jazz listings Aug 19- 25
AS220 115 Empire St Providence RI 401-831-9327 www.as220.org
Sunday, August 24, 2008 8:30 pm $6
Los Tenedores, Quatro de Donno, and Charles Xavier and the New Bedford Core
Quatro de Donno is Dominic Ruggeri,who is a jazz studies major at URI, with his jazz combo. Domenic has worked with Orange Jam Conspiracy and toured across America before graduating from high school.
Charles Xavier and the New Bedford Core is contemporary New England Jazz. Including Charles Xavier, Rick Britto, Jim Robitaille, Danny Schwartz, and Chris Poudrier.
BERKLEE PERFORMANCE CENTER 136 Massachusetts Ave. Boston, MA 02115 (617) 747-2261 www.berkleebpc.com
Tuesday, August 19, 7:30 p.m., Julien Kasper
Faculty guitarist Julien Kasper performs original instrumental music with his trio featuring Zac Casher on drums and Jesse Williams on bass.
Wednesday, August 20, 7:30 p.m., Tim Miller
Faculty guitarist Tim Miller performs for the Guitar Sessions summer program.
Thursday, August 21, 7:30 p.m., Gary Hoey
Visiting artist rock concert with Gary Hoey.
Friday, August 22, 8:15 p.m., Keppie Coutts/a'tris
Keppie Coutts (Berklee ’07, with a major in professional music and an emphasis in songwriting) has proven time and again that she is an exceptional singer/songwriter and fine guitarist. The brainchild of vocalist/songwriter Mason Taylor and producer/songwriter Michael Kraher, a'tris's music has been characterized as "chardonnay and fine brie" and "full blown cinematic rock" by various critics.
Chan’s 267 Main St. Woonsocket RI 401-765-1900 www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com
Fri Aug 22 JAMES MONTGOMERY BAND 8:00 $18.00 10:00 $15.00 Both $10.00
Sat Aug 23 GREG PICCOLO AND THE HEAVY JUICE EXP...8:00 $15.00
NEWPORT BLUES CAFE 286 Thames St, Newport 401.841.5510 firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, August 23, 2008 DAVID FOSTER & THE MOHEGAN SUN ALLSTARS
Monday, August 25, 2008 MIKE IRVING BAND
Providence Black Reperatory - Xxodus Cafe 276 Westminster St Prov, RI 401-351-0353 email@example.com
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
ELEONORA BIANCHINI QUINTET Wednesday, August 20, 5:30pm - FREE
Eleonora Bianchini is a young Italian singer who creates a warm and charming atmosphere through the sound of her voice. She is inspired by many Brazilian and Latin American artists such as Rosa Passos, Djavan, Caetano Veloso, Mayte Martin, Eva Ayllon. They have all greatly influenced her music, and it is thanks to their art, that she has discovered a secret place inside herself where a passion for Latin music has always existed.
MELODY GARDOT Saturday, August 23, 7:30pm - $16
The story of vocalist Melody Gardot is as remarkable as any who perseveres against abject adversity. Born in New Jersey in 1985, she took up piano and played as a youngster on the nightclub scene of Philadelphia, influenced by jazz, folk, rock and pop musics.
RYLES Jazz Club 212 Hampshire Street Cambridge, MA (617) 876-9330 www.rylesjazz.com
Wednesday August 20 : Zuzo Moussawer Trio
Brazilian bass player Zuzo Moussawer plays and sings original songs, brazilian standards and jazz standards played in brazilian rhythms Using simply bass, drums and voice. Compositions include Odeon, Donna Lee, A Night in Tunisia and others.
dining 5pm-11pm | show 9:00 pm | genre brazilian | tix available | cost $10pp
Thursday August 21 : Nick Sanders Group
Headed by 20 year old New Orleans pianist Nick Sanders, the group plays originals, and reinvented standards from great Jazz masters as well as tunes from the Great American Songbook.dining 5pm-11pm | show 8:30 pm | genre jazz | cost $8pp
Friday August 22 : Joe Bargar and the Soul Providers
Joe Bargar is a veteran of the New England music scene. Having grown up in Providence, RI, Joe had the opportunity to appear with such legendary acts as Roomful Of Blues, Scott Hamilton, Duke Robillard, James Montgomery, and The Fabulous Thunderbirds.
| show 9:00 pm | genre blues | venue mainstage | tix available | cost $10pp
Saturday August 23 : Joe Bargar and the Soul Providers
show 9:00 pm | genre blues | venue mainstage | tix available | cost $10pp
SCULLERS DoubleTree Guest Suites 400 Soldiers Field Rd Boston Closed until July 23rd
RICHARD ELLIOT & RICK BRAUN
Tuesday August 19, 2008 Show: $38 Dinner & Show: $83 Show: 8pm & 10pm
It's taken a while but we got them both on our stage together. This show will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of our summer season; Scullers presents Rick Bruan & Richard Elliot in support of their first collaborative effort "R n R."
