Rick Keene Music Scene – New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers

Volume 1 from Roots Super Group Set for ReleaseSeptember 4 on Stony Plain Records Stony Plain Records announces a September 4 release date for the first volume of music from roots “super group,” New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers: Charlie Musselwhite, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Jimbo Mathus, the late Jim Dickinson, and North Mississippi Allstars members Luther … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers

Rick Keene Music Scene – Jordan Officer Delivers Blues, Jazz and Country the Proper Way

Jordan Officer is schooled. Many people play guitar. Many people write songs. Few study the history of music as profoundly as Jordan Officer. Jordan Officer came into his own opening up for George Thorogood. It was a double bill at the Montreal International Jazz Festival. The Montreal crowd - stunned by Jordan Officer and his … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Jordan Officer Delivers Blues, Jazz and Country the Proper Way

Rick Keene Music Scene – Ten Canadian Provinces.Ten Canadian Artists.

Canada. Vast and filled with serenity. The sounds of the cities sneak into the country as the greenery simultaneously begs from the towns. Please listen below to ten Canadian artists from ten Canadian Provinces. Ten Tunes. Be proud eh ?  Graffiti Signs Here JesseProtected Here If you enjoy Rick Keene Music Scene - Please help … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ten Canadian Provinces.Ten Canadian Artists.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

Peter Varvaro is one of the hardest working men in Montreal. Fifteen hours a day or more for twenty five years, Pete has provided the best food and the best entertainment in Montreal. Covid has affected all restaurants very badly yet no other restaurant must put up with the constant harassment from town officials and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – Kim Mitchell Talks About First New Album in Thirteen Years

Kim Mitchell has a new album coming out titled; 'The Big Fantasize' It is his first album in thirteen years and the word 'Anticipation' is an understatement for music fans everywhere. Very few artists in this great Country can be called a legend. Kim is one of the greats and a songwriter whose talent is … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Kim Mitchell Talks About First New Album in Thirteen Years

Rick Keene Music Scene – Tales and Tunes Under The Patio Lanterns

Kim Mitchell has a new album out. It is his first album in thirteen years and the word 'Anticipation' is an understatement for music fans everywhere. Very few artists in this great Country can be called a legend. Kim is one of the greats and a songwriter whose talent is grossly overlooked on the world … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Tales and Tunes Under The Patio Lanterns

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Top Ten Canadian Female Vocalists

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Eh? What elements make up a talented vocalist? Canada's female singers are extraordinary. The beauty comes from within and shines from outside. Choosing the Top Ten Canadian Female Vocalists are impossible but here goes. Please appreciate some of Canada's greatest female singers and listen below to The … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Top Ten Canadian Female Vocalists

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Top New Songs and An Exciting Opportunity For Musicians

New tunes everyday in Canada eh ? Just because live music has come to a halt, that does not mean new music has. From Nova Scotia to Vancouver. Winnipeg to Ontario. Musicians from Canadian cities and Provinces are everywhere and filled with talent. Please appreciate some of Canada's great new tunes including Kim Mitchell and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Top New Songs and An Exciting Opportunity For Musicians

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Top Ten Canadian Male Vocalists

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Eh? What elements make up a talented vocalist? Canada's male singers are unique. Something about the tone, the pitch makes them truly Canadian. Let us see if a list of Top Ten Canadian Male Vocalists jives with your choices? Please appreciate some of Canada's greatest male singers … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Top Ten Canadian Male Vocalists

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Top Ten Canadian Guitarists

Five strings is a bridge to the moon. So many chords and yet so little. So many licks and so many melodies. Canada's guitar players are unique. The sounds of the Country tend to be played loud and clear echoing Canada's vast land and peoples. The tone, the feel - as Canadian as Maple Syrup. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Top Ten Canadian Guitarists

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Ultimate Canadian Playlist

Canada exports many songs that go on to change the world. Hockey may be what Canada is known for yet if you dig through the layers of music in the past century, songwriters and musicians are unearthed more often than dinosaur bones. From East Coast to West. North to South. Canada's vastness helps contribute to … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Ultimate Canadian Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – O Canada !

The O Canada Jazz Orchestra which has been captured in a virtual performance of Hersog's world class, high energy and infinitely swinging new arrangement of "O Canada!" Hersog created the orchestra and the arrangement with the intention of showcasing the camaraderie that exists among Canadian jazz musicians in these difficult times.   The musicians, who come from all ten … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – O Canada !

Rick Keene Music Scene – No Downchild Blues Band, No Blues Brothers

Dan Akroyd's quote above sums it up. Two songs of Downchild Blues Band were featured on The Blues Brothers' first album and in the film The Blues Brothers. An enduring legacy for Canadian musicians. An enduring legacy for The Blues. Please listen below to my chat with lead vocalist and harmonica player Chuck Jackson. Fifty … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – No Downchild Blues Band, No Blues Brothers

Rick Keene Music Scene – Michael Kaeshammer; ‘Live’ Music To Your Livingroom

Concerts may be on hold right now but Michael Kaeshammer is not. Live music is essential to the soul. It cures everything from depression to a broken heart. Michael has taken the opportunity to fill a void with a live album that was going to be released anyway. A DVD of the show with special … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Michael Kaeshammer; ‘Live’ Music To Your Livingroom

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Jazz Tribute to The Late House of Jazz

No House of Jazz in Montreal, no Rick Keene Music Scene.com Sadly - due to the government's reaction to Covid, Montreal's House of Jazz has closed it's doors. In honor of the late George Durst and Francois Martinek, please listen below to some great new Jazz with a lot of fun thrown in. George Durst … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Jazz Tribute to The Late House of Jazz

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. Please Listen Below To Your Requests Jesse Protected Here Graffiti Signs Here If you enjoy … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Collection of New Song Releases

Enough of the hate and time spent spreading it. Social media commenting is endorsing and spreading of hate. Please listen below to Some New Tunes You Do Not Hear Anywhere Else ! Streaming Live at the Village Vanguard  Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons beginning June 13  On February 22, 2020 the Village Vanguard, the world’s … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Collection of New Song Releases

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. Please enjoy Your Playlist Please listen below Smoke Meat Pete Here If you enjoy Rick … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. Please enjoy Your Playlist Please listen below Smoke Meat Pete Here If you enjoy Rick … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist Feat. Jean Marc Pisapia from The Box

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. Please enjoy Your Playlist with Special Guest Jean Marc Pisapia from The Box! Please listen … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist Feat. Jean Marc Pisapia from The Box

Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part Three.

The Box are one of few Canadian bands who strung together numerous hits in the 1980's. So many hits in three years - writer and front-man Jean Marc started to get a big ego. He could do no wrong in his mind ... Fast forward to 2018 and the elder Jean Marc speaks to his … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part Three.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part Two

The Box are one of few Canadian bands who strung together numerous hits in the 1980's. So many hits in three years - writer and front-man Jean Marc started to get a big ego. He could do no wrong in his mind ... Fast forward to 2018 and the elder Jean Marc speaks to his … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part One

The Box are one of few Canadian bands who strung together numerous hits in the 1980's. So many hits in three years - writer and front-man Jean Marc started to get a big ego. He could do no wrong in his mind ... Fast forward to 2018 and the elder Jean Marc speaks to his … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part One