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22 hrs ago | SFGate

Husband gets Kathi Kamen Goldmark's novel out to the world

Sam Barry helped get "Her Wild Oats" ready for publication after the death of its author, his wife, Kathi Kamen Goldmark.

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Related Topix: Journalism, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock

Yesterday | NewsOK.com

Concert review: Steely Dan in Oklahoma City

If you believe Walter Becker, half of the jazz rock duo Steely Dan, the last time his band played Oklahoma City it was 1973.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Oklahoma City, OK, Chesapeake Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Santana and Steely Dan Drummer Dennis Chambers Hospitalized

Dennis Chambers, a jazz-funk drumming legend who has also toured with Steely Dan and Santana among many others, has been hospitalized with an unspecified illness.

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Related Topix: Santana, Pop/Rock, Funk, Bootsy Collins, Parliament

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Steely Dan Sunday, "Stand by the Seawall"

"Stand by the Seawall" is an instrumental demo from the Aja sessions that captures quite well the jazzy harmonies, rhythms, and lyrical melodies of the Katy Lied - Aja period.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Becker & Fagen

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Froma Harrop: Where goes jazz as the greats move on?

A jazz great died this month. Though revered by fans around the world, Horace Silver is not a household name in his own country, where the popular taste tends more toward rock and country than it does toward jazz.

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Related Topix: Horace Silver, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Norwalk, CT, Opinion

Dallas Observer

The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend 7/18-7/20

If the past few days have been a little disorienting thanks to this polar vortex, then fear not: there are concerts coming to help us all make a little more sense of the world again.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NewsOK.com

Steely Dan to perform at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City

With its unique fusion of blues, jazz, intricate rhythms and lyrics, Steely Dan's music is easy to recognize and hard to duplicate.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Pop/Rock, Oil & Gas, Chesapeake Energy, Energy, Jazz

Dallas Observer

Steely Dan's Best Songs About Gambling

That most notoriously unsentimental of bands, Steely Dan, are coming back to North Texas.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Donald Fagen, Thackerville, OK

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Review: Steely Dan bring best backing band to Phoenix

Walter Becker told fans in Phoenix they were seeing the best Steely Dan he and Donald Fagen had ever assembled.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Steely Dan Sticks to Formula at the Forum: Concert Review

Back in summer 1993, when once-reclusive jazz-rock outfit Steely Dan returned after more than a decade in the quiet wilderness, lifelong fans came away thrilled not just by dexterous playing and unearthed gems but, more so, the mere sight of the group on any stage.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Inglewood, CA, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Did you have a change of heart?

Ever since "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" became a Top Five hit for Steely Dan in 1974, music fans and critics have been speculating about the song's meaning.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Drugs, Marijuana

Something Else! Reviews

Steely Dan Sunday, "Talkin' 'Bout My Home"

"Throw Back the Little Ones and Pan Fry the Big Ones," a common strategy for many a Steely Dan song or snippet of a song.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 10, 2014

HeraldNet

Where goes jazz as greats pass away?

A jazz great died this month. Though revered by fans around the world, Horace Silver is not a household name in his own country, where the popular taste tends more toward rock and country than it does toward jazz.

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Related Topix: Horace Silver, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Norwalk, CT, Opinion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Shows you never saw coming - but should

Summer means hitting the road for a lot of musicians. It's the height of festivals and world tours.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Level 42, Phoenix, AZ

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Redmond Reporter

Steely Dan cools down hot summer nights at Marymoor | SLIDESHOW

With the excellent weather we have been receiving, Marymoor Park was cooled down with the breezy sounds of Steely Dan this past weekend.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

RTE.ie

Rudimental to team up with Steely Dan's Fagen

UK dance band Rudimental have recorded collaborations with Donald Fagen of Steely Dan, Ed Sheeran and George Clinton for their forthcoming second album.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Steely Dan Sunday, "Kind Spirit"

As we navigate through the flotsam and jetsam of Steely Dan odds n' sods n' outtakes there's another unfinished diamond in the rough that evokes a feeling of what could have been: "Kind Spirit."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Steely Dan's 2014 Jamalot Ever After tour kicks off in Portland

You might wonder how Steely Dan picked Portland to kick off its much anticipated summer tour, but Walter Becker, one half of the founding duo that is Steely Dan , reminisced at length of the Portland connection during a rich, soul-satisfying, tightly paced two-hour set of Steely Dan's hits from the band's 40-plus year career.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Portland, IN, The James Gang

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Up & Coming

A FEW OF ERIC D. JOHNSON'S FAVORITE THINGS: EDJ, CORRINA REPP, RYANFRANCESCONI, REBECCA GATES, ANDY CABIC, PURE BATHING CULTURE See My, What a Busy Week! MUGEN HOSO, SHARKS FROM MARS, THEE FOUR TEENS I've never seen Mugen Hoso in the flesh before, but I have it on good authority that the Japanese blues-punk duo sometimes do backflips on stage.

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Related Topix: Blues, Mose Allison, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Portland, OR, Theater, Arts

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Steely Dan Sunday, "I Can't Write Home About You"

Outtakes from the time around the Gaucho recording sessions that have leaked out over the years revealed remarkable tunes penned by Becker & Fagen: "The 2nd Arrangement," "Kulee Baba," "The Bear," etc.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Becker & Fagen

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