THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND

 

Last updated: February 14, 2018
©2009-2018 Hans van Ryswyk

FAMILY TREE: BUTCH TRUCKS

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BUTCH TRUCKS
b. Claude Hudson Trucks, Jr.
May 11, 1947
Jacksonville, FL
d. January 24, 2017
West Palm Beach, FL
   
             
   

THE VIKINGS
(around 1964)
     
  

Butch Trucks - Drums
Bill Snow - Tenor Sax
Ronnie Snow - Alto Sax
Larry Dreggors - Lead Guitar
Billy Harden - Rhythm Guitar
Tommy House - Bass
Dana Burney - Piano, Vocals

   
             
   

THE ECHOES
(around 1965)

with
Butch Trucks - Drums

   
             
   

JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA /
JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONETTE
(around 1965)

with
Butch Trucks - Tympani

   
             
   

THE BITTER IND
(1966-1967)
  

     

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums

   
             
   

THE TIFFANY SYSTEM
(1967)
  

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums

   
             
   

THE 31st OF FEBRUARY (1)
(1968)

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums

   
             
   

THE 31st OF FEBRUARY (2)
(September 1968 recording sessions)

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums
Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Piano, Vocals

   
             
   

THE 31st OF FEBRUARY (3)
(fall 1968-1969)

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
(died February 13, 2018)
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums
Pete Kowalke - Guitar

   
             
THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (1)
(March 26, 1969 - October 29, 1971)
Duane Allman
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar
(died October 29, 1971)
(did not perform
o
n October 31, 1970)
Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
(
did not perform
 on March 30, 1969.
For a show in Tampa, FL
in 1970 probably replaced
by Reese Wynans)
Berry Oakley
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
(did not perform
o
n August 23, 1970)
Thom 'Ace' Doucette
Harmonica
(played as a regular guest
with the band from 1969
through the 2000s, although
he was never a member)
             
 

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (2)
(November 22, 1971 - October 1972)

 
  Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
Berry Oakley
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
 
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (3)
(October 1972 - November 11, 1972)

 
Chuck Leavell
Piano
Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
Berry Oakley
Bass
(died November 11, 1972)
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
 
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (4)
(November 30, 1972 - May 4, 1976)

 
Chuck Leavell
Piano
Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
Lamar Williams
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
 
             
   
BUTCH'S BREW
(1975-1976)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Michael Ewbank - Keyboards, Vocals
Jerry Sorn - Guitar, Vocals
Hugh Vaughan - Guitar, Vocals
Buzzy Meekins - Bass
Earl Ford - Trombone, Percussion
Joe English - Drums

   
             
   

TRUCKS
(1978)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Jimmy Charles - Drums
Buzzy Meekins - Bass
Jim Graves - Guitar
Ron Sciabarasi - Keyboards

   
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (5)
(December 1978 - November 8, 1980)

Mike Lawler
Keyboards
(joined sometime
in 1980)
Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
David Goldflies
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
Dan Toler
Lead Guitar
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (6)
(November 17, 1980 - January 23, 1982)

Mike Lawler
Keyboards

Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano

David Goldflies
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
David Toler
Drums
Dan Toler
Lead Guitar

Background singers:
Bonnie Gallie (aka Benita Hill)
Keith England (joined June 20, 1981)
             
   

BHLT
(1982-1983)

Dickey Betts - Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy Hall - Vocals, Harp, Saxophone
Chuck Leavell - Keyboards, Vocals
Butch Trucks - Drums
David Goldflies - Bass
Dan Parks - Violin, Guitar
   
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (7)
(July 12, 1986: Volunteer Jam XII, Starwood Amphitheatre, Nashville, TN
 October 31, 1986: Crackdown Festival, Madison Square Garden, New York)

Chuck Leavell
Piano

Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano

Dan Toler
Lead Guitar
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
with:

Bruce Waibel
Bass
(July 12 & October 31, 1986)

Jerry McCoy
Bass
(July 12, 1986)

Marty Privette
Bass
(October 31, 1986)
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (8)
(June 28, 1989 - November 28, 1990)

Johnny Neel
Keyboards, Harmonica, Vocals

Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano

Allen Woody
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
Warren Haynes
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
             
 

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (9)
(January 9, 1991 - June 19, 1991)

 

Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano

Allen Woody
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
Warren Haynes
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (10)
(June 24, 1991 - March 26, 1997)

Marc Quinones
Percussion

Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano

Allen Woody
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
(from July 31, 1993 - September 19, 1993 replaced by:
Jimmy Herring
Zakk Wylde
David Grissom
Jack Pearson)
Jaimoe
Drums
Warren Haynes
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
             
   
FROGWINGS (1)
(May 1997 - May 1998)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Derek Trucks - Guitar
Marc Quinones - Percussion
Oteil Burbridge - Bass
Jimmy Herring - Guitar
Kofi Burbridge - Flute, Keyboards, Vocals
Edwin McCain - Vocals

   
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (11)
(June 20, 1997 - March 28, 1999)

