The Derek Trucks Band (album)

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The Derek Trucks Band
Studio album by The Derek Trucks Band
Released October 7, 1997 (CD)
November 17, 2008 (Digital download)
Recorded September 30, October 1-October 4, 1996 at Dockside Studios
(Maurice, Louisiana)
Genre Blues, jazz fusion, jam rock, Southern rock
Length 52:13
Label Landslide Records
Producer John Snyder
The Derek Trucks Band chronology
The Derek Trucks Band
(1997)
Out of the Madness
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
CMJ (very favorable) [2]
JazzTimes (very favorable)[3]

The Derek Trucks Band (often called simply, Derek Trucks) is the debut album by American jam band The Derek Trucks Band, released on October 7, 1997.[4] The album was recorded between September 30-October 4, 1996 at Dockside Studios, Maurice.[5][6] The album is composed mainly of re-arranged jazz and blues classics and the rest are original compositions by the band.[7] Derek was seventeen years old at the time of the release of the album.[8] In 2008, the album was made available digitally, and is now available on iTunes, and other online retailers like Real, Rhapsody, Yahoo! Music, eMusic, Napster and Puretracks.[8]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Sarod" (D. Trucks) 0:35
2. "Mr. P.C." (J. Coltrane) 5:30
3. "555 Lake" (B. McKay/Y. Scott/T. Smallie/Trucks) 6:33
4. "D Minor Blues" (L. Oakes/Trucks) 6:01
5. "#6 Dance" (Oakes/Trucks) 2:39
6. "Footprints" (W. Shorter) 4:19
7. "Out of Madness" (Scott/Smallie/Trucks) 4:09
8. "Naima" (Coltrane) 4:59
9. "So What" (M. Davis) 4:37
10. "Evil Clown" (McKay/Scott/Smallie/Trucks) 4:30
11. "Egg 15" (R. Roper/Smallie/Trucks) 7:40
12. "Sarod Outro" (Trucks) 0:41

Personnel[edit]

Band Members
Additional personnel
  • Gary Gazaway - trumpet, flugelhorn (on track 3,6)
  • John Snyder - producer
  • Tony Daigle - engineer
  • Benny Graeff - assistant engineer
  • Johnny Sandlin - mixing
  • Benny Graeff - assistant mixer
  • Tony Daigle - mastering
  • J. Flournoy Holmes - design and photography
  • Buddy Odom Management - management
  • Wayne Forte (Entourage Talent Associates, Ltd.) - booking
  • Kelly Elder - legal representation

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Michael B. (2011). "The Derek Trucks Band - The Derek Trucks Band | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  2. ^ College Music Journal review
  3. ^ Milkowski, Bill (2011). "Jazz Albums: The Derek Trucks BandDerek Trucks — By Bill Milkowski — Jazz Articles". jazztimes.com. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Derek Trucks Band: The Derek Trucks Band". Derek Trucks. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  5. ^ "The Derek Trucks Band 1997 Debut CD". Hittin' the Note. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  6. ^ "Dockside Studios". MySpace. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  7. ^ "The Derek Trucks Band". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-06-10. [dead link]
  8. ^ a b "First Two dTb albums available for download now". Derek Trucks. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  9. ^ "The Graham Weekly Album Review #1092". George Graham. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  10. ^ "The Derek Trucks Band". Answers. Retrieved 2009-06-11.