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Danny Kortchmar

18 Podcast Episodes

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Danny Kortchmar “This will be THE LAST SESSION I get called for...”

Everyone Loves Guitar

On this interview, Danny Kortchmar opens up about moving to LA from NYC, his first session (with Carole King & Gerry Goffin), cool stories about working with James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Don Henley, Stephen Stills, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Harry Nilsson & John Lennon, Neil Young, Keith Moon, Steve Cropper, Russ Kunkel, Leland Sklar… Jim Keltner's huge influence on him (and many others), his top 3 studio and touring experiences, the one gig he HAD to bail out of, seeing John Coltrane, James Brown, Otis Redding & Peter Gabriel in concert, producing Don Henley & Billy Joel (and dismissing Joel’s band for the record), movies, books, politics, sex & more! If you’d like to support this show: http://www.everyonelovesguitar.com/support For over 50 years, Danny Kortchmar’s been a successful LA touring and session guitarist, producing, playing or touring with James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, Carole King, David Crosby & Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Bill Wyman, Harry Nilsson, Keith Moon, Sam & Dave, Ringo Starr, The Pointer Sisters, Bonnie Raitt, Steve Cropper, Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bob Seger, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, The Monkees, Beach Boys, Toto, Robben Ford & hundreds of others. Danny wrote Don Henley’s All She Wants To Do Is Dance, and co-wrote Henley’s New York Minute Subscribe YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/EveryoneLovesGuitar?sub_confirmation=1 Website:  https://www.everyonelovesguitar.com/subscribe

1hr 6mins

23 Jul 2021

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Danny Kortchmar & Steve Postell Live On The Jake Feinberg Show

The Jake Feinberg Show

In house performance by members of The Immediate Family Band from 03/2018

46mins

27 May 2021

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The Immediate Family - Waddy Wachtel & Danny Kortchmar (2021)

FaceCulture: Giving You The People Behind The Music

Waddy and Danny, along with their bandmates, are some of the most prolific session musicians of all time, having written for and played with artists like Linda Ronstadt, Jon Bon Jovi, Carole King, Stevie Nicks, James Taylor, and countless more! We spoke with Waddy and Danny about how The Immediate Family was formed, the chemistry amongst them, session work, getting credit for your work, and a lot more! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/FaceCulture)

24mins

9 Mar 2021

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Long May You Young 26: Danny Kortchmar

Pantheon - The Music Podcast Network

The one and only Danny "Kootch" Kortchmar talks to us about Landing On Water and other great stories!Everyone make sure to check out Danny's current band, The Immediate Family, and their newest release, Slippin' And Slidin' - streaming everywhere now!Long May You Young is a proud member of Pantheon Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

14 Nov 2020

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14. Danny Kortchmar and Leland Sklar

The Radical with Nick Terzo

The legendary Danny Kortchmar and Leland Sklar of The Immediate Family join Nick today for a chat on their new EP which just recently debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard chart. These gentlemen have been frequent collaborators both on stage and in the studio with artists such as Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Don Henley, Linda Ronstadt, Stevie Nicks, Keith Richards, Graham Nash, Neil Young, and David Crosby amongst many others. As songwriters and musicians, they have contributed to many great albums and chart-topping singles; this is a great one, folks, as both these guys have seen it all in rock and roll. Key Takeaways [1:30] Nick welcomes Danny and Leland and asks them how they’ve adjusted to the pandemic; they touch on releasing their most recent album songs as EP’s as well as the positive aspects of having had a 5-decade long friendship. [6:40] Danny offers that Leland is one of the most in-demand musicians in the world and is constantly asked in for sessions. Leland shares what his most recent and fast-paced experience has been like “the year went away like a fart in a hurricane.” [9:28] Has Leland played in 2,600 albums? Really? He does mention that the number isn’t really important… Danny and Leland talk about what it means to never live in the past and how it enables life-long creativity. [11:30] Danny opens up about what area of his work he hopes his legacy will be; spoiler, it’s all of it! Leland talks about his upbringing and the place music had in it. [13:16] After having played some of their new album live, everything shut down. They share about what collaborations they did on some of the EP’s as well as what the plans are for recording the rest of the material. [15:35] Leland breaks down, and shows what kinds of instruments he owns — and in what quantities — while amp-wise, he’s got what he needs for the rest of his life, in his garage. Danny also talks about his collection and he shares his take on the use of pedals! [18:39] Style is something unique to each player in the band, Leland shares an anecdote from a Christmas show he did in L.A. [20:00] Ordering food at the right time might be THE single most important thing about making a record according to Danny and Leland. [24:44] Danny shares a Jack Nicholson anecdote and Leland talks about how the song “It’s Raining Men” was born right in front of his eyes. The guys talk about the insane genius that ran around in the corridor at A&M Studios in the ’80s. [31:00] Who are Danny and Leland listening to these days? [33:14] At noon Pacific on November 13th, a Stage Live will re-air. [33:28] Nick thanks both of his guests for coming on the show to share their stories. Thanks for listening! Tune in next week and don’t forget to take a minute to review the podcast. In this incredibly competitive podcasting world, every piece of feedback helps. Follow our social media channels for last-minute announcements and guest reveals @theradicalpod on Instagram and Facebook. Find out more about today’s guests, Danny Kortchmar and Leland Sklar Find out more about your host, Nick Terzo Mentioned in this episode: War On Drugs Fantastic Negrito D’Angelo People: Denny Tedesco Waddy Wachtel Russ Kunkel Steve Postell Don Henley @officialKeef (Keith Richards) @Jason_Bonham Mark Bonilla @Slash @JamesTaylor @SongsOfJBrowne (Jackson Browne) @Carole_King Linda Ronstadt Phil Collins Billy Bob Thornton Jack Nicholson @HerbieHancock Tom Petty @Springsteen U2 Projects: EP Slipping and Sliding YouTube channel (Leland)

