Rick Keene Music Scene – THE LEGENDARY DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND PRESENT …

A FREE FATHER'S DAY CHARITY CONCERT IN SUPPORT OF THE UNISON BENEVOLENT FUND SPECIAL GUESTS - DAN AYKROYD, COLIN JAMES, JAMES COTTON, COLIN LINDEN, JONAS & WAYNE JACKSON OF THE MEMPHIS HORNS In celebration of Father's Day and what would have been the final date of The Legendary Downchild Blues Band's 50th Anniversary Tour, the band are … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – THE LEGENDARY DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND PRESENT …

Rick Keene Music Scene – Judy Collins & The Global Virtual Choir Re-Release Her Version of “Amazing Grace”

Over the past few weeks, 1000 singers from across the globe — professional and amateur alike — answered Judy Collins’ call to sing “Amazing Grace” with her as a sign of solidarity in this unprecedented time. https://youtu.be/en8ucP9pisg This new version of Judy’s historic recording is out now, and Alan Cumming, Judith Owen, Steve Earle, Madeleine … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Judy Collins & The Global Virtual Choir Re-Release Her Version of “Amazing Grace”

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Mick Jagger Solo Songs

Does one half of a Glimmer Twin glimmer? Mick Jagger is the greatest front-man in Rock n Roll history. Nobody can combine all the nuances and different vocal styles while dancing, playing harp and guitar. According to Keith Richards - 'Mick is a wonderful bunch of guys ..." When the front-man of The Rolling Stones … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Mick Jagger Solo Songs

Rick Keene Music Scene – Album of the Week

Old school with modern energy. Michael Kaeshammer is one of the most energetic and talented musicians in Canada. His boyish charm combined with old soul techniques place him in a category by himself. Now - Michael's live (and contagious) show can be heard on disc and DVD. Please listen below to a few selected tracks … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Album of the Week

Rick Keene Music Scene – What Happened When Todd Galganov Met with Trudeau? What Steps to Find Jesse Galganov?

Todd Galganov is a great Father.   When most people would have given their son up for dead and just come home - Todd Galganov remains in Peru and is only gaining strength in his quest to find his son Jesse Galganov.   That doesn't mean Todd is not realistic. He truly understands that his … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – What Happened When Todd Galganov Met with Trudeau? What Steps to Find Jesse Galganov?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Talks Billy Joel, Elton John and Some Guy Named Penn Jillette?

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know - magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike's playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Talks Billy Joel, Elton John and Some Guy Named Penn Jillette?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones’ Top Ten Piano Players. Part Three

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know - magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike's playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones’ Top Ten Piano Players. Part Three

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part Two

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know - magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike's playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part One

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know - magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike's playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Creates ‘Magic’ with Penn Jillette. Part One

Rick Keene Music Scene – Carla Bruni ‘Covers’ Montreal

Sometimes, one does not know what to expect from an artist. Model / actress / singer / songwriter Carla Bruni is one of those artists. On the heels of her latest album French Touch - the native of Italy and wife of former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy, elegantly wowed L'Olympia on Sunday night. Song … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Carla Bruni ‘Covers’ Montreal

Rick Keene Music Scene – Discovering Leonard Cohen

For many people - Leonard Cohen was an old guy who wrote the song Hallelujah. Visiting the exhibit honoring the late poet / songwriter / philosopher is an eye and ear opener. Only the folks who are deeply embedded in music and / or above the Mason- Dixon line in age are not surprised. La … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Discovering Leonard Cohen

Rick Keene Music Scene – Searching for Jesse Galganov; Somebody Knows Something Out There !

Jesse Galganov is Missing ! Can you imagine the feelings that are going through the mind and souls of his family? Jesse Galganov went backpacking in Peru. Last time anyone heard from or saw him was at the beginning of October. Something is amiss. Someone knows something about his whereabouts or perhaps - Jesse is … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Searching for Jesse Galganov; Somebody Knows Something Out There !