Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Signs The Montreal International Jazz Festival is Nearing

Ah yes. It is that time of the year. Nothing says Montreal like construction cones and Jazz. Unfortunately – the cones are present year long while the Jazz Festival pops up once a summer. In a perfect music world; guitars are made of orange rubber and are available on every street corner. How do we… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Signs The Montreal International Jazz Festival is Nearing

Rick Keene Music Scene – Gowan’s Love Affair with Quebec Grows

It all comes down to passion … Enter Lawrence Gowan aka Gowan. What does a Scottish-born, Canadian -raised, classically trained pianist have to do with hockey? Passion. Quebec and Francophones love the passion Gowan has for music. It is that simple … That exuberance shone through once more in Drummondville on Tuesday evening for the… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Gowan’s Love Affair with Quebec Grows