” My primary influences were the best jazz players from the 50’s and 60’s and later some of the pop people from the same time period along with the better of the well known blues musicians. “


” Deacon Blues’ was special for me. It’s the only time I remember mixing a record all day and, when the mix was done, feeling like I wanted to hear it over and over again. It was the comprehensive sound of the thing: the song itself, its character, the way the instruments sounded, and the way Tom Scott’s tight horn arrangement fit in. “


” I can never believe how much time and energy and money and talent and everything else is being poured into horrible ideas. “


” Most of the time when people say something sounds like Steely Dan, and I listen to it, it doesn’t. And I’m not even sure what they’re talking about. “



All 4 Walter Becker Quotes about Time in picture


My primary influences were the best jazz players from the 50
Deacon Blues
I can never believe how much time and energy and money and talent and everything else is being poured into horrible ideas.
Most of the time when people say something sounds like Steely Dan, and I listen to it, it doesn

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