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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 5/19 TO 5/27/2014

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

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

NOTE ADDITIONAL “SUMMER FESTIVALS” SECTION (at bottom)

MONDAY, MAY  19

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, MAY 20

Steve Burke, jazz, Marchetti’s Restaurant, 1463 Park Ave., Cranston. 943-7649, marchettis.com. 5:30-9 pm.

SPRING CAVALCADE OF BANDS In The Ballroon:In The Foyer:  Art Medeiros 16 piece swing band, Dan Ferreira & The Meadow Larks 16 piece dance band, Tommy Rotondo Group; In The Foyer:  Lloyd Kaplan & The Aristocats, Ginny Conley/Dan Moretti Group, Angela Baccari & Mike Renzi, Denise DiCaro Group w/Mike Renzi, Dick Lupino, Vinny Pagano, Ted Casher, Terri Giviens w/Yvonne Monnett, John Badessa Group w/Tony Delsignore; Rhode on the Pawtuxet, Broad St. Cranston, for info and tickets Providence Federation of Musicians, 941-2717, 5:30 – 10:30 pm, doors open 5:15 pm, $$ advance purchase discount.  Cash bar, BYO food

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.

Oz Noy, guitar, Oteil Burbridge, bass, Keith Carloch, drums, jazz, blues, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm, $$$

Antonevich & Katz, violin, piano, Gypsy jazz, Scullers, DoubleTree Suites, 400 Solders Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com/, 8 pm, $$$

WEDNESDAY,  MAY 21

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.

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.

Chris Botti, jazz, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 421-2787, vmari.com. 7:30 pm. $$$$-$$$$$$

Felipe Sales (sax, flute) Group, w/Tucker Antell, sax, Maxim Lubarsky, piano, Keala Kaumeheiwa, bass, Berrtram Lehman, drums, Rogerio Boccato, percussion,jazz, African, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm, $$ student discount

Rick Costa Trio, jazz, DeWolf Tavern, 259 Thames St. Bristol, 254-2005, 7:30-9:30 pm

Deb Larkin, vocals, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Cartels, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 7:30 – 10 pm, $ (free dance lesson at 7 pm)

Lydia Harrell (Boston’s The LovelySinger), jazz, standards, Scullers, DoubleTree Suites, 400 Solders Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com/, 8 pm, $$$

Travis Colby, keys, Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Mark Texeria, drums, blues, L’attitude, 2190 Broad St., Cranston, 780-8700, http://www.lattituderi.com/promotions.php, 8:30 – 11:30 pm

THURSDAY,  MAY 22

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.

The Mango Trio featuring Liz Parrillo, jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 South Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 7:30 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. $

Somi Woman/LA Femme, Somi, vocals, Ibraham Maalouf, trumpet, Toro Dodo, keys, Michael Olatija, bass, Otis Brown III, drums, jazz, world, Scullers, DoubleTree Suites, 400 Solders Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com/, 8 pm, $$$.

Donald Harrison’s Berklee Quartet, New Orleans sax player’s tours with student all stars, Santiago Bosch, piano, Osmar Okuma, bass, Darryl Staves, drums, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, 7:30-11 pm,  $$

Loudon Wainwright III, folk, topical, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$$ advanced purchase discount

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

FRIDAY,  MAY 23

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.

Nick Sanfilippo, piano, jazz/pop, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

Lois Vaughan, piano 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.

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.

Tish Adams & Candita Rose, vocals, Greg Abate, alto, Ron Founier, piano, Alex Chapman, drums, Joe Potenza, basses, jazz & ballads, 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.

Joe Lewis Walker, blues/rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket, 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com, 8 pm. $$

Will Evans (of Barefoot Band), rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm, $$ advanced purchase discount.

Tuck & Patti, vocal/guitar jazz duo, Scullers, DoubleTree Suites, 400 Solders Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com/, 8 pm, $$$$.

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

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

Benjamin Koppel (alto) Quartet, w/Jean-Michel Pilc, piano, John Hatfield, drums, Johannes Weidermueller, bass, 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,  $$$

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

SATURDAY,  MAY 24

Kim Mchale, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm. $

The Ocean Mistics, rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 pm.

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. The

Reggie Centracchio Group featuring Jordan Nunes, Joe Esposito, Dennis Pratt and John Badessa, swing and jazz, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. 821-0060. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Nick Sanfilippo, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St, Newport, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm

Billy 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. $

Jenniter & Bob Mainelli, jazz, standarsd, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 7:30-10:30 pm. No cover.

The Peter Fish Quintet, jazz , funk, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

Forever Young, Neil Young tribute with John Amitrano, Amy Bedard, Becky Chace, Mark Cutler, Leo Dumas, John Fuzek, Dan Lilley, and Pete Vendettuoli, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Les Sampou, Americana, blues,  Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 8 pm doors open 7:30 pm, $$ advanced purchase discount.

