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Walter Becker

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: February 20, 1950    

Walter Becker

Walter Becker (born Walter Carl Becker, 20 February 1950, in Queens, New York) is an American musician and record producer. He is perhaps best known as the guitarist (and sometimes bassist) and half of the duo at the core of the jazz-rock band Steely Dan.

Becker grew up in Westchester County and Forest Hills and is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, (class of 1967). After starting out on saxophone, he switched to guitar and received instruction in blues technique from neighbor Randy Wolfe who, as Randy California, played with Jimi Hendrix and was soon to found the group, Spirit....
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  • Downtown Canon
    ugEXPLODE
    2009
  • Circus Money
    Mailboat Records
    2008
  • Circus Money Outtakes
    Beardleak Records
    2008
  • The Root Of Steely Dan
    ugEXPLODE
    1999
  • Android Warehouse
    ugEXPLODE
    1998
  • 11 Tracks Of Whack
    ugEXPLODE
    1994
  • The Early Years

    1983
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