Jazz Listing 5/29/2017 to 6/5/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 5/29/2017 TO 6/5/2017

(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

MONDAY, MAY 29

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

TUESDAY, MAY 30

Cavalcade Of Bands, Presented by The Providence Federation Of Musicians, Ballroom: Mike Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Band, Dan Ferreira & The Medowlarks, The Al Marano Group The Foyer: Angela Bacari & Nicolas King w/ Mike Renzi, Bob Mainelli Group, Dick Lupino Group, George Leonard Group, Kim Marcoux Group, Mary Bogan Group, Rhodes on The Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston, info & reservations, 941-2717, doors 5:15 pm, Music & dancing 5:30-10:30 pm

Paul Del Nero, bass, w/Mark White, guitar, 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.

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.

(SOLD OUT) Robert Cray Band: blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31

Vini Ames Trio: swing, oldies, pop, Venus de Milo Restaurant, 75 Grand Army Highway, Swansea, Mass. (508) 678-3901. noon-4 p.m.

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.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Nicolas King, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

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

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Johnny & The East Coast Rockers, swingin’ rhythm & blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, dance lessons at 7 p.m. music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Chris Thomas King, blues, John Chan’s Birthday, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket. 765-1900 chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8pm.

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, JUNE 1

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

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

Feufollet: Cajun, rock, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.

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

The Fabulous Thunderbirds: blues, rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, theodeum.org. 8 p.m.

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

Bob Schneider, vocal, guitar, originals, funk, folk, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm, doors, 7 pm.

Broomstix, 10 member Nashville R&B, soul, funk, group, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 8:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, JUNE 2

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.

Al Abbott, pianist: jazz, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, standards, pop, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000,  tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Anthony’s Italian Cuisine, 441 Atwells Ave., Providence. 273-5900. 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 pm

Dave Keller (gruitar, vocals) Band, blues, soul, originals, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 10:30 pm

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

Michael Sweet, vocals, guitar, formerly with Stryper, Opening: Louis St August & Gene D’Itria, of MASS, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm, doors, 7 pm. 

Rick Russell and the Cadillac Horns, blues, R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave, Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 8:30 pm, doors 7:30 pm

Gay Barbosa, singer/songwriter, Shipyard Pub, Twin Rivers Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 723-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/ 5pm.

Isthisjazz:  Ben Shaw, sax, w/The Four Agreements: Thomas White, piano, Clay Nordhill, guitar, Paul DiMartino, drums. Evan Carley , bass, AS220, 115 Empire St, Providence, 831-9327. 9:30 pm

Adam Ezra Group, tribute to Bob Marley, reggae, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

SATURDAY, JUNE 3

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Linda Calise, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, vocals, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm.

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

Steve Burke: jazz, Tumble Salt, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 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.

Tony Cipolla (sax) Group, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000,  tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

Commander Cody, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Al Copley (piano) Band W/Dan Morretti, sax, “Boogie Woogie Dance Party,” Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8-10 pm

Jazz Heritage Series: Joey DeFrancesco, (B3 organ)  & The People + Grace Kelly (tenor sax, vocals) Quartet, The Cabot, 286 Cabot St, Beverly MA, (978) 927-3100, thecabot.org/events/category/jazz-heritage-series. 8pm

Braiden Sunshine, semi finalist on “The Voice,” pop, Hilton Park Band, opens, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave, Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 8 pm, doors 7 pm

Daniell Nicole, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm, doors, 7 pm.

Steve Anthony & Persuasion w/Joe Esposito, sax, high energy dance, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200,(877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 9 p.m.

Talking Dreads, reggae Talking Heads tribute, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, JUNE 4

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.

Reminisce: oldies dance, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200,(877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 9 p.m.

Sunday Gravy, rock, jam, reggae covers, cover band, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3:30 pm

Live Jazz Sundays:  Rebecca Parris, vocals, Mike Rensi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Vinnie Pagano, drums, jazz, standards, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Steve Burke: jazz, Mozzarellas Grill Bar, 1460 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 353-3001. 6-9 p.m.

Aztec Two-Step Dou w/Rex Fowler and Neal Shuman, vocal harmony & acoustic guitar, folk. rock, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7-9 pm

Jazz Revelations featuring Joe Godfrey, piano, Matt Passeroni, bass, Charles Kalajian, drums, celebrating Bill Evans’ music, jazz, Aurora, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-5723.  8-11 p.m.

