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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 10/14/2019 TO 10/21/2019

Posted Weekly on wriu.org:  In center of home page under “Recent Blog Posts” or under the “Information” tab at the top of the page, click Jazz Listings.

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm) 

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 14

Nate Christian, vocals, guitar, keys, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 pm

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm 

The House Combo: rhythm and blues, blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 p.m.-midnight. 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

Radio Honey trio, playing the sweet sounds from the 70’s on, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 pm

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, w/guest Joe Potenza, bass, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Jesse Cook, guitar, fusion of world music styles, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm

The Autocrats w/Leon Spradley, vocals, Mark Love Gonsalves, vocals, John Allmark, trumpet, Patrick Nigro, sax, Tucker Antell, sax, David Prout, guitar, Rusty Hughes, keys, John Vaughan, bass, Chris Ottaviano, percussion, Vinny Pagano, drums, funk, R&B, Askew, 150 Chestnut St., Providence,  (774) 526-9736, askewprov.com, 9 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

Caribbean Soul: Jhony Keys, keys, Becky Bass, steel drums, The Rooftop at the Providence G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 p.m.

Steve Burke: sax, vocals, smooth jazz, pop, Los Andes, 903 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, 6 – 9 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Warren Chiasson, vibes, Greg Wardson, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. doors, 6:30pm, dance lessons 7pm, show 7:30pm 

Sugar Ray Norcia, harmonica, vocals, special guest with VRBE Band, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Steven Bigelow, bass, vocals, Stan Kozlowski, drums, vocals, Paul Bouley, keys, R&B, roots, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, dance lessons, 6:30, band, 7:30 -10:30 pm 

Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker (sax) and friends, Soul Pocket Jazz Hang, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St., Providence, theparlourri.com 9-10 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

PINTS & PUMPKINS: Fundraiser For Courthouse Center for The Arts, pumpkin to carve, pumpkin beer or frozen apple cider, music by Fugitives From Justice, extended happy hour 4 – 8pm, Two Ten Oyster Bar & Grill, 210 Salt Pond Rd. South Kingstown, 782-0100, twotenobg.com, 4 – 8pm.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, pop, Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 -10 p.m.

Feedback: Music Gear Night, devoted to music gear with live music based around pedalboard effects by Buck Nature, Andy Cerullo, and Brendon “Low B” Kirk Bjorness-Murano. Also an open jam to show off your gear, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, 7 – 10pm

Tyler-James Kelly, guitar, vocals, in the Tap Room, +21, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm 

Neal & The Vipers Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Live Jazz Night: Dino Govoni (sax) Jazz Quartet, jazz, funk, swing, jazz, funk, swing, Norey’s Newport, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. Doors  4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 pm 

2-5-7-Quartet, w/Dan Ventura, keys, Michael Ethier, sax. Zach Malian, drums, Joe Acampora, bass, Nick-A-Nee’s is, 75 South St, Providence. 861-7290. 9 p.m.-midnight.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

Concert Band, Brian Cardany, director, B101, Fine Arts Center 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 8 – 9pm

Jean Roche, singer songwriter of “narrative songs”, recent album “Sisterly” The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7pm, show 8 – 10pm

Greg Piccolo, sax, vocals, and Heavy Juice Expansion Pack w/Shinichi Otsu, keyboards & bass, Steve Langone, percussion, Tony Lee, guitarist, Rich Lataille, alto & tenor sax, Doug “Mr. Low” James, baritone sax, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors, 8pm, Show 9pm 

Chris Beard, guitar, vocals, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Moondance, A tribute to Van Morrison, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, 8 – 10:30pm

Steve Earl (solo) guitar, singer songwriter, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm

Wooden Horse, Crosby, Stills and Nash tribute band, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

John, guitar, and Joanne, vocals, Jo’s Bistro 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, 8 – 11pm.

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, Sonoma Bistro 7366 Post Rd, North Kingstown, 295-0800, 8-11pm

Eric Alexander (sax) Quartet, w/John Webber, bass, Joe Farnsworth, drums, Mike LeDonne, piano, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, eventbrite.com/o/the-side-door-jazz-club-4086763485. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Cartune Heros, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am. 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Warren Chiasson, vibes, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, 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 p.m.

