Derek Trucks Leaves John Mayer And BB King In Awe Of Slide Solo

This is Derek Trucks an American guitarist, songwriter, and founder of the Grammy Award-winning The Derek Trucks Band.

Derek Trucks sits on stage alongside John Mayer and BB King for a performance that is every guitar fan’s fantasy line up. With so much guitar playing talent on the stage, everyone was expected some incredible riffs, but Derek still managed to exceed expectations leaving both John Mayer and BB King in awe of his slide guitar solo. When he finishes, BB King tells him, “that’s the best I’ve ever heard it” in a special moment on stage hitting 4.4 million views.

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. Watch the full video below.

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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