Ian handles the rhythm and acoustic guitar duties in Steely Don playing a Fender Telecaster and a Gretsch electro-acoustic through a Blackstar Series One Amp. He has been playing guitar since he was a lad, but prior to being approached to join the “Steely Don project” had not played in bands since his early twenties.
“I’ve always loved that Steely Dan west coast sound, along with their clever lyrics and complex chord structures. I knew when I joined the band that I would be facing a personal challenge to master those fantastic riffs and hooks. I was right it is a challenge, but I’m loving every minute of it”.