Lindsay Beaver is the real thing … Thus far , it has been a lifetime of discoveries for the native of Nova Scotia. Singing, drumming and a love of all genres of music starting with Jazz. Yet it was Billie Holiday that sealed the deal and inspired Lindsay to pack up and head to Texas… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Lindsay Beaver; The Real Deal !
It’s been a while since Jack DeKeyzer first heard the Blues … The Stones and Led Zeppelin – just two of the bands who parlayed American Blues into the heart and then hands of Jack. Spanning a career that has seen Jack open up for the likes of B.B. King, Jack pays homage to the… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Jack DeKeyzer; Remaining True to Himself on The Album Checkmate
Jazz is everywhere – even in J-Pop music … Senri Oe was one of the biggest Pop stars in Japan. When one of his band mates died unexpected, Senri decided life was short. He turned his attention to Jazz and moved to New York to become a student. A move that was not as… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Senri Oe Makes the Successful Transition from Pop to Jazz
It ain’t easy being grey … Colin James has a new album due out on September 21st. No more hair dye as the fifty-three year old Canadian music legend embraces the present, the future and the past. On the new record – Colin pays homage to the men ( and women) who inspired him and… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Colin James Has ‘Miles to Go’ In His Music Career
It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing … Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion are poised to take North America by storm. Much like the English re-introducing The Blues back to the States, BMWR are re-introducing the Muscle Shoals sound back to musicians. With only one single officially released, the band has already… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion; Making Music the Muscle Shoals Way
Harry Manx doesn’t sit still for very long. A world traveler, a student of spiritualism and a man of good nature. All these sums make Harry into a well rounded person and musician. Manx will be in Quebec for a mini -tour and then it’s back to the studio to place finishing touches on his… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Harry Manx Teaming Up with Steve Marriner On New Album and A Quebec Tour
George Thorogood may drink alone but he certainly doesn’t put on a show alone. On Thursday night, George was in the Province of Quebec for the second time this summer. In July, he received the B.B. King Award as part of the lineup of The Montreal International Jazz Festival. This time– Trois Rivieres en Blues… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – George Thorogood Throws A ‘Rock Party’ in Trois Rivieres !