David Furlong, guitar, mandolin, vocals,& Honk, w/John Brough, drums, percussion, Raymond “Skip” Vanasse, bass, vocals, Lane Dupont, keys, Laura Furlong, violin, vocals, folk, country funk, jazz, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7pm, show 8pm

Joanna Connor, slide guitar, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Damn The Torpedoes w/Rich Kubicz, Tom Petty Tribute band, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, 8 – 11pm

Big Lux, violin, hip hop originals with jazz and country influences, EP release “MAJOR”, opening Greg Serrod and the Black Sheep, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 8pm, Show 9pm 

Ellen Jewelll, guitar vocals, singer songwriter, new album release,”Gypsy’, opening,  Jordie Lane with Clare Reynolds, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Frontiers, Journey tribute, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11pm 

A Journey Through Italy: Franco Corso, Italian tenor and crossover popular singer, w/Mike Renzi (piano) Quintet, opening comedian Paul D’Angelo, fundraiser to benefit RI Italian Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7:30pm, show, 8:30pm 

Craig Brann (guitar) Quintet, w/Gregory Tardy, sax, Ethan Herr, piano, Nick Morrison, bass, Sanah Kadoura, drums, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, eventbrite.com/o/the-side-door-jazz-club-4086763485. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Neal Vitullo (vocals, harmonica) & Friends. w/ Dave Howard, guitar, vocals, Steve Burke, sax, Steve Bigelow, bass, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, dance lessons, 6:30, band, 9pm 

Mercy Brown Band, (1st appearance) The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am. 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20

Milt Javery: jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, Lake Pearl, 299 Creek St., Wrentham. (508) 384-3003. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

URI Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Gene Pollart, director, program to include ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (Introduction] – Richard Strauss, BRIGHT LIGHTS – Robert Sheldon, SUN DANCE –Frank Ticheli, HARVEST HYMN – Percy Grainger, and AMERICAN HYMNSONG SUITE – Dwayne Milburn, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 3 – 5pm

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Warren Chaisson, vibraphone, Alan Burnstein. bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Windham Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570 reservations (recommended,)  facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/ 3-7 pm 

Robin Soares & Friends, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7pm

Parlour Jazz Jam:  Michelle Cruz, voicals, Matt Macaulay, guitar, Matt Passeroni, bass, Alex Chapman, drums, performing a “Love letter To Brazil” by celebrating the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto, Milton Nascimento, Elis Regina, Sergio Mendes and more, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St., Providence, https://tinyurl.com/y5c74pxg, 5-8 pm.

Lloyd Kaplan (clarinet, sax) and The Aristocats, w/Nat Piccirilli, guitar and banjo, Dennis Pratt, vocals, upright bass, Joe Holtzman, drums, traditional jazz, standards,The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 5pm, show 6pm

The Cartels, 6 member band, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, pop, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 6 – 9 pm 

Folk For Now Series: Chrissy Stewart, in the Tap Room, +21, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm 

(SOLD OUT) Tower Of Power, funk, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7:30pm, show, 8:30pm 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm 

The House Combo: rhythm and blues, blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 p.m.-midnight.

 

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22

URI Jazz Combos I, Jazz Faculty, coordinators, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 7:30pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

URI Big Band, Joseph Parillo, Emmett Goods, coordinators, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 8pm

5th Annual  Halloween Gala: James Montgomery, harmonica, vocals, blues, R&B, costume contest with prizes, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, doors, bar, gallery 7pm, show 8 – 11:30pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

Greg Abate, sax, flute, Dave Zinno, bass, Matt DeChamplain, piano, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, bop, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, doors, bar, gallery 7pm, show 8 – 11pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27

LIVE JAZZ NIGHT: Tish Adams (vocals) Jazz Sextet, w/Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, Dave Murphy, alto sax, Leland Baker, tenor sax, Celebration of: 60th Birthday, 22nd Radio Anniversary, meet WRIU Jazz DJs, holiday treats, WRIU “swag,” CDs, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 6pm, show 7pm