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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 4/7 TO 4/14/2014

(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, April 7

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, $ 

TUESDAY APRIL 8

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.

WEDNESDAY,  APRIL 9

Ballroom Dance Lessons, Sara Barker, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragasett, 782-2597, www.thetowers.com/events, 6 pm: waltz, 7 pm: rumba, 8: tango, $$

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 Wednesday: The Zingers, swing/R&B, The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, free dance lessons, 7 pm, Music 7:30 – 10 pm,

Angela Bacari, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm

THURSDAY,  APRIL 10

Dick Lupino, Mike Renzi, Mary Andrews, Dennis Cook and Jeff Fountain, jazz, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport. 841-8868. 6-9 pm.

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 – 11 pm. $

John Nemeth (vocals/harmonica), and the Bo-Keys, 9 piece Stax/soul review, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discout

FRIDAY, APRIL 11

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

Bobby Ferreira, 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.

Steve Burke, jazz, Marchetti’s Restaurant, 1463 Park Ave, Cranston, 943-7649, 5:30 – 8:30 pm. 

Dennis Cook, sax, Chris Taylor, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. Spiced Pear Restaurant, 847-2244. 6-10 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.

Dino Govoni, sax, Doug Olsen, trumpet, Vinny Pagano, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30pm, no cover, valet parking at Mathewson St. entrance.

Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson and The Magic Rockers, 75th Birthday Party, blues/rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

Simon Townshend, singer/guitar, Bob Kendal, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount

Furlong & Caron, “six string pyrotechnics,” Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm, doors open at 7:30, $

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

Manuel Valera (piano) and New Cuban Express w/Yosvany Terry, alto, Tom Guama, guitar, John Benitez, bass, Eric Doob, Afro Cuban/Latin 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,  $$$ 

Lisa Ferraro, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.

Evan Goodrow Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover 

SATURDAY,  APRIL 12

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4-6 pm. 

Steve Burke, jazz, Marchetti’s Restaurant, 1463 Park Ave., Cranston. 943-7649, marchettis.com. 5:30-8:30 pm.

Ron Sanfilippo, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St, Newport, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pmBilly Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.

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

The Reggie Centraccio Group w/Jan Schmidt, vocals, Greg Wadson, piano, Joe Esposito, sax, John Badessa, drums, swing and jazz, Millonzi’s Bar and Grille, 11 Curson St., West Warwick. 615-7891. 7-10 pm. $

B.B. King, blues, Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel, 79 Washington St., Providence. 331-5876, lupos.com. 7:30 pm. $$$$$ general and reserved balcony; $$$$$$$ reserved; $$$$$$$$ Gold Circle.

Dan Moretti, sax, Celebrates 25 Years of Recording, w/Steve DeConti, guitar, Tim Ray, piano, Marty Ballou, bass, Marty Richards, drums, Jorge Najaro, percussion, (and some surprise guests,) jazz, bossa, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$, (first 50 reservations get CD of 11 songs from the past 25 years.)

Christos Rafalides & Mahattan Vibes w/Sergio Salvatore, piano, Petros Klampanis, bass, Ludwig Afonso, drums, 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,  $$$

(Duke Robillard rescheduled to June 29, April 12 tickets honored or refunded until 3/29)

Pete Francis (from Dispatch,) singer/songwriterblues, Grace and the RSO, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount

Bill Staines and W.S. Monroe, folk, Stone Soup Coffeehouse, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 50 Park Place, Pawtucket. 921-5115, stonesoupcoffeehouse.com. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase, youth & child discounts

Benefit to Save Fort Foreclosure: Assembly Of Light Choir, Death Vessel, Alec Redfern & The Eyesores, The What Cheer? Brigade, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm. BYO drinks and food, Doors open 7:30 pm,  $ suggested donation

Los Gatos w/John Monlos, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8 pm – 12m ,

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

The Smokin’ Toads, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover

SUNDAY, APRIL 13

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.

Travis Colby Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 1 – 4 pm, no cover

Duos for Violin and Cello w/Alexy Shabalin, violin, Theodore Mook, cello, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragasett, 782-2597, www.thetowers.com/events, 2 pm, pot luck reception following, $

ABC Trio with John Baboian, Greg Wardson, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

CD Release Party, "Blue Vacation:" Art Manchester, woodwinds, John Monlos, guitars, Joe Parrillo, piano, Joe Potenza, basses, Mike Coffey, drums, Jimmy's Saloon, 37 Memorial Bvd, Newport, 846-5121, 6-9 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.

Jerry Douglas, dobro and tap guitar, and Mark Cutler, rock, blues and Americana, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 7 pm. $$. All Ages.

Sunday Night Blues Jam w/Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8:30 pm – 12 m

MONDAY, APRIL 14

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, $ 

COMMING UP

TUESDAY, APRIL 15

URI Jazz Combos, Joe Parillo, Coordinator, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, www.uri.edu/music, 7:30 pm, $$, discount for students

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16

RIC Jazz Combos, Greg Abate, director, Forman Theater, RIC, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Providence, www.ric.edu/mtd/calendar.php 7 pm, free

THURSDAY, APRIL 24

URI Big Band/Jazz Ensemble, Jared Sims, director, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, www.uri.edu/music, 8 pm, $$, discount for students.


posted by Bill Melone, 04/06/14