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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.

Joe Jackson’s Rain underscored a complete modern-era return to form

Joe Jackson’s Rain underscored a complete modern-era return to form

Released 10 years ago this month, ‘Rain’ confirmed that it was time to start paying attention to Joe Jackson again.

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Rock + Pop): Billy Gibbons, Toto, Death Cab for Cutie, Joe Jackson

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Rock + Pop): Billy Gibbons, Toto, Death Cab for Cutie, Joe Jackson

Nick DeRiso also recognizes Steve Hackett, Bob Dylan, Neal Schon, Ringo Starr and others in this Best of 2015 list focusing on pop and rock.

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Covers, Part 2

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Covers, Part 2

These selections just might surprise you, and in a good way, too.

Mark Saleski’s Top Albums for 2012: Rock and Pop Music

What a year. Several metric tons of great music passed through my ears but somehow I managed to remember almost none of it. Too busy. Too worried. Too distracted. Being so caught up in my own thoughts caused most of sound to bounce right off.

The Friday Morning Listen: Joe Jackson – The Duke (2012)

There are only two kinds of music. Good music and the other kind. There are several slight variations of this quote, attributed to Richard Strauss, Charles Mingus, Louis Armstrong, and others.

Joe Jackson – The Duke (2012)

Joe Jackson – The Duke (2012)

Joe Jackson tries to radically reinterpret many of Duke Ellington’s best-known works. Some remakes emit sparks, but all too few.

Something Else! sneak peek: Joe Jackson, "I'm Beginning to See the Light" (2012)

Joe Jackson has announced new concert dates in advance of his forthcoming Duke Ellington tribute album The Duke, due June 26, 2012 from Razor and Tie. We’re also streaming an advance song, “I’m Beginning to See the Light” — CLICK HERE!

Joe Jackson's next project: A tribute to jazz giant Duke Ellington

Joe Jackson is promising a a decidedly unconventional salute to Ellington, hoping to highlight the timeless brilliance of his classic compositions even while showcasing Jackson’s own skills as an arranger, instrumentalist and vocal interpreter.

Gimme Five: Unforgettable concerts that drove me deeper into obsession

Somebody once said that there’s a very fine line between a hobby and mental illness. I moved a step closer to that line back in 1978

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