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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.

Something Else! Interview: Roger Hodgson, formerly of Supertramp

At the turn of the 1980s, Roger Hodgson and Supertramp were coming off a blockbuster album in Breakfast in America that had just spent 15 weeks at No. 1 in the U.S. By the end of the decade, he was out of music.

Something Else! Interview: Americana singer/songwriter Kevin Gordon

Over a roots-rocking career decades in the making, Louisiana-born Kevin Gordon has issued a series of acclaimed songs, but none more so than those on his new album Gloryland.

Something Else! Interview: Bass-playing jazz legend Stanley Clarke

A new seven-album retrospective from Legacy focuses on one of Stanley Clarke’s most innovative periods, his solo Epic recordings of the 1970s.

Something Else! Interview: Chickenfoot's Kenny Aronoff

When superstar drummer Kenny Aronoff — on tour now with Chickenfoot — starts recalling his sideman projects, they spill out with no rhyme or reason. He’s, almost literally, played them all.

Something Else! Interview: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Paul O'Neill

Paul O’Neill is lucky enough to see his dream come to life on the stage every night. He calls it “Rock Theater”

Something Else! Interview: Laurence Juber, formerly of Wings

Laurence Juber, a member of Wings from 1978-81, has since gone on to a celebrated second career as a world-class solo guitar virtuoso – releasing nearly 20 solo albums since the demise of Paul McCartney’s 1970s-era band.