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 Links

Here's a bunch of must-see Steely Dan and Steely Dan related sites and online articles. Expect this page to be updated regularly.

 Articles

Walter Becker - She Was Good (Newly surfaced '11 Tracks of Whack' outtake)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rejhtObOqis

Walter Becker tribute with Gary Katz, Lionel Shriver and Barney Hoskyns
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyYserPZYVU

Elliot Scheiner on engineering/mixing Steely Dan
https://www.mixonline.com/recording/classic-tracks-elliot-scheiner-steely-dan

Walter Becker - Only One Season (Newly surfaced '11 Tracks of Whack' outtake)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svWTuCe252A

Reflections on Steely Dan's 'Aja' by Steve Khan
http://www.stevekhan.com/aja_steelydan_reflections.htm

Steve Khan: Reflections on Steely Dan's 'Gaucho'
http://www.stevekhan.com/gaucho_steelydan_reflections.htm

Musician Rick Beato explains the greatness of 'Kid Charlemagne'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKIC9zbSJoE

Walter Becker performing, Three Sisters Shakin' live at Slim's, CA, 7/4/95
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X3Ba0yHx7c

Walter Becker, '11 Tracks of Whack' EPK, 1994
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfmuICElL-w

Walter Becker - Were You Close Today (Newly surfaced '11 Tracks of Whack' outtake)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3V_kUykIBU

Walter Becker - Cinder Annie (Newly surfaced '11 Tracks of Whack' outtake)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-gg0g8EjsY

Donald Fagen Discusses the Loss of Walter Becker and Steely Dan's Future
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/donald-fagen-on-walter-beckers-death-steely-dans-future-w514440

'An All-Around Musician': Steely Dan Guitarists Share Their Experiences of Working With Walter Becker
http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7968894/steely-dan-walter-becker-second-guitarists-interview

'Rolling Stone Music Now' Podcast: Genius of Steely Dan's Walter Becker
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/rolling-stone-music-now-podcast-steely-dans-walter-becker-w502467

'We Shared the Important Events of Our Lives': Michael McDonald Remembers His Friend & Collaborator Walter Becker of Steely Dan
http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7957597/michael-mcdonald-walter-becker-steely-dan-interview

Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen on Walter Becker: ‘Hysterically Funny, a Great Songwriter’
http://variety.com/2017/music/news/donald-fagen-walter-becker-dead-steely-dan-1202546352/

Read Rickie Lee Jones' Poignant Tribute to Steely Dan's Walter Becker
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/read-rickie-lee-jones-poignant-tribute-to-walter-becker-w501078

Walter Becker's Daughter Pens Poignant Tribute to Father
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/walter-beckers-daughter-pens-poignant-tribute-to-father-w501219

Q&A with Connor Kennedy, Guitarist for Donald Fagen & The Nightflyers
https://www.milwaukeemag.com/qa-connor-kennedy-guitarist-donald-fagen-nightflyers/

Interview - Lee Falco (Donald Fagen And The Nightflyers) by Drummer's Weekly Groovecast
https://soundcloud.com/phil-smith-592966725/episode-58-interview-lee-falco-donald-fagen-and-the-nightflyers

Remembering The Tumultuous Perfection Of Steely Dan’s Chapter-Closing Album “Gaucho”
http://liveforlivemusic.com/features/remembering-tumultuous-perfection-steely-dans-chapter-closing-album-gaucho

Interview with Steely Dan horn man, Michael Leonhart
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5708xCRgtaE

Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen announces solo tour
http://www.brooklynvegan.com/steely-dans-donald-fagen-announces-solo-tour/

Steve Khan talks about recording Steely Dan’s ‘Gaucho’
https://movingtheriver.com/2015/11/21/steve-khan-talks-about-the-making-of-steely-dans-gaucho/

Novelist Harlan Coben on Steely Dan
http://www.wsj.com/articles/novelist-harlan-coben-on-steely-dan-1479230587

Donald Fagen’s Kamakiriad recognizes how complicated a problem climate change is, intentionally or not
http://www.vox.com/culture/2016/11/4/12821830/pop-culture-climate-change-kamakiriad-donald-fagen

‘Something of Value’. By Donald Fagen
http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2016/10/

‘Neutron Sunday’. By Donald Fagen
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2016/10/

10 Times Steely Dan Completely Ran Out Of F**ks To Give
http://whatculture.com/music/10-times-steely-dan-completely-ran-out-of-fks-to-give/

35 Years Ago: Steely Dan Come Unglued With ‘Gaucho’
http://ultimateclassicrock.com/steely-dan-gaucho

Empire State Building lights synced to Steely Dan's 'FM'
http://www.jambase.com/Articles/126908/Video-Empire-State-Lights-Synced-To-Steely-Dan

Donald Fagen Pays Tribute to Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-steely-dans-donald-fagen-pay-tribute-to-jazz-legend-sonny-rollins-20151026

How Steely Dan Created ‘Deacon Blues’
http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-steely-dan-created-deacon-blues-1441727645

Five Unusually Disconcerting Things About Steely Dan
www.smellslikepop.com/2011/09/five-unusually-disconcerting-things-about-steely-dan

The top 12 Steely Dan songs according to jazz.com
www.jazz.com/dozens/the-dozens-steely-dan

The Desert Sun's review of Steely Dan's performance at Coachella
www.desertsun.com/story/life/entertainment/music/coachella/2015/04/11/steely-dan-coachella/25622483/

The Noisey Guide to Steely Dan from Vice.com
http://noisey.vice.com/blog/the-noisey-guide-to-steely-dan

Sunken Condos review from the BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/g53q

Sunken Condos review from Uncut magazine
http://www.uncut.co.uk/donald-fagen-sunken-condos-review

