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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 10/20 TO 10/27/2014

(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, OCT. 27

Lloyd Kaplan’s Aristocats, jazz, Barrington Public Library, 281 County Rd., Barrington. 247-1920, barringtonlibrary.org. 7-8 pm. Free.

The Fifth Element House Band featuring John Sippell, Alex Chapman, Nick Sanfilippo and Doug Woolverton, pop, funk, rhythm and blues, soul and easy listening,, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave., East Providence. 434-9670, bovistavern.com. 9 pm,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm-midnight.

TUESDAY, OCT. 28

Cavalcade of Bands: jazz, swing, pop, Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad Street) Presented by The Providence Federation of Musicians, Al DeAndrade, Chairman.  In the Ballroom: Mike Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Band, Dan Ferreira & The Meadowlarks w/Billy Couto, Tommy Rotondo Group.  In the Foyer:  The Nomads, Dick Lupino Band w/Mary Andrews, Mac Chrupcala Trio w/Bruce Smith, Kim Marcoux Group, Terri Givins Group, Lloyd Kaplan, & The AristoCats. 5:30 – 10:30 pm, doors open 5:15 pm, tickets and table reservations 941-2717. 

Big City Jazz: Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7 – 10:30 pm.

Brown University Jazz Combos, Brown University, Grant Recital Hall, Hope Street and Young Orchard Avenue, Providence. brown.edu/music/events. 8 pm. Free.

WEDNESDAY,  OCT. 29

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Grille 57, 57 Highland St., Worcester. (508) 798-2000. 6:30 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz, Continental Restaurant, 332 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 233-1800. 7-10 pm.

Rick Costa Trio, jazz, DeWolf Tavern, 259 Thames St. Bristol, 254-2005, 7:30-9:30 pm

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Dan Lord and the Big Shots, jump blues, rock, R&B, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. dance lessons 7 pm. Music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Raul Midon, acoustic guitar, singer songwriter, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, w/Nicolas King, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm

Klezmer Music Festival: feat./Klezwoods and Klezperanto, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm.

Travis Colby, keys, Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Mark Texeria, drums, blues, L’attitude, 2190 Broad St., Cranston, 780-8700, http://www.lattituderi.com/promotions.php, 8:30 – 11:30 pm 

THURSDAY, OCT. 30

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5:30 pm.

Dick Willner and Jan Schmidt and Swing Haven, swing, oldies and rhythm and blues, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30-11 pm.

Roberto Fonseca (piano) Group, new CD “Yo,”  jazz, Afro-Cuban, traditional, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm.

Los Lobos, Latin rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

Gerald Albright, tenor, CD “Slam Dunk,” jazz fusion, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10 pm

Moxa, jazz, funk rock and soul, The Soul Panacea, funk, rhythm and blues and jam, and Some Like It Awesome, rock, Spot Underground, 101 Richmond St., Providence. 383-7133, thespotunderground.com. 8:30 pm. No cover. 18+.

FRIDAY,  OCT. 31

Stan Holtzman, piano, jazz, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

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

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Sharon Zeffiriro, vocals, Joran Nunes, piano, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. Spiced Pear Restaurant, 847-2244. 6-10 pm.

Ron Sanfilippo, piano jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.

Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm.

Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Capital Grille, 1 Union Station, Providence. 521-5600. 7 pm.

Classic Silent Movie: The Phantom of The Opera staring Lon Chaney w/Wurlitzer Organ Accompaniment, presented by Juan Cardona, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 7 pm.

Halloween Blues Bash: The James Montgomery Band, blues & rock, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm, doors open at 7:30 pm BYOB and food, Prizes for best costumes.

Gino Govoni, sax, Paul Bouley, piano, Joe Potenza, basses, Vinny Pagano, jazz, ballads, Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521–3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30pm, valet parking at Mathewson St. entrance.

Halloween Show: Revolutionary Snake Ensemble w/guest Jon Bernhardt, theremist, funk, street beat, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm. 

