Tedeschi Trucks Band

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Tedeschi Trucks Band
Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi 2.JPG
Trucks (left) and Tedeschi on stage in Shelburne, Vermont, June 2014
Background information
OriginJacksonville, Florida, United States
GenresBlues,blues rock, soul, Americana, jam band
Years active2010–present
Associated actsThe Derek Trucks Band, Susan Tedeschi, The Allman Brothers Band
Websitewww.tedeschitrucksband.com
MembersSusan Tedeschi
Derek Trucks
Elizabeth Lea
Tyler Greenwell
J.J. Johnson
Mike Mattison
Mark Rivers
Ephraim Owens
Kebbi Williams
Alecia Chakour
Brandon Boone
Past membersOteil Burbridge
Maurice "Mobetta" Brown
Saunders Sermons
Tim Lefebvre
Kofi Burbridge

The Tedeschi Trucks Band is an American blues and blues rock group based in Jacksonville, Florida. Formed in 2010, the band is led by married couple Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks. Their debut album, Revelator (2011), won the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Blues Album. The band has released four studio and two live albums.

History[edit]

After touring together in 2007 as the Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi's Soul Stew Revival, the couple merged their respective groups to form the Tedeschi Trucks Band in 2010.[1] Their first concert was on April 1, 2010, at the Savannah Music Festival.[2]

Tedeschi and Trucks performing as Soul Stew Revival in 2007.

The first Tedeschi Trucks Band album, Revelator, was released on June 7, 2011.[3] The album peaked at No. 92 on the Canadian Albums Chart,[4][citation needed] No. 164 in the UK Albums Chart[5] and won a Grammy Award for Best Blues Album.[6]

Their second album, Everybody's Talkin' was recorded live and released in May 2012.[7]

In 2013, the band was nominated for the Blues Music Awards [8] and released their third album, Made Up Mind.[9]

The band gave a Joe Cocker tribute concert at the 2015 Lockn' Festival[10] featuring alumni musicians from Cocker's bands.[11]

The band's first three albums were published by Sony Masterworks,[12] but their 2016 album Let Me Get By was released on Fantasy Records.[13] Produced by Trucks, the album debuted at number 15 on the Billboard Top 200 album sales chart.[14]

The fourth studio album, Signs, was released on February 15, 2019 on Fantasy Records and Concord. On January 9, 2019 the band announced tour dates through August 2019. [15]

Band members[edit]

  • Susan Tedeschi – lead vocals, rhythm guitar (2010–present)
  • Derek Trucks – lead guitar (2010–present)
  • Tyler Greenwell – drums, percussion (2010–present)
  • J. J. Johnson – drums, percussion (2010–present)
  • Mike Mattison – harmony vocals (2010–present)
  • Mark Rivers – harmony vocals (2010–present)
  • Kebbi Williams – saxophone (2010–present)
  • Brandon Boone – bass guitar (2019-present)
  • Ephraim Owens – trumpet (2015–present)
  • Elizabeth Lea – trombone (2015–present)
  • Alecia Chakour – harmony vocals (2015–present)

Former band members

Touring musicians

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Sales
US
[16]
AUS
[17]
ITA
[18]
NED
[19]
NOR
[20]
NZ
[21]
SWI
[22]
2011 Revelator 12 71 83 38 55
2013 Made Up Mind 11 48 79 23 22
2016 Let Me Get By 15 36 77 37 98
2019 Signs 28 [A] 96 20

Live albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
US
[16]
AUS
[17]
NED
[19]
SWI
[22]
2012 Everybody's Talkin' 49
2017 Live from the Fox Oakland 39 73 31

Charted singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US
AAA

[25]
2016 "Anyhow" 19 Let Me Get By
2019 "Hard Case" 27 Signs

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result[citation needed]
2012 Grammy Awards Best Blues Album Revelator Won
2014 Blues Music Awards Band of the Year Tedeschi Trucks Band Won
2014 Blues Music Awards Rock Blues Album of the Year Made Up Mind Won
2016 Americana Music Honors & Awards Duo/Group of the Year Tedeschi Trucks Band Nominated
2017 Blues Music Awards Band of the Year Tedeschi Trucks Band Won
2017 Blues Music Awards Rock Blues Album of the Year Let Me Get By Won
2018 Grammy Awards Best Contemporary Blues Album Live From the Fox Oakland Nominated
2019 Americana Music Honors & Awards Duo/Group of the Year Tedeschi Trucks Band Pending

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Signs did not enter the ARIA Albums Chart, but peaked at number 41 on the ARIA Digital Album Chart.[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bryson, Alan. "Susan Tedeschi: Dreams and Legends". All About Jazz. Retrieved June 7, 2010.
  2. ^ Peacock, Joshua (10 April 2018). "Savannah Music Fest: Tedeschi Trucks Band returns to where it all began". GateHouse Media. DoSavannah. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Introducing Tedeschi Trucks Band". Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi website. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2011.
  4. ^ "CANOE - JAM! Music - SoundScan Charts". Jam.canoe.ca. Archived from the original on March 1, 2012. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  5. ^ "Chart Log UK: New Entries Update - 18.06.2011". Zobbel.de. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  6. ^ "Nominees And Winners". Grammy.com. February 12, 2012. Retrieved January 7, 2012.
  7. ^ "Tedeschi Trucks Band gets behind "Everybody's Talkin'"". Soundspike.com. April 23, 2012. Archived from the original on April 27, 2012. Retrieved May 7, 2012.
  8. ^ "Blues Music Awards Nominees - 2013 - 34th Blues Music Awards". Blues.org. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  9. ^ "Tedeschi Trucks Band Made Up Mind Album Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  10. ^ Browne, David (July 14, 2015). "Inside Tedeschi Trucks Band's All-Star Joe Cocker Tribute Concert". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 26, 2015.
  11. ^ "After 45 Years, Island Photographer Reunites with Mad Dogs, Englishmen in Concert and Rolling Stone". Inside Bainbridge. Retrieved October 26, 2015.
  12. ^ "Tedeschi Trucks Band: A Joyful Noise (Cover Story Excerpt)". Relix. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  13. ^ "Tedeschi Trucks Band To Release New Album Let Me Get By". AmericanSongwriter.com. Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  14. ^ "Let Me Get By - Tedeschi Trucks Band | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved March 2, 2016.
  15. ^ "Tedeschi Trucks Band Announce New Album, 'Signs', Out 2/15 via Fantasy Records/Concord". Music News Net. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  16. ^ a b "Tedeschi Trucks Band Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  17. ^ a b Peaks in Australia:
  18. ^ "Tedeschi Trucks Band discography". italiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  19. ^ a b "Tedeschi Trucks Band discography". dutchcharts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on November 9, 2013. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
  20. ^ "Tedeschi Trucks Band discography". norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
  21. ^ "Tedeschi Trucks Band discography". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  22. ^ a b "Tedeschi Trucks Band discography". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
  23. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on December 18, 2015.
  24. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Digital Albums" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. February 25, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  25. ^ "Tedeschi Trucks Band Chart History - Triple A". Billboard. Retrieved 30 January 2019.

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