Birth Place: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Years Active: 1994 – present
Genres: Blues-rock, Southern Rock, Blues, Blue-Eyed Soul, World Music
The Derek Trucks Band, according to one ''Allmusic'' reviewer, are a "group of musicians that share a passion for improvisation and musical exploration". The band was founded in 1994 by young slide guitar prodigy, Derek Trucks, who began playing guitar and touring with some of blues and rock music's elite when he was just nine years old. After experimenting as an adolescent with musicians he met between tours and recording sessions, Trucks founded The Derek Trucks Band in 1994. With family ties to The Allman Brothers Band, Trucks continued to experiment and play with others, carefully assembling his own band over a period of several years. Loosely based in his family home in Jacksonville, F...
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