Jeff Baxter

Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (* 13. December 1948 in Washington (D.C.); actually Jeffrey Baxter) is a skirt guitarist and Dobro< b> player, admits become by its work with Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers.

Baxters music career began into the 1960ern, when it became briefly member of the Holy Modal Rounders. 1969 it participated in the last album of the Psychedelic skirt - volume Ultimate spinoh . 1972 he began to then work with Steely Dan together and played the Leadgitarre on their debut album Can't Buy A Thrill. After COUNT down tons Ecstasy of 1973 and Pretzel logic of 1974, took over however walter Becker the Leadgitarrenparts, so that Baxter had become redundant.

It changed thereupon to the Doobie Brothers and was still in the same year involved in the photographs to What Once Were Vices of acres Now Habits. Afterwards it still played volume on altogether four albums that and used thereby also occasionally the Steelguitar . 1979 it left the Doobies then again.

Since the center of the 1970er years engaged itself Baxter also as a session musician. It worked in most diverse category. To the musicians, whom Baxter accompanied, for example Rod Stewart, Joni Mitchell, Ringo rigid, Rick Nelson, Barbra Streisand, Bryan Adam, Donna buzzer, Dolly Parton, Carly Simon, Hoyt Axton and Freddie Hubbard belong.

Baxter became later besides than music producer actively, then produced it some albums of Nazareth. Also grew its interest in military technologies, which led to the fact that he was employed 2001 by the US-American government.


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