Rick Keene Music Scene – Some Great Jazz Albums of 2019

Real music is not always ‘sold’ through mainstream avenues. That does not mean the albums in question are not ‘good enough’ or not sold through mainstream, it means good music must be sought out. Here are just a few albums than music lovers should add to their collection. Buy albums, attend shows and keep music […]

Rick Keene Music Scene – Delfeayo Marsalis; Part of Jazz Royalty

We all know the Marsalis clan. Yet – do we? Delfeayo Marsalis is the unsung hero. The master of arranging, producing, conducting and teaching. He is also no slouch musically either. All the Marsalis’ children were raised with a social conscience and it shines through directly in Delfeayo’s release; Make America Great Again. Plese listen […]

Rick Keene Music Scene; A Tribute to Stuart McLean

Stuart McLean will be missed … He will be missed by his family, his coworkers and his Vinyl Cafe family. Sorely and immensely. He will also be missed by the world of the curious and the fans of human nature. Seldom does a storyteller come around who can tug at the heartstrings without utilizing propaganda. […]