Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part Three.

The Box are one of few Canadian bands who strung together numerous hits in the 1980's. So many hits in three years - writer and front-man Jean Marc started to get a big ego. He could do no wrong in his mind ... Fast forward to 2018 and the elder Jean Marc speaks to his … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part Three.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part Two

The Box are one of few Canadian bands who strung together numerous hits in the 1980's. So many hits in three years - writer and front-man Jean Marc started to get a big ego. He could do no wrong in his mind ... Fast forward to 2018 and the elder Jean Marc speaks to his … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part One

The Box are one of few Canadian bands who strung together numerous hits in the 1980's. So many hits in three years - writer and front-man Jean Marc started to get a big ego. He could do no wrong in his mind ... Fast forward to 2018 and the elder Jean Marc speaks to his … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Talking Inside ‘The Box’ with Jean Marc. Part One

Rick Keene Music Scene – What’s New in Music and Listen to a New Tune From The Box !

The music business is always changing.  New tunes, new shows and new platforms for musicians to display their wares. All of which have one thing in common; art. Please check out some of the new stuff happening right now. On Monday, April 16th, 2x GRAMMY® Award winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra will be celebrating fifteen years with the release … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – What’s New in Music and Listen to a New Tune From The Box !

Rick Keene Music Scene – Jim Cuddy Band Review; Making People Smile

Sometimes, check that - most times, a music concert turns into noise at one point in the show. There is always those one or two tunes  the musicians love playing but the crowd doesn't know very well. Or - the crowd loves the tune and it just does not parlay nicely from the studio to … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Jim Cuddy Band Review; Making People Smile

Rick Keene Music Scene – Kim Mitchell Review; ‘No No He’s Not Dead, He’s, He’s Restin’!

The former front man of Max Webster and the current front man of Kim Mitchell is not dead or stunned. At Petit Champlain in the heart of the old Quebec City on March 31st, Kim Mitchell was very much alive and a tad nervous. Alive? Yes because a couple of years ago the nation almost … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Kim Mitchell Review; ‘No No He’s Not Dead, He’s, He’s Restin’!

Rick Keene Music Scene – Foreigner’s Tom Gimbel Orchestrates His Love of Music

Tom Gimbel of Foreigner Loves Music. A student out of Berklee College of Music - Tom learned from the best.  Following a stint with Aerosmith as a member of the touring band, Gimbel hooked up with Foreigner and has not looked back.   Please listen below to my chat with Tom as we talk about … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Foreigner’s Tom Gimbel Orchestrates His Love of Music

Rick Keene Music Scene – Jordan Officer Continues His Education in Three Rivers

Jordan Officer is a student ...   Rarely do guitarists come along who let their talent take a side car on their ride through music. Officer, on his third album as a Blues solo artist, is a passenger once more on the long and historical trip called the Blues. Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Jordan Officer Continues His Education in Three Rivers

Rick Keene Music Scene – Rosie and The Riveters; Three Voices Singing for Women

Turmoil sometimes brings people closer together ... Rosie and The Riveters based their name on what became a symbol for women's empowerment. Unfortunately and fortunately, the recent #MeToo movement has given the trio of ladies an opportunity to speak through song. Please listen below to my chat with Alexis Normand about the new album, the … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Rosie and The Riveters; Three Voices Singing for Women

Carol Welsman Returns to Montreal. It’s About Time!

It has been a learning curve ... Carol Welsman, one of Canada's main Jazz exports, has arrived full circle with her new album; Alone Together.   Following a Top Five ranking by USA Today of all genres for her last album ' Reflections of Peggy Lee', Welsman's confidence and skill have never been so high. … Continue reading Carol Welsman Returns to Montreal. It’s About Time!