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.
When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17
Where: Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room
Red Room after-party: Timoteo with Jay EV