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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 11/11/2019 TO 11/18/2019

Posted Weekly – Search “wriu jazz listings” Or 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, NOVEMBER 11 (VETERANS DAY)

Krisanthi, singer, keyboard, retro pop favoites, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. rooftopattheg.com. 6 – 9 pm

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

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

URI Saxophone Studios Recital, solo and ensembles, classical and jazz, faculty instructors, Jon Amon and Bill Jones, Concert Hall B100, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 7:30-9:30pm

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

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

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, 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, NOVEMBER 13

So Distinct, funk band, 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

Mary Andrews, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Bill Andrews, drums, jazz, standards, pop, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m.

Roberto Mobioli, guitar, 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 

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Cartells, jazz, swing,  Mowtown, R&B. rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 6:30pm, Dance lessons 7pm, Show 7:30 – 10pm 

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14

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

Folk For Now Series: Shallows, with singer songwriters Joe Myers and Emily Finlan, folk, Ameicana, in the Tap Room, 21+, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8pm 

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

Live Jazz Night: John Monllos (guitar) Quartet, w/Carl Gerhard, trumpet, Bill Miele, bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, funk, blues, Norey’s Newport, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. Doors  4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 pm 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15

John, guitar, and Joanne, vocals, jazz, pop, Jo’s Bistro, 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 7pm to 10pm

Steve DeConti (guitar, vocals) Trio, jazz, surf, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7pm, show 8 – 11pm

John Allmark Super (trumpet) Jazz Octet, Bob Bowlby, Dino Govoni, and Bill Vint on saxophones, Angel Subero, trombone, Dennis Huges, piano, Brian Rizzuto, bass, Vinny Pagano, drums, jazz, funk, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Matt Schofield, guitar, vocals, songwriter, multi award winning Brittish blues star, blues, opening: Gray Hallberg, from Wooly Mammoth, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors, 7pm, Show 8pm 

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

The Bourbon Street Jubilee, New Orleans & vaudeville, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, 6:45pm, VIP reception (separate admission), doors/GA, 7pm, show, 8pm.

Andy Milne, (piano) and Unison feat./La Tanya Hall, vocals, Noah Garabedian, bass, Clarence Penn, 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 – 11pm.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Jean McKenna O’Donnell, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Paul Del Nero. bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd. Portsmouth, 847-3777, greenvale.com, 1-4 pm.

The Ocean Mistics, w/Klem Kimek (from NRBQ,) rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m

ACLU Fundraiser: Honey and the JAM, w/Jennifer Minuto, piano/vocals, Joe Grady, guitar/vocals, Bob Asprinio, bass, Dave Cham, drums. Kasey Minuto, vocals, indie folk with a touch of jazz, and originals, Opening, LaDiva Jonz and Haley Star, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, 6 – 9pm, 

Consuelo’s Revenge, w/Amanda Salemi. vocals, Al Diaz, drums, Kirk Anderson, accordion, lead electric guitar, Matt Swanton, sax, Ian Lacombe, bass, Alicia Ruggiero, violin, Chris Van Booven, acoustic six-string, fingerstyle guitarist, Americana, roots, introductory set by Uncle Larry, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 6:30pm, show 7 – 9pm

5th Annual Time & Tide Film Festival, Presented by The United Theater, short surf, skate and outdoor action sports films, afterparty w/The Z-Boys, surf rock trio, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors, 7pm, Films 7:30pm, after party 9pm 

Love Dogs: feat./Ed Sheer, lead vocals, Alizon Lissance, keys, vocals, Myanna, alto/tenor sax, vocals, Glenn Shambroom, guitar, baritone sax, Randy Bramwell, bass, vocals, Steve Brown, drums, vocals, and more. R&B, pop, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Wicked Peach w/Ernie Lewis, lead vocals/guitar, Brian Merrett, lead guitar/vocals, Stan Smith, bass guitar, Jonathan Souza, drums, rock cover band, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11pm 

Helen Sung (piano) presents Sung with Words, Christine Dashiel, vocals, Gary Thomas, sax, flute, David Wong, bass, Darrell Green, drums, jazz, lSide 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.

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

Joe Potenza, bass w/Mattson Mederios Band, The Dorrance, 60 Dorrance St. Providence, 930pm – 12:30am.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17

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

Flying Karamazov Brothers, comedy, theatre, music and, of course, juggling, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 1pm, show, 2pm. (Also 6 pm, see below)

Philip Martorella, piano, composer, clasical, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, doors, bar, gallery 7pm, show 2 – 5pm

The Sidewinders, R&B, blues , Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 6 – 9 pm. 

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Cassandra McKinley, vocals, Mike Renzi, 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 

Blue FO’s,The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7pm

Flying Karamazov Brothers, comedy, theatre, music and, of course, juggling, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 5pm, show, 6pm. (Also 2 pm, see above)

Thomas Oldfield, senior jazz drum set recital, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 7:30 – 8:30pm

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Steve Volkman, guitar, vocals, singer songwriter,  Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. rooftopattheg.com. 6 – 9 pm 

The Groove Merchants, with returning special guest, Doug Woolverton, trumpet, feat./Nick Sanfilippo, piano, Gino Rosati, guitar, Michelle Hill, vocals, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 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.

 

COMING UP:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Victor Wainright (piano) Band, “King of Boogie Woogie” Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Dar Williams, singer somgwriter, w/Bergin O’Malley  and Brian Crane, folk, roots, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, 6:45pm, VIP reception (separate admission), doors, 7pm, show, 8pm.