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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 6 April 1946New York City, New York, USA
Nicknames Danny Kootch
Kooch

Mini Bio (1)

"Kooch" is an accomplished New York-based session guitarist. He was featured on just about every Carole King album of the late '60s and early '70s. Featured on James Taylor's Sweet Baby James (he was a member of a band called Flying Machine with a then-unknown Taylor. Remember the line "Sweet dreams and Flying Machines in pieces on the ground" from that album?).

Did session work with Linda Ronstadt, Warren Zevon, Harry Nillson and Jackson Browne. Wrote "Dirty Laundry" and "All She Wants to do is Dance" with Don Henley.

Produced recordings for Neil Young, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel and the Spin Doctors.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Phil Somerset

Trivia (4)

Member of the band Yesca One.
Well-known in the music industry as a session guitarist and producer. Has played on or produced albums by artists including James Taylor, The Eagles, Don Henley, Jackson Browne, Billy Joel and The Fabulous Thunderbirds.
Still in-demand producer, guitarist and songwriter. In 1996, he formed blues band SloLeak, with former Bob Dylan bassist Harvey Brooks and Buddy Miles guitarist Charlie Karp, which released an album on Connecticut-based Pure Records.
Co-produced 2 songs, "Penny & Me" and "Every Word I Say", for pop group Hanson's new album, Underneath (coming April 20th 2004) "Penny & Me" will sereve as the bands first single from the album. [April 2004]

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