Music is universal. Current New York City resident and composer / musician and educator Jason Yeager, has combined his own musical education (via a recent trip to Argentina) with his own homegrown musical education. The result is a delicious combination of vocal and instrumental delicacies. The type of music that is not only thought provoking; … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Jason Yeager Combines Jazz with Latin Rhythms On the Album; New Songs of Resistance
Jazz at Princeton University Announces Diverse and Compelling Season October 12, 2019 – May 9, 2020 Guest artists include Portuguese vocalist/composer Sara Serpa with Nigerian writer Emmanuel Iduma, Chilean vocal sensation Claudia Acuña, & Grammy-nominated Cuban drummer & MacArthur Fellow Dafnis Prieto Faculty groups are led by Jazz at Princeton head Rudresh Mahanthappa, Trineice … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – All That Jazz
The Jazz Festival is coming and so are musicians from around the globe. https://www.montrealjazzfest.com/en-CA There are also many places in Montreal and surroundings which provide live entertainment outside the downtown core. For ten days - it is a music lover's paradise downtown and near home. You can't get much better than that ! Please listen … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Alan Parsons, Rivercat and The Stones Start No Filter Tour Amid Jagger’s Health Concerns
Real music is not always 'sold' through mainstream avenues. That does not mean the albums in question are not 'good enough' or not sold through mainstream, it means good music must be sought out. Here are just a few albums than music lovers should add to their collection. Buy albums, attend shows and keep music … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Some Great Jazz Albums of 2019
Cecile Doo Kingue is ready ... Ready for what? Her first appearance at The Jazz Festival under her own name with her own trio. Pretty cool as this 'road traveler' has enhanced her level of performance to an entire different level. Songwriting is one thing she accomplished a while ago. Playing non stop since the … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene -I Dont Like Spiders and Snakes But That Ain’t What it Takes to Love Cecile Doo Kingue !
Corey Diabo is not your average guitar player. Traditionally - a Rock n Roll fan and soon later; a Blues guru of sorts. Corey hooked up with his pal Jonas Tomalty and in almost 20 years - all Hell broke loose. That fire - burning intensely to this day. Please listen below as Corey … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Corey Diabo Talks National Aboriginal Day; June 21st Cabot Square
Joss Stone has been around for a while. Considering she is only thirty years old - it seems as if 'thirty' is the new 'sixty' in terms of what she has accomplished thus far in her career. Dave Stewart and Mick Jagger, just two of the names who have aided Joss on her musical education. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Jazz Festival Preview; Joss Stone