Local singer and Blues lover Barb Diab has come a long way. A teacher by trade, Barb’s love and passion for The Blues has transported her to places beyond her imagination. It just goes to show ya – follow your dream and one day your dreams may follow you. Please listen below to my chat… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Barb Diab Talks New Album and Working with B.B. King’s Longtime Drummer
Ya think you know somebody … For many of the audience attending Colin James’ show at the Montreal Jazz Festival – the fact that Colin once lived in Montreal for a year and a half, came as a surprise. James recanted the tales of living in Lachine and Verdun and busking in the Metros. He… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Colin James ‘Returns’ Home
What is the process of recording Marillion songs? Marillion drummer Ian Mosley invites punters into the world of Marillion in Part Two and also discusses his feelings about Steve Hackett of Genesis fame. Ian’s thoughts on retirement also come up along with advice to up and coming drummers. Please listen below to Part Two of… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Marillion Drummer Ian Mosley; The Beat Goes On. Part Two
What kid does not bang on things? Marillion drummer Ian Mosley was one of those kids and unlike many – the now sixty-five year old Brit has not stopped. Banging the skins with Marillion since 1984, Ian’s musical education commenced long before that. Privy to up close and personal performances by the likes of Buddy… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Marillion Drummer Ian Mosley; The Beat Goes On …
Music is in the genes. As a child, T.Nile traveled around with her father who was a street entertainer. It did not take Tamara long to figure out she was also a performer. A combination of classic music training and genes has gifted Tamara with songs in her soul. It is a work in progress… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – T.Nile; Swallowing Music Profoundly In New Album Beachfires
It is a lot of fun watching a seed grow … For the fans of Rock n Roll in Montreal – watching The Damn Truth emerge from seedlings in the garden of Montreal music has been – thus far, satisfactory. Yet in the immortal words of one of Rock music’s founding fathers; “I can’t get… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – The Damn Truth Deliver The Damn Truth !
Quebec loves their Prog Rock guys and the Prog Rock guys love Quebec. It is hard to say exactly when Quebec’s love affair with Gowan began. It is not hard to say however why it started in the first place. Quebec audiences historically love the oddballs. The creative spirits who demonstrate something that Quebecers (especially… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Lawrence Gowan is Poised To Conquer Quebec. Again !