Danny Kortchmar

Danny Kortchmar at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, CA

Session guitar legend Danny Kortchmar “Kootch” stopped by the Grammy Museum on Feb. 28 as part of their “In Conversation With” series. The museum’s Artistic Director Scott Goldman conducted the interview. Kootch’s credits include many of the biggest artists especially in the singer-songwriter category including James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, David Crosby, Carole King, Neil Young and Carly Simon. Kortchmar talked about various recording sessions and told the story of how he got his famous Fender CBS Telecaster 50 years ago. After a show, his equipment was stolen and Lou Adler sent him to buy a new guitar. Also, a few songs with Kortchmar’s famous guitar parts were played so the audience could really understand his contribution to numerous great hits.