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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/16 to 7/30
See Newport Jazz Festival List at bottom!
(note: listings in red italics are usual gigs that have not been specifically confirmed for current dates)
SideBar Bistro, 127 Dorrance St, Providence (Entrance on Pine St) 421-7200, www.sidebar-bistro.com
Thurs, 7/19 Cabaret vocalist Jeanne Evans w/Mac Chrupcala, piano, Allen Bernstein, bass, 7 pm to 10 pm
Fri. 7/20 Outdoor Summer Series: Elan Trotman, 8 pm
Sat. 7/21 Inventions Quartet, 7 pm to 10 pm
Thurs, 7/26 Tevellus, 8-11 pm
Fri. 7/27 Outdoor Summer Series: Eric Bloom & Funk Autocrats, 8 pm to 12
Sat. 7/28 Michael Rollins, 8 pm to 11 pm
Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket, 765-1900, www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com
Fri. 7/20 Rich Estrin & The Nightcats, 8 pm, $$
Sat. 7/21 Occidental Gypsy, 8 pm, $$
We. 7/25 Open Mic Night, 7 pm
Fri. 7/27 Delta Generators, 8 pm, $$
Sat. 7/30 Violin River, Grateful Dead tribute, 8 pm, $
Sculler’s Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, www.scullersjazz.com 617-562-4111
Fri. 7/20 Regina Belle, CD release “Make An Example Out Of Me,” gospel, 8 & 10 pm $$$$$
Sat. 7/21 George Wein & Newport All Stars, jazz, 8 & 10 pm $$$$
Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St. Cambridge, www.regattabarjazz.com 617-395-7757
Wed. 7/18 Ameranouche, gypsy guitar jazz trio, 7:30 pm, $$
Fri. 7/20 Jonah Smith Quartet, singer/songwriter, 7:30, $$
Sat 7/21 Luisa Maita, Brazilian, electro-pop, 7:30 pm, $$$
Sun. 7/22 Kids Show: Vanessa Trien, Boston based, singer/songwriter, 4:30 pm $$
Mon. 7/23 Courtyard Series: Berklee at Regattabar, Daniel Rotem, sax, jazz, 6 – 8 pm, free
Wed. 7/25 Natraj 25th Anniversary, Indian, West African, World jazz, 7:30 pm, $$
Thurs. 7/26 Medici Musica: Paul Lieberman's Ibeji, jazz sextet, 7:30 pm, $$
Fri. 7/27 Aaron Freeman, singer songwriter, 7:30 pm, $$$
Sat. 7/30 Gary Beaudoin Trion w/Harrry Allen, 7:30 pm, $$$
Mon. 7/23 Courtyard Series: Berklee at Regattabar, Lee Dynes & Amanda Adddleman, jazz, 6 – 8 pm, free
TUESDAY, JULY 17
Steve Burke, jazz, Ciara Lounge, 1525 Smith St., North Providence, 354-8800, 6 – 9 p
The John Badessa Big Band featuring Bob Mainelli, swing, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, Courtyard, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000. 7:30-10:30 pm.
The Mango Trio, jazz jam, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-10 pm. No cover.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti, jazz, Caffe Itri, 1686 Cranston St., Cranston. 942-1970, caffeitri.com. 6:30-9:30 pm.
PM Picnic: The Swing Lane Orchestra directed by Jack Rodway, swing and jazz, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 848-8200, NewportArtMuseum.org. 6 pm. $, $$ family; members discounts. Rain date: July 26.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, St. Mary's Feast, beer garden, 15 Phenix Ave and Cranston St. 7-10 pm.
Dick Lupino, Annette Sanders, and Mike Renzi, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30 - 10 pm.
Rick Costa (drums)Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar & Joe Potenza, bass, DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, 259 Thames Street, 7:30 - 9:30. pm
High Times, high energy blues/swing, The Knickerbocker, 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com, 8:30 pm, $
THURSDAY, JULY 19
Don McLean & the Jazz Strollers, Pancho O'Malley's, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 782-2290. 5-8 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm..
