Bruce ‘Mississippi’ Johnson – Singing Music the Right Way !

Sometimes, the Blues is in you for a lifetime. It just takes a while to come out . Bruce ' Mississippi' Johnson has been involved in music for a very long time. Playing and performing 'other people's' songs. Now - it's his turn to perform his own. Please listen below to  my chat with Bruce … Continue reading Bruce ‘Mississippi’ Johnson – Singing Music the Right Way !

Bonnie Raitt , Royal Wood and a Bevy of Artists Coming To the Montreal Jazz Festival

    All that Jazz ...   The Montreal International Jazz Festival stats June 29th. It promises - once more, to be legendary as acts from all corners of the globe meet in Montreal for the largest Jazz Festival in the world.     Keep coming back to Rick Keene Music Scene.com for interviews, previews, … Continue reading Bonnie Raitt , Royal Wood and a Bevy of Artists Coming To the Montreal Jazz Festival

Martin Goyette – Gerry Boulet and James Cotton All Rolled Into One !

Martin Goyette is a force to be reckoned with.  Rarely does an artist come along who delivers vocals so powerfully. So passionately. So forcefully. Combining a lifelong education of the Blues with a passion for learning more and more. That's Martin.  Big Beets is Martin's sophomore disc and it displays a willingness to take a … Continue reading Martin Goyette – Gerry Boulet and James Cotton All Rolled Into One !

RIVERCAT – What Happens in New Jersey, Does Not Stay in New Jersey.

What happens in New Jersey, does not stay in New Jersey. Musically, anyways ... Springsteen set the bar pretty high for guys like Mark Rivers. Something which clearly shines through on RiverCat's new album; Hard Road to Freedom.  Please listen below as Mark explains his band RiverCat , his own musical influences and his job … Continue reading RIVERCAT – What Happens in New Jersey, Does Not Stay in New Jersey.