Rick Keene Music Scene – The Best of Steve Hackett Solo

The genesis of the guitar work in Genesis belongs to Steve Hackett. Given the fact it has been almost fifty years since Hackett left Genesis - that leaves a huge body of solo work to discuss. Please listen below to some of the best Steve Hackett solo tracks. Visit Steve Right Here ! Steve Hackett … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Best of Steve Hackett Solo

Rick Keene Music Scene -The Musical Box;Turning Genesis Into An Extravanza

In the big scheme of things, very few people saw Genesis live in their orginal formation. Before fans knew it - Peter Gabriel was gone and shortly after, Steve Hackett followed. Fans of the original material who missed out on the theatrics and brilliant musicianship of the original  line -up live were out of luck. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene -The Musical Box;Turning Genesis Into An Extravanza

Rick Keene Music Scene – Former Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Discusses New Album , Old Friends and A Scary World. Part One and Two

Montreal is a Genesis hub. Along with bands such as Styx and Supertramp, Genesis were received and applauded in Montreal before the world embraced their talents. Consisting of Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett - Genesis served up a decade of classic music. Prog Rock. Cutting  age material that remains … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Former Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Discusses New Album , Old Friends and A Scary World. Part One and Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Former Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Discusses New Album , Old Friends and A Scary World. 

Montreal is a Genesis hub. Along with bands such as Styx and Supertramp, Genesis were received and applauded in Montreal before the world embraced their talents. Consisting of Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett - Genesis served up a decade of classic music. Prog Rock. Cutting  age material that remains … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Former Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Discusses New Album , Old Friends and A Scary World. 

Rick Keene Music Scene – Music To Do The Sunday Crossword Puzzle

What to do on a Sunday? Open the curtains, make a cup of coffee, grab the paper and do the Sunday Crossword Puzzle. It is - a no brainer! Oh - don't forget to listen to some great tunes! Right here on Rick Keene Music Scene ! Thanks ! Buy Tickets for A Magical Musical … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Music To Do The Sunday Crossword Puzzle

What’s Happening with Jazz All Year Round Series and in Montreal !

As usual ... Lots coming in Montreal ! The Jazz All Year Round Series is in full flight, Evenko has their usual fine acts and the Holiday season approaches with concerts, shows and fund raising efforts. Please listen below to some of the upcoming events, some great tunes and information to help the less fortunate … Continue reading What’s Happening with Jazz All Year Round Series and in Montreal !

Reggae ‘Superstar in Waiting’ Rocky Dawuni ‘Kills’ Montreal !

Bob Marley would be proud ... Over the years, many Reggae ( Marley) - influenced singers and musicians have come and gone. Some, like Peter Tosh, have had successful careers cut tragically short. Most, have a few hits (or none) and fade into obscurity. Ghana native Rocky Dawuni does not fit into the above category. … Continue reading Reggae ‘Superstar in Waiting’ Rocky Dawuni ‘Kills’ Montreal !

Bands for Baskets and A Magical Musical Evening to Combat Prostate Cancer

 Have you ever starved at Christmas? Most people in the West Island receive over a thousand dollars in presents at Christmas in the form of jewelry, gifts and trips. Most people in the West Island don't realize that over a thousand food baskets are given out at Christmas.   Prostate cancer is the most common … Continue reading Bands for Baskets and A Magical Musical Evening to Combat Prostate Cancer

Ask Dave the Bartender – What does Randy Rhoads’ Mom and Michael Jackson Have in Common?

It is not easy being married. Ask any bartender ! Dave ... the Bartender, has heard everything. Drunken confessions, slurred slander and lies and innuendo. All from his Mom ! Please listen below as Dave the Bartender answers your musical questions.     Buy Tickets for A Magical Musical Evening to Combat Prostate Cancer Here … Continue reading Ask Dave the Bartender – What does Randy Rhoads’ Mom and Michael Jackson Have in Common?

Steve Hackett – The ‘Genesis’ of His New Album Wolflight. Complete Interview.

Steve Hackett is better known as the lead guitarist with Genesis. Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Steve Hackett and Mike Rutherford. Legends ...  Following his departure from Genesis after the album Wind and Wuthering was released, Steve Hackett has continued his musical prowess and education. Adept in Classical, Blues and really - every style … Continue reading Steve Hackett – The ‘Genesis’ of His New Album Wolflight. Complete Interview.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten International Interviews 2014 – Part Three

A lot of talking went on in 2014 .... Narrowing down all my chats with musicians to ten was quite the task. All of the conversations, all of them - interesting and educational.   Since I interview so many, two Top Ten lists are in order. One containing people from other countries and two; musicians from … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten International Interviews 2014 – Part Three

The ‘ Genesis ‘ of Steve Hackett …

Contrary to popular belief, the lamb did not lay down on Broadway. Au contraire mon frere ... In like a lion, out like a lion, stay like a lion. A summation of Genesis' career. Starting with Peter Gabriel and ending with Phil Collins at the helm; Genesis roared loud and long ... From 1970 until … Continue reading The ‘ Genesis ‘ of Steve Hackett …