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Donny McCaslin Releases Beyond Now, Featuring Tim Lefebvre
New Albums

Donny McCaslin Releases Beyond Now, Featuring Tim Lefebvre

The team of Donny McCaslin, Mark Guiliana, Jason Lindner and Tim Lefebvre is a force to be reckoned with. Their musical prowess and ability to seamlessly morph grooves is so strong that David Bowie chose them to be the band for his final album, Blackstar. Now McCaslin and crew have released Beyond Now, an album dedicated to and inspired by...

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Made Up Mind (Live in Vienne)
Bass Videos

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Made Up Mind (Live in Vienne)

When I grow up, I want to play bass just like Tim Lefebvre. His lines are just fantastic, and check out his massive tone on this clip of the Tedeschi Trucks Band performing “Made Up Mind”. This performance took place at the Théâtre Antique in Vienne, France on July 4, 2014.

Tedeschi Trucks Band Adds Dates to Extend Tour
Concerts & Tours

Tedeschi Trucks Band Adds Dates to Extend Tour

The Tedeschi Trucks Band, featuring bassist Timothy Lefebvre (David Bowie), has added eight fall/winter dates to its touring schedule, which had previously ended in October. The new dates start on Nov. 11, with a show with Amy Helm and the Handsome Strangers at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They’ll retain the same support act through Nov. 19. On Dec....

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

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
Bass Videos

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)
Bass Videos

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
Bass Videos

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
Pedals & Effects

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
Bass Videos

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”
New Albums

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
New Albums

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
Interviews

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...