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Sunken Condos: A Conversation With Donald Fagen & Michael Leonhart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Gil Evans' Centennial Tribute, Plus a Conversation With John Pizzarelli and Jon Cleary's Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

John Pizzarelli: Favorite album of all time? ... Abbey Road is pretty close to the top of the list. It's funny. You could say Abbey Road or you could say In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning, because they're the types of records you put on and say, 'Oh, I'll just listen to one or two tracks.'

Keep the Smooth: An Interview With 'Yacht Rock' Creator JD Ryznar

Network Awesome | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

In 2003, Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab founded the monthly film festival Channel101. In 2005, JD Ryznar submitted Yacht Rock, which would create a new notch in the Internet's heart for smooth, smooth music.

'Hey Nineteen': I Can Relate

Hank Bordowitz | Posted 04.27.2012 | Fifty
Hank Bordowitz

This morning's edition reminded me of the great Steely Dan tune "Hey Nineteen": "Hey Nineteen, that's 'Retha Franklin/She don't remember the queen of soul ...." Every cultural reference I made fell on uncomprehending ears.

Expando: A Conversation With Eagle Timothy B. Schmit

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Timothy B. Schmit on the name of his new album, he says the word itself came from a mobile home he used to live in when he was a kid.

A Taste of Americana in the Catskill Woods

Samantha Marshall | Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment
Samantha Marshall

It's a kind of pure musicianship that exists all over the country, but you won't necessarily come across it on MTV.

Catnip for Steely Dan Fans -- Ten Days at NYC's Beacon

Joan K. Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

Steely Dan, which has morphed from a strictly-studio act into touring road warriors over the past ten years -- with a steady group of veteran band members, no less -- inspires a Dead-esque fan passion that no distance will deter.

Scars On 45's New Video and Download, Plus Chatting with Vanessa Carlton, Dan Bern and David Bromberg

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here's the latest video by the Chop Shop Records' act Scars On 45, the title track to their Give Me Something EP.

Steely Dan: The Quintessential Studio Act Becomes a Well-Honed Touring Machine

Joan K. Smith | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

This weekend, Steely Dan, that indefinable and technically sophisticated bundle of rock, jazz, and whatever else strikes the fancy of principals Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, kicked off the "Shuffle Diplomacy" tour.

Review: My Morning Jacket "Unstaged," Plus Chatting with Erykah Badu and James Tormé

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.

Jon Herington's New Frontier: Renowned Steely Dan Guitarist Discusses His Musical Journey

Joan K. Smith | Posted 06.19.2011 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

So powerful has his Steely Dan connection become that many of those fans are surprised to hear that he has his own solo career, one that involves not only songwriting but singing.

New Year 1/1/11 Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music from Elvis Costello, Ed Harcourt, Lou Reed, and Steely Dan among others.

"Who's Your Daddy!": A Playlist For Today's Rock & Roll Fathers

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Four talented dads in my neighborhood, men with distinguished credits in music, as well as film and television, have formed an acapella group that's fittingly called Who's Your Daddy!

Dukes of September, McCartney's Guitarist & An Australian's Tourabout: Conversations With Michael McDonald, Brian Ray, and Xavier Rudd

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to singer Michael McDonald, "I remember thinking, 'God, why [is Motown] asking me to do this?' At the same time, I wanted so badly to do it and I wouldn't allow myself to say no."

Best Coast Brings Sun-Soaked Sounds to Sweltering Seaport (FREE MP3)

Ben Bromberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ben Bromberg

Last Friday, the South Street Seaport held another free concert as part of the River To River Festival, bringing free music to outdoor venues around t...

"That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine": The Mother of All Father's Day Playlists

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I will always believe that the gift of music is more beautiful and powerful than even the nicest tie or pen set. So here's my musical gift for all of the other dads out there in Huffington Post-land.

It's A Family Affair: A Playlist for Larry and the King Family

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Just imagine the very special panel Larry King could assemble for this story. Personally, I'm a longtime Larry-head, so I genuinely hope that this is his best divorce yet.

"Welcome to the Future": A Forward Looking Playlist for my High School Reunion

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.

Eureka: A Conversation With Rooney's Robert Schwartzman and Ned Brower

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Named after Ed Rooney -- everyone's favorite principal from Ferris Bueller's Day Off -- Rooney has amassed major chart success and three rowdy, unpretentious albums full of clever lyrics and hook-filled melodies.

Working for the Weekend: A Sunday Playlist for Congress

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is a playlist for our elected officials in Washington who were actually working today -- or at least what passes for working in Congress.

That Steely Dan Moment

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

To guard against future problems, interpersonal communication between men and women should begin with a formal exchange of preferences: top five movies, top five books, top five songs.

Hollywood Swinging: Your Winning Oscar Party Playlist

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is your free Oscar Party playlist put together in order to make everyone feel like an Academy Award-winner -- or less of an Academy Award-loser -- on Sunday night.

"Nice Work If You Can Get It": My Playlist for a Musical Jobs Summit

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Obama's job summit was a sincere attempt to bring together great minds to help ease what has become a national crisis. My musical jobs summit -- not so much.

What Makes People Want to Play Rock Band and Guitar Hero?

Gary Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gary Marcus

I suspect monkeys could be trained to play Guitar Hero and Rock Band, and yet the two games together have grossed over three billion dollars

Nine Questions for Madeleine Peyroux

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Born in Athens, Georgia, Peyroux spent her teen years in Paris, where she developed a love for jazz. But there are no musical boundaries for Peyroux.