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Donald Fagen - The Nightfly (1982)

“Do you have any ID?”
– Cashier at Kingston Farm Boy location, a few weeks ago

In Ontario, you have to be 19 to purchase alcohol (and these days, you can buy Ontario craft beer at specific grocery stores). 321 more words


5 for Friday: 5 Solos by Jazz Musicians on Rock/Pop Tunes

For the second “5 on Friday”, let’s check out some of the better examples of when jazz players had guest solos on albums by major rock and pop artists. 609 more words


The WestCoast Breeze 4-12-18 Playlist

Shari Ulrich-Bad Bad Girl
Bernie Leadon-Michael Georgiades Band-Callin For Your Love
Filo Machado-Quero Pouco Quero Muito
Jerry Corbetta-Caribbean Lady
Player-This Time I’m In It for Love… 28 more words

Donald Fagen: Century's End 30 Years On

Almost 30 years ago to the day, my brother arrived home from a Richmond shopping spree bearing strange cargo – a new Donald Fagen 12” single. 562 more words

Song Stories

Reelin’ in the Years – A Thrilling Tribute to Steely Dan

SOMETIMES it is magical to be immersed – soaked – in dripping nostalgia. To be swept away by music that framed youth in a different age. 638 more words


Great Albums: Pretzel Logic

By the time this album was released in 1974, I already owned both the previous albums by Steely Dan. There was ‘Can’t Buy A Thrill’, containing such great tracks as ‘Dirty Work’, and ‘Reelin’ In The Years’, followed by ‘Countdown To Ecstasy’, with longer tracks like the sublime ‘My Old School’. 352 more words

Nostalgia And Reflections