Greg Piccolo, jump blues, 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 pm,  $$

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, blues, The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, 8 pm, $$

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.

Sugar Ray and The Bluetones, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm, $$

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

The Ravens w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Dockside, 1Waites Wharf, Newport, 619-1588, 10 pm – 1am.

SUNDAY, MAY 25

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. 

The Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. Noon-3 pm.

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister's Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 4-7 pm, no cover

Pete Seeger Memorial Concert:  Bill Harley, Sally Rogers & Howie Burgen, Atwater Donnelly, Art Tebbetts, John Fuzek, Joyce Katzberg & Jimmy Warren, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 5 -8 pm, with hootenanny and bonfire to follow, free but donations accepted to Clearwater

ABC Trio w/guest TBA, vocals, Greg Wardson, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 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.

Mike Zito and the Wheel, blues and rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $

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

Soul Shot, reggae, ska, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 pm, $

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

MONDAY, MAY 26

Black & White featuring Chris “Stovall” Brown, swing blues and roots rock, Gaspee Festial, Pawtuxet Village, Narragansett Parkway, Cranston. Noon.

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, MAY 27

Steve Burke, jazz, Marchetti’s Restaurant, 1463 Park Ave., Cranston. 943-7649, marchettis.com. 5:30-9 pm.

The John Badessa Big Bandfeaturing Tony DelSignore, swing, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. 821-0060. 7:30-10:30 pm.

SUMMER FESTIVALS:

PAULIE’S NEW ORLEANS JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL (http://baevents.com/pauliesnolabluesandjazzfestival/)

FRIDAY, JUNE 20

Bobby Paltauf Band, Mern Shanno & The Membership, Roomful of Blues

SATURDAY, JUNE 21

Big Al Carson & The Blues Masters, Billy Iuso & Restless Natives, Honey Island Swamp Band, Eric Lindell & The Sunliners, George Porter, Jr. & The Runnin’ Partners, Marcia Ball

SUNDAY, JUNE 22

Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Little Freddie King, Big Chief Juan Pardo & The Golden Commanches, Glen David Andrews, Buckwheat Zydeco.

 

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL 2014 (www.newportjazzfest.org)

Friday, August 1, 2014  Fort Adams State Park

Gates: 10:00am / Music: 11:30 am- 6:00pmStage & Set Times (posted in July)

Jon Batiste & Stay HumanJohn Zorn's Masada Marathon: Dave Douglas, Marc Ribot, Cyro Baptista, Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Ikue Mori, Greg Cohen, Joey Baron, Kenny Wollesen & many others Miguel Zenón & The "Identities" Big Band Darcy James Argue's Secret Society Snarky Puppy Cécile McLorin Salvant Rudresh Mahanthappa - A Charlie Parker Project, A World Premiere Amir ElSaffar Quintet Mostly Other People Do The Killing: Steve Bernstein, Jon Irabagon, Dave Taylor, Brandon Seabrook, Ron Stabinsky, Moppa Elliott & Kevin Shea Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors URI Jazz Festival Big Band

Friday, August 1, 2014   International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino

Gates: 6:30pm / Music: 8:00pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Dee Dee Bridgewater - To Billie With Love

Saturday, August 2, 2014   Fort Adams State Park

Gates: 10:00am / Music: 10:30 am - 7:00pmStage & Set Times (posted in July)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Dave Holland Prism with Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn & Eric Harland Gregory Porter Robert Glasper Experiment SFJAZZ Collective: Miguel Zenón, Avishai Cohen, David Sanchez, Robin Eubanks, Warren Wolf, Edward Simon, Matt Penman & Obed Calvaire Cécile McLorin Salvant Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band with Jon Cowherd, Chris Thomas, Melvin Butler & Myron Walden Pedrito Martinez Group featuring Ariacne Trujillo, Alvaro Benavides, & Jhaire Sala Dick Hyman, Howard Alden & Jay Leonhart Kurt Rosenwinkel New Quartet Newport Now 60 Band: Anat Cohen, Karrin Allyson, Randy Brecker, Mark Whitfield, Peter Martin, Larry Grenadier & Clarence Penn Umbria Jazz presents Stefano Bollani & Hamilton de Holanda RIMEA Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, August 3, 2014   Fort Adams State Park

Gates: 10:00am / Music: 10:30 am - 7:00pm

Stage & Set Times (posted in July)

Bobby McFerrin spirityouall David Sanborn & Joey DeFrancesco with Billy Hart & Warren Wolf Dr. John & The Nite Trippers Gary Burton New Quartet with Julian Lage, Scott Colley & Marcus Gilmore Vijay Iyer Sextet with Graham Haynes, Mark Shim, Steve Lehman, Stephan Crump & Marcus Gilmore Danilo Perez Panama 500 with Ben Street, Adam Cruz Django Festival All-Stars featuring Samso


posted by Bill Melone, 05/19/14