Steely Dan

Walter Becker’s estate auction fetches over $3 million

The Steely Dan musician’s estate sold hundreds of guitars and amplifiers.

Watch: Steely Dan joined on stage by David Crosby at the Beacon Theatre

Watch: Steely Dan joined on stage by David Crosby at the Beacon Theatre

Walter Becker of Steely Dan’s guitars and amplifiers to be auctioned

The collection of Steely Dan's Walter Becker is set to go under the hammer in October, later this year. The multi-Grammy winning songwriter and...

Why you should steal from other guitarists

Not their gear, of course, but their licks. Copying the style of famous axe-slingers can be good practice—these guitarists explain how.

Songwriting 101: Start with the melody

Beginning a songwriting session by crafting a melody is more efficient than not, say these four guitarists.

Jon Herington Interview—Shining on the Road with Steely Dan

This interview was originally published in 2011. Since resuming recording and touring activities in 1993 after a 19-year hiatus from the road, Steely Dan has...
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