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'We relit the fire': Billy Sherwood reunites with ex-Yes bandmate Chris Squire for prog project

As Billy Sherwood assembled an all-star cast for the forthcoming 2012 Cleopatra Records release The Prog Collective, he thought of an old friend: Former Yes bandmate Chris Squire.

Something Else! Interview: Allen Toussaint, Hall of Fame singer-songwriter and producer

Allen Toussaint, fonky-fonky pianist, writer and producer of untold hit songs, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and first-chair favorite son, makes his annual appearance this week at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

‘Ronnie’s sound was huge’: Steve Smith preps for Friday’s all-star tribute concert to Montrose

Former Journey drummer Steve Smith joins his old bandmate Neal Schon as part of this week’s all-star tribute concert honoring Ronnie Montrose on Friday, April 27, 2012

Something Else! Interview: John Wetton of Asia, King Crimson and UK

John Wetton has an over-stuffed briefcase of appointments this year.

Something Else! Interview: Soul-blues shouter Curtis Salgado

Curtis Salgado, who has kicked off 2012 with a sizzling new soul-blues debut for Alligator Records, has never been fated with an uninteresting life.

Something Else! Interview: Eric Clapton biographer Chris Welch

Even in his formative stages Eric Clapton was earning a rapturous, rabid following and inspiring generations of guitarists to come. “He was already a star,” says veteran music journalist and author Chris Welch.

Journey bandmates Steve Smith and Neal Schon reunite, find 'an immediate chemistry'

Steve Smith left Journey to focus on jazz, his first musical love, in the late 1990s – but he has remained close with the band’s co-founding guitarist.

Ellis Marsalis on the term 'jazz': "Music can never be changed by a name"

Regarded as the preeminent modern jazz figure in New Orleans, Ellis Marsalis would have had a sweeping impact as a musical innovator and longtime educator even had he not parented a series of famous jazz-playing sons

Adrian Belew on the future of King Crimson: Robert Fripp 'may never want to do it again'

Adrian Belew’s just-completed tour with Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto presented an opportunity to revisit their time in King Crimson. Unfortunately, Belew says, partial reunions are all that fans are likely to see for the foreseeable future.

Something Else! Interview: Super-producer Nile Rodgers of Chic

Funky guitarist, gifted composer, hipster arranger, giving philanthropist and hit-making svengali, Nile Rodgers is just as chic as ever. And still shaking every thing he’s got.