Articles by: Preston Frazier

“Wet Side Story” (unreleased, 1996?): Steely Dan Sunday

“Wet Side Story” (unreleased, 1996?): Steely Dan Sunday

Maybe “Wet Side Story,” played during the 1996 tour, should go on Steely Dan’s next album, too.

Luke Reynolds, “Just a Little Further” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Luke Reynolds returns with a funky Memphis shuffle boasting both a hint of J.J. Cale and a dash of Mark Knopfler.

Antoine Fafard – Ad Perpetuum (2014)

Antoine Fafard’s ‘Ad Perpetuum’ is a wonderfully diverse piece of jazz-fusion art.

Five Best Walter Becker Guitar Moments: Steely Dan Sunday

Five Best Walter Becker Guitar Moments: Steely Dan Sunday

Walter Becker aficionado Preston Frazier picks out five instances where the guitarist shined on both Steely Dan and his own solo records.

Split/Red – Serious Heft (2014)

Split Red’s ‘Serious Heft’ is like Funkadelic or Black Flag with the hint of Latino spice.

Marty Walsh – The Total Plan (2014)

Guitarist Marty Walsh shows he has the total package on a new album called ‘The Total Plan.’

Peter White – Smile (2014)

Spirited and sophisticated, White builds on an impressive legacy with Al Stewart.

J.D. Souther, “I’ll Be Here At Closing Time” (2008): One Track Mind

J.D. Souther, “I’ll Be Here At Closing Time” (2008): One Track Mind

Souther is one of the best in the business at telling stories, period.

Toto and Michael McDonald, August 29, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Toto and Michael McDonald, August 29, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Toto just seems to get better with age – and Michael McDonald held his own.

Bobby Broom – My Shining Hour (2014)

Bobby Broom – My Shining Hour (2014)

Steely Dan opening act Bobby Broom releases a terrific set of jazz standards.

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