Rick Keene Music Scene – A Song for Markov, The ‘Mooch’ and Jack Black Recites Carl Sandburg

Everyone needs a break once in a while. Noise pollution is not good for the musical soul.       Please enjoy some real tunes in the meantime. Rick Keene Music Scene will be back before you can say Andrei Markov !       Listen to my interview with Lawrence Gowan of Styx below… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – A Song for Markov, The ‘Mooch’ and Jack Black Recites Carl Sandburg

Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal Jazz Festival Preview. Men without Hats

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… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal Jazz Festival Preview. Men without Hats

Cliff Stevens – The Prodigal Guitarist Returns to Montreal to Prove ‘Grass Won’t Grow’.

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… Read More Cliff Stevens – The Prodigal Guitarist Returns to Montreal to Prove ‘Grass Won’t Grow’.

Rick Keene Music Scene Jazz Festival Preview – An Extensive Chat with Dr. Trevor Payne

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… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene Jazz Festival Preview – An Extensive Chat with Dr. Trevor Payne