Jeff Baxter

American musician Jeff Baxter

Jeffrey Allen "Jeff Skunk" Baxter is an American guitarist, known for his stints in the rock bands Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers during the 1970s. More recently, he has been working as a defense consultant and chairs a Congressional Advisory Board on missile defense.
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Some legislators opt to cut pay in solidarity - The Spokesman Review
Google News - about 7 years
Jeff Baxter, R-Spokane Valley, said taking a pay cut was in line with his view that state government has grown out of proportion to the population, and its size and costs have to shrink. It was also in keeping with his decision to decline state health
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Baxter is the fresh choice - The Spokesman Review
Google News - about 7 years
With Padden, I fear we will get more of the same old big government. I want someone with a fresh perspective who will not be afraid to take on big government and special interests. For this reason, I am supporting small business owner Jeff Baxter for
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Gary Wright stands the test of time - Florida Today
Google News - about 7 years
Another Wright chart topper, "Love Is Alive," was prominently featured in the 2010 Adam Sandler hit "Grown Ups." With his 2010 CD "Connected," came the single "Get Your Hands Up." The CD included guest spots by Ringo Starr, Jeff Baxter and Joe Walsh
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Former Parma resident Pete George trying to rock it to next level in comedy ... - Sun Star Courier
Google News - about 7 years
That led to a dinner with Steve Lukather from Toto “my favorite guitarist of all time,” Slash of Guns N' Roses and his wife and Jeff Baxter of Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers fame. “I never had the chance to meet them in Hollywood, but I do get the
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Editorial: Election results offer surprises - The Spokesman Review
Google News - about 7 years
An intriguing matchup for the state Senate is shaping up in the 4th District, as former District Court Judge Mike Padden takes on Jeff Baxter, who was appointed to the position after a tumultuous tussle between Republican factions
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Baxter for business - The Spokesman Review
Google News - about 7 years
Jeff Baxter fits these criteria and is the right person at the right time. During this election, ask yourself: Does the state Senate need more attorneys like Mike Padden or small-business owners like Sen. Jeff Baxter? For my family and me,
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Thanks to Baxter - The Spokesman Review
Google News - about 7 years
Jeff Baxter earned the respect of many legislators due to his tireless work ethic and having built a reputation of actually reading proposed bills before voting. Yet even with his exemplary reputation at the state level, Sen. Baxter continues to remain
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Paul McCartney Announced The Formation Of Wings - WFMY News 2
Google News - about 7 years
In 1974, guitarist Jeff Baxter and drummer Jim Hodder left Steely Dan. Baxter joined the Doobie Brothers and Hodder produced and did session work. In 1979, The Knack topped both the album and the singles charts, with their album "Get the Knack" and the
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Baxter has earned support - The Spokesman Review
Google News - about 7 years
Jeff Baxter to Olympia as my 4th District senator. Jeff Baxter is not a career politician, but is a successful small-business owner who understands what it takes to create jobs and get folks back to work. Jeff is one of very few legislators who has
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Pets of the Week: Celebrity Named Animals Looking for Homes - Patch.com
Google News - about 7 years
ID No. 530775. Baxter has orange and white long fur like former guitarist Jeff Baxter of the Doobie Brothers. He also has the intelligence and savvy of the Jeff Baxter of today (Congressional Advisory Board member and missile defense consultant)
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Few attend forum for candidates in Valley - The Spokesman Review (subscription)
Google News - about 7 years
Those attending were Spokane Valley City Council candidates John Carroll, Ben Wick and Dee Dee Loberg; 4th District Senate candidates Jeff Baxter and Mike Padden, Spokane City Council candidate Steve Salvatori and Spokane mayoral candidate Michael
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Len Bias: a Retrospective 25 Years After His Tragic Death - Patch.com
Google News - about 7 years
Sports Information) Courtesy of University of Maryland Sports Information Len Bias was a 6-foot-8, 220-pound, naturally defined physical specimen with no body fat, said his roommate, Jeff Baxter. “He was a docile person yet extremely aggressive on the
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Baxter teeing up the ball - The Spokesman Review (blog)
Google News - about 7 years
Jeff Baxter is holding a campaign kickoff Wednesday night at the Mirabeau Park Hotel. This may seem a bit late, considering Baxter announced more than a month ago he was running for the seat to which he was appointed after Bob McCaslin retired
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Appointee unproven - The Spokesman Review
Google News - over 7 years
It is true that Jeff Baxter was “unanimously” appointed to the Senate by the county commissioners. Unfortunately, the commissioners did not have a slate of qualified applicants. Of the three on the list, one has plenty of political baggage,
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Michael McDonald - Laughlin Entertainer
Google News - over 7 years
One year after the release of Katy Lied, Jeff Baxter, former guitarist for Steely Dan who had gone on to join the Doobie Brothers called McDonald to substitute for the group's ailing guitarist Tom Johnston on a tour. After two days of rehearsal,
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Watchdog on the job - The Spokesman Review
Google News - over 7 years
Jeff Baxter was one of four legislators who demanded the resignation of DSHS official Troy Hutson after his remarks excusing rampant fraud in the state's welfare and food stamp program. I was outraged when I read that DSHS replaced an average of 27000
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Robben Ford Interview: The Truth - Guitar International
Google News - over 7 years
Brian: Did you meet Jeff Baxter and Larry Carlton during those sessions? Robben Ford: No. I met Larry the first day that I had jammed with the group. Larry came along to just kind of show me parts, you know, to the songs that they were doing
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jeff Baxter
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 63
    He continues accepting studio work; his most recent such work involved tribute albums to Pink Floyd and Aerosmith. In 2012, he appeared on keyboardist Brian Auger's Language of the Heart, and The Beach Boys' That's Why God Made the Radio.
