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Derek Trucks: The Most Important Part of Any Guitar Solo

Derek Trucks recently sat down with Music Radar to offer his top five tips for guitarists. In the course of things, the Tedeschi Trucks guitarist offered his advice about guitar soloing by way of a quote from jazz drummer Elvin Jones.“He’d say, ‘When you’re playing and when you’re soloing, always tell a story,’” Trucks says.“You hear it in the great musicians, whether it’s a drummer or a horn... …

Slash, Joe Bonamassa and Derek Trucks Jam B.B. King’s “The Thrill Is Gone”

Slash, Joe Bonamassa, Derek Trucks and Jimmie Vaughan were among the host of guitar heroes who paid tribute to B.B. King on September 1, 2016, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.The performers took to the stage together to jam out a selection of King’s best-known songs, including “The Thrill Is Gone,” shown below, and “When Love Comes to Town.... …

Tedeschi Trucks Band Share Exclusive Teaser and "Keep on Growing" from New Live Album

Tedeschi Trucks Band are releasing their second live album, Live from the Fox Oakland, March 17 through Concord/Fantasy.The powerful 15-song CD/DVD gives fans an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the band's remarkable September 9, 2016, show at the historic northern California venue.Speaking of "behind the scenes," check out our exclusive premiere of a portion of the onstage and off-stage... …