Rick Keene Music Scene – Myles Goodwyn Has The Blues and That’s a Good Thing! Part One and Two

 April Wine are forever etched in the consciences of Canadian music fans. When original bassist Jim Henman asked  his former band-mate from Woody’s Termites to join April Wine; everything changed. For the better. What followed was one of the great success stories for a Canadian band. Hit after hit turned into one of the best… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Myles Goodwyn Has The Blues and That’s a Good Thing! Part One and Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Myles Goodwyn Has The Blues and That’s a Good Thing! Part One.

  April Wine are forever etched in the consciences of Canadian music fans. When original bassist Jim Henman asked  his former band-mate from Woody’s Termites to join April Wine; everything changed. For the better. What followed was one of the great success stories for a Canadian band. Hit after hit turned into one of the… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Myles Goodwyn Has The Blues and That’s a Good Thing! Part One.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Emma Frank Recruits Top Musicians for Her New Disc; Ocean Av.

Emma Frank came and went … The Bostonian -turned-Montrealer-turned New Yorker was a rose in Montreal’s flower garden the brief time she lived here. One of those voices that could place an infant to sleep or raise the hairs on the back of Nina Simone’s neck. Emma has turned her career towards the Big Apple… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Emma Frank Recruits Top Musicians for Her New Disc; Ocean Av.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Kim Churchill; Sometimes Change Requires Change

Australian Kim Churchill tossed his sophomore album into the trash. One man’s treasure is – another man’s junk. Pressure sometimes causes panic and that is not a great thing when it comes to art. Thinking is not great for the soul. Singer,  songwriter and surfer  Kim Churchill is coming to Montreal on the heels of… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Kim Churchill; Sometimes Change Requires Change

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Talks Billy Joel, Elton John and Some Guy Named Penn Jillette?

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know – magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike’s playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Talks Billy Joel, Elton John and Some Guy Named Penn Jillette?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part Two

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know – magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike’s playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part Two