The Wrecking Crew. The Funk Brothers. These session player groups made names for themselves outside of New York, but NYC had its own players and sound.
“The Cuervo Gold/The fine Columbian/Make tonight a wonderful thing.” Have lyrics ever evoked a time and place more perfectly? While the Cuervo and Columbian are natural pairings from Steely Dan’s “Gaucho,” we’d like to suggest yet another in this episode of “Wine & Vinyl.”