oteil joined his brother Kofi, and his Allman Brothers bandmate Derek Trucks, as the bassist in the new group, Tedeschi Trucks Band; an eleven piece ensemble which merged some former members of The Derek Trucks Band and Susan Tedeschi's former backing band


Susan Tedeschi - In 2010, both Susan Tedeschi and her husband Derek Trucks announced a hiatus for their solo bands, and formed a new group called Tedeschi Trucks Band


In 2012, Trucks and Tedeschi as the Tedeschi Trucks Band won the Grammy award for Best Blues Album for the band's debut album "Revelator" add something


On February 12, 2012, Trucks accepted a Grammy Lifetime Achievement award along with ten other members of The Allman Brothers Band add something


Eric Clapton - On 24 February 2012 Clapton, Keith Richards, Gary Clark Jr., Derek Trucks, Doyle_Bramhall_II, Kim Wilson and other artists performed together in the Howlin' For Hubert Tribute concert held at the Apollo Theater of NYC honoring blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin who died at age 80 in 4 December


On January 8, 2014, Trucks announced that he and fellow guitarist Warren Haynes plan to leave the Allman Brothers Band by the end of the 2014 add something


The band subsequently announced their retirement, with Trucks playing as a member up through their final show on October 28, 2014 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City add something


Eric Clapton - This tribute album, scheduled to be released on 29 July 2014, is named after the 1972 single "Call Me The Breeze" and features 16 Cale songs performed by Clapton, Christine Lakeland, Mark Knopfler, John May er, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Derek Trucks and Don White