Sometimes – it is worth the wait. Gino Vannelli ( Montreal’s wayward son) made a rule when he was younger. ‘Never put out music without a purpose …’ That is the reason why it has been over ten years since music fans heard something new from Vannelli. Wilderness Road is the name of the new… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Gino Vannelli Shines Brightly on New Album
There is a lot of talent coming to the Montreal International Jazz Festival in 2016 … The Festival gets underway on June 29th with Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings doing a free blow-out show to open the Festival. Jones, one of the best performers on the scene today –promises to deliver a opening showstopper for… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – You Want a Jazz Festival Preview?
Montrealers know Dawn Tyler Watson. Or – do they … ? Dawn Tyler – Watson has been entertaining Montrealers and Canadians for what seems like an eternity. In a good way … Hard to believe her latest release ‘JawBreaker’ is only Dawn’s fourth solo album. Her small-ish output is not for lack of talent… Read More Dawn Tyler Watson – A ‘Jawbreaking’ Interview !
Montrealers know Dawn Tyler Watson very well … One of this city’s brightest diamonds has shone bright for a few decades. In her latest offering; ‘Jawbreaker’, Dawn exudes passion with experience. They say practice makes perfect yet musicians are all aware, perfection is as unattainable as The Holy Grail. Perfection is the hunger which, more… Read More Dawn Tyler Watson – Experience is a ‘Jawbreaker’ ! Album Review