34mins

13 Nov 2020

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26. Danny Kortchmar!

Long May You Young

The one and only Danny "Kootch" Kortchmar talks to us about Landing On Water and other great stories!Everyone make sure to check out Danny's current band, The Immediate Family, and their newest release, Slippin' And Slidin' - streaming everywhere now!Long May You Young is a proud member of Pantheon Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

12 Nov 2020

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Deeper Digs: Danny Kortchmar

Pantheon - The Music Podcast Network

The Rock N Roll Archaeologist digs deep with one of the most sought after guitarist/songwriter/producer in the business, Mr. Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar! Yes, it is number three in our Immediate Family series. Danny joins Russ Kunkel and Leland Sklar and we still have Waddy Wachtel and Steve Postell waiting in the wings. Oh and yes, he is another to have a role in Spinal Tap!Daniel Kortchmar (born April 6, 1946) is an American guitarist, session musician, producer and songwriter. Kortchmar's work with singer-songwriters such as Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, David Crosby, Carole King, David Cassidy, Graham Nash, Neil Young, and Carly Simon helped define the signature sound of the singer-songwriter era of the 1970s. Jackson Browne and Don Henley have recorded many songs written or co-written by Kortchmar, and Kortchmar was Henley's songwriting and producing partner in the 1980s.https://www.facebook.com/TheImmedFamilyhttps://www.facebook.com/dkootch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 55mins

9 Oct 2020

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Danny Kortchmar

Deeper Digs

The Rock N Roll Archaeologist digs deep with one of the most sought after guitarist/songwriter/producer in the business, Mr. Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar! Yes, it is number three in our Immediate Family series. Danny joins Russ Kunkel and Leland Sklar and we still have Waddy Wachtel and Steve Postell waiting in the wings. Oh and yes, he is another to have a role in Spinal Tap!Daniel Kortchmar (born April 6, 1946) is an American guitarist, session musician, producer and songwriter. Kortchmar's work with singer-songwriters such as Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, David Crosby, Carole King, David Cassidy, Graham Nash, Neil Young, and Carly Simon helped define the signature sound of the singer-songwriter era of the 1970s. Jackson Browne and Don Henley have recorded many songs written or co-written by Kortchmar, and Kortchmar was Henley's songwriting and producing partner in the 1980s.https://www.facebook.com/TheImmedFamilyhttps://www.facebook.com/dkootch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 57mins

8 Oct 2020

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The Career Musician Ep. 55: The Immediate Family with Danny Kortchmar aka Kootch

Pantheon - The Music Podcast Network

There are few others who get it done like Kootch. Danny Kortchmar is known for his work with artists such as James Taylor, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, Graham Nash, Neil Young and Carly Simon, but that's just scratching the surface of what makes Kootch great. His songwriting has landed in the hands of Jackson Browne and Don Henley who've recorded many songs written or co-written by Kortchmar.The man has influenced so many great recordings and has worked with some of the greatest minds in the history of music. In this episode of The Career Musician, NOMAD speaks with Kootch about his career spanning from the 1960's in studios around the world, to today as the front man of The Immediate Family where he rocks alongside fellow legends, drummer Russ Kunkel and guitarist/writer Waddy Wachtel.https://www.facebook.com/dkootchhttps://www.facebook.com/TheImmedFamilyhttps://www.imdb.com/name/nm0466733/https://www.allmusic.com/artist/danny-kortchmar-mn0000672992/biography Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56mins

23 Aug 2020

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The Immediate Family - Kootch | Danny Kortchmar EP. 55

The Career Musician

There are few others who get it done like Kootch. Danny Kortchmar is known for his work with artists such as James Taylor, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, Graham Nash, Neil Young and Carly Simon, but that's just scratching the surface of what makes Kootch great. His songwriting has landed in the hands of Jackson Browne and Don Henley who've recorded many songs written or co-written by Kortchmar. The man has influenced so many great recordings and has worked with some of the greatest minds in the history of music. In this episode of The Career Musician, NOMAD speaks with Kootch about his career spanning from the 1960's in studios around the world, to today as the front man of The Immediate Family where he rocks alongside fellow legends, drummer Russ Kunkel and guitarist/writer Waddy Wachtel.https://www.immediatefamilyband.com/

57mins

22 Jun 2020

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