Something Else! Interviews

Vinnie Zummo talks jazz, reviving the Zummos and Joe Jackson: Something Else! Interview

Vinnie Zummo talks jazz, reviving the Zummos and Joe Jackson: Something Else! Interview

Vinnie Zummo already had a fascinating career as a sideman, notably with Joe Jackson, before launching a well-respected solo career.

Tony De Meur, of the Fabulous Poodles: Something Else! Interview

Tony De Meur, of the Fabulous Poodles: Something Else! Interview

Tony De Meur discusses the struggles he had in compiling the Fabulous Poodles’ new ‘Mirror Stars’ box set, and the possibility of a long-hoped-for reunion.

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Billy Cobham on the Third Annual Art of the Rhythm Section Retreat: ‘Intense, as Well as Fun’

Drumming legend Billy Cobham joins Mike Tiano for an in-depth look at the third annual Art of the Rhythm Section Retreat.

Carl Palmer, of Asia and Emerson Lake & Palmer: Something Else! Interview

Carl Palmer, of Asia and Emerson Lake & Palmer: Something Else! Interview

Carl Palmer discusses how ELP Legacy is boldly refashioning the Emerson Lake and Palmer catalog, and what the future holds for Asia after John Wetton’s death.

Leslie Johnson Discusses Getting Funky on #3, Looks Ahead to What’s Next

Leslie Johnson Discusses Getting Funky on #3, Looks Ahead to What’s Next

Leslie Johnson joins Preston Frazier to discuss his latest album ‘#3,’ and a newfound focus on getting deep into a groove.

Beverley Beirne, jazz singer: Something Else! Interview

Beverley Beirne, jazz singer: Something Else! Interview

Beverley Beirne joins Sammy Stein to discuss her entertaining new album ‘JJWTHF: Jazz Just Wants To Have Fun,’ and the role of coincidence in her art.

Johannes Wallmann, jazz pianist and bandleader: Something Else! Interview

Johannes Wallmann, jazz pianist and bandleader: Something Else! Interview

Johannes Wallmann joins Preston Frazier to discuss ‘Love Wins,’ his journey to American shores and the on-going fight for marriage equality.

Jeff Coffey, formerly of Chicago: Something Else! Interview

Jeff Coffey, formerly of Chicago: Something Else! Interview

Jeff Coffey discusses his fascinating career – before, during and now after Chicago – in this new Something Else! Sitdown with Preston Frazier.

‘Survivors Guide to Prison’ Goes Beyond Numbers to Expose Our National Disgrace

‘Survivors Guide to Prison’ Goes Beyond Numbers to Expose Our National Disgrace

Activist-filmmaker Matthew Cooke’s new documentary ‘Survivors Guide to Prison’ is about more than the rudiments of making it on the inside.

After Years of Struggle, Robert Finley’s Finally ‘Got a Thing Going On’

After Years of Struggle, Robert Finley’s Finally ‘Got a Thing Going On’

Robert Finley stopped to talk about different things but mostly, he just played, accompanied only by the rattling window unit.

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