Ya think you know somebody ... For many of the audience attending Colin James' show at the Montreal Jazz Festival - the fact that Colin once lived in Montreal for a year and a half, came as a surprise. James recanted the tales of living in Lachine and Verdun and busking in the Metros. He … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Colin James ‘Returns’ Home
Some people walk the talk. Some people talk the walk. Very few people walk and walk and walk and keep on walking. Buddy Guy graced the Montreal Jazz Festival with his presence Saturday night. In a festival that has witnessed the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder - Buddy's appearance and subsequent … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Damn Right ! Buddy Guy Was at The Jazz Festival !
All that was missing was acid, black light posters and hair ... Has there been anyone in the history of music that is identified with one album and a live one at that? Every artist who falls under the legend umbrella has at the very least, three albums and ten hit songs. Sure there are … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Frampton Comes Alive in Montreal
Songs and albums bring you back to a special time in your life and they become etched in stone. Even if you were not a fan, in the late seventies, Peter Frampton was all over the radio. Do You Feel Like We Do was an anthem for Rock n Rollers. One of those tunes that … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Peter Frampton Press Conference at Montreal Jazz Festival
Some guys are just born with talent. George Benson was here in Montreal Monday evening as part of The Montreal International jazz Festival. Those in attendance witnessed a special evening. Special tunes, special talent and a backing band filled with rhythm. Breezin' started the night with an indication of Benson's superb guitar work. Instrumentals are … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – George Benson Changes the Jazz Festival Into Broadway
The word legendary gets tossed around like a flea bit peanut monkey. In the case of Alan Parsons, he is a monkey on all music fan's backs. Alan has released his first solo album in fifteen years. It is no 'secret' that fans have been waiting for this anxiously. The album 'The Secret' does not … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Alan Parsons Has a ‘Secret’ and It Is a Good One …
Imagine having a guitar made especially for an album. That is precisely what Kevin Breit did for his new release - Stella Bella Strada. Please listen below to Part Two of my chat with Kevin and hear some great tunes and tales from the new album. Visit Kevin Here !