Bruce Smith vocals w/ABC Trio: Mac Chrupcala, piano, Al Bernstein, bass, and Mike Coffee, drums, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750, 8 pm - 12 m

Steve Burke, jazz, Nami, 198 Atwells Ave, Providence, 383-6559, 8-10 pm.

Amy Helm Band, roots, originals, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

Halloween Party w/Maria Muldar, folk & blues, rock, marking the 40th anniversary of release of “Midnight At The Oasis,” Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Rockapella, new show featuring Motown hits, a cappella rock,Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10 pm (also Saturday) 

Yosvany Terry (sax, percussion) Quartet w/Luis Perdomo, piano, Hans Glawisching, bass, Obed Calvaire, drums, Afro-Cuban jazz & roots, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7:30 pm show at 8:30 pm 

Halloween Party w/Fusion, rock, R & B, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 pm. Best Costume Contest

Roots of Creation, reggae, rock and dub, Funky Dawgz Brass Band, rhythm and blues, and The Cosmic Factory, psychedelic rock, jazz, progressive and fusion, Spot Underground, 101 Richmond St., Providence. 383-7133, thespotunderground.com. 9 pm-2:30 am, 18+.

The Smokin’ Toads, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am

SATURDAY,  NOV. 1

Dan Moretti, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, vocals, Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.

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

Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St, Newport, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Elizabeth of Portofino, 897 Post Rd., Warwick. 461-8920. 6:30-9:30 pm.

The Vini Ames Duo, swing, pop, rhythm and blues and oldies, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11 pm. Benefit for the Elks Entertainment Fund.

The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, 2 Pauls’ City Grille, 315 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 228-7285, 2paulsgoodfood.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

Halloween Recovery Concert: Longshot Voodoo, Crocodile River Music, The Buddy Cavaleri and Joanne Rodgers Duo and Michael “Tunes” Antunes, rock and blues, with emcee Rudy Cheeks, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, longshotvoodoo.brownpapertickets.com. 7:30 pm.

Ursula George featuring, Lori Urso, Marty Richards, David Zinno, Doug Woolverton, Doug James, Rick Lataile and David Maxwell, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St. Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, rock, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 pm. 

Green Tea, jam/rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 pm. Donation and merchandise sales to benefit The Helping Hendy Fund.

Magnolia, cajun, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm, doors open at 7:30 pm,  BYOB & food.

Rockapella, new show featuring Motown hits, a cappella rock, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10 pm (also Friday) 

Noah Preminger (tenor) Quartet w/Frank Kimbrough, piano, Ed Howard, bass, Billy Drummond, drums, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7:30 pm show at 8:30 pm 

The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.

Blue Ribbon Rhythm, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am

SUNDAY, NOV. 2

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

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

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

Christine Fawson, vocals/trumpet w/ABC Trio: Mac Chrupcala, piano, Al Bernstein, bass, and Mike Coffee, drums, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

The John Miranda Band, Cape Verdean, Roger Williams Park, Botanical Center Conservancy, Elmwood Avenue, Providence. bccrwp.org. 3-5 pm. $10; $5 Botanical Center members.

Wolfie and the Jam Daddies, blues jam, Boundary Brewhouse at Corinne's Seafood Grille, 1593 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. 725-4260, corinnesbanquets.com. 5-9 pm.

The Calamari Brothers featuring Vinny Lato, saxes, swing, Tasty Diner Sports Bar and Grill, 410 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 354-4420. 6-10 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz, Nami, 198 Atwells Ave, Providence, 383-6559, 7-10 pm.

Sunday Night Blues Jam w/Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8:30 pm – 12 m

MONDAY,  NOV. 3

The Fifth Element House Band featuring John Sippell, Alex Chapman, Nick Sanfilippo and Doug Woolverton, pop, funk, rhythm and blues, soul and easy listening,, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave., East Providence. 434-9670, bovistavern.com. 9 pm, 


posted by Bill Melone, 10/27/14