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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

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

Phil Woods
http://www.philwoods.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

 R.I.P.

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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