Marc Quinones
Percussion

Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano

Oteil Burbridge
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
Jack Pearson
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar
(on August 4, 1998 and August 5, 1998 replaced by Derek Trucks)
             
   
FROGWINGS (2)
(February 1999 - 19??)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Derek Trucks - Guitar
Marc Quinones - Percussion
Oteil Burbridge - Bass
Jimmy Herring - Guitar
Kofi Burbridge - Flute, Keyboards, Vocals
John Popper - Harp, Vocals

   
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (12)
(June 12, 1999 - May 7, 2000)

Marc Quinones
Percussion

Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano

Oteil Burbridge
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Jaimoe
Drums
Derek Trucks
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (13)
(June 16, 2000 - December 21, 2000)

Marc Quinones
Percussion

Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano

Oteil Burbridge
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Jimmy Herring
Lead Guitar
Jaimoe
Drums
Derek Trucks
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar
(for 'One For Woody' on September 21, 2000 and the '12th Annual Christmas Jam' on December 21, 2000 replaced by Warren Haynes)
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (14)
(March 15, 2001 - October 28, 2014)

Marc Quinones
Percussion
(did not perform on
June 5 & 6, 2009.
On June 5, 2009 replaced
by Count M'Butu)

Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
(did not perform on April 12, 2008
[billed as the
'Wanee Family Jam'],
on March 25, 2012
replaced by Bruce Katz
and on March 21 & 22, 2014
replaced by Rob Barraco
and Kofi Burbridge)

Oteil Burbridge
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
(o
n March 11, 2014 replaced on
 drums by Duane Trucks
and Marc Quinones)
Warren Haynes
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
(from August 12, 2005 - August 17, 2005 replaced by Jack Pearson
and on October 3, 2009
replaced by Jimmy Herring)
Jaimoe
Drums
Derek Trucks
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar
(on April 15, 2006 replaced
by Jack Pearson)
             
   
BUTCH TRUCKS & VERY SPECIAL FRIENDS (1)
(April 18, 2015)
(Wanee Music Festival)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Oteil Burbridge - Bass
Marc Quiñones - Percussion
Vaylor Trucks - Guitar
Dave Yoke - Guitar
Bruce Katz - Keyboards
Lamar Williams Jr. - Vocals

   
             
   
BUTCH TRUCKS & VERY SPECIAL FRIENDS (2)
(August 15, 2015)
(Peach Music Festival)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Jaimoe - Drums
Oteil Burbridge - Bass
Marc Quiñones - Percussion
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Lamar Williams Jr. - Vocals
Bill Evans - Sax
Bruce Katz - Keyboards
Pat Bergeson - Guitar

   
             
   
BUTCH TRUCKS
AND THE FREIGHT
TRAIN BAND
(1)
(August 21, 2015)
  

Butch Trucks - Drums
Berry Oakley Jr. - Bass, Vocals
Bruce Katz - Keyboards
Vaylor Trucks - Guitar

   
             
   
BUTCH TRUCKS
AND THE FREIGHT
TRAIN BAND
(2)
(September 18, 2015)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Berry Oakley Jr. - Bass, Vocals
Damon Fowler - Guitar, Vocals
Thorson Moore - Guitar
Mattew Frost - Keyboards

   
             
   
BUTCH TRUCKS
AND THE FREIGHT
TRAIN BAND
(3)
(September 19, 2015)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Berry Oakley Jr. - Bass, Vocals
Damon Fowler - Guitar, Vocals
Vaylor Trucks - Guitar
Al Poliak - Keyboards

   
             
   
BUTCH TRUCKS
AND THE FREIGHT
TRAIN BAND
(4)
(December 26, 2015 - December 31, 2015)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Berry Oakley Jr. - Bass, Vocals
Damon Fowler - Guitar, Vocals
Vaylor Trucks - Guitar
Bruce Katz - Keyboards

   
             
   
BUTCH TRUCKS
AND THE FREIGHT
TRAIN BAND
(5)
(February 1, 2016 - August 14, 2016)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Berry Oakley Jr. - Bass, Vocals
Damon Fowler - Guitar, Vocals
Vaylor Trucks - Guitar
Bruce Katz - Keyboards
Heather Gillis - Guitar, Vocals
Tad Isch - Drums

   
             
   
LES BRERS
(March 23, 2016 - October 16, 2016)

Butch Trucks - Drums
Jaimoe - Drums
Oteil Burbridge - Bass
Marc Quiñones - Percussion
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Lamar Williams Jr. - Vocals
Bruce Katz - Keyboards
Pat Bergeson - Guitar

   
             
   
BUTCH TRUCKS
AND THE FREIGHT
TRAIN BAND
(6)
(November 17, 2016 - January 6, 2017)

Butch Trucks - Drums, Vocals
Matt Walker - Bass
Damon Fowler - Guitar, Vocals
Chris Vitarello - Guitar, Vocals
Bruce Katz - Keyboards
Heather Gillis - Guitar, Vocals
Garrett Dawson - Percussion