Sometimes the shadows are long. In the case of Jake Clemons (who happens to be the nephew of the late Clarence Clemons of The E Street Band), comparisons will always be there. The fact the saxophone is one instrument that Jake plays, only adds to the mix. Let's get one thing straight - Jake Clemons … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Jake Clemons Proves He is His Own ‘Big Man’
Mixed marriages are sometimes frowned upon. If the saying ' put two things together that have never been together before and you can sell them' is true, then Tetrix will soon become very wealthy. Tetrix contains two fellas who have been very busy musically. Every House Has a Light On is Connor Gottfried and Neil … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Tetrix; ‘Hank Williams on Acid’
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 !
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
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
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
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