Rick Keene Music Scene – Gino Vannelli Shines Brightly on New Album

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 … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Gino Vannelli Shines Brightly on New Album

Rick Keene Music Scene – You Want a Jazz Festival Preview?

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 … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – You Want a Jazz Festival Preview?

Dawn Tyler Watson – A ‘Jawbreaking’ Interview !

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 … Continue reading Dawn Tyler Watson – A ‘Jawbreaking’ Interview !

Dawn Tyler Watson – Experience is a ‘Jawbreaker’ ! Album Review

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 … Continue reading Dawn Tyler Watson – Experience is a ‘Jawbreaker’ ! Album Review