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 […]

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 […]

Jean-Luc Ponty; Coltrane to Zappa to Jon Anderson.

THE ANDERSON-PONTY BAND Jean-Luc Ponty and Jon Anderson Thursday, May 26th 8 pm @ Theatre St.-Denis Buy Tickets Here !   Jean – Luc Ponty is an innovator … Credited as one of the first musicians to implement the violin within Jazz music, Ponty has not stopped there. A musical thirst has carried the seventy-one […]

Juno Award Winner Steve Hill Talks Volumes!

 Steve Hill has come a long way … Starting with his Solo Recordings Volume One out of necessity, Steve’s one-man band mentality has become the talk of the country.    Please listen below as Steve talks about his latest offering Solo Recordings Volume Three, his new-found success and his guitars of choice.   Thanks for […]

Michel Pagliaro is Back! Sorta …

   Michel Pagliaro is a legend in Quebec …   Anglophone artists, Francophone artists – any type of gender from a particular era in Montreal, unconsciously or consciously affected  by ‘Pag’. Rarely do artists create such a vast songbook in a short period of time. Dylan, The Beatles, Elvis and Pag.   For this reason, it is only fitting, after all these […]