You can dance if you want to ... How many songs in Canadian music are recognizable by a few words? How many Canadian tunes are responsible for creating a non - dance dance craze? Say what? Please listen below to my chat with Ivan Doroschuk - the writer and composer of 'The Safety Dance' and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal Jazz Festival Preview. Men without Hats
As usual - a lot going on ... From 80's Pop to R&B and Soul - Montreal and The Montreal Jazz Festival has a lot to offer. Please listen below for some upcoming shows and some great tunes. Thank You ! Listen to my interview with Cliff Stevens Here ! … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – What’s Going On ?
Cliff Stevens' hands aren't slow. Despite many years portraying Eric Clapton as means to meet the ends, Stevens' is on his way to 'bucking' the label. 'Grass Wont Grow' - Stevens' new album, is an accumulation of years of practice and years of being on the road. Easy going riffs compliment easier going melodies … Continue reading Cliff Stevens – The Prodigal Guitarist Returns to Montreal to Prove ‘Grass Won’t Grow’.
Dr. Trevor Payne is a Montreal institution. He may only be realizing it now. Dr. Payne and his Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir have soared to heights not imagined by anyone. Considered to be one of the top choirs in the world, Trevor Payne is ending his tenure as their leader. Something which is causing … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene Jazz Festival Preview – An Extensive Chat with Dr. Trevor Payne
Wanda Jackson dated Elvis Presley. Not bad eh? Following forays into Rockabilly, Rock n Roll, Country and Gospel music - Mrs. Jackson is still going strong into her sixth decade. Her latest endeavor? Working with Jack White and Justin Townes Earle. Please listen as Wanda explains her experiences. All part of music history ... … Continue reading Wanda Jackson – From Elvis to Jack White
As my interview with Jerry Mercer goes on - the legendary drummer discusses the rudiments of drumming, his battle with cancer and how it brought him together with an old friend. His musical education continues as he educates us ... Please stay tuned as this interview will be in five parts .... What I'd say … Continue reading Jerry Mercer- As The Years Go By; Part Two.
The Cedars Cancer Institute is pleased to announce that celebrated Montreal musician Trevor W. Payne, C.M. will spearhead a new men's cancer fund in support of the Cedars Best Care for Life Campaign of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). “Prostate cancer kills more men every year than any other form of cancer. It will afflict one … Continue reading Trevor Payne Raises Money for Cancer