What is the health of The Blues Scene in Quebec and Montreal? A fair question by passing music fans ... Well, in a very small ' tip of the iceberg' sorta way, examples are fast and furious. Last season, in the Quebec to Memphis Blues Challenge ( an annual event which chooses the best Blues Band … Continue reading Just Who Are the Finalists for The Quebec to Memphis Blues Challenge and Do They Live at 2120 South Michigan Avenue?
Paolo Stante knows how to play guitar. No argument there. Songwriting? Check. CD's? Check. Live gigs? Check. What else could there be? Please listen as Paolo explains everything including how his first guitar teacher influenced him. Paolo? Visit Paolo Here!
Derek Olive likes to ride his bicycle. Derek also enjoys playing the guitar and writing songs. Perfect! Olive combines the two loves of his life and ( if that weren't enough) , is also raising awareness and money for Canada's environmental future. Please listen below as Derek explains everything. Derek? Visit Derek Here! Visit Blue … Continue reading Biking Across Canada for David Suzuki’s Blue Dot Message
Chris Vachon plays guitar for Roomful of Blues ... For forty - five years, the band plays in a roomful of Blues fans. Opening up for or backing guys like B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton. In a Canadian connection, the band is most known as being Colin James' 'Little Big Band'. A … Continue reading Roomful of Blues – From B.B. King to Colin James; The Little Big Band That Could ...
Rebecca Fiset Cote has an amazing voice. That is the easy part. Songwriting and making her way into a world filled with wannabes is the hard part. Can she accomplish what she wants with her life? To make a career as a singer? Please listen below as 'Becky' talks about her dreams, aspirations and … Continue reading You Can Call Her ‘ Becky …’
Justin Saladino is a good student. For that matter, he is also a good teacher. Please listen below as Justin talks about his influences, his band and what is in store for them in the coming weeks. An EP perhaps? Justin? Visit Justin Here! Justin will be at Bistro a Jo Jo … Continue reading Justin Saladino; Montreal’s Next Frank Marino?
Every musician can relate. CDs are not selling as much anymore and the cost to put on gigs is high. The pay for the gigs seem to diminish with every passing month. Mike Goudreau is no different. With the help of the internet, Mike discovered a money - making vehicle for his endless repertoire. Please listen … Continue reading Mike Goudreau – A Must Listen for The Blues and How to Make Money from Music!