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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/26/2016 TO 10/3/2016

(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, SEPTEMBER 26

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, R&b, oldies, Al's Waterfront Restaurant, 28 Water St., East Providence. 5-9 p.m.

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm 

Ronnie Sands and Mary Lou Neville, pop and oldies, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7 p.m.  

Roomful of Blues, rock, blues, Blackstone River Revival and Taste of the Valley, Slater Mills Grounds, 175 Main St., Pawtucket. 728-0500, ext. 430. pawtucketartsfestival.org. 9 p.m.

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 9pm

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

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

Steve Burke, Da Vinci Restorante, Lounge, & Cigar Bar, 146 Acorn Street, Providence, 572-3911, 7-10 pm.

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, 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

The Funky Autocrates, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, www.theparlourri.com. 5 – 10 pm

Rick Costa Trio, jazz, DeWolf Tavern, 259 Thames St. Bristol, 254-2005, 7-9:30 pm 

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

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

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

Let’s Dance Wednesdays resumes: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com, dance lessons at 7 p.m. music 7:30 – 10 pm.

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé and pop, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4111, 6:30 p.m.

(Preempted for wine event) Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, w/John Funkhouser, keys, Bryan Frank Rizzuto, bass, jazz, standards, blues, Simone’s, 275 Child St. Warren, 247-1200, www.simonesri.com, 6:30 – 9 pm 

Steve Burke: jazz, Lodge Pub & Eatery, 40 Breakneck Hill Rd., Lincoln, 725-8510 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Dennis Cook, sax, Greg Wardson, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Rick Wells, drums, swing, jazz, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8 p.m.

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox: rotating collective of musicians and vocalists that reimagines modern pop hits in the style of jazz, ragtime, and swing classics of the 1920s-1950s. The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 421-2787, TheVetsRI.com. 8 p.m.

Terry Bozzio, melodic drummer, rock, jazz, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

The Johnny Watson, Jr. Blues Band, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, www.theparlourri.com. 5 – 10 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.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble, jazz and pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, www.chapelgrillri.com 7-10 pm.

Steve Burke, Da Vinci Restorante, Lounge, & Cigar Bar, 146 Acorn Street, Providence, 572-3911, 7-10 pm.

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends, Two Tenors w/Ed Tomassi & Joe C. Esposito, Rosmarin Bar, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333, 7:45-10:45 pm.  

The All Star Chan Clan Band w/Jimmy “2 Suits” Capone, sax, vocals, Eddie Scheer, drums, vocals, Jack Ward, guitar, vocals, John Juxo, keys, Mario Perrett, sax, Doc Chanonhouse, trumpet, Bob Worthington, bass, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Hope Road, Bob Marley tribute, Marc Douglas Berardo, & Phil Adams, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com, Benefit for Westerly Education Endowment Fund, 8 pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

Calamari Brothers: swing, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m., Benefit for Elks charities.

Vince Carmen, vocals, keys, pop, swing, standards, DiMicco’s, 1705 West Shore Rd. Warwick, 921-5554.

Greg Abate, sax, flute, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. Handicapped accessible, 8 & 10 p.m.

Daryl Sherman, vocals, piano, Ted Casher, sax, Boots Maleson, bass, Dave Sherman, trombone, and more, jazz, standards, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Magic Dick, harmonic (formerly with J. Geils Band) Shun Ng, guitar, vocals, soulful blues, groove, with The Slide Brothers: Calvin Cooke, Aubrey Ghent, Chuck Cambell, Darick Campbell, “sacred steel,” peddle steel guitar from a church tradition, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org.. doors open 7pm, show 8 p.m

Franklin Brothers Band, rock, jazz, blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

8th Annual Mitch Fest: 2pm: Bob & Fran Christina, 4 – 8 pm: Five For Now, Tony Lynn Washington, Brian Templeton, Johnny McLeod,  Sugar Ray Norcia, Lisa Marie & Johnny Juxo, Mr. Nick, Willie J. Laws, Bob Hassen, Sam Gentille, Tommy Mahfood, and guests, Benefit for Hospice RI in memory of James “Mitch” Chistina, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com.

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 p.m.

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

The Ed Tomassi (sax,flute) Group w/Jim Bastian ,guitar, Mike Ball, bass, Ron Vierra drums, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, www.theparlourri.com. 5 – 10 pm

Sunday Night Blues Jam w/Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8:30 pm – 12 m

Ian Hunter, British singer songwriter, new CD “Fingers Crossed,” Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org.. doors open 7 pm, show 8 p.m

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm  

Ronnie Sands and Mary Lou Neville, pop and oldies, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7 p.m.

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 9pm

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

COMING UP

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

(New Night) Hot Jazz Party, jazz, funk, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd. Matunuck, 782-3740 http://www.oceanmist.net, 7 pm.

Lake Street Dive: Feat./Michael “McDuck” Olson, trumpet, guitar, Rachael Price, vocals, Bridget Kearney, bass, Michael Calabrese, drums, progressive rock, jump blues/swing, Rubblebucket opens, Fête Music Hall, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. All ages 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

Evenfall Quartet w/ Brad Hallen, bass, Mark Earley, tenor sax, Joe “Sonny Barbato, piano, Jerzy Glod, drums, perform a collection of American Songbook favorites and an original song by Lucky Thompson, in the style of the small group catalogues of the late 40s and 50s, jazz, Blue Duchess CD release, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Soul Shot & Friends, w/Dion Knibb, Tom O’ Brien, & special guests: Ernie Smith, Jonah Tolchin, Eric Williams, Jimmy Murray, Duke Robillard, CD Release Party, Reggae, Ska, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com, 9pm.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

Bart Weisman and the Cape Conservatory Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Night and a Tribute To Frank Sinatra, Dinner & Dancing, 7 – 11 pm, Special VIP Reception Feat./Tish Adams Trio, 5-7 pm; for tickets, which include dinner, call Brian Morrison (508) 932-4700 or go to Barnstable Police Dept. btwn 8 – 4 weekdays. Benefit for The George E. Morrison Training Village.

Manhattan Transfer & Take 6, pop, jazz, vocalese, Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467- 7275, www.parktheatreri.com, 8 pm

Dan Moretti & The Hammond Boys w/Michele “Evil Gal” Wilson, vocals, Marty Richards, drums, Marty Ballou, bass, Bruce Bears, keys, Mike Williams, guitar, soul-jazz, funk, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m. 


posted by Bill Melone, 09/26/16