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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 6/19/2017 TO 6/26/2017

(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, JUNE 19

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, JUNE 20

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

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino's Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 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, JUNE 21

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

Summer Soltice: Fran Curley (drums) Quartet, w/Special Guest – Paul Arlanian, piano, (UMass faculty and recording artist) Charlie Tokarz, sax, Dave Bartley, piano, Bill Miele, bass, Top of Newport, Viking Hotel, 1 Bellevue Ave, Newport, 847-3300, 5:30-9:30 pm.

Loveday, Esmeree Skye, Nate Cozzolino and Vox Hunters: folk, Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 N. Main St., Providence. bit.ly/2pdM36y. Free. 7 p.m.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Dave Burdett, trumpet, 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 

Debra Mann Quartet, jazz featuring Dave Frishberg’s humorous tunes, (part of 6th Annual Quahogger Jamboree) Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, 739-5400 x221, warwicklibrary.org, 7pm

(ON HIATUS UNTIL SEPT. 6) Let’s Dance Wednesdays: jazz, swing, Motown, 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

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 22

The Jazz Strollers, trio, sax/flute, keys, bass, swing, dance, Pancho O’Malley’s, Mariner Sq, 140 Pt. Judith Rd. Narragansett, 782-2299, 5 -8 pm 

Alan Bernstein (bass) Trio w/Gino Rosatti, guitar, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, Gulf Stream Bar & Grill, 1 Lagoon Rd. Portsmouth, 293-0930, gulfstreambar.com, 6-9 pm

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

Vini Ames and Sh-Bop: oldies, rock, Rosa Larisa Park in East Providence. 258-0679. 6 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. 

Eight to the Bar, swing, R&B, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.   

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Dick Lupino (bass, vocals) Group w/Dennis Cook, sax, John Baboian, guitar, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8 p.m. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, Tumblesalts Cafe, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-8:30 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.

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

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

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

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, The Back Nine Tavern, Louisquisset Country Club, 1 Overlook Circle, North Providence. 258-0679. 7-10 p.m.

Murali Coryell, guitar, vocals, tribute to his father Larry Coryell, CD release: “Mr, Senator,” R&B. Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Take It To The Bridge, eight member high energy funk/rock, The Rathskeller , 489a Old Coach Rd. Charlestown, 792-1000, thecharlestownrathskeller.com, 8-11pm,

(SOLD OUT) Tarrus Riley w/Mighty Mystic, Jamacian root, reggae, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd, Wakefield, 782-3740, oceanmist.net, 9pm

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Isabel Stover, vocals, Pamela Hines, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 p

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 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.

Steve Burke: jazz, DaVinci Lounge, 146 Acorn St., Providence. 572-3911. davincilounge.com. 7 -10 pm

Vini Ames Duo: swing, oldies, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. $5. 7:30-11 p.m.

The Brian James Quartet, w/Brian Brouillard, saxes, Seth Hajian, guitar, Mike Jacobs, drums, Jeff Dilolio, bass, jazz, rock, funk, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Mando Madness: Barrt Mitterhoff, Michael Sassano, Wayne Fugate, mandolins, Bluegrass, blues, jazz, old time, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8-11:30 pm

SUNDAY, JUNE 25

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

Fran Curley (drums) Quartet, w/John McKenna, sax, Dave Bartley, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 12-3 pm.

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

Bobby Justin, oldies, dance, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200,(877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Never in Vegas, High energy rock, pop, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd, Wakefield, 782-3740, oceanmist.net, 3:30- 6:30 pm

Harlem Rent Party (proceeds provide swimming lessons for children of color): Joe Wilson, Jr; Delbert Collins; Becky Bass; Ramona Bass & Rod Luther, portray Langston Hughes, Fats Waller, A'Lelia Walker, Fortune Teller & Pianist, also Soul Food Throwdawn, Wine & Beer tasting bar, Bishop Mansion, 72 Waterman St., Providence, by Stages Of Freedom, 421-0606, stagesoffreedom.org, 4-6 pm

Live Jazz Sundays: Greg Abate (sax) Revisits Channel One,w/Rusty Hughes, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, Steve Langone, drums, jazz, fusion, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm 

Steve Tyrell, vocalist, jazz, standards, Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave,, Cranston, 467-7275, parktheatreri.com, 7:30 pm

Mike Dutra, Strictly Sinatra, Venda/Constantino Summer Concert, DePasquale Sq, Atwells Ave, Providence, 6-9 pm

MONDAY, JUNE 26

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

 

COMING UP:

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 27

John Badessa Big Band w/Bob Mianelli, vocals, jazz, swing, standards, Al’s Waterfront Restaurant & Lounge, 28 Water St. East Providence, 434-0590, alswaterfront.com, 6:30 – 9:30 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28

Mango Trio: Mibbit Threats, Zeffro Giaetti, Richard Hundley, w/storyteller Len Cabral, jazz for kids and adults, Mt. Pleasant Library, 315 Academy Ave, Providence, 272-0106, 6 pm.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30

Niki Hill and Her Band, blues, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

SATURDAY, JULY 1

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm 

Django Festival All-Stars, Gypsy jazz, “Le Jazz Hot”, Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave,, Cranston, 467-7275, parktheatreri.com, 8 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. 


posted by Bill Melone, 06/19/17