Rick Keene Music Scene -April Wine’s Co-Founder Jim Henman Has Had Enough of School Shootings and Is Doing Something About It !

Children are the future ... Imagine how the world will appear in ten years? Imagine there is no safe zone at all? Homes and schools - the two places where kids should feel safe. A pair of sacred turfs now affected more and more by gun violence in the United States of America. One of … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene -April Wine’s Co-Founder Jim Henman Has Had Enough of School Shootings and Is Doing Something About It !

Rick Keene Music Scene -April Wine’s Brian Greenway; Part of Canadian Music History

What you hear on stage is only the tip of a musician's iceberg. Starting with Mashmakhan , guitarist Brian Greenway has had a very colorful and fruitful musical career. The Wackers , The Dudes , April Wine and now two new entities to keep Brian's musical chops fresh and alive . Brian Greenway's Blues Bus … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene -April Wine’s Brian Greenway; Part of Canadian Music History

Rick Keene Music Scene – Paolo Stante ; The Next Generation of Montreal Guitarists

Practice makes perfect ... For guitarist Paolo Stante - the less he thinks - the more he feels the music. Just prior to the release of his third disc; At It Again - that is the essence of Paolo's music. Experience through gigging and writing has brought less panic to Stante's craft and in turn, … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Paolo Stante ; The Next Generation of Montreal Guitarists

Rick Keene Music Scene – BackTraxx; Bringing Hairspray and Rock n Roll Back from The Eighties !

Remember when Rock was energetic?     The bands, the fans and the music all had big hair and the experience of going to a show was electrifying ? An event? An experience that sculpted you for life ? Not to worry, that experience is back and once you attend a show by the band … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – BackTraxx; Bringing Hairspray and Rock n Roll Back from The Eighties !

Rick Keene Music Scene – Wake Up Music World, It Is The ‘Crack of Dawn’ !

In a music galaxy far, far away - a Canadian band altered the airwaves and  sent Canada into an entirely different universe.     Crack of Dawn were the first black band to be signed to a major label (CBS) in Canada. Otis Redding’s producer discovered them and the band sold more albums than Earth, … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Wake Up Music World, It Is The ‘Crack of Dawn’ !

Rick Keene Music Scene – April Wine Co – Founder Jim Henman’s Family Affair !

Without Jim Henman - April Wine may have never been the same. Without The Henman Family, East Coast music may not have been the same.   Jim Henman ( bass) along with cousins David (Guitar) and Ritchie (Drums) started the band April Wine. Jim grabbed his old mate from a band called Woody's Termites and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – April Wine Co – Founder Jim Henman’s Family Affair !