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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 1/26/2015 TO 2/2/2015

(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,  JAN. 26

John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave., East Providence. 434-9670, bovistavern.com. 9 pm. 

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

TUESDAY, JAN. 27

Mike Higgins, piedmont blues, EPOCH Assisted Living on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565, epochsl.com. 2 pm; space limited

Big City Jazz: Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7 – 10:30 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz, On The Roch’s, 1595 Centerville Rd. Warwick, 821-3262, 8-11 pm

WEDNESDAY,  JAN. 28

Greg Abate, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dick Lupino, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7 - 9:30 pm  

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

Let's Dance Wednesdays: Superchief Trio, swing, NOLA, R&B, jump blues, boogie woogie, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. doors open 6:30 pm, free dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm. 

Professor Louie and the Cromatix, blues, Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St., Cambridge, MA,  (617) 661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 8 pm

THURSDAY, JAN. 29 

Steve Burke, jazz, 300 North Restaurant, 3009 Tower Hill Rd., Saunderstown. 789-4200, threehundred1north.com. 6-9 pm.

John Stein and Paul Del Nero, jazz, Cork Wine and Tapas, 90 Front St., New Bedford. (508) 994-9463, corkwineandtapas.com. 7-10 pm. 

Dick Willner and Jan Schmidt and Swing Haven, swing, oldies and rhythm and blues, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30-11 pm. 

Musaner w/Ara Sarkissian (piano) and guest Alex Vavilov, viola, jazz, Armenian music, Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St., Cambridge, MA,  (617) 661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 8 pm

The Mac Odom Band, rhythm and blues and Motown, 133 Club, 29 Warren Ave., East Providence. 438-1330, 133club.net. 8:30 pm.

FRIDAY,  JAN. 30

Lois Vaughan, piano, jazz, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

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

Dave Burdett, trumpet, Chris Taylor, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, standards, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. Spiced Pear Restaurant, 847-2244. 6-10 pm.

Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, harmonica, blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Capital Grille, 1 Union Station, Providence. 521-5600. 7 – 10:30 pm.

Dan Moretti, sax/flute, Steve DiConte, guitar/vocals, Dave Limina, B3 organ, Vinny Pagano, drums, and Joe Potenza, basses, jazz, Latin, , Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521–3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:00 pm, valet parking at Mathewson St. entrance.

Steve Burke, jazz, 300 North Restaurant, 3009 Tower Hill Rd., Saunderstown. 789-4200, threehundrednorth.com. 7:30-10:30 pm

The Pegheads, bluegrass, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm.

ABC Trio w/guest TBA, vocals, Mac Chrupcala, piano, Al Bernstein, bass, and Mike Coffee, drums, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8-12 pm. 

The Commander Coty Band, jump blues and rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Roy Hargrove (trumpet) Quintet, jazz, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10 pm. (also Saturday) 

Bruce Katz (keyboards, B3 organ) Band, CD release “Homecoming,” blues, soul jazz, Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St., Cambridge, MA,  (617) 661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 8 pm 

JMI Quintet (Hartt School Student Ensemble) Nathan Davis, trombone, Josh Uguccioni, bass, Tony Davis, guitar, Jordan Young, alto sax, Corey Garcia, drums, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7:30 pm show at 8:30 pm

SATURDAY,  JAN. 31

Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, EPOCH Assisted Living on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565, epochsl.com. 2 pm; space limited.

Professor Louie and the Cromatix and The Rock of Ages Horns, tribute to The Band, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

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

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Elizabeth of Portofino, 897 Post Rd., Warwick. 461-8920. 6:30-9:30 pm.  

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Mamma Mia’s, 93 Careswell St., Marshfield, Mass. (781) 834-3050. 6:30 pm.

The Larry Pearlman Jazz Trio, jazz and standards, 2 Pauls’ City Grille, 315 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 228-7285, 2paulsgoodfood.com. 7:30 - 10:30 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz, 300 North Restaurant, 3009 Tower Hill Rd., Saunderstown. 789-4200, threehundrednorth.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

The Vini Ames Duo, swing, pop, rhythm and blues and oldies, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11 pm.

Delta Generators, roots, rock, blues, Americana, funky soul, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm. 

The Knickerbocker All Star Band featuring Bob Christina, Fran Christina, Bob Worthington, Willie J. Laws, Brian Templeton, Sugar Ray Norcia, Mike O’Connell, J.P. Shearer and The Cadillac Horns featuring Doc Chanonhouse, Rich Lataille, Bobby Breeze and Dennis Cook, blues and rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Roy Hargrove (trumpet) Quintet, jazz, originals, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10 pm (also Friday) 

Atlas Soul feat./Anwar Maghreb, vocals, Regie Gibson, vocals, Jacques Pardo, guitar, Jon Simmons, guitar, Perry Bakalos, guitar, Nadjim Kebir, drums, Tim Paul Weiner, bass, Afro-Mediterranean, Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St., Cambridge, MA,  (617) 661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 8 pm 

Michael Weiss (piano) Quartet, w/Walt Weiskopf, alto sax, David Wong, bass, Jason Brown, drums, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7:30 pm show at 8:30 pm. 

The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8:30 pm-12:30 am. 

SUNDAY,  FEB. 1

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

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

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

ABC Trio w/guest TBA, Mac Chrupcala, piano, Al Bernstein, bass,  Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, standards, funk, blues, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

Wolfie and the Jam Daddies, blues jam, Boundary Brewhouse at Corinne's Seafood Grille, 1593 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. 725-4260, corinnesbanquets.com. 5-9 pm.

The Calamari Brothers featuring Tony DelSignore, vocals, swing, Tasty Diner Sports Bar and Grill, 410 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 354-4420. 6-10 pm.  

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

MONDAY, FEB. 2

Tish Adams in ”Another Lady Sings The Blues” tribute to Billie Holiday, Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, blues, standards, Weaver Memorial Library, 41 Grove St, East Providence, 434-2453, www.eastprovidencelibrary.org/epl/ 7 pm.

Southcoast Jazz Orchestra, jazz, swing, Airport Grill, 1569 Airport Rd., New Bedford, MA, (508) 994-7455, 7:30 - 9:30 pm.

John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave., East Providence. 434-9670, bovistavern.com. 9 pm. 

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

 

COMING UP: 

SUNDAY, FEB. 8

The Lois Vaughan Jazz Ensemble featuring Bronek Suchanek, Art Manchester and Mark Teixeira, jazz and Latin, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Rd., Jamestown. 423-7280, jamestownri.com/library. 3-4:30 pm.  


posted by Bill Melone, 01/26/15