Rick Keene Music Scene – Danny Blueberry is Rock n’ Roll !

If Rock n' Roll is about rebellion - then Danny Blueberry is Rock n' Roll. Banned from listening to mainstream music, Danny grew up without a certain soul. Music was in his life but the type of music he heard was chosen for him. Thank God for Aerosmith ! Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Danny Blueberry is Rock n’ Roll !

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Tribute to Ric Ocasek and The Cars

Some tunes bring back memories as crisp as a leaf in the Fall. The Cars along with principle songwriter Ric Ocasek inspired every young person coming of age in the mid to late seventies. Doesn't matter what genre a teen was into - The Cars grabbed everyone because their music contained something for everyone. Please … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Tribute to Ric Ocasek and The Cars

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top New Jazz Releases

Sometimes, you must return to the roots ... Jazz, at one point, was what Rock n Roll and Pop are today. Think about millions attending stadiums on a Louis Armstrong or Ella Fitzgerald world tour. Seems funny to think Jazz once had that appeal yet not so funny when you decipher the realness of Jazz … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top New Jazz Releases

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Picks for Live Music in Montreal

The city and surrounding areas are ripe with tunes for the picking this week. Plenty of live music of all genres to pick through and to choose your favorites. Pop may be your thing. Rock may be your thing. Blues may be your thing. Whatever the case - check below and discover Montreal music at … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Picks for Live Music in Montreal

Rick Keene Music Scene – Jean-Marc Pisapia of The Box Talks Strangers in The Night

Somethings come full circle.     The Box are one of the most successful Canadian bands of all time. Hit after hit was as easy as pie for principle songwriter and vocalist Jean-Marc Pisapia.     Please listen below to my chat with Jean-Marc about the ideas behind the hits and how the setting for … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Jean-Marc Pisapia of The Box Talks Strangers in The Night

Rick Keene Music Scene – Meet Carol Burnett … er … Ella Fitzgerald?

Fun and talent. You can't get much better than that. Heather Bambrick shines on her new disc and it is a very real record. True emotions are emitted from this former Newfoundland resident and it is something she learned from her father. Please listen below to my chat with Heather and Listen to some great … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Meet Carol Burnett … er … Ella Fitzgerald?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Jeff Stinco of Simple Plan Talks Strangers in the Night. Part Two

It is always good to come home. Jeff Stinco, the guitar player and original member of Simple Plan grew up in Pierrefonds, Quebec. Jeff's story is a classic tale of hometown boy 'done good'. Jeff and Simple Plan are headlining Strangers in the Night - a fixture in the Montreal landscape that raises money every … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Jeff Stinco of Simple Plan Talks Strangers in the Night. Part Two