THE BRUBECK BROTHERS
Wednesday August 20. 2008 Show: $22 Dinner & Show: $67 : 8pm
Chris and Dan Brubeck (sons of Dave)had the unique privilege of growing up listening to, studying with, and eventually playing alongside some of the great jazz legends of our time.
Thursday August 21, 2008 Show: $20 Dinner & Show: $65 Shows: 8pm
The first (and still only) vocalist on the Palmetto label, Kate McGarry releases her fourth CD for the label, "If Less is More, Nothing is Everything." Her followup to the 2007 release "Target" dubbed by Downbeat Magazine "one of the year's best vocal releases" and went onto #1 on the National Jazz Charts.
Friday-Saturday August 22-23, 2008 Show: $30 Dinner & Show: $75 Show: 8pm & 10pm
Eddie Palmieri, known for his charismatic power and bold innovative drive, has a musical career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras. With a discography that includes 36 titles, Mr. Palmieri has been awarded Nine Grammy Awards.
John Allmark Big Band Mondays @ Bovi’s, 287 Taunton Avenue, E. Prov, 434-9670
Coast Line Swing Band 1st Thursday of month @ Venice Restaurant 165 Shore Rd, Westerly 348-0055
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.
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. 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 AUG. 19
The Bay State Stompers, Dixieland jazz, and Ayla Brown, pop, The Gazebo at Veterans Park Bandstand, South Washington Street, North Attleboro. 7 pm. If rain, held in Community School's auditorium.
The Hi-Hat Trio with Mary Ann Solivan, jazz, The Hi-Hat, 3 Davol Square, Providence. 453-6500, www.thehihat.com. 7-11 pm.
Summer Concert Series: Brass Attack, pop, Wickford Town Dock, Brown Street, North Kingstown. 294-3331, ext. 241, www.NKArtsCouncil.org. 7 pm. Rain site: North Kingstown High School, 150 Fairway Drive.
WED AUG. 20
The Greg Abate All Star Jazz Band, Garden City Center, Route 2, Cranston. 942-2800, www.gardencitycenter.com. 6-8 pm. Bring blankets. Bring donation of peanut butter or tuna fish for the RI Food Bank. Rain date: Aug. 21.
Big Band Sound, swing and jazz, Capitol Ridge, 700 Smith St., Providence. 521-0090. 4 pm. Free.
Larry Brown's Swinglane, jazz, Astors' Beechwood Mansion, 580 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 846-3772. 7:30-9:30 pm. $20; $15 students.
East Side Horns, rhythm and blues, 20 Water Street, 20 Water St., East Greenwich. 885-3700. 8 pm-midnight.
The Bobby Ferreira-Conny Williams Duo, jazz, Bay Voyage Inn, 150 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown. 423-2100. 6-9 pm.
Dick Lupino, Mike Renzi and Jeff Fountain, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm.
Oldies Cruise: The Bandstand Revue, oldies and swing, Bay Queen Cruise, 461 Water St., Warren. 245-1350. 7 pm.
PM Musical Picnic: Mike Walsh and the Blitz, jazz and rock, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 848-8200; www.newportartmuseum.org. 6:30 pm. $5; $10 family; members and children under 5 free.
Summer Concert Series: Big Band Sounds, jazz and swing, Capitol Ridge at Providence, 700 Smith St., Providence. 521-0090. 4 pm. Free.
THURS AUG. 21
Steve Burke, jazz, Euro Café, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 349-4200. 6-10 pm.
The Dixie All Stars, jazz, Ma Glockner's, 155 Maple St., Bellingham, Mass. (508) 966-1085. 7-10 pm. $10.
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.
Eight to the Bar, swing, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, www.thetowersri.com. 7-10 pm. $20; children under 9 free.
The Night Life Orchestra, jazz and swing, Slater Park, Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket. 6:30-9 pm.
Steve Smith and the Nakeds, rhythm and blues, 20 Water Street, 20 Water St., East Greenwich. 885-3700. 8 pm-midnight.
Superchief Trio, swing, rhythm and blues and blues, Capron Park, Route 123, Attleboro. 6:30 pm.
Thursday Nights Live at ALCO: Watermelon Slim, blues and folk, American Locomotive Works, 555 Valley St., Providence. 574-2100, www.americanlocomotiveworks.com. 5:30-7 pm. Free. Outdoor concert.
Tim & Taryn, rock, Doherty's Irish Pub (formerly East Avenue Café), 342 East Ave., Pawtucket. 725-9520. 8-11 pm.
FRI AUG. 22
Steve Anthony and Persuasion, pop, The Hi-Hat, 3 Davol Square, Providence. 453-6500, www.thehihat.com. 9 pm-1 am.
Diane Blue, rhythm and blues, 20 Water Street, 20 Water St., East Greenwich. 885-3700. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
Dawn Chung, jazz, The Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.
Debbie Davies, 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.
The Bobby Ferreira-Conny Williams Duo, jazz, Hotel Viking, Rooftop Patio and Bar, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. 5-9 pm.
The Hummingbird Trio, swing, Mystic Scrimshanders, 14 Main St., Wickford. 294-2262. 6-8 pm.
