Tedeschi Trucks Band
Tedeschi Trucks Band creates a real blues-rock marriage, between Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks. They are both talented guitarists and played with a group of great musicians.
American jazz and soul singer, and guitarist – Susan Tedeschi. In her childhood, she sang in a church choir and theater company. At the age of 18, she formed her band – The Smoking Section, and while studying at Berklee College of Music, she also sang at The Reverence Gospel Ensemble. She debuted with her first album “Better Days” in 1995. Then more albums were released: “Just Won’t Burn” (1998), “Wait For Me” (2002), “Live From Austin” (2004), “Hope And Desire” (2005), “Back To The River “(2008). She was also invited to the studio while recording two songs (“Crazy” and “Kansas City”) on Willie Nelson’s album “Milk Cow Blues” (2000). The color and strength of her voice are often compared to Bonnie Raitt and Janis Joplin.
Derek Trucks is a guitarist, vocalist, and composer. He came into contact with music at a very young age. All thanks to his uncle Butch Trucks, a drummer of the well-known The Allman Brothers Band. Professionally, he began playing at the age of 11 at The Allman Brothers Band, where he perfected his guitar skills. At the age of 13, he played alongside Buddy Guy. Shortly afterward he founded the Derek Trucks Band, with which he recorded the following albums: “The Derek Trucks Band” (1997), “Out Of The Madness” (1998), “Joyful Noise” (2002), “Soul Serenade” (2003), “Live At Georgia Theater” (2004), “Songlines Live” (2006), “Live At Sioux Falls Jazz And Blues Festival” (2007), “Already Free” (2009), “Roadsongs” (2010). With the Allman Brothers Band, he recorded: “Peakin” At The Blues “(2000),” Hittin “The Note” (2003), “Live At The Beacon Theater DVD” (2003), “One Way Out” (2004).
He regularly participated in the Cross Roads Guitar Festival. During the concert, he accompanied Eric Clapton’s band. He also performed with B. B. King, Joe Bonamassa, Dusty Hill. In 2011 The Rolling Stones magazine ranked him 16th best guitarist of all time.