jazz Listings June 17th to 23rd
AS220 115 Empire St Providence RI 401-831-9327 www.as220.org
BERKLEE PERFORMANCE CENTER 136 Massachusetts Ave. Boston, MA 02115 (617) 747-2261 www.berkleebpc.com
Thursday, June 19, 8:00 p.m The Whispers
On of r&b's most beloved and consistently popular vocal groups, the Whispers, began their legendary and timeless career in 1963. Twin brothers Walter and Wallace Scott, Nicholas Caldwel,l and Leaveil Degree formed the group on the streets of Watts. Their hits include "Rock Steady," "And the Beat Goes On," and "Lady." Tickets: $58, $48, Reserved Seating
Friday, June 20, 8:00 p.m., My Brightest Diamond With special guests Clare and the Reasons.
Tickets: $20, reserved seating,
Saturday, June 21, 7:30 p.m Yael Naim with David Donatien and special guest Piers Faccini Blessed with an unsettlingly pure voice and an incredible agility at composition, this Israeli singer with her jet-black hair fumbled a long time before succeeding with her first album, a collection of ballads that meander through folk and pop, with an elegiac frugality and multi-colored fantasy. A soulful and expressive singer/songwriter whose music fuses folk, acoustic blues, and West African textures, Piers Faccini was born in England to Anglo-Italian parents, and moved with his family to France when he was five years old. A graduate of the prestigious King's College of Our Lade of Eton, in 1997 Faccini began making a name for himself on the London music scene with the group Charley Marlowe, which featured Faccini, spoken word artist Francesca Beard, guitarist Lucas Suarez, and percussionist Frank Byng. Tickets: $25, reserved seating
Monday, June 23, 8:15 p.m., Victor Mendoza & Friends
Chan’s 267 Main St. Woonsocket RI 401-765-1900 www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com
Wed and Thurs June 18 & 19th 8pm $25 10pm $20 Both $30
This Grammy- nominated performer won “Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year” and the “B.B. King Entertainer of the Year” awards at the 2007 Blues Music Association Awards (formerly the W.C. Handy Awards.) Benoit’s Telarc release “Fever For The Bayou” also won the “2006 Best Contemporary Blues Recording” at the BMAs. Born and raised on the Louisiana bayou, Benoit has been the standard bearer for a new generation of Cajun blues musicians - a traditionalist and an innovator at the same time, grafting elements of rock and soul to the indigenous sounds of the bayou
Fri June 20th NEW BLACK EAGLE JAZZ BAND 8pm $15.00
Perhaps the finest traditional band presently recreating the sounds of early jazz, the 7-piece New Black Eagle Jazz Band has been performing together for over 37 years.
Sat June 21st THE FOLLEN ANGELS 8pm $15.00
The Follen Angels are thrilled to present their highly acclaimed show, "An Evening of Gershwin, Cole Porter and Friends" featuring the wonderful music of George and Ira Gershwin and Cole Porter after its sensational debut at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston. In addition, they are including favorite songs by acclaimed jazz composers of the 20th Century such as Fats Waller and Duke Ellington and others. The Follen Angels, international jazz and cabaret artists, will fill the air with the fabulous melodies and sophisticated lyrics which transport you back to a time of white pianos, tuxedos and backless satin evening gowns and champagne.
NEWPORT BLUES CAFE 286 Thames St, Newport 401.841.5510 email@example.com
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 MATT HARTKE
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 THE SPINZ
Thursday, June 19, 2008 MVY RADIO'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Friday, June 20, 2008 SOUL AMBITION
Saturday, June 21, 2008 NEW IMAGE
Sunday, June 22, 2008 FUNKTRONICS
Providence Black Reperatory - Xxodus Cafe 276 Westminster St Prov, RI 401-351-0353 firstname.lastname@example.org
WEDNESDAY 5PM DOORS 9PM LATIN JAZZ & SALSA FEATURING CARLOS DE LEON | $5 AND 18+
THURSDAY Sodade 9:00 PM Cover/ID: $5 - $10/18+ the classic sounds of Cape Verde and Brazil.
