Jazz Listing 11/27/17 to 12/4/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 11/27/2017 TO 12/4/20

(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)

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

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, NOVEMER 27

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

Leland Baker, sax, jam session, jazz, fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, 7-11pm

Ranky Tanky: music from Gullah culture of the Carolina coast including African American game songs, work songs, and spirituals, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, towersri.com. 7:30 p.m.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m.

URI Jazz Combos, Joseph Parillo, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 – 9 pm.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Mark Andrews, vocals, Willie Myete, piano, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Bill Andrews, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Linda Calise, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, Joe Calise, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Shiny Lapel Trio, jump blues, dance, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Special Double Bill: Johnny Blue Horn & Klem Klemicki, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Aaron Cote (percussion) Jazz Combo, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10 pm

Cardboard Ox, vocal duo, folk, originals, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

Avi Jacob, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8pm

Ikebe Sharkdown, soul, afro-funk, boogaloo, opening Elevator Tribe, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Tish Adam (vocals) Trio, w/Rusty Hughes, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz standards. Blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Alissa Musto, jazz, swing, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 349-4979, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Dan Blakeslee, guitar vocals, folk originals, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

University Artist Series: pianists Manabu Takasawa & Gavane Darakyan with cellist Theodore Mook, perform music of Beethoven, Falla, Schubert and Tchaikovsky in music for piano 4-hands and piano and cello – including a 4-hand piano version of the Nutcracker, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 pm.

Holiday Pops: The Claflin Symphony Oechestra w/The Milford Community Chorus, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

2nd Annual Swing Into The Holidays Fundraiser for No. Stonington Elem. School Drama Club, feat./Johnny and the East Coast Rockers, swingin’ rhythm & blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 7 pm

Anthony Garaci (piano, organ) and the Hipnotics, w/Willie J. Laws, guitar, vocals, Dennis Brennan, harmonica, vocals, Michael Mudcat Ward, bass, Osi Brathwaite, drums, roots/rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Melissa Etheridge: Merry Christmas Baby, rock, Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. 8 p.m.

Brian McCarthy (sax) Qartet, w/Justib Kauflin, piano, Evan Gregor, bass, Jimmy Macbride, drums. jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Guilty Pleasure: pop, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m. to midnight.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

Joseph Ursino, Senior Viola recital – with pianist Cheryl Casola and clarinetist Tyler Tashdjian. Program includes the Hummel Fantasie, a J.S. Bach sonata in G major, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 1 pm.

Andrew Hellwig, Junior Jazz Saxophone Recital, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 3 pm.

Victoria Delmonico, Senior Piano Recital, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 5 pm.

Cassandra McKinley, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Paul DelNero, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

Susan Iacobellis, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Atwater-Donnely Trio, Aubrey and Elwood are joined by Cathy Clasper-Torch, folk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

Winter Snow Ball, Al Fenton Big Band, New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Dr. Bristol, reservations 860-585-5411, 7:30 – 11 pm

Johnny Hoy (vocals, harmonica) and the Blue Fish, w/Jeremy Berlin, piano, Buck Shankbuck Shank, guitar, Chris Anzalone, drums, jump blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Hot Tuna Acoustic, w/Jora Kaukonen and Jack Casady, progressive rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Kate Wright ans Indomitable Soul Band, 7-piece soul, Memphis soul, new school R&B, opening Grace Morrison, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

The Love Dogs, 7 member show band, swingin’ Rhythmn & blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Dayna Stephens (tenor sax) & Quartet, w/Aaron Parks, piano, Pick Rosaro, bass, Bill Stewart, drums, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

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

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

Christmas with Johnny & Nat, performed by Delbert Leon Collins, RISD Museum, 20 Main St., Providence, Presented by Stages of Freedom, benefit for Swim Empowerment Program, reservations at, www.stagesoffreedom.org/christmas-with-nat-johnny, 2 pm

Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, dance, blues, rock, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

URI Percussion Ensemble, Kyle Forsthoff, coordinator, RECLAIM: An Afternoon of Music for Percussion, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 3 pm.

URI Chamber Ensembles: Juliet Lai, Adam Levin & Cathryn Cummings, coordinators. Come hear the brass quintet, horn quartet, clarinet ensembles, & guitar ensemble in music by Piazzolla, Nelhybel, Rimsky-Korsakov and Hindemith. Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 pm.

Carol of the King, The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular, Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. 7:30 p.m.

Dave DeAngelis, guitar, vocals, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8pm

MONDAY, DECEMER 4

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, – 25th Anniversary,  Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. 7 p.m.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, 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. doors 8 pm, show 8:30, All ages.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

 

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

University Chorus, Audrey Cardany, director, including a performance of Sarah Quartels evocative Snow Angel, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 – 9 pm.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7

URI Jazz Big Band, Joseph Parillo, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 – 10 pm.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

RIC Jazz Combs Concert, Greg Abate, director, Forman Theater, RIC, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, 7:30 pm

URI Concert Band, Brian Cardany, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 – 10 pm.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

Jazz Revelations featuring Becky Bass, steel pan, voice, Nick Sanfilippo, jeys, Hermand Duverné, bass, Jared Williams, drums, Caribbean jazz,  Machines With Magnets, 400 Main St, Pawtucket, https://goo.gl/zi7n3Z, 7-9 pm.

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