Jeff "Skunk" Baxter

Oral History Information

Jeff “Skunk” Baxter gained enormous international fame as a founding member of Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers. Skunk’s solo licks are among the most noted and influential in rock and roll history. As product advisor, he has also played an important role in the early Roland guitar synthesizers and several effects pedals over the years. His understanding of the inner workings of the electric guitar has made him a well-respected and sought-after expert on subjects both from a design and engineering perspective as well as from a musician’s angle.