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Donald Jay Fagen born January 10, is an American musician best known as the co-founder, lead singer, co-songwriter, and keyboardist of the band Steely Danformed in the early s. He has also released four albums as a solo artist and in was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Christmas Concerto In G Minor, Op.
6 No. 8 - Various - Silent Night (A Christmas Concert). Fagen was born in Passaic, New Jerseyon January 10, to Jewish parents, Joseph "Jerry" Fagen, an accountantand his wife, Elinor, a homemaker who had been a swing Martin, Doom! Its Seven OClock - The Boo Radleys - Wake Up! in upstate New York's Catskill Mountains from childhood through her teens.
The transition upset him. He detested living in Big City Lullaby 2013 - Farvater Eleven - In The Mix suburbs. He later recalled that it "was like a prison.
I think I lost faith in [my parents'] judgment It was probably the first time I realized I had my own view of life. The first record he bought Big City Lullaby 2013 - Farvater Eleven - In The Mix " Reelin' and Rockin' " by Chuck Berry. He learned to play the piano, and he played baritone horn in the high school marching band. The duo's early career included working with Jay and the Americansfor which they used pseudonyms.
Dias was immediately impressed by the pair's abilities, and particularly by the fact that they already had a whole stack of original material. Becker and Fagen formed the core of the band and wrote all the songs, with Becker on bass, and later lead guitar, and Fagen on keyboards and vocals.
After the release of their third LP inthe other members left or were fired from the band, which evolved into a studio project headed by Becker and Fagen.
Steely Dan's best-selling album was 's Ajawhich was certified platinum. Three years later, they released Gaucho. Their next album wasn't untilwhen they released the live album Alive in America. It was certified platinum for sales of over a million copies in the U. The follow-up single, "New Frontier" January peaked at number 70 and was accompanied by a music video. Fagen also contributed "Century's End" to the soundtrack for the Michael J. Fox film, Bright Lights, Big City.
During the rest of the s, Fagen contributed to soundtracks and wrote a column for Premiere magazine. Becker produced Fagen's second album, Kamakiriadwhich was nominated for the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and reached number 10 on the Top albums chart.
It reached 26 on Billboard Top albums list. The 5. Each album features DTS 5. Fagen's fourth album, Sunken Condoswas released in It reached 12 on the Billboard Top albums list. Fagen frequently uses aliases. On his solo albums, when he played or programmed a synthesizer part to replicate a real instrument bass, vibraphone, horns he credited one of his aliases: Illinois Elohainu, Phonus Quaver, or Harlan Post. Fagen has classified himself as both a self-taught pianist and a self-taught vocalist, although he did spend a few semesters studying formally at Berklee College of Music and took some vocal lessons in the mids as a precaution after feeling Joe Damiano - Creola straining effects of years of touring.
Although he learned to become an entertainer, early on Fagen suffered from severe stage fright, which prompted Steely Dan producer Gary Katz to hire David Palmer to sing two songs on Steely Dan's debut album, Big City Lullaby 2013 - Farvater Eleven - In The Mix Buy a Thrill. This also led to the hiring of Royce Jones and Michael McDonald as singers in the band's tours in the early s. Fagen plays the Fender Rhodes electric piano and Wurlitzer electric piano.
Fagen's cousin Alan Rosenberg is an actor who was president of the Screen Actors Guildwhile his cousin Mark Rosenberg was an activist in Students for a Democratic Society and a film producer. In Fagen married songwriter Libby Titus. Although the two attended Bard College at around the same time, they did not become friends until when they were backstage at a Dr. John concert. On January 4,Titus sustained injuries after Fagen allegedly shoved her Tom Jones - The World Of Tom Jones a marble window frame at their Upper East Side apartment.
Titus co-wrote the song "Florida Room" on the album Kamakiriad. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Fagen. For the Oliver Twist character, see Fagin. Main article: Steely Dan. See also: Steely Dan discography.
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