Gino Rosatti Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, jazz/blues, Jacky's Waterplace Sushi Bar, 200 Exchange St., Providence, 383-5000,www.jackyswaterplace.com, 6 – 10 pm, no cover
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Wine Diner at Capital Grille, 1 Union Station, Providence. 521-5600. 6-8 pm.
Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet, Sweet Berry Farm, 19 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, 847-3912 (if wish to make reservations for theme dinner) 6-8 pm, bring blanks, lawn chairs, free
Concerts Under the Elms: The Duke Robillard Band, blues, rhythm and blues and swing, John Brown House Museum, 52 Power St., Providence. 331-8575. RIHS.org. 6:30 pm. $; Rhode Island Historical Society members and children under 12 free. Bring picnic.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, La Cucina 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield 349-4130 7pm Dinner show.
Coastline Swing Band w/Phred Mileski (vocals) Venice Restaurant, 165 Shore Rd. Westerly, 7:30 to 9:30 pm
The Mango Trio feat. Liz Parrillo, jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 S. Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 7:30 pm.
Here to Stay, jazz, Powers Pub, 27 Aborn St., Cranston. 714-0655, powerspub.com. 8-11 pm.
FRIDAY, JULY 20
Milt Javery, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.
Dick Lupino, Annette Sanders, & Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, Chanler Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.
Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm.
Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm
Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Candida Rose, Richard Hundley, Bart Lingley, and Joe Potenza, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com. 7-11 pm. No cover.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Capital Grille, 1 Union Station, Providence. 521-5600. 7 pm.
Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series (15th Annual): Los Lobos and Santa Mamba, Latin rock, Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport. 846-1600, newportwaterfrontevents.com. 7 pm. $$$-$$$$$
Pat Loncar and Diamond, jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 pm. No cover.
Steve Burke, jazz, Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, 431-4031 8:30 pm -12
The Sweet P Blues Band, blues and jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 South Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 8:30-11 pm.
The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8 pm-12 am.
Phil Manno (piano) Trio, John DeBossu, bass, Bill Beaudoin, drums, The Roi, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, 272-2161, 8:45 pm
SATURDAY, JULY 21
Dick Lupino, Annette Sanders, and Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.
Steve Burke jazz, Rancho Chico, 52 Washington St, Plainville MA (508) 643-2534 7-10 
Art Manchester, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.
Mary Lou Neville and Bill Moretti, jazz, Elizabeth of Portofino's, 897 Post Rd., Warwick. 461-8920. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm
The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, The Dorrance, 60 Dorrance St., Providence. 521-6000. 7-11 pm. No cover.
The Vini Ames Duo, pop, rock, R&B and jazz, Top of the Bay, 898 Oakland Beach Ave., Warwick. 921-3663. 7-11 pm.
The Reggie Centracchio Group featuring John Badessa, Barry and Judy DiRossi and Ted Casher, swing and jazz, Millonzi's Bar and Grille, outside, 11 Curson St., West Warwick. 615-7891. 7:30-10:30 pm.
Alex Chapman (drums) Quartet, Marcus Monteiro (sax) Nick Sanfillipo (piano) Bryan Rizzuto (bass) The Roi, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, 272-2161, 8 pm
The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Hwy (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Coast Guard House, 40 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 789-0700. 9:30 pm-12:30 am.
SUNDAY, JULY 22
Jazz Brunch w/Lady D, DiParma Italian Table, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA, 508.336.9222, www.diparmaitaliantable.com, 9 am – 2 pm
Ron Sanfilippo, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine East, 965 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9411. 9 am-3 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano's, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm.
Milt Javery, jazz, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 am-2 pm.
Mary Lou Neville and Bill Moretti, jazz and pop brunch, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 11 am-2 pm.
Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister's Wharf, Newport. 849-2900, 12:30-3:30 pm
The Dick Lupino Band, jazz, King's Park Bandstand, Wellington Avenue, Newport. 845-5800. 3-6 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, St. Mary's Feast, gazebo, Park Ave and Cranston St. 7-10 pm.
Sweet P and Who's Dat Band, jazz and blues jam, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-11 pm. $; participating musicians and singers free.
The Buddy Roach Trio, jazz jam/rock, Billy Goode's, 29 Marlborough St., Newport. 848-5013. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
MONDAY, JULY 23
Steve Burke, jazz, Escada Restaurant and Bar, 39 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 233-0007, www.escadabar.com, 6-10 pm.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, La Cucina 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield 349-4130 7pm Dinner show.
Ronnie Sands, pop & oldies, and Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Depasquale Square, Venda/Costantino's Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave, Providence. 421-9105. 7-10 pm.
John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave, East Providence 434-9670 www.bovistavern.com. 9 pm $
TUESDAY, JULY 24
Steve Burke, jazz, Ciara Lounge, 1525 Smith St., North Providence, 354-8800, 6 – 9 p
The Mango Trio, jazz jam, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-10 pm. No cover.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti, jazz, Caffe Itri, 1686 Cranston St., Cranston. 942-1970, caffeitri.com. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Music at Sunset: Superchief Trio, blues, roots and swing, Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum, 101 Ferry Rd., Bristol. 253-2707, blithewold.org. 6-8 pm. $$; members discount. Bring your own food and beverages.
Summer Concert Series: Santa Mamba, Latin roots rock, Garden City Center, Gazebo, Route 2, Cranston. 6-8 pm.
Dick Lupino, Jody Ebling, and Mike Renzi, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30 - 10 pm.
Rick Costa (drums)Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar & Joe Potenza, bass, DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, 259 Thames Street, 7:30 - 9:30. pm
THURSDAY, JULY 26
Don McLean & the Jazz Strollers, Pancho O'Malley's, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 782-2290. 5-8 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
Gino Rosatti Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, jazz/blues, Jacky's Waterplace Sushi Bar, 200 Exchange St., Providence, 383-5000,www.jackyswaterplace.com, 6 – 10 pm, no cover
Concerts Under the Elms: Magnolia, Cajun, John Brown House Museum, 52 Power St., Providence. 331-8575. RIHS.org. 6:30 pm. $; Rhode Island Historical Society members and children under 12 free. Bring picnic.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, La Cucina 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield 349-4130 7pm Dinner show.
The Mango Trio feat. Liz Parrillo, jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 S. Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 7:30 pm.
Here to Stay, jazz, Powers Pub, 27 Aborn St., Cranston. 714-0655, powerspub.com. 8-11 pm.
FRIDAY, JULY 27
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
Milt Javery, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.
Dick Lupino, Joe Esposito, Al Wilson, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm
Coastline Swing Band, Groton Concerts in the Park, Washington Park, Groton, http://www.cityofgroton.com/concerts.asp 6:30 – 9 pm, bring chairs, blankets, picnic, free
Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm.
Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm
Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Greg Abate, Gary Johnson, Kent Hewitt and Joe Potenza, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com. 7-11 pm. No cover.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Capital Grille, 1 Union Station, Providence. 521-5600. 7 pm.
Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series (15th Annual): Los Lobos and Santa Mamba, Latin rock, Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport. 846-1600, newportwaterfrontevents.com. 7 pm. $$$-$$$$$
Pat Loncar and Diamond, jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 pm. No cover.
Steve Burke, jazz, Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, 431-4031 8:30 pm -12
The Sweet P Blues Band, blues and jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 South Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 8:30-11 pm.
The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8 pm-12 am.
Rick Costa Trio, The Roi, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, 272-2161, 8:45 pm
SATURDAY, JULY 28
Dick Lupino, Ida Zecco, and Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.
