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19 Foot Trio, Featuring Tim Lefebvre, Releases Debut Album
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19 Foot Trio, Featuring Tim Lefebvre, Releases Debut Album

Timothy Lefebvre has been having a busy year of album releases. He started 2016 with David Bowie’s epic final release Blackstar, quickly followed by the excellent Tedeschi Trucks Band album Let Me Get By. Now he’s venturing into his more experimental territory with the 19 Foot Trio, a group rounded out by guitarist Cameron Morgan and drummer Adam Gust. They’ve...

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Tell Mama
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Tedeschi Trucks Band: Tell Mama

Last summer, Tedeschi Trucks Band took to the road for their Wheels of Soul tour. The band joined up with Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and guitarist Doyle Bramhall II. Here’s the group performing “Tell Mama”, the tune made popular by Etta James in 1967. Tim Lefebvre lays down the bass and looks like he’s having fun doing it. The...

Tedeschi Trucks Band: “Anyhow” (Live in Studio)
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Tedeschi Trucks Band: “Anyhow” (Live in Studio)

I’ve been really enjoying the new Tedeschi Trucks Band album, Let Me Get By. So it was a real treat to see the band – anchored by bassist Tim Lefebvre – performing “Anyhow” at their Swamp Raga Studio.

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Tiny Desk Concert
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Tedeschi Trucks Band: Tiny Desk Concert

Tedeschi Trucks Band made a stop at NPR’s offices and packed the biggest band I think I’ve ever seen in for NPR’s “Tiny Desk Concert”. Anchored by bassist Tim Lefebvre, the band performs some tunes from their latest album, Let Me Get By. The set includes “Just As Strange”, “Don’t Know What It Is” and “Anyhow”.

3Leaf Audio Introduces Octabvre Mini Octave Pedal
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3Leaf Audio Introduces Octabvre Mini Octave Pedal

3Leaf Audio has introduced the Octabvre Mini, a compact version of the octave pedal developed with Tedeschi Trucks Band bassist Timothy Lefebvre. The new pedal pares the controls down to Volume, Mix, and Tone knobs. “It starts with the popular Tim-tuning mod from the original and takes it further with a reworked tone knob that runs the gamut from classic...

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Laugh About It
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Tedeschi Trucks Band: Laugh About It

Tedeschi Trucks recently released Let Me Get By, the first to feature bass monster Tim Lefebvre since he joined up nearly three years ago. The band killed it in the studio, but this clip from Austin City Limits goes to show they’re hitting their stride in live situations, too. This clip of “Laugh About It” has all the right ingredients...

Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases “Let Me Get By”
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Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases “Let Me Get By”

The Tedeschi Trucks Band’s third studio album, Let Me Get By, is also the group’s first with bassist Tim Lefebvre, known for his work in jazz and funk circles and on David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar. Let Me Get By is the first featuring all band-penned songs, and the first album for co-bandleader Derek Trucks, since the Allman Brothers Band...

TTB Bassist on Bowie’s Last Album
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TTB Bassist on Bowie’s Last Album

Tedeschi Trucks Band bassist Tim Lefebvre is the holder of a very particular and heartbreaking musical honor. He was the bassist on David Bowie’s final studio recording, Blackstar. Blackstar was released on Bowie’s 69th birthday on January 8, just two days before the rock legend’s Jan. 10 death following a previously publicly unknown 18-month battle with cancer. The album’s producer,...

Let Me Get By: An Interview with Tim Lefebvre
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Let Me Get By: An Interview with Tim Lefebvre

Tim Lefebvre has a knack for bringing his voice to any musical situation, and it’s a skill that has brought him tons of incredible opportunities. He’s played with the world’s top artists from Elvis Costello to Donald Fagen to Wayne Krantz and more. He’s played in the house band for Saturday Night Live and a host of TV and movie...

KNOWER with Tim Lefebvre: Daft Punk “Get Lucky” Cover
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KNOWER with Tim Lefebvre: Daft Punk “Get Lucky” Cover

Interestingly, this cover covers both the electronic era of Daft Punk and the current era which features more live instruments. For the “live instruments” part, KNOWER has teamed up with the ever-funky Tim Lefebvre on the bass.

Review: Rudder’s Live Rockwood Music Hall NYC DVD
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Review: Rudder’s Live Rockwood Music Hall NYC DVD

Following on from their first two left-field grooving studio albums Matorning and Rudder, the funky band have released a DVD recorded last year in New York. I got the chance to ask the band the rationale behind the release of the DVD. Bassist Tim Lefebvre shares, “Well, we wanted to document the vibe of the month long tour of Europe...

Donny McCaslin Releases Perpetual Motion, Featuring Tim LeFebvre
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Donny McCaslin Releases Perpetual Motion, Featuring Tim LeFebvre

Jazz saxophonist Donny McCaslin has released his ninth solo album, Perpetual Motion, featuring the electric bass talents of Tim LeFebvre. The 10-track album is full of odd meter grooves and rich harmonies, creating a very hip and modern vibe. LeFebvre’s bass really shines on “Firefly,” a tune that begins with an eerie bass solo that builds into the sax’s theme,...