Derek Trucks has been tackling Beck’s Bolero in his own spectacular fashion – watch him nail Jeff Beck’s influential guitar tour de force

Derek Trucks performing live
(Image credit: Astrida Valigorsky/WireImage/Getty Images)

In tribute to the late Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks has been playing the electric guitar legend’s 1966 instrumental epic Beck’s Bolero while on tour with the Tedeschi Trucks Band.

Beck passed away at the age of 78 earlier this year, prompting an immediate outpouring of emotional tributes from the wider guitar community, both on stage and on social media. 

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.