Rick Keene Music Scene – Ben Winkelman ‘Balances’ Latin Rhythms to Jazz On Latest Release

Once a drummer, always a drummer ... Ben Winkelman is an accomplished pianist now and by no means an 'artist' behind the kit. Does his first instrument play into his mentality on his latest disc Balance? Perhaps ... Please listen below to my chat with Ben. Hear some great tunes as well ! Ben? What's … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ben Winkelman ‘Balances’ Latin Rhythms to Jazz On Latest Release

Ben Racine – Playin’ the Blues ‘Cause He Loves It!

The Ben Racine Band are playing at the Tremblant Blues Festival this summer. They earned it.   'A Grand New Brew' is their latest and second offering in CD form. Capturing the sound of Chicago and New Orleans' Blues combined with a little Funkiness - the disc is a planned love affair between guitar and … Continue reading Ben Racine – Playin’ the Blues ‘Cause He Loves It!

Her Name is ‘Laila’ – She Ain’t No Showgirl … !

Laila Biali is a Jazz pianist ...     Her talent has led her into a world most would dream of ... Sting, Paula Cole and Suzanne Vega's worlds. Now - following a new turn in her career - Laila is releasing something different. Jazz will return yet for now - A Radiance Project is … Continue reading Her Name is ‘Laila’ – She Ain’t No Showgirl … !

Robi Botos; Good Things Come To Those Who Wait .​.​.

Jazz pianist Robi Botos has come a long way. Literally. This Hungarian refugee, currently living in Toronto, had a dream. To play music and make people happy. He arrived in Canada with family in tow and - following tutelages with the likes of Oscar Peterson, his dream is closer than before. Please listen as Robi … Continue reading Robi Botos; Good Things Come To Those Who Wait .​.​.

Scarlett Jane – A ‘Stranger’ In Our Midst …

Sometimes ... things are meant to be. That appears the case with two talented young ladies currently residing in Toronto. A pair of souls joined at the songwriting hip. A duo destined for stardom along the lines of any great Folk tandem or person. Please listen as Andrea and Cindy explain everything needed to know … Continue reading Scarlett Jane – A ‘Stranger’ In Our Midst …