Rick Keene Music Scene – Ori Dagan Celebrates 100 Years of Nat King Cole

Smooth. Easy. Casual. Nat King Cole was so talented - everything he did appeared simple. For that reason, Cole is often overlooked when the topic of legendary musicians and singers comes up over dinner. ORI DAGAN is attempting to change how people perceive Nat King Cole on his latest offering; ‘Nathaniel: A Tribute to Nat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ori Dagan Celebrates 100 Years of Nat King Cole

Rick Keene Music Scene – Serena Ryder Conquers All

by Catherine Stamatakos It is easy to hear why Serena Ryder is popular. At The Corona Theatre Friday night in Montreal, the audience contained people who loved catchy tunes, Canadian artists and Christmas. Serena Ryder easily delivered all three of the audience's favorite things as a premature Christmas gift. Of course - Serena's recent album … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Serena Ryder Conquers All

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Interviews of 2019

When you speak to as many musicians as I do - arriving at a Top Ten is not easy. There are so many tales of triumph, overcoming obstacles and just pure talent that place musicians on a large or not-so-large stage. There is no 'best of' interviews. The list that follows are the ones that … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Interviews of 2019

Rick Keene Music Scene – Eric Schenkman of The Spin Doctors Releases New Solo Album

What time is it? Time for a great album ... The Spin Doctors were one of the top bands in the 90s. The group - opening for The Rolling Stones on a few gigs. A feat many aspire to yet few reach. The co - founder and guitarist of The Spin Doctors, Eric Schenkman has … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Eric Schenkman of The Spin Doctors Releases New Solo Album