Steve Burke jazz, Rancho Chico, 52 Washington St, Plainville, MA (508) 643-2534 7-10 
Art Manchester, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.
Mary Lou Neville and Bill Moretti, jazz, Elizabeth of Portofino's, 897 Post Rd., Warwick. 461-8920. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm
The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, The Dorrance, 60 Dorrance St., Providence. 521-6000. 7-11 pm. No cover.
The Vini Ames Duo, pop, rock, R&B and jazz, Top of the Bay, 898 Oakland Beach Ave., Warwick. 921-3663. 7-11 pm.
Rick Costa Trio, The Roi, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, 272-2161, 8 pm
The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Hwy (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Coast Guard House, 40 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 789-0700. 9:30 pm-12:30 am.
SUNDAY, JULY 29
Jazz Brunch w/Lady D, DiParma Italian Table, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA, 508.336.9222, www.diparmaitaliantable.com, 9 am – 2 pm
Ron Sanfilippo, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine East, 965 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9411. 9 am-3 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano's, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm.
Milt Javery, jazz, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 am-2 pm.
Mary Lou Neville and Bill Moretti, jazz and pop brunch, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 11 am-2 pm.
Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister's Wharf, Newport. 849-2900, 12:30-3:30 pm
The Dick Lupino Band, jazz, King's Park Bandstand, Wellington Avenue, Newport. 845-5800. 3-6 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
Sweet P and Who's Dat Band, jazz and blues jam, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-11 pm. $; participating musicians and singers free.
The Vini Ames Duo, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, rock and oldies, Top of the Bay, 898 Oakland Beach Ave., Warwick. 921-3663. 7-11 pm.
The Buddy Roach Trio, jazz jam/rock, Billy Goode's, 29 Marlborough St., Newport. 848-5013. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
MONDAY, JULY 30
Steve Burke, jazz, Escada Restaurant and Bar, 39 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 233-0007, www.escadabar.com, 6-10 pm.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, La Cucina 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield 349-4130 7pm Dinner show.
Ronnie Sands, pop & oldies, Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Depasquale Square, Venda/Costantino's Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7-10 pm.
John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave, East Providence 434-9670 www.bovistavern.com. 9 pm $
UPCOMING FESTIVALS: 
Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, www.newportjazzfest.net,
Friday August 3, 8 pm: Dr. John & The Lower 911, featuring Jon Cleary, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, w/Catherine Russell and Jonathan Bastiste;
Saturday August 4, 11 am – 7 pm: Pat Metheny Unity Band w/ Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, and Ben Williams; Bill Fisell – John Lennon Songbook; Dianne Reeves; Jack DeJohnette All-Stars; Jack DeJohnette Group; Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints featuring Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh & Joey Baron; The Bad Plus w/ Bill Frisell; James Carter Organ Trio w/ Rodney Jones and Miche Braden; Dafnis Prieto Sextet; Darcy James Argue's Secret Society; 3 Clarinets: Ken Peplowski - Evan Christopher - Anat Cohen; Christian McBride's Inside Straight; John Ellis & Double-Wide; Pedrito Martinez Group; RIMEA Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble, Metro Narcisi, conductor
Sunday August 5, 11 am – 7 pm: Tedeschi Trucks Band; Maria Schneider Orchestra; Jason Moran and the Bandwagon; Kurt Elling; Miguel Zenón's Rayuela; Jenny Scheinman & Bill Frisell; Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet; Rudresh Mahanthappa's Samdhi; Gretchen Parlato & Lionel Loueke w/ Becca Stevens; John Hollenbeck's Claudia Quintet + 1; 3 Cohens: Yuval, Anat & Avishai Cohen; Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks; Lewis Nash Quintet featuring Jeremy Pelt & Jimmy Greene; Ryan Truesdell's Gil Evans Centennial Project; Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors with Adam Cruz


posted by Bill Melone, 07/17/12