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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/22 TO 9/29/2014

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MONDAY, SEPT. 22

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.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 23

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.

Eric Harland (drums) Voyager, Taylor Eigsti, piano, Julian Lage, guitar, Walter Smith, sax, Harish Raghavan, bass, jazz, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm 

Dick Willner, blues jam, All American Grille, 1759 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 490-0860. 8:30 pm. Signup 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY,  SEPT. 24

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

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Grille 57, 57 Highland St., Worcester. (508) 798-2000. 6:30 pm.

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

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Johnny and the East Coast Rockers, rock and rhythm and blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. dance lessons 7 pm. Music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Oldies Night:  Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, w/Mary Andrews, vocals, piano, Pat Cardeiro, vocals, guitar, Jeff Fountain Fountain, drums, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm

Jill Barber, vocals, jazz, ballads, standards, originals, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm

Offiong Bassey, world soul jazz, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 pm

Travis Colby, keys, Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Mark Texeria, drums, blues, L’attitude, 2190 Broad St., Cranston, 780-8700, http://www.lattituderi.com/promotions.php, 8:30 – 11:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPT. 25

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

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

Kenny Werner (piano) Coalition, Gilad Hekselman, guitar, Miguel Zenon, alto sax, David Sanchez, tenor sax, Ferenc Nemeth, drums, jazz, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm

Nicky Hill w/The Prirate Crew. jump blues, soul roots rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

FRIDAY,  SEPT. 26

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

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.

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

Ron Sanfilippo, 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.

Ralph Rosen, harmonica. Art Manchester, reeds, Tony Mederios, guitar/vocals, Alex Chapman, 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.

Wishbone Ash Blue Horizon CD Tour, blues, originals, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

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

Debbie Davies, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Oleta Adams, gospel, soul, pop, Sculler’s, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10 pm. (also Saturday)

Stephen Bennett, fingerstyle master of the harp guitar, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. doors open 7:30 pm, BYO food & drink, show 8 pm.

Ryan Keberle (trombone) Catharsis, w/Mike Rodriguez, trumpet, Jorge Roeder, bass, Eric Doob, drums, feat./Special Guest, Camila Meza, vocals, jazz, groove, Latin, 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 World Premier Band, rhythm and blues and Motown, Twin River, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 9 pm-2 am. 18+.

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

New Orleans Suspects, rhythm and blues, Newport Blues Cafe, 286 Thames St., Newport. 841-5510, newportblues.com. 10 pm.

SATURDAY,  SEPT. 27

Dennis Cook, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, 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. 

Tish Adams (vocals) Quintet, w/John Funkhouser, keyboard, Bryan Frank Rizzuto, bass, Mike Connors, drums, John McKenna, sax; jazz, blues, standards, Wickford Art Assoc. Waterfront Gala & Concert, The Band Shell on North Kingstown Town Beach, 39 Beach Rd, North Kingstown, (also appearing, The Catalysis feat./Pat & Sarah),  Info and tickets at www.wickfordart.org, benefit for The Wickford Art Association’s Center For Education & Exhibition ,  5 – 10 pm, concert at 7:30 pm. (Rain Date: Sunday, Sept. 28)

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

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

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

Racky Thomas Band, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St. Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Oleta Adams, gospel, soul, pop, Sculler’s, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10 pm. (also Friday)

Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, blues and R&B, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm.

Sputen Deyvil, old time blues, second line, bluegrass, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. doors open 7 pm, BYO food & drink, show 7:30 pm.

Pousette Dart Band, opening: Susan Cattaneo, album/soft rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

Brian McCarthy (saxophones) Quartet, w/special guest, Ray Vega, trumpets, Adam Bimbaum. piano, Evan Gregor, bass,  Jared Schonig, 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

Jazz Night: w/Snarky Puppy, The Spot Underground, 101 Richmond St, Providence, http://www.thespotunderground.com/events/page/2/, 383-7133, 7:30 pm – 2:30 am

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

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

SUNDAY, SEPT. 28

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. 

Kelly Lennon, pop and jazz, Twin River, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2-6 pm. 18+.

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

Ben Cook, piano, Greg Hopkins, trumpet, Paul Del Nero, bass, Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

Steve DeConte and Ron Murray, guitar duo, jazz & world, Trio Restaurant, 15 Kingstown Rd, Narragansett, 792-4333, 4-7 pm

Sugar Ray and The Bluetones, 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.

Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, www.thefifthri.com, 6 – 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.

Tower of Power, rhythm and blues and funk, Park Theatre/Rhode Island Center for the Performing Arts, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. 7:30 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. 22

Ronnie Sands and Company, pop and oldies, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-9 pm.

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, 09/22/14