Derek Trucks Licks

Derek Trucks is known for his slide playing, and as an excellent blues guitarist. He is the founder of the Derek Trucks Band, and later on became a member of The Allman Brothers Band. Trucks claims that Duane Allman and Elmore James were the two slide guitarists who influenced him early on in his playing career. Enjoy these Derek trucks licks!

#1 Lick

  • This lick uses the D minor pentatonic scale. You will also fund a major 6th as well as the "blue note" in this lick.
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Derek Trucks Lick

#2 Lick

  • Here is a Derek Trucks slide guitar lick.
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Derek Trucks Slide Lick