Jazz Listing 4/3/2017 to 4/10/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 4/3/2017 TO 4/10/2017

(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 events in blue

MONDAY, APRIL 3

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

URI Saxophone Studio Recital, Jonathan Amon & Bill Jones, coordinators, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. Kingston, 7:30 – 9:30 pm

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

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 8:30 p.m. All ages.

Coal Tattoo, acoustic duo, guitar, vocals, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, 8 p.m.

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 4

Paul Del Nero, bass, w/Rich Greenblatt, vibes, jazz, Roberto’s Italian Restaurant, 450 Hope St., Bristol, 254-9732, www.robertosbristol.com, 6 – 9 pm

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, DaVinci Lounge, 146 Acorn St., Providence. 572-3911. davincilounge.com. 7 p.m.

Mat Kearns, solo guitar, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m.

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

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, invite other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 

Sinatra Wednesdays w/Mike Dutra, w/Frank Sinatra Menu, Fred & Steves Steakhouse, Twin Rivers Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 723-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/ 5pm.

April Keen, vocals, w/Steve Heck, piano, Bill Miele, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m 

Travis Colby, blues, R&B, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, Oki’s, 1270 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 728-7970. 7 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Mystic Horns, blues, R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, dance lessons at 7 p.m. music 7:30 – 10 pm.

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

Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN: Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30-11:30 p.m.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 6 

URI Dept. of Music Convocation, Margaret Frazier & Joe Parillo, coordinators, featuring faculty, students and guest performers, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. Kingston, 12:30 pm

Mike Higgins, blues, Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. 4 pm

Steve Burke: jazz, Mile and a Quarter House, 334 South Water St., Providence. 331-1500. 6-9 p.m.

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, ballads, pop, Siena, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

James Grande, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11, p.m.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Alan Bernstein (bass) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8 p.m.

Green Tea Light, guitar trio + vocalist, acoustic jam rock, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, APRIL 7

John & Joanne, John Monllos, guitar, Joanne Rodino, vocals, jazz, standards, Jo’s Bistro, 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, www.josamericanbistro.com, 7 – 10 pm.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Western Stars: western swing, The Parlour, 1119 Main St., Providence. 383-5858. 6-9 pm

URI William Chilton. Senior jazz trumpet recital, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. Kingston, 7 pm

John & Joanne, John Monllos, guitar, Joanne Rodino, vocals, jazz, standards, Jo’s Bistro, 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, www.josamericanbistro.com, 7 – 10 pm.

Richard Hundley Trio: jazz, Cassarino’s Restaurant, 177 Atwells Ave., Providence. 751-3333. 7 p.m.

Tony Cerbo: singsin the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, DaVinci Lounge, 146 Acorn St., Providence. 572-3911. davincilounge.com. 7 p.m.

Travis Colby, blues, R&B, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m.

The Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Cafe Di Panni, 187 Pocasset Ave., Providence. 944-0840. 8-11 pm

Jarekus Singleton, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket. 765-1900 chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8pm.

(PRIVATE EVENT MUSIC RETURNS NEXT WEEK) Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends, jazz, blues,Rosmarin at Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. www.rosmarin-ri.com. 8:30 – 11:30 pm

Soul Shot feat./Dion Knibb, Tom O’Brien, Eric Williams, Mark Berney, Rob Liguori Dave Prout, Papa Zeke, Krys Jackson, Rider NcCoy, Davydread, and special guest: Frankie Ranks Moniz, sax, ska, rocksteady, Reggae, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

Bryan and the Aardvarks: jazz, AS220, 115 Empire St., Providence. 831-9327. 9:30 pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

URI Collin Larkin. Senior jazz saxophone recital, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. Kingston, 3 pm

Greg Hopkins (trumpet, flugelhorn) Sextet +1, w/Shannon LeClarie, alto, flute, Arnie Krakowski, tenor sax, Jeff Galindo, trombone, Tim Ray, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, Yoron Isreal, drums, jazz, 20th Anniversary, Morse Institute Library, 14 E Central St. Natick, MA, http://morseinstitute.org, 3-4:30 pm

Ocean Mistics blues & rock, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd. Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 pm

Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti: jazz, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Rt. 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

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

Phenix Ave, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet w/Kent Hewitt,piano, Gary Johnson, drums, CD release “Road to Forever,”, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 63 Muse Way, Tiverton. sandywoodsmusic.com doors 7 pm, BYOB, BYOF, show 7:30 pm

Debra Mann’s Jazz Quartet: The Music of Joni Mitchell, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Sunny Crownover with The Duke Robillard Band: swing, jazz, blues, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. 8 p.m.

Luther Guitar Jr.John and The Magic Rockers, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket. 765-1900 chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8pm.

Gary Gramolini and Roger Ceresi: acoustic rock, blues, The Beachway Grille, 1 Charlestown Beach Rd., Charlestown. 213-6615. 8-11 p.m.

Forever Young, tribute to Neil Young, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7:30, show 8:30 pm.

SUNDAYAPRIL 9

Doug James and Willie Laws Jr.: blues, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Rd., Jamestown. jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org. 423-7821. 3 p.m.

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

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.  

Reminisants, dance, oldies, swing, dance floor, Lighthouse Bar, Twin Rivers Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 723-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/ 2 pm.

Jumping For Jonnycake: Johnny and the East Coast Rockers, Shiny Lapel Trio, The Sidewinders, Sugar Ray abd the Bluetones wGreg Piccolo, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, 3-9 pm. benefit for Johnnycake Center of Westery.

 “Allary at Arias,” Dan Moretti (sax, flute) Latin & Brazilian Jazz, w/Hernandez, guitar, Jorge Najarro, percussion, Alberto Netto, drums, Flavio Lira, guitar, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Wolf and the Jam Daddies: blues jam, Boundary Brewhouse at Corinne’s Seafood GrilleSweet, 1593 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. 725-4260, corinnesbanquets.com. 5-9 p.m.

Jazz Revelations Concert Series: tribute to trumpeter Bobby Hackett featuring Mark Berney*, trumpet, Ben Cook, sax, Dave Zinno*, bass, Steve Langone, drums, Aurora, 276 Westminster St., Providence. facebook.com/jazzrev. 8-11 p.m.

(*URI Music Dept. faculty)

MONDAY, APRIL 10

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

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

Ian Fitzgerald, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, 8 p.m.

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

COMING UP:

SUNDAY, APRIL 16

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Dave Murphy, sax, Phil Mazza, guitar, Brayden Beasoni, bass, Ben Dicke, drums, with Thelonius Monk and Charlie Parker theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm.

TUESDAY, APRIL 18 

URI Jazz Combos, Joe Parillo, coordinator, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. Kingston, 7:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19

RIC Jazz Combos, Greg Abate, director, Helen Forman Theater, RIC 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, box office 456-8144, www.ric.edu/pfa/pdf/PFAcalendar2017.pdf, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

“3hree For Louis” Tribute to Louis Armstrong with 3 generations of trumpeters: Eddie Allen, Cecil Bridgewater, Duane Eubanks, with James Weidman, piano, Kenny Davis,bass, Carl Allen, drums, Helen Forman Theater, RIC 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, box office 456-8144, www.ric.edu/pfa/pas.php, 7:30 pm

FRIDAY, APRIL 21

WRIU Fundraiser: Dan Lord and The Big Shots, Dead Blues Society, Blues Clue Quintet (URI student jazz combo) followed by Greatful Dead style jam, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. doors 7:30 pm, show 8 pm

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL – FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 6 (see lineup at http://www.newportjazz.org/lineup)

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