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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 12/9 TO 12/16/2013 

(note: some gigs may have been changed or canceled; check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

MONDAY, DEC. 9

Chamber Choral Concert: Lively Experiment, Mark Conley, director.  Concert Hall, URI Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, 874-5955, www.uri.edu/music 7:30 pm, $$ student discount

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

TUESDAY, DEC. 10

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 6:30-9:30 pm. 

WEDNESDAY,  DEC. 11

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

Ida Zecco, vocals, Yvonne Monnett, piano/vocals, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz and standards, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm.

THURSDAY,  DEC. 12

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

Rosanne Cash, Americana, country ballads, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$$$$$$

Silk & Steel, jazz and pop, L'Elizabeth's Café, 285 South Main St., Providence. 861-1974. 9 pm. No cover.

FRIDAY, DEC . 13

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

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Greg Abate, sax, Paul Nagel, piano, jazz, standards, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.

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

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

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

Lance Houston, trumpet, Richard Hundley, piano. Marty Richards, drums, Joe Potenza, basses, standards, blues, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events/ 7:30-11:30pm, $.

The Clancy Legacy Celtic Christmas: Aoife Clancy, Robbie O’Connell andGeorge Keith, Linden Place, 500 Hope St., Bristol. 253-0390. 7:30 pm. $$ discounts for members; Advance reservations required. 

Duke Robillard, blues, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 & 10 pm. $$$, discount for late show or both shows

Yulegrass: Tony Trishchka, banjo, Lauren Rioux, violin/vocals, Scott Law, guitar/vocals, Mike Block, cello, Amanda Kowalski, bass, old favorites and novel winter songs , Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount.

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

SATURDAY,  DEC. 14

“Warm Up For The Holidays” mulled wine, hot apple cider, and holiday music w/Dennis Cook, sax, Dick Lupino, bass & vocals, Jordan Nunes, piano,, jazz tastings, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm (Last show until next Spring)

Wakefield Jazz Sessions w/Manny Morales, trumpet, The Contemporary Theater Co., 327 Main St, Wakefield, 218-0282, www.thecontemporarytheater.com, 2-5 pm, $ donation

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

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

The Reggie Centracchio Group featuring Joann Casino, Greg Wardson, Joe Esposito and John Badessa, jazz and swing, Millonzi’s Bar and Grille, 11 Curson St., West Warwick. 615-7891. 7:30-10:30 pm. 

Mary Mary, gospel duo,and Refined 313, gospel, Park Theatre/Rhode Island Center for the Performing Arts, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. 7:30 pm. $$$$-$$$$$.

The Bonnie Strickman Trio featuring Hillie Dolgenas and Scott Lee, jazz, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349,sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount

Albert Cummings, guitar blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 & 10 pm. $$$, discount for late show or both shows

Savoy Brown, British boogie blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount.

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

SUNDAY, DEC. 15

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.

Tony Coelho, flute & reeds, w/Mac Chrupcala, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, and Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm 

Steve DeConti, guitar, Kent Hewitt, piano, jazz, Latin, bossa, Trio Restaurant, 15 Kingstown Rd. Narragansett. 792-4333. 4-7 pm. 

The R.A. Fish Duo, jazz and global, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 5-8 pm.

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

WRIU Holiday Extravaganza, with Tish Adams, vocals, Willie Myette, piano, Art Manchester, reeds, Joe Potenza, bass, Alex Chapman, drums, (aka Bluz U Can Uz) jazz, blues, holiday tunes, Fete, 103 Dike St, (Olneyville) Providence, www.fetemusic.com, 5 pm, $

MONDAY, DEC. 16

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, 12/09/13