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Late-Steely Dan co-founder’s instruments headed to auction

Instruments from the estate of late-Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker will head to auction on October 18th and 19th in Beverly Hills via Julien’s Auctions. The sale will feature Sadowsky, D’Angelico, Fender and other models played by Becker over the course of his career.

Darren Julien, CEO/President of Julien’s Auctions said in a statement announcing the auction, “Walter Becker was legendary for his unique tone, his curiosity, his knowledge, his high audiophile standards, and the pleasure he took in experimenting to create just the right sonic landscape that would best support his creative and musical intentions. This fine and wide-ranging collection reflects all of these characteristics — and more — that helped make Walter Becker one of the most talented and respected all-around musicians and sonic connoisseurs of his generation.”

Check out a full listing of the instruments set for auction here.

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