Denny Dias (born December 1946 in Philadelphia) is an American guitarist, most known for being a founding member of Steely Dan.
Dias was working with his own band out of his basement in Hicksville, Long Island when he placed an ad in "The Village Voice" that read: "Looking for keyboardist and bassist. Must have jazz chops! Assholes need not apply". It was in this way that Donald Fagen and Walter Becker met Dias. They joined his band and immediately began… read more