This is Derek Trucks an American guitarist, songwriter, and founder of the Grammy Award-winning The Derek Trucks Band. Playing alongside guitar legends BB King and John Mayer, Derek showcased how he can stand alongside the greats. B.B King says at the end of the video, that it’s the best he has ever heard it.
Getting an accolade like that from BB King is probably the best thing any guitarist in the world could ever wish for. However, Derek Trucks definitely deserves it, he is one of the best.
Derek was a member of The Allman Brothers Band in 1999. In 2010 he formed another band called “Tedeschi Trucks Band” which consisted of his wife Susan Tedeschi who is a blues singer and guitarist.
Derek’s musical styles include multiple different genres including some incredible slide guitar skills. He has played amongst some of the most well-renowned guitarists in the world and seriously impressed them with his ability to traverse genres.
Derek has appeared in The Rolling Stone’s list of the Greatest Guitarists of All Time on two separate occasions. He is the nephew of the late Butch Trucks, drummer for the Allman Brothers.
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