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Caroline Davis Quartet – Doors: Chicago Storylines (2015)

Caroline Davis Quartet – Doors: Chicago Storylines (2015)

“The yearning to do more is completely validated by what came before.” Caroline Davis helps to make sure we know what came before.

The Shadows of Knight “Someone Like Me” (1967): One Track Mind

The Shadows of Knight “Someone Like Me” (1967): One Track Mind

Tautly performed and as contagious as the chicken pox, the Shadows of Knight’s “Someone Like Me” deserved a far better showing.

Charles Rumback, “In The New Year” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Charles Rumback, “In The New Year” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Here is the premiere of Chicago drummer/composer Charles Rumback’s title track from his upcoming quintet release ‘In The new Year’.

Matt Gold and Nate Friedman, of Sun Speak: Something Else! Interview

Matt Gold and Nate Friedman, of Sun Speak: Something Else! Interview

Guitarist Matt Gold and drummer Nate Friedman discuss Sun Speak’s endlessly intriguing blend of folk, jazz and experimental music.

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole featured at Fest for Beatles Fans

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole featured at Fest for Beatles Fans

Kit O’Toole, who writes a regular column for Something Else!, is a featured speaker at this weekend’s Fest for Beatles Fans in Chicago.

Ballister – Worse For The Wear (2015)

Ballister’s fifth release ‘Worse For The Wear’ proves that Chicago-style free jazz remains cutting-edge and uncompromising.

Emily White, “Borrowed Man” from Staking Flags in the Valley (2014): One Track Mind

Emily White blends an expressive and earnest vocal quality with evocative and colorful lyrics.

Dennis DeYoung opens up about his hearing problem: ‘I’ve never heard any rock performance I have ever done’

Dennis DeYoung opens up about his hearing problem: ‘I’ve never heard any rock performance I have ever done’

He can joke about it now, and does. But Dennis DeYoung admits his hearing has never been the same since a sudden mishap.

Stevie Wonder, November 14, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Stevie Wonder, November 14, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ is one of those albums that I can truly say changed my life.

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble – Sketches of Spain Revisited (2014)

Obert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic manage to be faithful to Miles Davis’ original ‘Sketches of Spain,’ yet take it to new heights.