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That Grand Dan Sound: Why Everyone Knows Steely Dan When They Hear Them

Read "That Grand Dan Sound: Why Everyone Knows Steely Dan When They Hear Them" reviewed by Eric Pettine

Ok, so Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk and Dave Brubeck used them throughout the 1950s. In the 1960s and most of the 1970s, adventurous and ambitious horn-adorned groups like Chicago and Blood, Sweat and Tears also experimented successfully with them too. But we're talking cool chords (and their various permutations) here folks, not drugs.