FRIDAY 10:30PM ECLECTION | $7.00 AND 18+ Funk, Old Skool, R'n'B, Soul and more
SATURDAY 10:30PM THE NEON SOUL COLLECTIVE | $5 BEFORE 12PM AND $10 AFTER 21+
REGATTA BAR at the Charles Hotel One Bennett St , Cambridge MA 617-661-5000 www.regattabarjazz.com
Tues June 17th JFJO with Club d'Elf 7:30PM $16.00
JFJO is pianist Brian Haas, drummer Josh Raymer, and bassist/effects wizard/guitarist Reed Mathis. To say that JFJO's music transcends boundaries and expands minds is an understatement. Since 1994, JFJO has brought their impressionistic and improvisational vision from the Midwest's Bible-Belt to many of the world's finest music festivals and clubs. Music listeners are blown away by JFJO's instrumental creativity, musical risk, and near telepathy on stage. In the past 18 months, JFJO has travelled to Europe three times for two dozen performances and have played at major jazz festivals all over the world. In 2007 JFJO is working on their fourteenth album, their fourth with Brooklyn-based Hyena Records, to create their most unique album yet.
RYLES Jazz Club 212 Hampshire Street Cambridge, MA (617) 876-9330 www.rylesjazz.com
Wednesday June 18 : Maxim Lubarsky Quartet
Maxim Lubarsky - Piano, Nikolay Noiseenko - Saxophone, Oleg Osenkov - Bass, Lee Fish – Drums show 9:00 pm | genre jazz - folk | venue mainstage | tix available | cost $10pp
Thursday June 19 : Sinatra in the Square
Stamp unveiling, live music and more! Master of ceremonies. -WPLM's Ron Della Chiesa Inman Square - FREE! | show 5:00 pm | genre Sinatra | venue mainstage | cost no cover
Thursday June 19 : No Static
No Static delivers impeccable live performances of the music of the band Steely Dan. We will perform the entire "Royal Scam" album as well as selections from across the groups discography with our full band setup that consists of three lead singers, a horn section, and a full rhythm section. The "Royal Scam" was an album of transition for Steely Dan as they started to incorporate more of a funk attitude into their their earlier rock-oriented sound.
dining 5pm-11pm | show 9:00 pm | genre jazz | venue mainstage | tix available | cost $10pp
Friday June 20 : The Boston Horns
Henley Douglas Jr. (saxes) and Garret Salvuk (trumpet) have been working together for over 17 years, including their time as the frontmen to the 90's funk machine Heavy Metal Horns.
| show 9:00 pm | genre jazz | venue mainstage | tix available | cost $10pp
Saturday June 21 : Eguie Castrillo Latin Jazz Project
Having performed with Tito Puente, Arturo Sandoval, Michael Brecker, Steve Winwood, Celia Cruz, Ruben Blades, United Nations Orchestra, Paquito D'Rivera, Michel Camilo, KC and the Sunshine Band, Dave Valentin, and Giovanni Hidalgo, Eguie Castrillo is ready to rock your body.
"Eguie Castrillo wants to take you back to when Mambo was King." -Boston Globe
show 9:00 pm | genre latin jazz | venue mainstage | tix available | cost $10pp
SCULLERS DoubleTree Guest Suites 400 Soldiers Field Rd Boston
Wednesday June 18, 2008 Show: $20 Dinner & Show: $65 Show: 8pm
Cabaret vocalist Sophia Bilides, accompanied by Doug Hammer on piano, will celebrate the release of her new CD, “Heart’s Desire” with a preview show at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston on Wednesday, June 18.
Thursday-Friday June 19-20, 2008 Show: $25 Dinner & Show: $70 Shows: 8pm & 10pm
With the release of 'This Way,' Acoustic Alchemy’s first album under Higher Octave/Narada Jazz’s association with Blue Note Records, guitarists Greg Carmichael and Miles Gilderdale celebrate a remarkable two decades since 1987’s Red Dust and Spanish Lace established the British ensemble as an ever evolving, powerhouse force in contemporary jazz.
John Allmark Big Band Mondays @ Bovi’s, 287 Taunton Avenue, E. Prov, 434-9670
Coast Line Swing Band *****1st Thursday of month @ General Stanton Inn 7:30 to 9:30 PM Contact the General Stanton Inn, 4115B Old Post Road in Charlestown, RI, 401-364-8888, reservations recommended.
*****3rd Thursday of month @ The Wilcox Tavern, 5153 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI 401-322-1829 Music from 7:30 - 9:30 PM, reservations recommended.
The Coastline Swing Band is a 17-piece big band with a vocalist with a repertory that ranges from the big band classics of the '30s and '40s, to some very up-to-date funk.
