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Susan Tedeschi

Susan Tedeschi is one of today’s most successful and renowned blues performers. Not only is she married to one of America’s most beloved and skilled blues performers, Derek Trucks, she too has become a permanent and beloved fixture of the genre. Susan Tedeschi’s band, the Tedeschi Trucks Band was founded in 2010 and originated in Jacksonville Florida.

One of my favorite videos is of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks performing backstage at the Whitehouse February 21, 2012. Listen to Susan’s quintessential blues voice as she sings a classic blues song written by Muddy Waters, “Rollin’ and Tumblin’.” I love hearing unplugged acoustic performances like this. It brings a more personal element that you don’t get with an electric full blown concert experience. This event at the Whitehouse was called the Red, White, and Blues event.

If you are just starting a blues playlist, the Tedeschi Trucks Band is a must have. Tickets to see the band are already on sale with the first concert date 1/24/20 and ending 7/31/20. This concert is a must see. Some of the concert dates are already sold out.

The Tedeschi Trucks Band has numerous albums including Made Up My Mind, which was best Rock/Blues Album if the year 2014, Let Me Get By, which won the same in 2017. Everybody’s Talkin’ 2012 and Live from the Fox Oakland 2017 are two live albums.

If you are like me, and interested in learning more about the blues you might want to checkout Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festivals Founded in 1998, the festival was created to help fund the Crossroads Centre Antigua rehab center founded by Eric Clapton, which incorporates a whole person wellness approach to recovery. Some of the most renowned blues performers make repeat appearances at the Crossroads Festivals year after year.

By Deborah Miller

I am an avid blues enthusiast and enjoy writing about what I love. My mission is to feature female talent and bring it to the forefront, in what is typically a male-dominated genre. I want my readers to learn along with me as I research each artist. I also want to encourage my readers to know and experience the satisfaction one gets when learning to play an instrument. I hope that in the future my readers will share their talents via video so that they too can be featured in my blog.