Rick Keene Music Scene – Celebrating Canada Day Musically With Canadians. Eh?

Canada Day will be celebrated - crowds or not. Toronto’s ViVA TRIO Releases Special Rendition of "O CANADA" with Multi-Award Winning Top Canadian Artists In honor of Canada Day 2020, internationally acclaimed vocalist trio ViVA Trio have assembled an incredible all-Canadian cast of talent to perform their rendition of “O Canada” virtually this June 25th … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Celebrating Canada Day Musically With Canadians. Eh?

Rick Keene Music Scene – What Happened When Todd Galganov Met with Trudeau? What Steps to Find Jesse Galganov?

Todd Galganov is a great Father.   When most people would have given their son up for dead and just come home - Todd Galganov remains in Peru and is only gaining strength in his quest to find his son Jesse Galganov.   That doesn't mean Todd is not realistic. He truly understands that his … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – What Happened When Todd Galganov Met with Trudeau? What Steps to Find Jesse Galganov?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Talks Billy Joel, Elton John and Some Guy Named Penn Jillette?

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know - magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike's playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Talks Billy Joel, Elton John and Some Guy Named Penn Jillette?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones’ Top Ten Piano Players. Part Three

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know - magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike's playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones’ Top Ten Piano Players. Part Three

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part Two

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know - magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike's playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part One

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know - magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike's playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part One

Rick Keene Music Scene – Carla Bruni ‘Covers’ Montreal

Sometimes, one does not know what to expect from an artist. Model / actress / singer / songwriter Carla Bruni is one of those artists. On the heels of her latest album French Touch - the native of Italy and wife of former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy, elegantly wowed L'Olympia on Sunday night. Song … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Carla Bruni ‘Covers’ Montreal

Rick Keene Music Scene – Discovering Leonard Cohen

For many people - Leonard Cohen was an old guy who wrote the song Hallelujah. Visiting the exhibit honoring the late poet / songwriter / philosopher is an eye and ear opener. Only the folks who are deeply embedded in music and / or above the Mason- Dixon line in age are not surprised. La … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Discovering Leonard Cohen

Rick Keene Music Scene – Searching for Jesse Galganov; Somebody Knows Something Out There !

Jesse Galganov is Missing ! Can you imagine the feelings that are going through the mind and souls of his family? Jesse Galganov went backpacking in Peru. Last time anyone heard from or saw him was at the beginning of October. Something is amiss. Someone knows something about his whereabouts or perhaps - Jesse is … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Searching for Jesse Galganov; Somebody Knows Something Out There !

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Reasons to Attend Bands for Baskets 2017

Once a year, around this time, Santa visits twice.   Make that two Santas.    Ross Griffiths and Peter Angrove; for the twelfth year in a row, place a few local bands together and raise money for the needy in the West Island. Help, in the form of food baskets. Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Reasons to Attend Bands for Baskets 2017

Rick Keene Music Scene – Searching for Jesse Galganov

The idea of a son missing in a far away place is enough to make any parent go crazy. This is exactly what is happening as Todd Galganov is in Peru doing all he can to bring his son Jesse Galganov safely back to Montreal. Please listen below to my chat with Todd and find … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Searching for Jesse Galganov