Danny Kortchmar

guitar, producer, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, congas, guitars, vocal, synthesizer, percussion, programming, keyboard, saxophone, omnichord, bass, sampler, organ, instrument arranger, electric bass guitar

Sample recordings


Top collaborators

Artist name Roles Recordings
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist)
Don Henley
Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts
Billy Joel
Carole King

Work on other artists' recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
James Taylor producer, acoustic guitar, congas, electric guitar, guitar (I’ve Got To) Stop Thinkin’ ’bout That, B.S.U.R., Brother Trucker, Company Man, Day Tripper, How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You), I Will Not Lie for You, Johnnie Comes Back, Let Me Ride, Long Ago and Far Away, Love Has Brought Me Around, Machine Gun Kelly, Mexico, Mud Slide Slim, Places in My Past, Rainy Day Man, Sleep Come Free Me, The Frozen Man, Up on the Roof, You Make It Easy, You’ve Got a Friend
Don Henley instrument arranger, producer, vocal, acoustic guitar, electric bass guitar, guitar, guitars, keyboard, omnichord, organ, percussion, synthesizer All She Wants to Do Is Dance, Building the Perfect Beast, Drivin’ With Your Eyes Closed, How Bad Do You Want It?, I Will Not Go Quietly, If Dirt Were Dollars, Land of the Living, Little Tin God, Man With a Mission, New York Minute, Not Enough Love in the World, Shangri-La, Sunset Grill, The Boys of Summer, The Heart of the Matter, Yes It Is, You Can’t Make Love, You’re Not Drinking Enough
Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts producer Crime Against Love, Dark Nights/Dark Road, Don't Talk About Yesterday, Goin' Places, I Gotta Go, It's Over, Life Could Be Worse, Lost Weekend, Nothing Hurts (Like the Words of the One You Love), When She Was Mine
Billy Joel producer, guitar A Minor Variation, All About Soul, Blonde Over Blue, Famous Last Words, Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel), No Man's Land, Shades of Grey, The Great Wall of China, The River of Dreams, Two Thousand Years
Carole King vocal, acoustic guitar, congas, electric guitar Beautiful, I Feel the Earth Move, It’s Too Late, Smackwater Jack, Song of Long Ago, Way Over Yonder, Where You Lead, Will You Love Me Tomorrow?, You’ve Got a Friend
Bob Dylan guitar In the Summertime, Let's Stick Together, Property of Jesus, Shot of Love, The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar, Trouble, Ugliest Girl in the World, Watered-Down Love
Bon Jovi acoustic guitar, guitar, guitars Bang a Drum, Billy Get Your Guns, Blood Money, Justice in the Barrel, Miracle, Never Say Die, You Really Got Me Now
The Pointer Sisters electric guitar, guitar Angry Eyes, As I Come of Age, Come and Get Your Love, Everybody Is a Star, Hypnotized, Lay It on the Line
Jackson Browne programming, vocal, guitar, sampler Lawless Avenues, Running on Empty, Shaky Town, Soldier of Plenty, Somebody's Baby
Ivan Neville programming, bass, keyboard, saxophone Falling Out of Love, Not Just Another Girl, Out in the Streets, Primitive Man
Ringo Starr guitar A Dose of Rock ’n’ Roll, Cookin’ (in the Kitchen of Love), Lady Gaye
Hall & Oates producer, guitar So Close, So Close (album version), So Close (single edit)
Warren Zevon guitar, percussion Ain't That Pretty at All, Johnny Strikes Up the Band, Nighttime in the Switching Yard
Linda Ronstadt electric guitar Hurt So Bad, Tracks of My Tears
Jon Bon Jovi producer, acoustic guitar Blaze of Glory, Santa Fe
David Sanborn electric guitar Creeper
Feargal Sharkey guitar If This Is Love
Kemal Niyazi Seyhun producer Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
T.M. Stevens guitar Freedom (Never Gonna Give It Up)
The Monkees guitar Porpoise Song
CCC guitar Rock Around the Clock
Tracy Chapman electric guitar A Hundred Years
Stevie Nicks guitar I Sing for the Things