Justin Bieber could have ended up like Bryan Adams. Once upon a time, a young Bryan Adams was shopping his songs around to up and coming bands. Sending demos of his music to bands before Adams himself gained the confidence to perform them. One of the bands who received Bryan's songs was The Blushing Brides. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Bryan Adams Delivers A Rock n Roll Class
The Jazz Festival is coming and so are musicians from around the globe. https://www.montrealjazzfest.com/en-CA There are also many places in Montreal and surroundings which provide live entertainment outside the downtown core. For ten days - it is a music lover's paradise downtown and near home. You can't get much better than that ! Please listen … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Alan Parsons, Rivercat and The Stones Start No Filter Tour Amid Jagger’s Health Concerns
History comes in many forms. Molly Johnson herself - is Canadian music history. Molly is a pioneer. Musical theater, Theater, Disco, Funk, Rock / Pop and Jazz. Molly has not only done it all, she has excelled in all. A Member of the Order of Canda In 2019, Johnson has been nominated for a Juno … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Molly Johnson Launches A Much Needed Black History Website
History comes in many forms. Molly Johnson herself - is Canadian music history. Molly is a pioneer. Musical theater, Theater, Disco, Funk, Rock / Pop and Jazz. Molly has not only done it all, she has excelled in all. A Member of the Order of Canda In 2019, Johnson has been nominated for a Juno … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Molly Johnson Talks Juno Nomination and A Much Needed Black History Website
Martha and Lucy Wainright Roche are a lot of fun ... Martha and her half-sister Lucy have written and performed with most of their family. Kate and Anna McGarrigle, the Roches, Victor - the list is long and musical. For reasons which are comically dark, Lucy and Martha collaborated on their first project ' Songs in the … Continue reading The Wainright Sisters; Laughing All the Way to The Jazz Festival !
To get an idea of what type of personality Andria Simone is - one does not have to look past the name of her band. 'Those Guys'. The guys are - Mark Wilson on Bass, Brian Dihari on Sax, George Nikolov on drums and Dave Kirby on guitar. 'Those Guys' and Simone delivered a monstrous … Continue reading Andria Simone and Those Guys – Raising It Up a Notch. Jazz Festival Review
Susie Arioli ain't new to these parts ... From her humble beginnings jammin' with The Stephen Barry Band to her meteoric rise with Jordan Officer, Susie has earned her place in Montrealers hearts. Susie took her ' new ' act to the stage of Club Soda Friday evening as part of The Montreal International Jazz … Continue reading Susie Arioli; Montreal’s ‘Dearest Darlin’. Jazz Festival Review