Rick Keene 50th Birthday Bash / Fundraiser for Johnny Beaudine Line Up

Fifty years is a long time …

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Hard to believe on September 7th, I will be reaching a half century on this planet ( 47 years if you count the times I was in a different world as a teenager).

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Jerry Mercer

Please help me celebrate and at the same time – raise money for Sax player Johnny Beaudine. Johnny lost his belongings in a fire and requires help to get furniture and all the little stuff which is essential to feeling ‘ at home’.

Personal mementos cannot be replaced, so this evening will also be an opportunity for all of us to lift Johnny’s spirits through music and song. 

*Please attend and enjoy an evening of good music.

Listen Below for the line up !

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Sept. 4th – Rick Keene 50th Bday Bash!

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Jarrett Lobley Project Click Here !
Jarrett Lobley Project
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Gino Vannelli – Los Angeles and Home .​.​.

Gino Vannelli has been here before.

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The native Montrealer recently returned  to his birth city for a pair of great shows at The Rialto Theatre.

Just four short days after those performances – Gino recorded a DVD and CD of a show in L.A.

Please listen below as Gino speaks about that show including a duet with a very unlikely suspect. Is there a new album on the horizon?

Gino? 

Visit Gino Right Here!

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Visit Blues Bourbon and BBQ Here!

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Dundees

Sept. 4th – Rick Keene 50th Bday Bash!

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Jarrett Lobley Project Click Here !
Jarrett Lobley Project
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From Woody Herman to “John Fedchock’s New York Big Band

 

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Fedchock began his career in 1980 as a jazz trombonist with the legendary Woody Herman Orchestra, serving as featured soloist, musical director and chief arranger for Herman’s last two Grammy nominated albums.

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Herman said of Fedchock, “He’s my right hand man. Everything I ask of John he accomplishes, and I ask a lot. He’s a major talent.” Fedchock has also toured with Gerry Mulligan, T.S. Monk, Louie Bellson, and the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, and has performed as a featured soloist, composer and conductor around the world.

With the release of Like It Is, the next chapter has been written for the John Fedchock New York Big Band.  As with his previous recordings, this project showcases Fedchock as an artist who will continue to have a hand in guiding and shaping the direction of big band music for years to come.

John?

 

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Visit Blues Bourbon and BBQ Here!

 

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Dundees

Aug. 20th – Becky Fiset Cote

Sept. 4th – Rick Keene 50th Bday Bash!

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Jarrett Lobley Project Click Here !
Jarrett Lobley Project
Click Here !

Trois Rivieres Blues Festival; Jamiah on Fire!

Jamiah Rogers loves his family of fans.

He also loves his family. His real family. 

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Combined with two cousins in the band along with his manager / songwriting partner / Father – the group Jamiah On Fire are a real ‘family affair’.

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Please listen below as Jamiah and his Father talk about all things –

on fire!

Jamiah? Tony?

 

 

Visit Jamiah on Fire Here!

 

 

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Visit Blues Bourbon and BBQ Here!

 

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Dundees

Aug. 20th – Becky Fiset Cote

Sept. 4th – Rick Keene 50th Bday Bash!

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Jarrett Lobley Project Click Here !
Jarrett Lobley Project
Click Here !

Michelle … Ma Belle …! Part One and Two

Michelle Malone is one of …

those girls. 

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Talented but not a household name. Well, not in Montreal anyways.

She has worked with the Indigo Girls and Rolling Stones’ keyboardist Chuck Leavell. In between, she has grown to love and admire almost everyone associated with all genres of music.

Please listen below as Michelle explains many things including her new album and relates her tale of a very touching moment with Emmylou Harris.

Michelle?

 

Visit Michelle Here!

 

 

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Visit Blues Bourbon and BBQ Here!

 

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Dundees

Aug. 20th – Becky Fiset Cote

Sept. 4th – Rick Keene 50th Bday Bash!

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Jarrett Lobley Project Click Here !
Jarrett Lobley Project
Click Here !

Michelle Sweeney; Down-to-Earth Diva?

How many people do you know that worked with George  Clooney, Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion and Oliver Jones?

Not to mention – Dr. Trevor Payne and The Montreal Jubilation Choir.

Michelle Sweeney has all the ingredients of being a Diva. Nothing can be further from the truth given the negative condemnations normally associated with the  term.

Please listen as Michelle speaks about singing and her upcoming show at The House of Jazz on the 12th of July …

Michelle?

 

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