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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 11/17 TO 11/24/2014

(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, NOV. 17

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, NOV. 18

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.

13th Anniversity Celebration: Eric Johnson, guitar/vocals, rock, blues, pop, country and jazz, and Mike Stern, guitar, jazz, fusion, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

Kavit Ahah. vocals/composer, Guilhem Flouzat, drums, Bam Bam Rodrigues, bass, Victor Gould, piano, Stephen Cellucci, table, jazz with Indian, Brazilian, Malian influences, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY,  NOV. 19

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

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

Let’s Dance Wednesdays:  The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. dance lessons 7 pm. Music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Oldies Night: Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, KMary Andrews, piano/vocals, Pat Cardeir, guitar/vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, pop, classic rock, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7 - 9:30 pm  

Chris Duarte, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8pm. 

Dawn:  Magos Herrera, vocals, Javier Limon, guitar, jazz, Latin, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 8 pm

Rene Marie Sings Eartha Kitt, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 pm 

13th Anniversity Celebration: Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express, opening, John Murry, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 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, NOV. 20

The Leland Baker 4tet, featuring Leland Baker, Jhony Keys, Matt Stavrakas, and Ron Vierra, and the Ben Shaw Trio, with Ben Shaw, Joe Grilli, and Paul DiMartino, RI Shriners, McIntyre Room, One Rhodes Place, Cranston, http://tinyurl.com/mt59799. 6-9 pm

Jazz Trio at Beaujolais Nouveau Dinner: Lois Vaughan, piano, Art Manchester, reeds, Ben Coerper, bass, Hyatt Regency Newport, One Goat Island, Newport, (401) 851-1234, 6:30 – 9 pm.

The Coastline Swing Band, Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 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.

Of Eden:  Graham Russell (of Air Supply) guitar, vocals, Katie McGhie, vocals. Pop, foll, rock, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm.

The Kilborn Alley Blues Band, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

13th Anniversity Celebration: Johnette Napolitano (of Concrete Blonde), opening, Laurie Sargent, rock ballads, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

Amanda Carr, vocals, w/Myanna, and Ken Clark Organ Trio, jazz, standards, swing, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 pm.

Friends of Dennis, rhythm and blues tribute to Dennis McCarthy, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm.

FRIDAY,  NOV. 21

Lois Vaughan, 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.

Deb Larkin, vocals, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Yvonne Monnett, piano/vocals, jazz, standards, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. Spiced Pear Restaurant, 847-2244. 6-10 pm.

The Reggie Centracchio Group featuring Steve Heck, Joe Esposito, Todd Baker and John Badessa, jazz, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. 821-0060. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Nick 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.

Greg Takemoto, and Marcus Moteiros, alto sax, Gino Rosati, guitar/vocals, Alex Chapman, drums and  Joe Potenza, basses, jazz, blues, Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521–3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30 pm, valet parking at Mathewson St. entrance.

Women of the World, a cappella, world, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm.

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

Steve Burke, jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 pm.

Johnny Winter Rememberance Show: feat./Paul Nelson and The Johnny Winter Band with special guests, Johnny A, Ronnie Baker Brooks, James Montgomery, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm

Duke Robillard (guitar/vocals) CD Release “Calling All Blues,” w/Roomful of Blues Horns and Sunny Crownover, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 & 10 pm.

Michael Rollins, sax, Johnny Keys, jazz, soul, R&B, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 8 pm.

Bill Charlap  (piano) Trio, jazz, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10 pm

Nicholas Payton (trumpet) Trio, Vincente Archer, bass, Joe Dyson, 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 (also Saturday)

Torn Shorts, The Little Compton Band, Dylan Sevey & The Gentleman, indie, folk, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 pm.

Heavy Rescue Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am

SATURDAY,  NOV. 22

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Ethel Lee, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, 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.

Rod Luther, 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.

Steve Burke, jazz, pop, “645” 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 232-1645, 7 – 10 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.

Jan Schmitt Jazz Duo, jazz and standards, 2 Pauls’ City Grille, 315 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 228-7285, 2paulsgoodfood.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

Juanito Pascual (guitar) New Flamenco Trio, Brad Barrett, bass, Tupac Mantilla, percussion,  jazz, flamenco, pop, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 & 10 pm.

Fat City Band, jump blues, dance rock, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St. Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

13th Anniversity Celebration: Jonathan Edwards, guitar/vocals, opening, Kerri Powers, rock ballads, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

The Colby’s, w/Grammy winner John Colby and Bev Rohlehr, rockin’ R&B, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm.

Nicholas Payton (trumpet) Trio, Vincente Archer, bass, Joe Dyson, 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 (also Friday)

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

Greg Sherrod Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am

SUNDAY, NOV. 23

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.  

ABC Trio w/special guest Bernard Purdy, drums, Mac Chrupcala, piano, Al Bernstein, bass, jazz, standards, blues, funk, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 4 - 7 pm.

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.

Straight No Chaser, a cappella, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 421-2787, vmari.com. 7:30 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. 24

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.

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, NOV. 25

The John Badessa Big Band featuring Bob Mainelli, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 7:30-10:30 pm.

URI Jazz Combos, Joseph Parillo, Coordinator. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, 7:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV.  26

Roomful Of Blues, jump blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm


posted by Bill Melone, 11/17/14