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Trucks was born in Jacksonville, Florida. According to Trucks, the name of Eric Clapton’s band, Derek and the Dominos, had “something to do with the name if not the spelling”. 5 at age nine and became a child prodigy, who played his first paid performance at age 11. Trucks formed The Derek Trucks Band in 1994, and by his 20th birthday, he had played with such artists as Bob Dylan, Joe Walsh, and Stephen Stills. Trucks built a studio in his home in January 2008, and his band and he recorded the album Already Free.

Trucks and his wife, Susan Tedeschi, combined their bands to form the Soul Stew Revival in 2007 and performed at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in June 2008. His music is said to encompass categories such as jam band, Southern rock, and jazz while simultaneously being rooted in the blues and rock genres. Trucks often plays the guitar in an open E tuning, using a Dunlop Blues Bottle slide. Trucks has appeared twice in Rolling Stone’s list of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”.

He was listed as 81st in 2003 and 16th in 2011. Trucks is reported to be a creative guitarist and according to his uncle, Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks, “He never does the same thing twice”. In 2010, The Derek Trucks Band won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album for the album Already Free. In September 2012, John Mayer and Derek Trucks joined B. King on stage at the Hollywood Bowl for an encore version of B. King made several remarks about Trucks’s guitar playing, ending with, “That is as good as I’ve ever heard it”. Trucks’ uncle, Butch Trucks, was a founding member and drummer of The Allman Brothers Band.

His younger brother is Duane Trucks, who is a member of Widespread Panic and Hard Working Americans. Trucks is an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves, the Florida State Seminoles, and his hometown Jacksonville Jaguars. The Derek Trucks Band Wins Grammy Award For ‘Best Contemporary Blues Album’ for Already Free”. Derek Trucks on playing with Allman, Clapton, Dylan”. A: Guitar Hero on Jamming With Legends and Covering Dylan”.

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