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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/17/2017 TO 7/24/2017 

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled - check with venue to confirm) 

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions 

MONDAY, JULY 17 

Monday Night Jamz: Denny Lane, (Wings/Moody Blues,) Terry Sylvester w/The Cyers (The Hollies,) Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, JULY 18  

Cavalcade of Bands: Ballroom: Al Marano Group, Tommy Terran Septet, Dan Ferreira and the Meadowlarks, 16 piece Big Band, The Foyer: Vince Carmen Group, Dick Lupino Group w/Mike Renzi, Terri Giviens Group, Bob Mainelli Group w/Mike Renzi, jazz, swing, standards, Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. 941-2717. Presented by the Providence Federation of Musicians 6-10 p.m.  

“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato, sax, TBA, bass, jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm 

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m. 

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30 

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 - 11 pm. 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19

Not Fade Away, tribute to Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, The Big Bopper, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 2 – 3;30 pm

Lisa y Josue, guitar, vocals, dance; Latin, flamenco, classical, originals, North Kingstown Library, 100 Boone St, North Kingstown, 294-3306, nklibrary.org/Programs,  6:30 (outdoors, in case of rain register online for indoor seating) 

Steve Burke: jazz, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Steve Smith and The Nakeds, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Blues on the Beach: Johnny Nicholas, blues, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm. 

Lisa y Josue, guitar, vocals, dance; Latin, flamenco, classical, originals, North Kingstown Library, 100 Boone St, North Kingstown, 294-3306, nklibrary.org/Programs,  6:30 (outdoors, in case of rain register online for indoor seating) 

The Extraordinary Rendition Band: street band, Wingate Residences on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 6:30 p.m.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Karen Fisk, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m  

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm 

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm 

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm 

THURSDAY, JULY 20 

The Jazz Strollers, trio, sax/flute, keys, bass, swing, dance, Pancho O’Malley’s, Mariner Sq, 140 Pt. Judith Rd. Narragansett, 782-2299, 5 -8 pm 

The Strattones, Music on the Lawn Thursday, 6PM till Sunset, Newport, St John's Church, Washington and Willow Streets, Newport, 6 pm - sunset

Vini Ames and Sh-Bop Oldies show: oldies, rock, St. Antoine Residences, 10 Rhodes Ave., Smithfield. 6:30-8 p.m. 

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.  

Jesse Liam Band: swing, jazz, standards, Latin, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.  

The Carleans: Jim Carpenter, guitar, vocals, Sarah MacLean, Guitar, vocals, Corina Malbaurn, vocals, bass, acoustic trio, Americana, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 8 pm  

Morgan Heritage: reggae, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net, www.etix.com. $20 advance; $25 day of. 8 p.m.-midnight.  

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Michael Barclay de Tolly and Barcode Group, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 - 11 p.m.  

FRIDAY, JULY 21 

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, DaVinci Ristorante Lounge & Cigar Bar, 146 Acorn St, Providence, 572-3911, 7-10 pm 

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m. 

Al Abbott, pianist: jazz, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 p.m. 

Jan Schmidt, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm 

Roomful of Blues: rhythm and blues, University of Rhode Island athletic fields, 1 Keaney Rd., Kingston. southcountyballoonfest.com. 7 p.m.

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm 

Tony Cerbo: singsin the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m. 

Chicago Total Access: Chicago tribute band, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com.  8 p.m.  

James Montgomery Blues Band, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm  

Violin River Quartet: Grateful Dead tribute, Ted’s Stadium Pub, 1145 Park Ave., Cranston. 228-3884. 8-11:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 22 

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Joe Esposito, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm 

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m. 

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-8:30 p.m. 

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m. 

Roomful of Blues: rhythm and blues, The Paddock at The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth. 849-2799, for Aquidneck Land Trust, info and reservations at ailt.org. 6-10:30 p.m. 

Violin River Quartet: Grateful Dead tribute, Ted’s Stadium Pub, 1145 Park Ave., Cranston. 228-3884. No cover. 8-11:30 p.m. 

Cory Pesatoro, accordian, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm  

Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, music of the 50’s, 60’s, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7:30 pm, music 8:30 pm 

SUNDAY, JULY 23 

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm 

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister's Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm. 

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Al’s Waterfront Restaurant, 28 Water St., East Providence. 1-5 p.m. 

Glen Miller Orchestra, swing, jazz, standards, Stadium Theater, 28 Monument Sq. Woosocket, 762-4545, stadiumtheater.com, 2 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guest TBA, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm 

(SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER) Live Jazz Sundays, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm  

Mike Dutra, Strictly Sinatra, Venda/Constantino Summer Concert, DePasquale Sq, Atwells Ave, Providence, 6-9 pm 

Keith Cowley Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, music 8 pm 

MONDAY, JULY 24 

Larry Perlman Duo: jazz, Wingate Residences at Blackstone, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. Free. 4 p.m.  