  • FIFTIES
  • 2007
    Age 58
    On June 19, 2007, Baxter jammed with former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow's band Beats Workin' at the Congressional Picnic held on the South Lawn of the White House.
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  • 2005
    Age 56
    Baxter was a member of an independent study group that produced the "Civil Applications Committee Blue Ribbon Study" recommending an increased domestic role for U.S. spy satellites in September 2005.
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    In April 2005, he joined the NASA Exploration Systems Advisory Committee (ESAC).
  • 2000
    Age 51
    In 2000, Baxter considered challenging Rep.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1997
    Age 48
    Also in 1997 he worked on two others as a composer, "The Blues Brothers Animated Series" (TV series), and "The Curse of Inferno" (TV series).
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    Baxter worked on King of the Hill (TV series) in 1997 composing songs for 3 episodes. "Peggy the Boggle Champ", "Hank's Unmentionables Problem", and "Square Peg".
  • 1991
    Age 42
    In 1991 Baxter also produced a documentary video titled 'Guitar' (Warner Brothers VHS and LaserDisc) where he travels the world and interviews respected guitarists he admires.
  • 1990
    Age 41
    In 1990, Baxter joined John Entwistle, Joe Walsh, Keith Emerson, Simon Phillips and relatively unknown vocalist Rick Livingstone in a supergroup called The Best.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1986
    Age 37
    In 1986, Baxter joined James Brown and Maceo Parker on guitar for several North American tour dates.
  • 1984
    Age 35
    In 1984, Baxter sat in and played keyboards with Bobby and the Midnites' Bob Weir, Billy Cobham, Bobby Cochran, Kenny Gradney ("Tigger"), and Dave Garland at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syEOq1Syr4I That same year, Baxter produced and played guitar and synthesizer on the band's album Where the Beat Meets the Street on Columbia Records.
  • 1982
    Age 33
    In 1982, he featured on Spirit's album Spirit of '84, released as The Thirteenth Dream outside of the USA.
  • 1979
    Age 30
    In early 1979, Baxter and co-founding drummer John Hartman left the band.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 26
    Baxter's first album as a full member of the group was 1975's Stampede.
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  • 1974
    Age 25
    While finishing work on Pretzel Logic, Baxter became aware of Becker and Fagen's intentions to retire Steely Dan from touring, and to work almost exclusively with session players in the future. With that in mind, Baxter left the band in 1974 to join The Doobie Brothers, who at the time were touring in support of their fourth album What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits.
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  • 1972
    Age 23
    Baxter appeared with Steely Dan on their first three albums, Can't Buy a Thrill in 1972, Countdown to Ecstasy in 1973, and Pretzel Logic in 1974.
    After the breakup of Ultimate Spinach, Baxter relocated to Los Angeles, finding work as a session guitarist. In 1972 he became a founding member of the band Steely Dan, along with guitarist Denny Dias, guitarist-bassist Walter Becker, keyboardist-vocalist Donald Fagen, drummer Jim Hodder and vocalist David Palmer (and session player Elliott Randall on various tracks).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1968
    Age 19
    Baxter first reached a wide rock audience in 1968 as a member of the psychedelic rock band Ultimate Spinach.
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  • 1967
    Age 18
    Baxter graduated from the Taft School in Watertown, Co