Rick Keene Music Scene – The ‘Rock Doc’ Neil Ratner Talks Music Industry, Anesthesiology and Michael Jackson

Special to Rick Keene Music Scene.com Neil Ratner is a name that has been associated with the Rock n Roll scene since the 1960s. While pursuing a career as a drummer, Neil got a gig working on the road that led to associations with Emerson Lake and Palmer, Pink Floyd and later on the king … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The ‘Rock Doc’ Neil Ratner Talks Music Industry, Anesthesiology and Michael Jackson

Rick Keene Music Scene – StringKatz; Putting The ‘Classic’ Back In Classic Rock

Many Rock n Roll musicians are classically trained ... Lawrence Gowan of Styx immediately comes to mind which is ironic since StringKatz, a quartet of stringed instruments, just recorded Gowan's A Criminal Mind on their new CD. Music imitating music or music imitating music? StringKatz are on to something. Rock music is historically ripe in … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – StringKatz; Putting The ‘Classic’ Back In Classic Rock

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Conversation with Robert Berry

The Rules Have Changed for Musical Virtuoso Robert Berry Special to Rick Keene Music Scene by Ron Roxtar Robert Berry always strives to do his best. It seems he’s been good on his word since the release of 3.2 The Rules Have Changed. It is his best work to date. This album is a follow … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Conversation with Robert Berry

Rick Keene Music Scene Presents; A Carl Palmer Drum Solo

Carl Palmer is ahead of his time ... literally. Musically, that's what it is about. Forget about playing with Greg Lake and Keith Emerson, Carl is too quick  for them ... Palmer, the man who once sat in for Mick Fleetwood during a Peter-Green era Fleetwood Mac show, is way ahead of his playing days … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene Presents; A Carl Palmer Drum Solo

Saturday Night in Montreal and Win Tickets to See and Meet Carl Palmer

Bored? Not a problem. Just a few things to do in this fine city called Montreal tonight along with a few  tunes from the great artists that are playing. Stump Dave the Bartender and win two tickets to see and meet Carl Palmer from Emerson Lake and Palmer fame. Send questions to Rickkeene2 @gmail.com Cool … Continue reading Saturday Night in Montreal and Win Tickets to See and Meet Carl Palmer

The Wisdom of Emerson, Lake and ‘Carl Palmer’ …

Carl Palmer has been around for a while ... The sixty-four year old drummer from England, was born into a musical family. Both parents, his Grandfather and his siblings - all playing instruments around the Palmer homestead. Beginning with his first professional gig at the age of sixteen, Carl has brushed shoulders or played with … Continue reading The Wisdom of Emerson, Lake and ‘Carl Palmer’ …