Local singer and Blues lover Barb Diab has come a long way. A teacher by trade, Barb’s love and passion for The Blues has transported her to places beyond her imagination. It just goes to show ya – follow your dream and one day your dreams may follow you. Please listen below to my chat… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Barb Diab Talks New Album and Working with B.B. King’s Longtime Drummer
The Montreal International Jazz Festival is celebrating it’s 40th Anniversary this summer. Aside from the usual top choices of tunes from all genres and all countries, this year the Jazz folks have added another borough to it’s already large territory. Verdun will feature class acts and expand the Jazz Festival experience to a larger portion… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Rick’s Top Free Montreal Jazz Festival Picks
It’s all about the sax … For Michael Eaton, normally it is all about the sax. On the album Dialogical, it is not about the sax. It is about creating a ‘voice’ from several ‘voices’. Please listen below to my chat with Michael and hear some great tunes! Michael? What’s up? Visit Michael Here !
Adding layers to a canvas sounds easy … Every artist can add and subtract tones from their work of art. Experimenting and learning tones from around the world and ‘adjusting’ the canvas is an entirely different thing. On Jeff Gunn’s latest offering ‘Sonic Tales’, exploration is the key. An entry into the sounds of an… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Jeff Gunn’s ‘Sonic Tales’ A Must Listen for Every Guitar Player
L’Association des professionnels de la chanson et de la musique (APCM) announced the nominations for the 10th edition of the Gala Trille Or. The gala is an opportunity for Franco-Canadian artists to shine. Seventy-six performers and industry professionals from across Canada are nominated in twenty-nine categories. 1. Artiste Solo Damien Robitaille Étienne Fletcher Jacobus Mélissa Ouimet YAO… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Artist Nominations For Gala Trille Or 2019 ( Franco-Canadian)
Is there anything Sass Jordan can’t do? Singer, songwriter, actress, judge, wife and Mother -Sass’ tasks are unique and numerous. Yet why stop there? Jordan (currently working on an album of new material), has somehow found the time to release her own brand of wine. Kick Ass Sass White 2016 and Kick Ass Sass… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene -Sass Jordan Releases Her Own Brand of Kick Ass Wine
Christmas is gone and New Year’s celebrations are fading into either good or bad memories. The winter blues can be overtaken by getting out and socializing. Music is your dancing partner. Here are just a few shows you may consider and click on the links to check out full schedules. January 12 Panic! At… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Some of the Best Music Shows in January