Susan Tedeschi (born November 9, 1970) is an American blues and soul artist born in Boston, Massachusetts and who has a net worth of $6 million.
She began her artistic career in 1998 with Just Will not Burn. Then she would continue with Wait For Me in 2002 (after 4 years). It has 10 record productions in CD, Cdr, DVD and Vinyl formats.
Susan Tedeschi grew up in Norwell, Massachusetts, studying at the Berklee College of Music where she graduated in music composition and acting. At age 15, he formed a music group called the Smoking Section, dedicated to singing gospel music in the high school choir and performing blues songs in local Boston.
In 1994, along with Tom Hambridge and Adrienne Hayes, formed the group “Susan Tedeschi Band”; In 1995 she began to play the guitar and the album “Better Days” was published, having only local repercussion. The recording sessions, from 1997, were acquired by the record company Tone-Cool Records, being published in 1998 the disc “Just Will not Burn”, which received good reviews from the specialized magazines in blues.
From 1998 to 1999, Susan Tedeschi toured all over the United States, showing a spectacular staging and a powerful voice. Tedeschi, later, would be the opening of John Mellencamp, B. B. King, Buddy Guy, Allman Brothers Band, Taj Mahal and Bob Dylan. In 2000, the album “Just Will not Burn” became the gold record by selling 500,000 copies in the United States, a milestone not very common in blues records. Susan recorded two songs with two members of the Double Trouble group, Chris Layton, and Tommy Shannon.
The voice of Susan Tedeschi has been described as a mixture of the voices of Bonnie Raitt and Janis Joplin; Her way of playing guitar is influenced by musicians such as Buddy Guy, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Freddie King and Doyle Bramhall II.
In 2001 she married Derek Trucks, one of the first guitarists of the Allman Brothers Band, who leads his own group (Derek Trucks Band) and is the nephew of Butch Trucks (founding drummer of Allman). Tedeschi and Trucks met during the Allman Brothers Band summer tour in 1999. They have two children, Charlie and Sophia, and live in Jacksonville, Florida.
Susan is the granddaughter of Nick Tedeschi and great-granddaughter of Angelo Tedeschi, two famous magnates of supermarkets in Massachusetts.
Her varied styles of Susan Tedeschi are Blues Rock (For example, in her album Back To The River) and Modern Electric Blues (For example, in her album Hope And Desire). Its style is framed in the genres: Blues and Rock.
She has worked with the following record labels: Analogue Productions, Artemis Records, New West Records, Rykodisc, Tone-Cool Records, Verve Forecast and Verve Records.