Category Archives: Mick Dalla-Vee’s Blog

Mick Dalla-Vee’s Blog

Musings and musical news from Canadian musician Mick Dalla-Vee.

“Place Called Home” – A New Single and Video from Cease & Desist

“Place Called Home” – A New Single and Video from Cease & Desist After many years of being a band Cease & Desist have finally released their first single, ‘Place Called Home’. On the week of Feb 20-25, 1989, Mick Dalla-Vee, Marc LaFrance, and Brent Knudsen had their first public performance. Who would have thought […]

The First Time that Cease & Desist Played with Randy Bachman

The First Time that Cease & Desist Played with Randy Bachman This interesting piece of paper was recently found. It’s a schedule that shows the first time that Cease and Desist played on the same stage with Randy Bachman. This was back on May 6, 1993. Almost 30 years ago at the time of this […]

50 Times People Have Spoken Very Profound Words

50 Times People Have Spoken Very Profound Words   1 I was 13 years old, trying to teach my 6 year old sister how to dive into a swimming pool from the side of the pool. It was taking quite a while as my sister was really nervous about it. We were at a big, […]

Randy Bachman Does His Jazz Thing Too, At Massey Hall (With Special Guest Guitarists Jeff Healey and Duke Robillard)

Randy Bachman Does His Jazz Thing Too, At Massey Hall (With Special Guest Guitarists Jeff Healey and Duke Robillard) [from jazzreview.com] Concert Review by: Joe Curtis Venue: Massey Hall (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Friday April 13, 2007 – It was certainly a truly historic musical celebration of the blues, jazz, folk and some Middle Eastern musical […]

The Ron Tabak Band

The Ron Tabak Band   In 1979 – 1980 there was an experimental band put together called The H.U.N.N. (which stood for John HALL, Doni UNDERHILL, Rocket NORTON and Jeff NEILL). They toured around the local bar scene whenever schedules would allow. Eventually they went into Mushroom Studios during those days and self-produced about 5 […]