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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 10/21/2019 TO 10/28/2019

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) 

URI and WRIU events and artists in blue

PLEASE CONTACT [email protected] with any corrections or additions 

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. 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22

Kyle Bell, playing acoustic reggae, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. rooftopattheg.com. 6 – 9 pm

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

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, OCTOBER 23

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

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

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Sharon Zeffiro, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: Cherry Pie, blues, swing, zydeco, rockabillly, Latin, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. doors, 6:30pm, dance lessons 7pm, show 7:30pm 

Brian Templeton, 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 24

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

Christian Camarao, banjo vocals, singer songwriter, new album “Appalachian Fiction”. The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, 7 – 10pm

Dan Lord & The Big Shots, blues (jump/swing), dance, rock, Tex-Mex, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Live Jazz Night: John Allmark (trumpet) and Bob Bowlby (sax) Quintet with/Bryan Frankie Rizzuto,bass, Dennis Hughes, piano, Zach Casher, drums, jazz, funk, swing, Norey’s Newport, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. Doors  4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 pm 

Migration: Antonio Sanchez, vocals, drums, John Escreet, piano, Fender Rhodes, Prophet Synthesizer, Matt Brewer, acoustic and electric bass, Thana Alexa, vocals and effects, Chase Baird, tenor saxophone and EWI,  jazz, original compositions, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Chris Trapper from The Push Stars, guitar, vocals, also played on many film and TV soundtracks, Askew, 150 Chestnut St., Providence,  (774) 526-9736, askewprov.com 8 pm

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, Brewed Awakenings, 1395 Atwood Ave, Johnston, 275-0769, 8 – 11pm

Bennie Wallace (sax) & His Disorder at the Border Orchestra, 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. (Live Recording)

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

Country DnA, quartet feat./ukulele crooner Rick Russo, country, rockabilly, soulful blues, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7pm, show 7:30 – 11pm

The Troublemakers, a tribute to the Allmen Brothers, opening, Dr. G & The Believers, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors, 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm 

Jeff Pichell & Texas Flood, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Jimmy Webb, vocals. piano, songwriter (MacArthur Park, Wichita Lineman, Crying In My Sleep, Highwayman) music and stories of his career, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7pm, show, 8pm 

Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, organ, vocals, original leader of the Young Rascals, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Melaena, 6-piece rock/dance, cover 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, Tumble Salt 1 Morgan Ave (off Mineral Spring), North Providence, 349-0557, 7-9pm

Bennie Wallace (sax) & His Disorder at the Border Orchestra, 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. (Live Recording)

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, 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.

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

URI Symphony Orchestra, Ann Danis, conductor, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 8pm

Chan’s Big Blues Bash: Jimmy “2 Suits” Capone & The Chan’s All Star Clan w/Willie J. Laws, guitar/vocals, Eddie Scheer, drums/vocals, Johnny “Blue Horn” Moriconi, trumpet/vocals, Johnny Juxo, piano/vocals, Bobby “The Breeze” Holfelder, trombone, Randy Bramwell, bass, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

David Wax Museum: David Wax and Suz Slezak, singer songwriters, originals, country to Mexican,, new album “Line of Light”, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, Show 8pm 

Dan Lawson (guitar) Band  and Grab (Larry & Marc) Brothers Band, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

The 70’s Project, 7 musicians with the music and the clothes, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11pm 

Nicki Parrott (vocals, bass) Trio, w/Larry Fuller, piano, Jason Tiemann, 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.

Smokin’ Toads, (Halloween Party – prizes) The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am. 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27

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.

Nichlas Schleyer, senior classical piano recital, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 1pm

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series:Ethel Lee, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Marty Ballou, bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Wyndham Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570 reservations (recommended,)  facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/ 3-7 pm 

Heidi Nirk Band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7pm

Jazz Candy: John Monllos, guitar, Art Manchester, sax, flute, Jo’s Bistro 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, 5:30 – 8:30pm

Arthur Bargar and Parkers Tangent, original art rock with blues and roots sources, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 6 – 9 pm 

LIVE WRIU 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

Isaiah Brown, senior jazz saxophone recital, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, web.uri.edu/music/events, 1pm

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.

 

COMING UP:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

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 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Live Music and Movie: Geo Trio +12 play tunes from the sound track before the movie, classic rock, dance, opera, funk, The Big Lebowski, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7pm, show, 8pm 

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.