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Derek Trucks

Biography

American guitarist, songwriter and founder from the Grammy Prize successful band The Derek Vehicles Band who joined up with The Allman Brothers Music group in 1999. This year 2010 his record, Already Free of charge, received a Grammy for Greatest Contemporary Blues Record. He bought his initial electric guitar at a lawn sale for $5 when he was nine and became a kid prodigy who started playing paid shows less than 3 years afterwards. He has double made an appearance on Rolling Stone’s set of 100 Greatest Guitarists ever and in 2012 he recognized a Grammy Life time Achievement Prize along with ten various other members from the Allman Brothers Music group. He married vocalist and musician, Susan Tedeschi in 2001 plus they possess two children jointly. His uncle, Butch Vehicles, can be a founding person in The Allman Brothers Band.

Quick Facts


Full Name Derek Trucks
Date Of Birth June 8, 1979
Place Of Birth Jacksonville, FL
Profession Guitarist
Nationality American
Spouse Susan Tedeschi
Children Sophia Naima Trucks, Charles Khalil Trucks, Midnight Rider, Layla, Get What You Deserve
Parents Debbie Trucks, Chris Trucks, Midnight Rider, Layla, Get What You Deserve
Siblings Duane Trucks
Music Groups Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Allman Brothers Band, The Derek Trucks Band, Phil Lesh and Friends, Midnight Rider, Layla, Get What You Deserve
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1Is currently (as of 2007) a member of the Allman Brothers Band along with Butch Trucks, his uncle and original member of the Allman Brothers Band.
2Has been hailed as one of the greatest slide guitarists since Duane Allman. Ironically, his uncle, Butch Trucks, was a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Conan2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Rite2011writer: "Don't Miss Me"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero 52009Video Game writer: "Younk Funk"
Austin City Limits2003TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tedeschi Trucks Band: Live from the Fox Oakland2017
Southern Ground Music & Food Festival2016TV Movie
The Allman Brothers Band: 40th Anniversary Live at the Beacon Theatre2014Video
Tedeschi Trucks Band Live2012TV Movie

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tedeschi Trucks Band: Live from the Fox Oakland2017producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze - An Appreciation of JJ Cale2014Documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sidemen: Long Road to Glory2016DocumentaryHimself
Austin City Limits2016TV Series documentaryHimself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Support
Jimi Hendrix Electric Church2015TV Movie documentaryHimself, Tedeschi Trucks Band
International Jazz Day2015Himself
All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman2014TV MovieHimself
Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze - An Appreciation of JJ Cale2014Documentary shortHimself
Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty2014DocumentaryHimself
Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 20132013VideoHimself
Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival 20122013Documentary shortHimself
The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2012TV SpecialHimself
B.B. King: The Life of Riley2012DocumentaryHimself
Basically Frightened: The Musical Madness of Colonel Bruce Hampton2012DocumentaryHimself
Great Performances2007-2011TV SeriesHimself
Bowlive: Soulive Live at The Brooklyn Bowl2011Himself
Play Like a Lion: The Legacy of Maestro Ali Akbar Khan2011Documentary
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV SeriesHimself - Musical Support
Crossroads Guitar Festival2010VideoHimself
Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub2008DocumentaryHimself
Farm Aid 2007: A Homegrown Special2007TV MovieHimself
Best of the Jammys, Volume Two2007VideoHimself
The Derek Trucks Band: Songlines Live2006TV SpecialGuitar
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2006TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
2004 Jammys: The Theatre at Madison Square Garden2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The Allman Brothers Band: Live at the Beacon Theatre2003VideoHimself (Guitar) (as The Allman Brothers Band)

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