Sunken Condos review from AllMusic
http://www.allmusic.com/album/sunken-condos-mw0002408326

"Arrogant Pricks" – Steely Dan's Pretzel Logic Revisited
http://thequietus.com/articles/14504-steely-dan-pretzel-logic

Donald Fagen Defends Steely Dan To Friends
http://www.theonion.com/articles/donald-fagen-defends-steely-dan-to-friends,2601/

Steely Dan Fans Are Assholes
http://blogs.laweekly.com/westcoastsound/2012/01/tk_steely_dan_fans_danfans.php

Larry Carlton on Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell and solo secrets
http://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/larry-carlton-on-steely-dan-joni-mitchell-and-solo-secrets-626839

How Steely Dan Composes A Song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSDD8rgUiNc

 Steely Dan sites

Official Steely Dan
http://www.steelydan.com

Official Walter Becker
http://walterbecker.com

Official Donald Fagen
http://donaldfagen.com

Steely Dan Dictionary
http://www.steelydandictionary.com

Steely Dan Database
http://212.178.99.195/SteelyDanDatabase/index.htm

 Steely Dan Musicians/Alumni sites

Michael Omartian
http://www.michaelomartian.com

Keith Carlock
http://www.keithcarlock.com

Jon Herington
http://www.jonherington.com

Michael Leonhart
http://www.michaelleonhart.com

Larry Carlton
http://www.larrycarlton.com

Bernard Purdie
http://www.bernardpurdie.com

Chris Potter
http://www.chrispottermusic.com

Chuck Rainey
http://www.chuckrainey.com

Steve Khan
http://www.stevekhan.com

Freddie Washington
http://www.readyfreddiewashington.com

Steve Gadd
http://www.drstevegadd.com

Wayne Krantz
http://www.waynekrantz.com

Tom Scott
http://www.tomscottmusic.com

Carolyn Leonhart
http://www.carolynleonhart.com

Michael McDonald
http://www.michaelmcdonald.com

Elliott Randall
http://www.elliott-randall.com

Dean Parks
http://www.deanparks.com

Lee Ritenour
http://leeritenour.com

Georg Wadenius
http://www.wadenius.com

Bob Sheppard
http://bobsheppard.net

Jay Graydon
http://www.jaygraydon.com

Marcus Miller
http://marcusmiller.com

Warren Bernhardt
http://www.warrenbernhardt.com

Rob Mounsey
http://www.robmounsey.com

Walt Weiskopf
http://www.waltweiskopf.com

Ronnie Cuber
http://www.ronniecubermusic.com

Rick Derringer
http://www.rickderringer.com

Catherine Russell
http://www.catherinerussell.net

Drew Zingg
http://www.dzdap.com

Lou Marini
http://blueloumarini.com

Dave Tofani
http://www.davetofani.com

Leroy Clouden
http://www.leroyclouden.com

Mike White
http://www.mikewhitedrums.com

Pete Christlieb
http://www.petechristlieb.com

Terence Boylan
http://www.terenceboylan.com

David Sanborn
http://www.davidsanborn.com

Randy Brecker
http://www.randybrecker.com

Steve Jordan
http://www.stevejordan.net

Peter Erskine
http://petererskine.com

Dennis Chambers
http://www.dennischambers.com

Jimmie Haskell
http://www.jimmiehaskell.com

Cynthia Calhoun
http://www.cynthiacalhoun.com

Jeff Young
http://www.jeffyoungmusic.com

Boz Scaggs
http://www.bozscaggs.com

Chris Parker
http://www.chrisparkerdrums.com

Timothy B. Schmit
http://www.timothybschmit.com

Al Schmitt
http://alschmittmusic.com

Ollabelle (with Amy Helm)
http://www.ollabelle.net

Gary Katz
http://www.garykatzproducer.com

Ed Greene
http://www.edgreenesgreenemachine.com

Jim Pugh
http://jimpugh.net

Will Lee
http://willlee.com

Vinnie Colaiuta
https://www.vinniecolaiuta.com

Peter More
https://petermoremusic.com

Pat Dillett
http://patrickdillett.com

Marvin Stamm
http://marvinstamm.com

Scott Hull
http://www.scotthullmastering.com

Howard Levy
http://www.levyland.com

Larry Klein
https://www.larrykleinmusic.com

Jim Beard
http://www.jimbeard.com

Kurt Rosenwinkel
http://www.kurtrosenwinkel.com

Bill Charlap
https://billcharlap.com

Sonny Emory
https://www.sonnyemory-cachet.com

Gordon Gottlieb
http://www.yamaha.com/artists/artistdetailb.html?CNTID=5103078

Elliot Scheiner
http://jdmanagement.com/elliotscheiner

Todd Rundgren
http://www.todd-rundgren.com

Kenny Vance
http://kennyvanceandtheplanotones.com

Rickie Lee Jones
http://www.rickieleejones.com

 R.I.P.

Phil Woods
http://www.philwoods.com

Levon Helm
http://levonhelm.com

Phoebe Snow
http://www.phoebesnow.com

Roger Nichols
http://www.rogernichols.com

Hiram Bullock
http://www.hirambullock.com

Michael Brecker
http://www.michaelbrecker.com

Don Grolnick
http://www.dongrolnick.com

Cornelius Bumpus
http://www.corneliusbumpus.com

Mindy Jostyn
http://www.mindyjostyn.com

Victor Feldman
http://www.victorfeldman.com

Ralph McDonald
http://www.ralphmacdonald.com

Ricky Lawson
http://rickylawson.wix.com/ricky-lawson-website

Jeff Porcaro
http://jeffporcaro.blogspot.com

 

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