Monday Night Jamz: David Tessier Band, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm. 

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm 

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

 

COMING UP: 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

URI Jazz Band, North Beach Clubhouse, Narraansett Town Beach, 1-2:30 pm

URI Jazz Band, North Kingstown Town Beach, 7-8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 

URI Jazz Band, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

URI Jazz Band, Windjammer, Misquamicut Beach, 12n – 2 pm 

URI Jazz Band, Wilcox Park, Westerly, 6-7:30 pm 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4

URI Jazz Band, Oakland Beach, Warwick, 6-8 pm

 

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL – FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

(see lineup at http://www.newportjazz.org/lineup)

George Wein: "I've been over to the University of Rhode Island, and the faculty and students are dedicated to the music. If having their band at our Festival has helped their department, then I'm very proud that it has happened. It can only help jazz." (see Sunday)

2017 Newport Jazz Festival  (Lineup as of 4/20/2017)

 Friday, August 4

Fort Adams

-       Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

-       Maceo Parker

-       Cécile McLorin Salvant

-       Naturally 7

-       Leslie Odom, Jr.                                                     

-       Joey DeFrancesco + The People

-       Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith

-       Amir ElSaffar's Rivers of Sound Orchestra

-       Christian Sands Quartet w. Gilad Hekselman, Yasushi Nakamura & Jerome Jennings

-       One for All: Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber & Joe Farnsworth

-       Evan Christopher Clarinet Road & New Orleans Brass

-       Rodriguez Brothers

-       Jimmy Greene Quartet w/Kevin Hays, Ben Williams & Otis Brown III

-       George Burton Quintet w/Tim Warfield, Jason Palmer, Pablo Menares, Wayne Smith Jr.

-       Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop Ensemble

Tennis Hall Of Fame

-      Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

-      Rhiannon Giddens

Saturday, August 5

-       Snarky Puppy

-       Branford Marsalis Quartet

-       Rhiannon Giddens

-       Christian McBride Big Band w. Special Guests

-       Geri Allen Memorial, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Vijay Iyer, Jason Moran, Christian Sands

-       Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Mongo & Monk f. Danilo Perez, Chris Potter,

            Avishai Cohen, Josh Roseman, Roman Diaz, Ben Street & Adam Cruz

-       Henry Threadgill Zooid

-       Vijay Iyer Sextet

-       Antonio Sanchez & Migration

-       DJ Logic's Project Logic

-       Benny Golson Quartet w. Mike LeDonne, Buster Williams & Carl Allen

-       Uri Caine Trio w. Mark Helias & Clarence Penn

-       Dominick Farinacci

-       Gilad Hekselman, solo guitar

-       JoAnne Brackeen, solo piano

-       David Torkanowksy, solo piano

-       Peter Evans, solo trumpet

-       Jason Palmer's Berklee Septet

-       Herb Alpert ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer David Leon 

            w. Leo Genovese, Josh Allen and Francisco Mela

-       RI Music Educators Association Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, August 6

-       The Roots

-       Andra Day

-       Maria Schneider Orchestra

-       Hudson: Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier

-       Philadelphia Experiment: Questlove, Christian McBride, Uri Caine

-       Jason Moran: Fats Waller Dance Party

-       Tim Berne's Snakeoil

-       Bokanté f. Michael League & Malika Tirolien

-       Theo Croker

-       Cyrus Chestnut Trio

-       Sean Jones Quintet w. Brian Hogans, Orrin Evans, Luques Curtis & Obed Calvaire

-       Cyrille Aimée

-       John Medeski, solo piano

-       Marilyn Crispell, solo piano

-       Orrin Evans, solo piano

-       University of Rhode Island Big Band

-       Newport Jazz Assembly Band w. Ben Marcoux, Joshua Bruneau, 

            Jimmy O'Connell, Tony Davis, Noah Barker, Alex Tremblay & Mike Camacho

-       MA Music Educators Association All-State Jazz Band

TICKET INFORMATION 

All adult, children and student tickets for the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management are available at www.newportjazz.org. For information regarding pre-sales and special offers, subscribe to the newsletter on the festival web site or follow NJF on social media.  

For more information, e-mail jazztickets@newportfestivals.org.

Natixis Global Asset Management is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival, and the Newport Jazz Festival also receives generous support from Doris Duke Charitable FoundationNorth Coast Brewing Company and Eventbrite. 

 


posted by Bill Melone, 07/17/17