You need to live to understand The Blues. Pain, suffering and misery. No person on earth is immune to it. The Blues understands it all and the human soul understands The Blues. Please listen below to some of the best Blues' tunes circulating like medicine. Visit Smoke Meat Pete Here !
Some tunes bring back memories as crisp as a leaf in the Fall. The Cars along with principle songwriter Ric Ocasek inspired every young person coming of age in the mid to late seventies. Doesn't matter what genre a teen was into - The Cars grabbed everyone because their music contained something for everyone. Please … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Tribute to Ric Ocasek and The Cars
It always comes back to the Blues. From Charlie Parker to Chuck Berry. From Billie Holiday to Colin James. From Stevie Ray Vaughan to The Rolling Stones. The Blues are essential. Please listen below to some of Montreal's best Blues players and a classic track from the past. Visit Smoke Meat Pete Here !
There is life in music - you just have to look and listen for it. Most savvy music fans avoid the radio these days. It is filled with 'fake tunes'. Corporate - pumped propaganda to coincide with the equally corporate-pumped newscasts. Music along with common sense should not be fueled by a station's political agenda … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Spirit of Rock
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
Growing up fast ... That is exactly what happened to a bunch of 'kids' from Burlington, Ontario. How many people or musicians do you know of that were on the first episode of Much Music? Please listen below to my chat with original member and bassist Sandy Horne. Hear some great tunes off the new … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Sandy Horne Talks Past, Present and Future of The Spoons
The city and surrounding areas are ripe with tunes for the picking this week. Plenty of live music of all genres to pick through and to choose your favorites. Pop may be your thing. Rock may be your thing. Blues may be your thing. Whatever the case - check below and discover Montreal music at … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Picks for Live Music in Montreal