Saxy Blues, blues, standards and jazz, Post Office Cafe, on the patio, 11 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4444. 7-10 pm.
Steve Smith and the Nakeds, rhythm and blues, Narragansett Cafe, 25 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-2150. 9:30 pm-1 am. No cover.
The Soul Ambition Band, blues, jazz, rock, reggae, funk, fusion, soul and rhythm and blues, 20 Water Street, 20 Water St., East Greenwich. 885-3700. 8 pm.
SAT AUG. 23
Mark Armstrong and Ken Carpenter, jazz, Everyman Bistro, 311 Iron Horse Way (off 555 Valley St.), Providence. 751-3630, www.everymanri.com. 8-11 pm.
August Under the Stars: Steve Alfonzo, jazz and pop, Greenwich Farms at Warwick, 75 Minnesota Ave., Warwick. 737-7222. 7 pm. Free. Reservations requested.
The Bandstand Revue, oldies and swing, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 245-5043. 8 pm-midnight.
Black & White featuring Ted Stevens, rhythm and blues, Chelo's Waterfront Bar and Grille, 1 Masthead Drive, Warwick. 884-3000. 7-11 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Conversations, 441 Forge Rd., East Greenwich. 884-5868. 7-11 pm.
The Kevin Crandall Band, blues, Hot Rod Café, 357 Bank St., New London, Conn. (860) 447-2320, www.hotrodscafenewlondon.com. 8 pm.
Bobby Ferreira, jazz, The Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.
Judith Gilson and Sonny Paris, jazz and standards, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-1900. 8-11 pm. No cover.
Dick Lupino, Amanda Carr and Paul Schmeling, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, www.greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.
Ken Lyon and Tombstone, blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, www.oceanmist.net. 8-10 pm.
Mike Lyons and the Blue Moon Orchestra, swing and jazz, Chase Farm, outdoors, 100 Great Rd., Lincoln. 333-1100. 5:30-7 pm. Free. Rain date: Aug. 24.
Thelonius Sphere Monk Jr. and His Sextet, jazz, Astors' Beechwood Mansion, 580 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 848-2800, www.firstnightnewport.org. 7-11 pm. $150 includes food and beverages. Private meet and greet session, 6-7 pm, $200. Benefit for First Night Newport.
RNR featuring Rick Braun and Richard Elliot, jazz, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun Boulevard (exit 79A off Route 395), Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, www.mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.
Saxy Blues, blues, standards and jazz, Water's Edge Restaurant and Bar, 743 Putnam Pike (Route 44), Greenville. 349-4707. 8:30-11:30 pm.
Steve Smith and the Nakeds, rhythm and blues, Narragansett Cafe, 25 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-2150. 9:30 pm-1 am. No cover.
Summer Concert Series: Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners and The Marcels, oldies, Rhode Island College, Roberts Hall Auditorium, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence. 456-8144. 8 pm. $37, $45.
The Lois Vaughan Jazz Duo with Dennis Pratt, Looking Upwards Aquidneck Island Arts Festival, Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport. 847-0960. 11:30 am-12:30 pm. Rain or shine.
Gena Wesley and Dream Catcher, pop, The Hi-Hat, 3 Davol Square, Providence. 453-6500, www.thehihat.com. 9 pm-1 am.
Charles Xavier and the New Bedford Core, jazz and funk rock, The Room at Waterstreet Cafe, 36 Water St., Fall River. (508) 672-8748, www.waterstreetcafe.com. 10 pm.
Zoom, rock, The Rhino Bar and Grille, 337 Thames St., Newport. 846-0707. 10 pm-1 am.
SUN AUG. 24
Steve Burke, jazz, Euro Café, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 349-4200. 5-9 pm.
The Night Life Orchestra, jazz and swing, River Island Park, Bernon Street, Woonsocket. 6-7:30 pm.
Mac Odom and Chill, rhythm and blues and Motown, 133 Club, 29 Warren Ave., East Providence. 438-1330. 7:30 pm. No cover.
The Joe Potenza Island Trio, jazz, Hotel Viking, Rooftop Patio and Bar, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. 4-8 pm.
Dennis Pratt and Al Wilson, jazz, Castle Hill Inn and Resort, 590 Ocean Drive, Newport. 849-3800. 12:30-3:30 pm.
Soul Power featuring David Cherry, soul and rhythm and blues, Regatta Club, Battleship Cove, 392 Davol St., Fall River. (508) 679-4115. 4-8 pm. $7.
Charles Xavier and the New Bedford Core, jazz and funk rock, AS220, 115 Empire St., Providence. 831-9327. 8:30 pm. All ages.
MON AUG. 25
Antoine Drye and Martin Butler, jazz, Fluke Wine, Bar and Kitchen, 41 Bowen's Wharf, Newport. 849-7778, www.flukewinebar.com. 10 pm. $10.
The Out of Control Funk Band, The Hi-Hat, 3 Davol Square, Providence. 453-6500, www.thehihat.com. 7-11 pm.
posted by Erika, 08/19/08