Rick Keene Music Scene – 2018 Year in Review Part Four

The music kept coming. The Montreal International Jazz Festival got underway and this year was a great mix for fans … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Review – Dr. Lonnie Smith; Doin’ Only What He Can Do

The word legendary. Tossed around like a flea – bit peanut monkey sometimes. In the case of Dr. Lonnie Smith … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Review – Beth Hart’s Dynamite Show Steals the Jazz Festival

There are so many female vocalists on the planet. Great ones, good ones, average ones and yes – bad ones. … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Review – Ranee Lee Delivers A Performance For The Ages Despite Sadness

Ranee Lee has endured some tough gigs in her time yet nothing like the one last night at L’Astral.   … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Review – Boz Scaggs Redefines His ‘Public’ Image

Admit it. Lido Shuffle is all you know … Boz Scaggs is that type of artist. The masses think that … More

Rick Keene Music Scene; Jazz Festival Interview – Jordan Officer Blows the Roof Off Place des Arts !

Jordan Officer is a groundbreaking artist. Kinda … Groundbreaking in a way that combines his talent with old school tools … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Music To Do The Sunday Crossword Puzzle

What to do on a Sunday? Open the curtains, make a cup of coffee, grab the paper and do the … More

What’s Happening with Jazz All Year Round Series and in Montreal !

As usual … Lots coming in Montreal ! The Jazz All Year Round Series is in full flight, Evenko has … More

Reggae ‘Superstar in Waiting’ Rocky Dawuni ‘Kills’ Montreal !

Bob Marley would be proud … Over the years, many Reggae ( Marley) – influenced singers and musicians have come … More

Bands for Baskets and A Magical Musical Evening to Combat Prostate Cancer

 Have you ever starved at Christmas? Most people in the West Island receive over a thousand dollars in presents at … More

Ask Dave the Bartender – What does Randy Rhoads’ Mom and Michael Jackson Have in Common?

It is not easy being married. Ask any bartender ! Dave … the Bartender, has heard everything. Drunken confessions, slurred … More

Steve Hackett – The ‘Genesis’ of His New Album Wolflight. Complete Interview.

Steve Hackett is better known as the lead guitarist with Genesis. Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Steve Hackett and … More

The Who’s Masterpiece Tommy – In Montreal! Live !

Chances are – a music fan in the 1970’s was profoundly affected by The Who’s album Tommy. It is simple. … More

Rocky Dawuni Climbs Closer to Sainthood Through Music and Humanitarian Work.

It is not every day you encounter a Saint … Rocky Dawuni is quickly approaching ‘saintdom’ as he continues adding … More

Montreal International Jazz Festival 2014 – Preview; Jordan Officer

Jordan Officer has come full circle … He started his musical life with a love for the Blues. Following a … More