Best Contemporary Blues Album: Live From The Fox Oakland
180g Vinyl 3LP!
Mastered by Bob Ludwig!
Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by the husband-and-wife team of singer-guitarist Susan Tedeschi and guitar virtuoso Derek Trucks, have grown into one of the most deeply skilled and admired musical ensembles in the world. Live From The Fox Oakland captures the band performing at their best. From the opening notes of Dont Know What It Means to the closing solo on "Let Me Get By" the Tedeschi Trucks Band are firing on all cylinders.
Filmed and recorded in a single night, September 9th, 2016, at Oakland, CAs gorgeous Fox Theater, the concert film and audio were mixed using a vintage Neve console to achieve an exquisitely immersive sound experience, and mastering guru Bob Ludwig added his craft to the album audio.
The collection includes cuts from Tedeschi Trucks Bands 2016 album Let Me Get By as well as TTBs own interpretations of Leonard Cohens "Bird on the Wire" and Bobby "Blue" Bland's "I Pity the Fool," two songs which feature the full range and power of Tedeschis vocals. On Derek and the Dominos Keep On Growing its Trucks guitar work that grabs the spotlight for a stunning extended solo.
In another memorable segment, sarod master Alam Khan joins TTB onstage for the first time on their original song "These Walls." This genre-defying moment reveals TTBs classical Indian influences and proves the 12-piece ensemble can drop their sound down to a whisper when it serves the song.
Trucks and Tedeschis full commitment to making the best sounding live recording possible was evident from start to finish. "Our engineers Bobby Tis and Brian Speiser have been tweaking our recording setup on the road over the last year so we can really capture the sound of being in the room," says Trucks. "The three of us spent countless hours in our studio after the recording to bring the tracks to life and make sure you can hear all the energy and nuances, which isnt easy with a 12 piece band. We put a lot of work in to make sure the mixing/mastering was a notch above and I think our fans and music deserve the extra effort."
Mastered by Bob Ludwig!
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1. Don't Know What It Means
2. Keep On Growing
3. Bird On the Wire
1. Within You, Without You
2. Just As Strange
3. Crying Over You
4. Don't Drift Away
1. These Walls (featuring Alam Khan)
1. Right On Time
2. I Want More (Soul Sacrifice outro)
1. Leavin' Trunk
2. I Pity The Fool
2. Let Me Get By