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     Donald Fagen
 
 

Born: Jan 10, 1948 in Passaic, NJ
Genres: Rock
Styles: Jazz-Rock, Pop/Rock, Soft Rock
Instruments: Vocals, Keyboards, Synthesizer

Donald Fagen was one of the two masterminds behind Steely Dan, the seminal jazz-pop band of the '70s. Fagen's solo work has been a continuation of the band's work of the early '80s - carefully constructed and arranged, intricately detailed pop songs that are more substantial than their stylish surface may indicate. His 1982 solo debut, The Nightfly, was the best album he had made in years; it covered the same ground as the last two Steely Dan albums, yet surpassed it in terms of ambition and achievement.

After the success of The Nightfly, Fagen suffered a case of writer's block; for the rest of the decade he contributed music to the occasional film and briefly wrote a column for Premiere magazine in the mid-'80s. In the early '90s, he toured with the New York Rock & Soul Revue as he finished the material for his second album. With his former Steely Dan partner Walter Becker producing, 1993's Kamakiriad sounded like Aja recorded with '90s technology. It had some success on the adult contemporary charts, but it was overshadowed by the duo's decision to re-form Steely Dan and tour for the first time in nearly 20 years; the tour was a massive success.

- Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music Guide)


Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=13561 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.steelydan.com/siteguide.html Personal website. Biography, discography /lyrics/
www.broberg.pp.se/df_words_music.htm Words and music
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Fagen About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Fagen About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
   
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Donald Fagen - 'Kamakiriad' - 1993, Reprise
 Donald Fagen - 'Morph The Cat' - 2006, Reprise
 Donald Fagen - 'Sunken Condos' - 2012, Reprise
 Donald Fagen - 'The Nightfly' - 1982, Warner Bros., AGAT
  как соисполнитель ...
 James Cotton - 'Live From Chicago' - 1986, M&A Group, Planet Music
 Claire Martin - 'A Modern Art' - 2009, Linn Records
 Marian McPartland - 'Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz Radio Broadcast (Steely Dan)' - 2005, Jazz Alliance
 Raw Stylus - 'Pushing Against The Flow' - 1995, Geffen
 Steely Dan - 'Aja' - 1977, MCA
 Steely Dan - 'Android Warehouse' - 1999, Dressed To Kill
 Steely Dan - 'Can't Buy A Thrill. Gaucho' - 1972, MCA
 Steely Dan - 'Countdown To Ecstasy. Pretzel Logic' - 1973, MCA
 Steely Dan - 'Katy Lied. The Royal Scam' - 1975, MCA
 


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