Steely Dan celebrated in storied Crown Room

Steelin' Dan
Steelin’ Dan is a 10-piece Steely Dan cover band which plays Saturday in the Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room.

There are lots of cover bands, but it takes one with outstanding musicianship to cover Steely Dan, a group famous for its meticulous studio creations.

Steelin’ Dan is the two-time recipient of Sacramento Magazine’s Best of Sacramento honors, including 2011 Best Cover band.

The 10-piece band performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 in the Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room. There is no cover charge.

A fine companion will be Timoteo with Jay EV at the Red Room after-party.

College and private music instructor, Kurt Shiflet was schooled by Chick Corea’s Frank Gambale before earning a master of arts degree in classical guitar performance.

The all-star horn section is Charley Langer, saxophone; Maurice Montgomery, trumpet and flugelhorn; and Bob Williams on trombone.

A former horn player, Ray Merrill is on drums, Dave Buehler plays keyboards, Sandford Wragg is the lead singer and Ann Sabra Roach sings and plays percussion. Emily Kollars sings and Larry Tagg is on bass guitar.

 

Steelin’ Dan

When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room

Cover: Free

Red Room after-party: Timoteo with Jay EV

 

ABOUT Tim Parsons

Tim Parsons
Tim Parsons is the editor of Tahoe Onstage who first moved to Lake Tahoe in 1992. Before starting Tahoe Onstage in 2013, he worked for 29 years at newspapers, including the Tahoe Daily Tribune, Eureka Times-Standard and Contra Costa Times. He was the recipient of the 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive award for Journalism.

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