A Review of Keith Richards’ Documentary ‘Under the Influence’

Most people have dual citizenships. Keith Richards has dual personalities. In the documentary ' Under the Influence ' ( available on Netflix) - the lines are blurred with orgasmic pleasure for a true music fan. The general population love Keith Richards. The masses also know very little about the man. They know the myth. They … Continue reading A Review of Keith Richards’ Documentary ‘Under the Influence’

An Evening with Deep Blue; The Most Complete Band in Montreal!

Johnny Beaudine & DEEP BLUE One of the most exciting nights on the Montreal jazz and blues scene can be found whenever Johnny Beaudine & Deep Blue take the stage with their smoking menu of Chicago style jazz, blues and soul fusion with touches of New Orleans funk. A veteran of some of the most famous and infamous … Continue reading An Evening with Deep Blue; The Most Complete Band in Montreal!

Jay Sewall – Old School ( (With a Little Help from Some Friends

Earning a Lys Blues Lifetime Achievement Award is nothing to sneeze at. Earning a lifetime achievement award when life is just getting good, somewhat unfitting. Do they give away two lifetime achievement awards? Jay Sewall is just getting started. Jay has a new album out which includes all of his musical friends he has accumulated … Continue reading Jay Sewall – Old School ( (With a Little Help from Some Friends

Cecile Doo-Kingue; Do the Right Thing !

Every once in a while - a musician comes along who utilizes their 'voice' to ensure people are not only aware of life's realities, they act to undo the social injustices in the world ... Cecile Doo-Kingue is that musician. A resident of Montreal, this transplanted New Yorker continues to bring to the forefront issues … Continue reading Cecile Doo-Kingue; Do the Right Thing !

Joe Louis Walker; Full Interview

Joe Louis Walker just recently returned from a tour which brought him to Australia. He hooked up with some fellows who were schooled in the Blues. Mick, Keith, Charlie  - along with Joe's pal Ronnie Wood, love talkin' about the Blues. Joe loves talking about the Blues also so a match made in heaven; a … Continue reading Joe Louis Walker; Full Interview

Junior Wells – Live from Theresa’s; Part Two

Theresa's was a legendary Blues club in Chicago .. Everyone who was everyone in the Blues scene back in the day - played at Theresa's. Starting in the 50's right up until it's closing in the early eighties; Theresa's was the spot. Nobody owned Theresa's, music-wise like Junior Wells. No other musician, not Buddy Guy, … Continue reading Junior Wells – Live from Theresa’s; Part Two

Johnny Beaudine; The Blues – ‘Live’ from Chicago ….Part One

How many times has someone sat down and explained how good Muddy Waters was. On how many occasions did someone tell a captive audience that Howlin' Wolf was the best ... How many of these storytellers actually played with and/ or  witnessed these legends first hand? Not many. This is where saxophone player Johnny Beaudine … Continue reading Johnny Beaudine; The Blues – ‘Live’ from Chicago ….Part One