Trombonist Nick Finzer discusses the impetus for his new album ‘Hear and Now,’ a sweeping new tour and the importance of jazz education.
Something Else! Interviews
Ed Toth discusses his time in the Doobie Brothers, as well as earlier work as a former member of the platinum-selling Vertical Horizon.
Guitarist Beto Martinez joins Preston Frazier to discuss Brownout’s ‘Brown Sabbath Vol. II,’ his early musical experiences and his work with Grupo Fantasma.
Mike Casey is, not to put too fine a point on it, an extraordinary saxophone player.
Struck by David Dower’s maturity and musicality, Sammy Stein tracked down this emerging new talent to find out more.
Steve Elliott caught up with Dan Ropek, author of ‘Tragic Magic: The Life of Traffic’s Chris Wood,’ to discuss this often-overlooked figure in rock.
Sam Eastmond, a trumpet player with an eclectic musical taste, writes from his own particular sound world of sources and inspiration.
Mark Wade’s ‘Event Horizon’ is one of those albums you come back to time and again, because it has deep layers. One listen is never enough.
Armando Perez discusses the new project by the Chicago-based funk band Esso Afrojam Funkbeat, and how the issues facing immigrants shape their work.
Preston Frazier previews Money Chica, the next great thing from Greg Gonzales, as well as what’s ahead for Grupo Fantasma and Brownout.