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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]

The Derek Trucks Band
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 7, 1997 (CD)
November 17, 2008 (Digital download)
RecordedSeptember 30, October 1-October 4, 1996 at Dockside Studios
(Maurice, Louisiana)
GenreBlues, jazz fusion, jam rock, Southern rock
Length52:13
LabelLandslide Records
ProducerJohn Snyder
The Derek Trucks Band chronology
The Derek Trucks Band
(1997)
Out of the Madness
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
CMJ(very favorable) [2]
JazzTimes(very favorable)[3]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
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

PersonnelEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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[permanent dead link]
  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. Archived from the original on 2009-04-29. Retrieved 2009-06-11.
  5. ^ "The Derek Trucks Band 1997 Debut CD". Hittin' the Note. Archived from the original on 2009-01-05. 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. Archived from the original on 2011-07-09. 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.