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Oteil Burbridge Announces Break from Touring and Tedeschi Trucks Band

Oteil Burbridge posted an announcement on his Facebook page yesterday that he’s decided to take a break and leaving the Tedeschi Trucks Band tour, currently in progress. It appears that all is well with the band and Oteil, who shared there’s some personal motivation behind the move. “After 25 years of intensive touring, I have come to the very difficult...

Bass Videos

Aquarium Rescue Unit with Oteil Burbridge: Search Yourself

We’ve been really stoked about interviewing Oteil Burbridge, so I’ve been watching tons of videos of him. Check out this one of him playing “Search Yourself” with the Aquarium Rescue Unit, live at the Jacksonville Jazzfest. Burbridge really brings the band together and gets some time to shine by vocalizing his solo spots.

New Albums

Hot Tuna Releases “Jorma’s 70th Birthday Celebration” DVD

In early December, 2010, Hot Tuna took the stage at New York City’s Beacon Theater to celebrate the 70th birthday of guitarist and Hot Tuna co-founder Jorma Kaukonen. The two night event featured an all-star cast, anchored of course by the other co-founder of the group, bassist Jack Casady. The band was in their “electric” format, with mandolinist Barry Mitterhoff...

Bass Videos

Tedeschi Trucks Band: “Come See About Me” (Live)

On the heels of the release of Everybody’s Talkin’ this week, here’s the Tedeschi Trucks Band performing the “Come See About Me”. Once again, Oteil Burbridge lays down just the right bass line. Check out around the 1-minute mark when he gets the attention of Derek and Susan. Awesome.

New Albums

Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases “Live – Everybody’s Talkin'” with Oteil Burbridge

Following up to their Grammy winning debut album, Revelator, the husband-wife led Tedeschi Trucks Band releases Live – Everybody’s Talkin’ today. Anchored by bassist Oteil Burbridge, the 11-piece group performs tunes from Revelator with some added twists, plus some covers of tunes by Stevie Wonder, Muddy Waters, Bill Withers, Joe Cocker and others. A new tune, “Nobody’s Free”, also makes...

Bass Videos

The Burbridge Brothers: An Inside Look Into the Tedeschi Trucks Band

During the making Revelator, of the debut album from the Tedeschi Trucks Band, the band let cameras into the studio for a behind the scenes look at the group and the making of the album. One of the coolest interviews (for us, at least), was the one with the Burbridge brothers: bassist Oteil and keyboardist Kofi. In this video, Oteil...


BK3’s Original Members to Reunite at Jungle Jam 2012

BK3 will be reuniting with their original lineup of drummer Bill Kreutzmann, guitarist Scott Murawski and bassist Oteil Burbridge at the upcoming Jungle Jam Music Festival. The annual event will be held at the Doce lunas Resort in Jaco Beach Costa Rica on February 17th through the 19th, 2012. The trio hasn’t performed together in several years. “[Phish’s Mike Gordon]...

Blues Bass

The Most Influential Blues Bassists: Part 2

After reading the previous column in this two-part series, I’m hoping you’ve had a chance to check out some music featuring the playing of Willie Dixon and Duck Dunn. Their old school approaches to playing blues compliments the players they accompanied and reflects how novel full-band blues recordings were in the 1950’s and ’60’s. Early on, blues recordings typically only...

Bass Videos

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Space Captain, Live with Oteil Burbridge

People (us included), really really dug the last video we featured by the Tedeschi Trucks Band, thanks in big part to the awesomeness of bassist Oteil Burbridge. So, here’s another, shot at the same concert, with Warren Haynes and David Hidalgo (Los Lobos) joining in this time around. Sit back and enjoy.

New Albums

Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases “Revelator”, Featuring Oteil Burbridge

We featured a video of the Tedeschi Trucks Band back in March featuring the tasty bass lines of Oteil Burbridge. Now the group has released their debut album, Revelator, with Burbridge anchoring the 12 tracks with his trademark lines. Formed by the husband/wife team of Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, the 11-piece band presents a soulful mix of blues and...

Bass Videos

Oteil Burbridge: Live Bass Solo

Here’s Oteil Burbridge taking a solo live during an Allman Brothers Band concert at the Beacon Theatre in New York on March 18, 2011. This a fan shot video (iPhone), synced with the soundboard recording.

Concerts & Tours

Oteil Burbridge to Tour with Tedeschi Trucks Band

Bassist Oteil Burbridge will be hitting the road with the newly formed Tedeschi Trucks Band, formed by husband and wife team Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks. The 11 piece group’s sound is described as coming from “Delta blues and Memphis soul, Sixties rock and Seventies funk” – traditions that Burbridge is well versed in, considering his time with the Allman...