Thursday Mar 6
New York Daily News
The Allman Brothers at the crossroads
Early shot of the Allman Brothers: Left, to right, Duane Allman, Dickey Betts, Gregg Allman, Jai Johanny Johanson, Berry Oakley and Butch Trucks in1969 outside of Macon, Ga.
In the shadow of Derek Trucks
After attending the Mahindra Blues Festival and stalking guitar god Derek Trucks in Mumbai, Sumit Bhattacharya comes back with a bagful of tales.
Exclusive: Hearing Ali Akbar Khan was a eureka moment
Total fanboy Sumit Bhattacharya buttonholes multiple Grammy-winning blues guitar hero Derek Trucks and singer Susan Tedeschi into an interview before the husband-wife duo perform at the Mahindra Blues Festival in Mumbai on Saturday Derek, nephew of legendary jam-band The Allman Brothers' drummer Butch Trucks, started playing guitar when he was 9 ... (more)
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Formed in 2010 by husband-and-wife Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, and featuring two harmony singers, a three-piece horn section, keyboards, bass and a pair of drummers, TTB disproves the adage "less is more" while building a devoted following of fans and critics alike.
Togetherness gives this band the blues
Yet, despite its limited concert experience, the 11-member group sounded like a tight unit with plenty of experience.