Tedeschi Trucks Band – Midnight in Harlem

Tedeschi Trucks Band - Midnight in Harlem

The rock and blues band Tedeschi Trucks Band comes from Jacksonville, Florida. It was created in 2010 and is run by the marriage of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks. They invited a large group of well-known and talented musicians to cooperate with whom they had the pleasure of playing for a long time while preparing their next albums.

American jazz and soul singer, guitarist – Susan Tedeschi – in her childhood she sang in a church choir and theater company. At the age of 18, she formed her own 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) and “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 is often compared to Bonnie Raitt and Janis Joplin.

In turn, Derek Trucks is a guitarist, vocalist and composer who came into contact with music at a very young age 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 and during the tour, he accompanied Eric Clapton’s band and played on albums of David Sanborn, Tinsley Ellis and Gregg Allman. He also performed with B. B. King, Joe Bonamassa and Dusty Hill. In 2011, according to The Rolling Stones, he was ranked 16th best guitarist of all time.

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