When the famously tour-shy Steely Dan resumed recording and gigging once again in the early aughts, expectations were somewhat guarded. The band's famed studio perfectionism seemed neither easy to re-create onstage nor particularly thrilling to watch. But Walter Becker and Donald Fagen's intricate, wry jazz-rock standards still go down smooth, thanks to topnotch backing bands and their own well-preserved idiosyncrasies on their instruments and as co-masters of ceremony. In the past few years, Steely Dan has taken to playing its... More >>>