Montreal’s Roots Music Scene - Teachers, Radio Shows, Music Societies

 

MUSIC TEACHERS FOR PRIVATE LESSONS

Guitar

Pat Loiselle. from blues to bluegrass : guitar, slide guitar, and lap steel guitar. Elmore James, Stanley Brothers and everything in between. He also teaches harmonica and mandolin. To contact Pat by email, click here.

Craig Morrison : "I can help beginners or advanced players with pickstyle or fingerstyle in rock, pop, blues, country, folk, and jazz, also improvisation, songwriting, repertoire, arranging, theory, and singing. I also teach bass and piano." click here for more info

Piano

Alex Nesrallah is an experienced teacher of piano (also guitar) with a music degree from the University of Ottawa. Instruction for all ages covering the student’s choice of a wide variety of styles from traditional classical techniques to popular genres, as well as theory and ear-training. To contact Alex by email, click here.

Fiddle

Bill Bland. Bill has been the principal fiddle player at Hillbilly Night for a long time. He teaches oldtime, bluegrass, and swing fiddle, and says "I also try to work in a little theory as I teach." Bill can be heard on Echoes From the Blue Angel by Craig Morrison & his bluegrass buddies. To contact Bill by email, click here.

RADIO SHOWS

Blues

CHOM’s Black Cat Alley, 7-9pm Sundays

Cha Cha Cha in Blue with John Detcheverry. on CKUT 90.3 FM Sundays 9PM-11PM. Available on RealAudio on CKUT.CA. Also, click here to see John’s black & white blues photos

Folk

Folk Roots & Branches with Mike Regenstreif on CKUT 90.3 FM Thursday mornings 9AM-11:30AM. Available in RealAudio format on CKUT.CA.

Garage

Little Steven’s Underground Garage. on CHOM 97.7FM Sundays 10PM-Midnight

Country

Bluegrass Ramblings with Ross Harvey on CKUT 90.3 FM 7PM-8PM Sundays.

Country Classics with Ross Harvey on CKUT 90.3 FM 8PM-9PM Sundays. Both shows are available on RealAudio on CKUT.CA.

MUSIC SOCIETIES

Montreal Blues Society 2374 Hampton, Montreal, Quebec H4A 2K6 514-990-1769. click here to email

Old Time Country Music Club of Canada, see Bob Fuller listing.

CRAIG MORRISON
is an ethnomusicologist, teacher, author, and musician
based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
7 Nights Music Communications, 2006