Jazz Candy Mondays @ POP 162 Broadway, Newport, RI, 8-11pm 846-8456
Fridays @ The Trattoria Simpatico in Jamestown, RI Call 401-423-3731 for information. Art Manchester – woodwinds, John
Monllos – guitar, 7-10pm
Georgette LeBreche Fridays @ Spain's of Narragansett in the lounge from 7 - 10. (1144 Ocean Road, Narragansett, R.I.)
Saturdays @ The Wilcox Tavern, 5153 Old Post Rd, Charlestown , 7-10pm
Philip Mullen and Diamond (jazz & swing) Thursdays and Fridays @ Shamrocks Rt 108, Wakefield, 5-9pm, 782-6700
Mike Tanaka Trio & friends jazz jam Tuesdays @ BLACKSTONE CLUB 1005 Main Street (Hope Village) Pawtucket, RI (401) 726-2181 8-12pm free
TUES JUNE 17
Half Moon Jazz, jazz, Half Moon, 1650 Nooseneck Hill Rd., Coventry. 615-7880, www.halfmoondining.com. 6:30-9:30 pm. No cover.
The Hi-Hat Trio with Shawnn Monteiro, jazz, The Hi-Hat, 3 Davol Square, Providence. 453-6500, www.thehihat.com. 7-11 pm.
WED JUNE 18
East Side Horns, rhythm and blues, 20 Water Street, 20 Water St., East Greenwich. 885-3700. 7-11 pm.
Dick Lupino, Rory Ranucci and John Wheatly, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm.
The Dick Willner Blues Band, open blues jam, Lou's Cafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8:30 pm.
THURS JUNE 19
Fishel Bresler's Klezmer Hassidic Trio, klezmer, Rochambeau Branch Library, 708 Hope St., Providence. 455-8110. 7-8:30 pm. Free.
Amanda Carr and Ben Cook, jazz, Ruth's Chris Steak House, GTECH Center, 10 Memorial Blvd., Providence. 272-2271. 6-9 pm.
Roger Ceresi's All Starz, rhythm and blues, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, www.thetowersri.com. 7-10 pm. $15; children under 9 free.
East Side Horns and Mac Odom and Chill, rhythm and blues and Motown, The Hi-Hat, 3 Davol Square, Providence. 453-6500, www.thehihat.com. 8 pm-midnight.
Jim Hitte, jazz, Capriccio, 2 Pine St., Providence. 421-1320. 7-11 pm.
Steve Smith and the Nakeds, rhythm and blues, 20 Water Street, 20 Water St., East Greenwich. 885-3700. 8 pm-midnight.
Stevie Wonder, Motown, Mohegan Sun, Arena, Mohegan Sun Boulevard (exit 79A off Route 395), Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, www.mohegansun.com. 7:30 pm. $80-$115.
FRI JUNE 20
Dawn Chung, jazz, The Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.
The Drifters featuring Charlie Thomas and special guests The Solitaires
8 PM $35.00 RESERVED ZEITERION 684 Purchase St, New Bedford MA (508)994-2900
The Zeiterion’s successful series spotlighting the pioneering vocal groups of the 50s and early ‘60s continues with the return of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Charlie Thomas and his Drifters. Also performing is one of the most revered doo wop groups of the 1950s,The Solitaires, will be making their first appearance in Southeastern Massachusetts in more than fifty years.
Dave Koz, jazz, Mohegan Sun, Cabaret, Mohegan Sun Boulevard (exit 79A off Route 395), Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, www.mohegansun.com. 8 pm. $65.
Roomful of Blues, rhythm and blues, Waterplace Park, exit 22 off Route 95, Providence. 751-1177, www.providenceri.com/ArtCultureTourism. 7:30 pm. Free.
Santa Mamba, Latin, Twin River, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, www.twinriver.com. 8:30 pm. No cover. 18+.
Steve Smith and the Nakeds, rhythm and blues, Narragansett Cafe, 25 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-2150. 9:30 pm-1 am. No cover.
The Greg Wardson Trio with Dick Lupino, jazz, Capriccio, 2 Pine St., Providence. 421-1320. 9 pm-1 am.
The Conny Williams-Bobby Ferreira Jazz Trio, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. 5-9 pm.
SAT JUNE 21
Avenue A, swing, Lime Rock Baptist Church, 1075 Great Rd., Lincoln. 334-2999, 568-0887. 6 pm. $15. Bring blanket or folding chair. Outdoor concert.
The Bandstand Revue, oldies and swing, Elks Home West Warwick Lodge #1697, 60 Clyde St., West Warwick. 821-9807. 8:30 pm-12:30 am. $5.
