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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 10/28/2019 TO 11/4/2019

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 28

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. 

Nate Christian, acoustic pop/rock, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. rooftopattheg.com. 6 – 9 pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

Radio Honey, sweet sounds from the 70s to today, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. rooftopattheg.com. 6 – 9 pm

Eden Cateel, vocals, piano, cabaret, standards, The Arctic Playhouse, 117 Washington St, West Warwick, RI, 573-3443 thearcticplayhouse.com, 7:30pm

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

The Autocrats perfore PARLIAMENT, 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 30

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, dance, Los Andes, 903 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, 649-4911, 6-9pm

Open Mic w/Beth Baron, all instruments and talents welcome, 6:30pm, PDV Jam Session w/Gregg Sheerod, vocals, with local guest artists, 8:30pm, Askew, 150 Chestnut St., Providence,  (774) 526-9736, askewprov.com

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Debbie Larkin, vocals, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m.

Johnny Blue Horn, trumpet, 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 

The Founders: Al Copley, Rich Lataille, Doug James, Greg Piccolo, Duke Robillard. Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, Show 8pm 

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 31

Weekly Music Convocation 9: concert info 874-2431, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 12:30-1:45pm

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

Craig Edwards, Knickerbocker Music Center, in the Tap Room, 21+, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8pm 

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

URI Voice and Piano Studios student recitals, students of Margaret Frazier, Rene de la Garza, Caroline O’Dwyer and Mark Conley, and from the piano studio of Manabu Takasawa will play  the music of Felix and Fanny Mendlessohn and Franz von Suppe, C100, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 8-9:30pm

A Celebration of The Legends: The Elvis and Orbison show, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, doors, bar, gallery 7pm, show 8 – 11:30pm

Saddle Up The Chicken, 6 piece local “foot stomping” bluegrass, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7pm, show 7:30

4th Annual Fundraiser for North Stonington Elementary School Drama Program: Johnny & The East Coast Rockers, opening, The Band Room Kids, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors, 6pm, Show 7pm 

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

The Geo Trio + 12, play tunes from the soundtrack of the Big Lebowski before the showing of the movie, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7pm, music, 8pm, movie, 9:15pm

50th Anniversary Tribute to The Flying Burrito Bros, w/country rock all stars: Greg Harris, guitar, fiddle, Jeff Pevar, guitar, steel guitar, David Jackson, bass, David Heffington, drums, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

The Bell Bottom Blues, Eric Clapton tribute band featuring Al Caprara, guitar, 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.

Edmar Castaneda, harp, w/guest vocalist, Andrea Tierra, Shlomi Cohen, sax, Rodri Villa, 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.

Liz Boudreau Duo, country rock, Shipyard Pub, Twin Rivers Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 723-3200, twinriver.com/entertainment/ 9pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Shawnn Monteiro, vocals, Dick Lupino, bass, 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

Livingston Taylor Live, singer songwriter, piano, new album release”Best of LIVe,” Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, doors, bar, gallery 7pm, show 8pm

In Our Own Voices, an Opera by Eliane Aberdam, after a libretto by Sarah Carleton, about adoption and identity, and the difficulties that both adoptees and adoptive parents encounter. Themes of  interracial adoption, search of identity, racism, loss and struggle are explored, instruments–oboe, viola, and piano, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 8-9pm

Monster Mike Welch (guitar) Band, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Eight To The Bar, swing, boogie woogie, R&B, soul, Motown, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, Show 8pm 

Alter Ego, Stomington’s rock and roll party band,, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11pm 

Steely Dan, progressive rock, Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville , CT, 888-226-7711, mohegansun.com/, 8pm

The Curtis Brothers, w/Zaccai, piano, Luques, bass, Antonio Hartt, alto sax, Josh Lawrence, trumpet, Mark Whitfield, 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. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Take It To The Bridge, high energy funk, rock cover band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am. 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3

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 pm

Remininisce, 7 member vocal group, songs of the 50s and early 60s, Lighthouse Bar, Twin Rivers Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 723-3200, twinriver.com/entertainment/ 2pm

The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, the legacy of “The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing”, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com. Two shows: doors, 2pm, show, 3pm and doors 6:30pm, show 7:30pm

“Raise Your Glass” Fundraiser for the Encore Opera Company: a selection of opera arias and music from our upcoming 2020 season (including “The Pirates of Penzance”). The New Arctic Playhouse, 1249 Main Street, West Warwick, 437-6291, [email protected], 2-3:30pm

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Kim Marcoux, vocals, Arnie Krakowski, sax, Greg Wardson, piano, Alan Berstein, bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Wyndham Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570 reservations, facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/ 3-7 pm 

Tim Taylor (harmonica, vocals) Blues Band, w/Monica McNamara, vocals, Tom Ferarro, guitar, Matt McManamon, bass, Mookie Kane, drums, , The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7pm

1st Sunday Jazz: Special Guest Shawnn Monteiro, vocals, Dan Moretti (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Dave Zinno, bass, Steve Langone, drums, Dennis Hughes, piano,  The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 5pm, show 6pm

Heidi Nirk (vocals) Band, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 6 – 9 pm 

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

First Sunday: Geo Trio, funk, jazz, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 7:30 pm.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4

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

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

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

 

COMING UP:

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

1st Annual Appreciation Concert for 1st Responders: 88th Army Concert Band, Dukes of Dixie w/Al DeAndrade, John Badessa Trio, sponsored by the 100 Club of Rhode Island to honor Police, Fire, and Military, public invited no admission, food and drinks available, Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad St) Cranston, 6 – 9pm. 

Keiko Matsui, piano, smooth jazz, 2019 album release “Echo,” Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7pm, show, 8pm.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Building Fundraiser: Ida Zecco, vocals, Jim Rice, arranger, piano, Thanks for the Mammaries, “comedy, music and inappropriate banter,” The Arctic Playhouse, 117 Washington St, West Warwick, RI, 573-3443 thearcticplayhouse.com, 7:30pm (also Sunday, November 10, 2pm)

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Jamm at the GAMM: Eden Casteel, vocals, piano, cabaret, standards, Frederic Scheff, vocals, musical theater, light opera, Gamm Theater, 1245 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, 723-4266, doors 6pm show 7-9pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

CAVALCADE OF BANDS: Ballroom –Mike Dutra & the Strictly Sinatra Band, Billy Moretti and Ginny Conley Group, Foyer: Johnny Edwads Wild Combo, rock trio, Amanda Carr w/Mike Renzi, piano, Terry Givians. Bob Mainelli Group w/Mike Renzi, piano, Presented by The Providence Federation of Musicians at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston, (off Broad St.) promusicri.org/home/cavalcade-of-bands/, 780-6887, doors 5:45, music & dancing 6 – 10 pm