“Our band feels like a community effort. A lot of people have helped to get it to where it is.”– Derek Trucks
Guitarist and songwriter Derek Trucks joins award-winning guitarist/producer Eric Krasno on his special new podcast series. Presented by Osiris Media, ERIC KRASNO PLUS ONE sees the renowned musician hosting a one-of-a-kind interview series exploring the lives and work of some of his closest friends and musical collaborators.
In episode 10 of Plus One, Krasno talks to Derek Trucks, who he describes as the “greatest slide guitar player that’s ever lived” about the early days of their friendship and the incredible musicians they’ve played with over the years. They talk about how they’re managing through the pandemic, the time that Derek immersed himself in Indian music and how it influenced his playing, and what he took away from working with Eric Clapton.
At the end of the episode, Krasno plays “Sahib Teri Bandi/Maki Madni” from the Derek Trucks Band album Songlines.
Derek Trucks is a guitarist, songwriter, and founder of the Grammy Award-winning The Derek Trucks Band. In 2010, he formed the Tedeschi Trucks Band with his wife, blues singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi. His musical style encompasses several genres and he has twice appeared on Rolling Stone‘s list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He is the nephew of Butch Trucks, drummer for the Allman Brothers.
Upcoming Episodes of Plus One include conversations with Questlove, Phil Lesh, Ivan Neville and more. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify through the official Osiris website or wherever you get your podcasts.
For nearly two decades, Krasno has been an omnipresent figure in popular music, from his virtuosic, innovative guitar playing with Soulive and Lettuce (both of which he co-founded) to his GRAMMY® Award-winning work as a producer and songwriter for artists like Norah Jones, Tedeschi Trucks, 50 Cent, Talib Kweli, Aaron Neville, and Allen Stone, to name but a few. As if that weren’t enough, the New York-based artist has proven an invaluable session player and touring musician alongside the likes of the Rolling Stones, Dave Mathews Band, John Mayer, Oteil & Friends, and The Roots.
Along with their work together on stage and in the studio, Krasno has spent countless hours sharing stories with these incredible artists and these intimate moments have become some of his most cherished memories. ERIC KRASNO PLUS ONE now allows fans everywhere to join behind-the-scenes conversations, with topics spanning early inspirations to discussions about the state of the music industry, the challenges of life on the road, and much more. For music, upcoming tour dates, and additional information, please visit www.erickrasno.com.
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