Steve Burke, jazz, Beach Rose Café, 85 Brown St., Wickford. 295-2800. Noon-3 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Conversations, 441 Forge Rd., East Greenwich. 884-5868. 7-11 pm.
Image, pop, The Hi-Hat, 3 Davol Square, Providence. 453-6500, www.thehihat.com. 9 pm-1 am.
Dave Koz, jazz, Mohegan Sun, Cabaret, Mohegan Sun Boulevard (exit 79A off Route 395), Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, www.mohegansun.com. 8 pm. $65.
Dick Lupino, Karen Frisk and Kent Hewitt, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, www.greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.
The Kenny Marrocco Trio, jazz, Capriccio, 2 Pine St., Providence. 421-1320. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
Brian Mullaney, pop and jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-1900. 8-11 pm. No cover.
The Official Blues Brothers Revival, blues, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun Boulevard (exit 79A off Route 395), Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, www.mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.
Orchestra Baobab, Afro-Cuban, Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, Mass. (617) 876-4275, www.WorldMusic.org. 8 pm. $28, $35.
The Rockin' Soul Horns, rhythm and blues, St. Barnabas Church Festival, 1697 East Main Rd., Portsmouth. 7 pm.
Santa Mamba, Latin, The Apple Store, Providence Place, Francis Street, Providence. 6-8 pm.
Saxy Blues, blues, standards and jazz, Post Office Cafe, Patio, 11 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4444. 7-10 pm.
Jake Shimabukuro, rock, jazz and blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, www.ncfta.org. 8 pm. $15 advance; $17 day of show.
Steve Smith and the Nakeds, rhythm and blues, Corinne's Restaurant and Lounge, 67 Garrity St., Pawtucket. 725-4260. 10 pm.
Lois Vaughan, jazz, The Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.
Jacob William 'Secondary Deviations' Quartet
Jacob William 'Secondary Deviations' Quartet plays music that is influenced by Free-Bop and World-Music 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Outpost 186 186 1/2 Hampshire Street Cambridge, MA $10
SUN JUNE 22
Sunday, June 22, 2008 – 1 PM – FREE BEBOPMEN
International Festival of Arts and Ideas - New Haven Orange Stage
There’s no avant-garde in this swingin’ duo – just the bouncing joy of the great tunes from the 30s and 40s, done in traditional style. Come out and enjoy yourself – no heavy thinking required. A critic the boys completely made up said, “I really love these guys. Think I remember them from the film, ‘A Swing and a Laugh’” (1944).
Caribbean Candy, jazz, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. 4-8 pm.
Chiva Bus, Latin, Summer Block Party, Main Street (between Kenyon Avenue and Robinson Street), Wakefield. 783-7202. 5-8 pm.
Classical Group, Roz Raskin and Slow Drive with Arna, blues and jazz, AS220, 115 Empire St., Providence. 831-9327. 9 pm. $6. All ages.
Dr. John, rhythm and blues, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun Boulevard (exit 79A off Route 395), Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, www.mohegansun.com. 7 pm. No cover.
Go Quartet, jazz, Steve's Backstage Pass, 15 School St., Taunton, Mass. (508) 824-4143. 7-9 pm. $7.
Lake Street Dive and Cuddle Magic, jazz, Club Passim, 47 Palmer St., Cambridge, Mass. (617) 492-7679, www.clubpassim.org. 7:30 pm. $12; $10 members.
Joe Parillo, jazz, Whole Foods Market, 151 Sockanosset Cross Rd., Cranston. 942-7600. 11 am-1 pm. No cover. Jazz brunch.
Dennis Pratt and Al Wilson, jazz, Castle Hill Inn and Resort, 590 Ocean Drive, Newport. 849-3800. 12:30-3:30 pm.
Jake Shimabukuro, rock, jazz and blues, Firehouse Center, 1 Market St., Newburyport, Mass. (978) 499-9931, www.firehouse.org. 7, 9 pm. $25; $22 members.
Stevie Wonder, Motown, Comcast Center (formerly Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts), 885 South Main St. (off Route 495), Mansfield, Mass. (401) 331-2211, www.ticketmaster.com.8 pm. $30-$125.
MON JUNE 23
The John Allmark 16 Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave., East Providence. 434-9670. 9 pm.
Out of Control, funk, The Hi-Hat, 3 Davol Square, Providence. 453-6500, www.thehihat.com. 7-11 pm.
posted by Erika, 06/17/08