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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/12 TO 9/22/2014

(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

FRIDAY,  SEPT. 12

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5:30 pm.

Nick Sanfilippo, 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.

The Vini Ames Duo, jazz, pop, rhythm and blues and oldies, 645 Restaurant and Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 6-10 pm.

Bobby Ferreira. piano jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.

Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm.

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

The Calamari Brothers, swing, Continental Restaurant, 332 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 233-1800. 7-11 pm.  

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

Greg Abate, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, Gary Johnson, drums, Joe Potenza (basses,) jazz, Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30pm, valet parking at Mathewson St. entrance.

Caesar, vocals, Mac Chrupcala Trio, jazz, ballads, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8 pm – 12m ,

The Calamari Brothers, swing, 2012 Bar and Grill, 1785 Cranston St., Cranston. 944-2012. 8 pm-midnight.

Jumpin’ Johnny Sansone, blues and rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) Trio, jazz, standards, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 pm & 10 pm. (Also Saturday)

Krisanthi Pappas, vocals, Andy Solberg, guitar, Steve Skop, bass, jazz standard, swing tunes, Blackthorne Publick House, 402 Turnpike Street, South Easton, MA, 508-297-2236.

Jane Bunnett (sax, flute) Cuban Sextet – Maqueque, w/Yissy Garcia, drums, Dayme Arceno, percussion/vocals, Yusa, guitar, bass, piano, Magdelys, batas, congas, Afro-Cuban 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 Merge, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am

SATURDAY,  SEPT. 13

Pat Cotrell, pop and rock The James McNally Wilson Irish Music Festival, Murphy’s Law Irish Pub, 2 George St., Pawtucket. 724-5522, murphyslawri.com. The Tom Lanigan Band, Garda, The Armadans, The Auld Locals, Brian Twohey, Jordon Tirell Wysocki, Band Ireland and Poor Richard. 11 am-11 pm. 5K Run/Walk 10 am.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Greg Abate, sax/flute, Kent Hewitt, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 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.

The Vini Ames Duo, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues and light rock, Ice House Grille, 1460 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 353-3100. 6-10 pm.

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4-6 pm. 

Steve Burke, jazz, Marchetti’s Restaurant, 1463 Park Ave., Cranston. 943-7649, marchettis.com. 5:30-9:30 pm.

Joe Parillo, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St, Newport, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm

The Reggie Centracchio (trumpet) Group featuring Steve Heck, piano/vocals, Joe Esposito, sax, and John Badessa, drums, jazz,/standards, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. 821-0060. 6:30-9:30 pm.

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

Billy Cobhan (drums) Spectrum 40 w/Dean Brown, guitar, Gary Husband, keys, Ric Fierabracci, bass, jazz-rock, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 & 10 pm

Rick Russell and the Cadillac Horns, blues and R&B, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm.

Tom Rush, folk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) Trio, jazz, standards, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 pm & 10 pm. (Also Friday)

Bruce Barth (piano)  Quartet, w/Jerry Bergonzi, tenor, Linda Oh, bass, Adam Cruz, 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.

Soul Ambition, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am

SUNDAY, SEPT. 14

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. 

Slater Park Fall Festival, Slater Memorial Park, Dagget Farm and Stage, Newport Avenue, Pawtucket. The RI Music Hall of Fame Performers, rock, blues, pop and country, 11-11:45 am, and Stone Soup Folk Fest: Magnolia, Cajun, and Superchief Trio, honky tonk, noon-4 pm.

The Dave Manuel Duo, noon-4 pm, jazz & standards, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000.

Michelle Cruz presents Unforgettable:  A Big Band Tribute to the Music of Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole.” Pawtuck Arts Festival, www.pawtucketartsfestival,org/events, Slater Mill, Pawtucket, 12n – 4 pm

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

The Hoolios and Johnny and the East Coast Rockers, rock and rhythm and blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 2 pm,.Benefit for the care and recovery of Bob Burt.

Arnie Krakowsky, sax, Mac Chrupcala, piano, Al Bernstein, bass, Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

Steve DeConte, guitar, Kent Hewitt, piano, jazz, Trio Restaurant, 15 Kingstown Rd, Narragansett, 792-4333, 4-7 pm

Travis Colby Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 4-7 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 Steve Cass, 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, SEPT. 15

Larry Pearlman, Dixieland jazz, EPOCH Assisted Living on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565, epochsl.com. 4 pm. Space limited.

The Fifth Element House Band featuring John Sippell, Alex Chapman, Nick Sanfilippo and Doug Woolverton, pop, funk, rhythm and blues, soul and easy listening,, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 7:30-10:30 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.


posted by Bill Melone, 09/12/14