Will Evans, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave, Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 8 pm

MONDAY, JUNE 5

Larry Perlman Duo: jazz, Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd. 273-6565. 4 p.m.

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

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, opening: Barrington High School Jazz Band, The Met, 1005 Main St. Pawtucket, 792-1005, http://themetri.com/events/, 7:30 pm

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

COMING UP:

TUESDSAY, JUNE 6

“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato ,sax, Marty Ballou, bass,  jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

Big Jim Wheeler (guitar, vocals) Band in Black, Johnny Cash Tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 10:30 pm

Skatalites, ska, opening, Roots of Creation, jam band, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 8:30 pm

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL – FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 6 (see lineup at http://www.newportjazz.org/lineup)

George Wein: “I’ve been over to the University of Rhode Island, and the faculty and students are dedicated to the music. If having their band at our Festival has helped their department, then I’m very proud that it has happened. It can only help jazz.” (see Sunday)

2017 Newport Jazz Festival  (Lineup as of 4/20/2017)

Friday, August 4

Fort Adams

–       Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

–       Maceo Parker

–       Cécile McLorin Salvant

–       Naturally 7

–       Leslie Odom, Jr.

–       Joey DeFrancesco + The People

–       Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith

–       Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound Orchestra

–       Christian Sands Quartet w. Gilad Hekselman, Yasushi Nakamura & Jerome Jennings

–       One for All: Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber & Joe Farnsworth

–       Evan Christopher Clarinet Road & New Orleans Brass

–       Rodriguez Brothers

–       Jimmy Greene Quartet w/Kevin Hays, Ben Williams & Otis Brown III

–       George Burton Quintet w/Tim Warfield, Jason Palmer, Pablo Menares, Wayne Smith Jr.

–       Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop Ensemble

Tennis Hall Of Fame

–      Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

–      Rhiannon Giddens

Saturday, August 5

–       Snarky Puppy

–       Branford Marsalis Quartet

–       Rhiannon Giddens

–       Christian McBride Big Band w. Special Guests

–       Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding

–       Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Mongo & Monk f. Danilo Perez, Chris Potter,

            Avishai Cohen, Josh Roseman, Roman Diaz, Ben Street & Adam Cruz

–       Henry Threadgill Zooid

–       Vijay Iyer Sextet

–       Antonio Sanchez & Migration

–       DJ Logic’s Project Logic

–       Benny Golson Quartet w. Mike LeDonne, Buster Williams & Carl Allen

–       Uri Caine Trio w. Mark Helias & Clarence Penn

–       Dominick Farinacci

–       Gilad Hekselman, solo guitar

–       JoAnne Brackeen, solo piano

–       David Torkanowksy, solo piano

–       Peter Evans, solo trumpet

–       Jason Palmer’s Berklee Septet

–       Herb Alpert ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer David Leon

            w. Leo Genovese, Josh Allen and Francisco Mela

–       RI Music Educators Association Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, August 6

–       The Roots

–       Andra Day

–       Maria Schneider Orchestra

–       Hudson: Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier

–       Philadelphia Experiment: Questlove, Christian McBride, Uri Caine

–       Jason Moran: Fats Waller Dance Party

–       Tim Berne’s Snakeoil

–       Bokanté f. Michael League & Malika Tirolien

–       Theo Croker

–       Cyrus Chestnut Trio

–       Sean Jones Quintet w. Brian Hogans, Orrin Evans, Luques Curtis & Obed Calvaire

–       Cyrille Aimée

–       John Medeski, solo piano

–       Marilyn Crispell, solo piano

–       Orrin Evans, solo piano

–       University of Rhode Island Big Band

–       Newport Jazz Assembly Band w. Ben Marcoux, Joshua Bruneau, 

            Jimmy O’Connell, Tony Davis, Noah Barker, Alex Tremblay & Mike Camacho

–       MA Music Educators Association All-State Jazz Band

TICKET INFORMATION

All adult, children and student tickets for the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management are available at www.newportjazz.org. For information regarding pre-sales and special offers, subscribe to the newsletter on the festival web site or follow NJF on social media.

General Admission tickets for all Fort Adams events also can be purchased in person at the Newport Visitors Information Center, located at 23 Americas Cup Avenue. Log on to www.discovernewport.org for office hours and information. Local discounts offered. No service charges apply.

For more information, e-mail jazztickets@newportfestivals.org.

Natixis Global Asset Management is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival, and the Newport Jazz Festival also receives generous support from Doris Duke Charitable FoundationNorth Coast Brewing Company and Eventbrite.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *