Rick Keene Music Scene – Artist Nominations For Gala Trille Or 2019 ( Franco-Canadian)

L’Association des professionnels de la chanson et de la musique (APCM) announced the nominations for the 10th edition of the Gala Trille … More

Rick Keene Music Scene -Sass Jordan Releases Her Own Brand of Kick Ass Wine

Is there anything Sass Jordan can’t do?   Singer, songwriter, actress, judge, wife and Mother -Sass’ tasks are unique and … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Some of the Best Music Shows in January

Christmas is gone and New Year’s celebrations are fading into either good or bad memories. The winter blues can be … More

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 … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Jack DeKeyzer; Remaining True to Himself on The Album Checkmate

It’s been a while since Jack DeKeyzer first heard the Blues … The Stones and Led Zeppelin – just two … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Senri Oe Makes the Successful Transition from Pop to Jazz

Jazz is everywhere – even in J-Pop music …   Senri Oe was one of the biggest Pop stars in … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Colin James Has ‘Miles to Go’ In His Music Career

It ain’t easy being grey … Colin James has a new album due out on September 21st. No more hair … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion; Making Music the Muscle Shoals Way

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing … Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion are poised to take … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Harry Manx Teaming Up with Steve Marriner On New Album and A Quebec Tour

Harry Manx doesn’t sit still for very long. A world traveler, a student of spiritualism and a man of good … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Spencer MacKenzie ; Canada’s Next Guitar Great?

Hard to have the Blues when you are nineteen years of age. Sometimes – the classroom is all around and … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Trois Rivieres en Blues 2018

No Blues – no popular music. That is the fact. Men like Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson and Elmore James – … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Review – Dr. Lonnie Smith; Doin’ Only What He Can Do

The word legendary. Tossed around like a flea – bit peanut monkey sometimes. In the case of Dr. Lonnie Smith … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Review – Beth Hart’s Dynamite Show Steals the Jazz Festival

There are so many female vocalists on the planet. Great ones, good ones, average ones and yes – bad ones. … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Review – Ranee Lee Delivers A Performance For The Ages Despite Sadness

Ranee Lee has endured some tough gigs in her time yet nothing like the one last night at L’Astral.   … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Review – Boz Scaggs Redefines His ‘Public’ Image

Admit it. Lido Shuffle is all you know … Boz Scaggs is that type of artist. The masses think that … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Interview – Jordan Officer Blows the Roof Off Place des Arts !

Jordan Officer is a groundbreaking artist. Kinda … Groundbreaking in a way that combines his talent with old school tools … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Review – George Thorogood ‘Destroys’ The Jazz Festival ( for a few hours).

What is there to say about George Thorogood that hasn’t been said before ? Electrifying ! Exciting ! Raw energy … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Carvin Jones Bringing His Electrifying Guitar Work to Montreal !

You have never seen anything like him. Carvin Jones is among the ‘top fifty Blues guitarists’ in the world according … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Justin Saladino is Brilliant with Latest Album ‘A Fool’s Heart’

Justin Saladino is smart. Too often, Blues guitarists remain true to the Blues and it confines them. Pigeon holes their … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Steve Hill Is ‘Live’ and Well !

The prodigal son has returned home. Sorta … Trois Rivieres native and guitar player extraordinaire Steve Hill is a busy … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Talks Billy Joel, Elton John and Some Guy Named Penn Jillette?

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know – magic happened ! This is the tale of … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones’ Top Ten Piano Players. Part Three

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know – magic happened ! This is the tale of … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part Two

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know – magic happened ! This is the tale of … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part One

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know – magic happened ! This is the tale of … More