Some things improve with age. Holly Cole has always been great. She has always been a throwback to the glory days of female jazz singers. With her vocal range diving deep within the depths of notes and rising to the surface – Cole has always ‘nailed it.’ Last night as part of the Montreal Jazz… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Holly Cole; Like a Fine Wine
There comes a time in a band’s life when they could easily ‘mail it in’. When a few years pass since the initial hits send a group into the stratosphere, those hits are money in the bank. A band can rely on them to sell tickets and for the attendees; nostalgia feeds their souls. A… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Blue Rodeo Retain Their Canadian Crown
Let’s get ready to rumble ! Er … rumba …? The Jazz Festival of Montreal, the largest of it’s kind and celebrating it’s fortieth anniversary – gets underway officially today ! Have a listen below to some of the artists that will be performing ! Visit The Jazz Festival Here ! Visit Smoke Meat Pete… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal Jazz Festival Preview For Your Listening Pleasure
Music is created daily… Sometimes it is very successful musicians creating new tunes. Other times – it is a guy in his basement with stars in his eyes. Either way, the sounds are always put out into the universe. Please listen below to some great new tunes ! Live Music On The Boardwalk Starting at… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Some Upcoming Albums
Alligator Records artists Shemekia Copeland and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram will perform with blues icon Buddy Guy as he is inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall Of Fame. In an all-star concert event to be held on October 24 at ACL Live at The Moody Theater in downtown Austin, Texas, Guy, along with Shawn Colvin and Lyle Lovett, will be… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – SHEMEKIA COPELAND AND CHRISTONE “KINGFISH” INGRAM TO CELEBRATE BUDDY GUY’S AUSTIN CITY LIMITS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION
Sometimes you never hear the songs that are coming to a town near you . Most of the great tunes are released to no fanfare from anyone – let alone to the common man. Have a listen below to some new tracks, a couple of familiar tracks and some shows coming soon to Montreal !
Stop what you are doing and listen. Won’t ya? Not all great tunes are at your disposal when in the car or on your preferred listening platform. That is why you visit Rick Keene Music Scene – to receive the chats, the info and the tunes from artists you may not know exist . Have… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Ten Essential Tracks