Remembering Sharon Jones: Performing With Tedeschi Trucks Band

Vocalist Sharon Jones was 60-years-old when she died on this date in 2016 after agreeing to complications from pancreatic cancer. Jones and her backing group The Dap-Kings created a powerful mixture of R&B, soul and funk songs, commanding attention with their 2002 debut album Daptone Records, Dap Dippin’ With Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings followed their introduction 2005’s Naturally, 2007’s 100 Days, 100 Nights, 2010’s I Learned the Hard Way and 2014’s Give the People What They Want. Daptone also published their holiday record, It’s a Holiday Soul Party in 2015. The label posthumously released Soul Of A Woman in 2017 and the covers compilation, Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Rendition Was In), earlier this season.

In addition to their outstanding studio discography, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings were equally impressive on the live stage. In summertime 2015, the team was recruited by Tedeschi Trucks Band such as its inaugural Wheels Of Soul Tour, which also featured guitarist Doyle Bramhall II. That tour saw Jones sit-in with Tedeschi Trucks Band on a number of occasions.

TTB previewed the first Wheels Of Soul Tour in their May 18, 2015 reveal at SummerStage in Central Park in New York City. Bramhall joined the group for an extended sit-in that overlapped with Jones being attracted outside to sing a set of songs. Frontwoman Susan Tedeschi disclosed she met Jones that afternoon before collaborative renditions of Sam Cooke’s & “Bring It On Home To Me” along with Etta James’ “Tell Mama. ” Watch their first-time collaborating under:

See footage of Jones along with Tedeschi, with Derek Trucks and Bramhall on unplugged electrical guitars, and TTB vocalists Mike Mattison along with Mark Rivers, rehearsing “Bring It On Home To Me” backstage before the SummerStage gig:

All Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings joined Tedeschi Trucks Band about the Red Rocks Amphitheatre stage when Wheels Of Soul rolled into the scenic outdoor venue near Denver. The 20-musician ensemble roared through Sly & The Family Stone classics “Sing A Simple Song” and “I Want To Take You Higher. ” Watch beneath:

Members of TTB, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and Bramhall listed a Wheels Of Soul set for its Spotify Sessions in Spotify’s New York City offices. Tedeschi, Trucks, Brahmall, TTB drummer JJ Johnson and bassist Tim Lefebvre, and The Dap-Kings guitarist Binky Griptite may be seen being directed by Jones on “She Ain’t A Child No More” by I Learned The Hard Way under:

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