Rick Keene Music Scene – Molly Johnson Launches A Much Needed Black History Website

History comes in many forms. Molly Johnson herself - is Canadian music history. Molly is a pioneer. Musical theater, Theater, Disco, Funk, Rock / Pop and Jazz. Molly has not only done it all, she has excelled in all. A Member of the Order of Canda In 2019, Johnson has been nominated for a Juno … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Molly Johnson Launches A Much Needed Black History Website

Rick Keene Music Scene – Molly Johnson Talks Juno Nomination and A Much Needed Black History Website

History comes in many forms. Molly Johnson herself - is Canadian music history. Molly is a pioneer. Musical theater, Theater, Disco, Funk, Rock / Pop and Jazz. Molly has not only done it all, she has excelled in all. A Member of the Order of Canda In 2019, Johnson has been nominated for a Juno … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Molly Johnson Talks Juno Nomination and A Much Needed Black History Website

Rick Keene Music Scene – Lindsay Beaver; The Real Deal !

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 … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Lindsay Beaver; The Real Deal !

Savvy with The Savoy Ellingtons

The kids' hearts are in the proper place ... That was the feeling jumping around The Rialto Theater on Friday in Montreal. The children of Duke Ellington - April and Edward Jr., suspended in time. Starting with their clothes, the duo transcended time and place right back to the era of the Big Band prominence … Continue reading Savvy with The Savoy Ellingtons

Terez Montcalm; Voice of a Ragged Angel

At L'Astral last evening, Terez Montcalm came home and the predominant Francophone crowd - welcomed her with open 'bras'. Why would they not ...? Montcalm, in her somewhat short, six album career, has recorded mostly in French. Her sole English album? Voodoo, released in 2006. Terez is presently touring with her new album; I Know … Continue reading Terez Montcalm; Voice of a Ragged Angel

Lennon’s Stepsister? A Canadian and Talented …

Kicking off the new year with a bang seems like the only appropriate thing to do after closing 2012 with such wild success. Having just returned from her European tour with a dizzying number of interviews and features (incl. Rolling Stone, Die Zeit), Chloe Charles is perfectly poised for her home turf celebration of “Break The … Continue reading Lennon’s Stepsister? A Canadian and Talented …

Susie Arioli; Changes are Standard

Jazz crooner Susie Arioli did not plan on being a singer... Art - or rather drawing, was her thing. In fact , she even enrolled in a four year Fine Arts program at Dawson College in Montreal. Something she did not finish because it was too confining for her free - spirited ways. 'It is … Continue reading Susie Arioli; Changes are Standard