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Updated April 26 to May 10 Listings

JAZZ LISTING April 26 to May 10

 

 

At The Berklee Performance Ctr., 136 Mass. Ave., Bos., www.berkleepc.com 617.747.2261

Mon.. 4/26 Break the Pew Part 2; 4 Gospel Groups, 8:15 pm $

Tues. 4/27 Berklee Jazz/World String Orchestra, 8:15 pm $

Wed. 4/28 Berklee Rainbow Band: A Lifetime Celebration of Jazz, 8:15 pm $

Thur. 4/29 Pandit Chitresh Das, India Jazz Suites, tap and traditional dance, 1:00 pm $

Thur. 4/29 Chord Scale Madness/Urban Outreach Jazz Orch. 8:15 pm $

Mon. 5/3 Mandolin Mashup 8:15 pm $

Tues. 5/4 Berklee Concert Jazz Orch, Direc. Greg Hopkins, 8:15 pm $

Wed. 5/5 Songwriters' Night, competition winners, 8:15 pm $

At The Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, www.regattabarjazz.com 617-395.7757

Wed. 4/ 28 Gilad Barkan (p) Band w/Amir Milstein, flute; Keala Kaumeheiwa, bass; Harvey Wirht, drums; 7:30 pm $$

Fri. 4/31 Kenny Werner (p) Trio, 7:30 & 10 pm $$$

Sat. 5/1 Obbini Tumboa (10 members – vocals, piano, percussion, brass) Afro-Cuban Jazz, 7:30 & 10 pm $$

At Sculler’s Jazz Club, Guest Quarters Suites, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, www.scullersjazz.com 617-562-4111

Weds. 4/28 The Hot Club Of Detroit feat. Cory Pesaturo, gypsy jazz, 8 pm $$$

Thurs. 4/29 Magos Herrera Quartet, classical jazz & Latinamerican vocals, 8 pm $$$

Weds. 5/5 Amanda Carr w/Kenny Hadley Big Band, 8 pm $$$

Fri.& Sat. 5/7,8 Cyrus Chestnut Quintet w/ Russell Malone (g), 8 & 10 pm $$$

At Ryles Mainstage, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge, www.rylesjazz.com 617-876-9330

At Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket, 765-1900, www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com

Thurs, 4/29 Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood, 7 pm, $$

Fri. 4/30 Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King, 8 & 10 pm $$$

Sat. 5/1 Cory Pesaturo (accordion) Quartet w/Kelly Lennon (v), jazz, 8 pm. $$

Fri, 5/7 Watermelon Slim & The Workers, blues, 8 pm. $$$

Sat. 5/8 Sugar Ray & The Bluetones w/ Johnny Nicholas, 8 pm $$$

At SideBar Bistro, 127 Dorrance St, Providence (Entrance on Pine St) 421-7200

Tues. 04/27 Acoustic Lounge w/Daniel Chase, 7-10 pm

Wed. 04/28 Tevelius Middle Eastern Funk, 7-10 pm.

Thurs. 04/29 Michael Rollins and Co., jazz, 8 pm-midnight.

Fri. 4/30 Dan Moretti, Nando Michelin and Jorge Najaro, Brazilian and Latin jazz, Brazillian & Latin Jazz, 7-10 pm

Sat, 5/1




MONDAY, APRIL 26

John Monlos (guitar) & Art Manchester (reeds) Pop's, Broadway, Newport, 7:30 - 10:30 pm

The Night Life 14-Piece Big Band with Mike Thayer, jazz and swing, 007 Bar and Grill, 6105 Post Rd., North Kingstown. 884-5007. 7:30-10:30 pm. No cover.

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

Mike Tanaka, jazz jam session, The Blackstone Pub, 1005 No. Main St., Pawtucket 9:00 pm

TUESDAY, APRIL 27

Acoustic Lounge with Daniel Chase and Friends, jazz, Sidebar Bistro, 127 Dorrance St., Providence. 421-7200. 7-10 pm.

URI Spring Jazz Series: Student Combos, University of Rhode Island, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. (off Route 138), Kingston. 874-2431, uri.edu/artsci/mus. 7:30 pm. $8; $2 students.

The Lois Vaughan Jazz Duo, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 849-3300. 6-8 pm. Newport Daily News Community Service Awards Banquet.

John Badessa Big Band, swing, Rosie's Lounge, 731 Airport Rd., Warwick. 921-2242. 7:30 pm. $

The West Warwick High School Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble "A" Band, Greg Abate and The Tollgate High School Choir/Stage Band, West Warwick High School Auditorium, 2 Webster Knight Drive, West Warwick. 6:30 pm. Free.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28

Steve Burke, jazz, Encore, 1058 Charles St., North Providence. 726-4400, www.encoreprov.com. 6-10 pm.

Paul Caraher and Justin Caraher, jazz, EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 2 pm. Free.

The Hannah Devine Band and Jacob Haller, rock, pop, jazz and blues, The Speakeasy at Local 121, 121 Washington St., Providence. 274-2121, local121.com. 8 pm. $6.

Michael Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Big Band, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Whites of Westport, 66 State Rd., Westport. (508) 675-7185, lafrancehospitality.com. 7-10 pm.

Dick Lupino, Marlene VerPlanck and Mike Renzi, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm. no cover

THURSDAY, APRIL 29

Steve Burke, jazz, Cantina di Marco, 405 Mendon Rd., Cumberland. 722-4170. 7-10 pm.

The Mike Miller Swingtet featuring Tish Adams, jazz and swing, Rochambeau Branch Library, 708 Hope St., Providence. 455-8110. 7 pm.

Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood, blues, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 7 pm. $15. NRI Community Services Champions Music Series.

Michael Rollins and Company, jazz, Sidebar Bistro, 127 Dorrance St., Providence. 421-7200. 8 pm-midnight.

URI Spring Jazz Series: The C100 Big Band, University of Rhode Island, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. (off Route 138), Kingston. 874-2431, uri.edu/artsci/mus. 7:30 pm. $8; $2 students.

Bob Savastano and Joe Cifelli, jazz, Mariner Grille, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd. (Route 108), Narragansett. 284-3282. 7-10:30 pm.

The Dick Willner Band with Jan Schmidt and Dee Jay Joe B, swing and oldies jam, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30-11 pm.

Coastline Swing Band, Venice Rest. 165 Shore Rd.(Rt.1A) Westerly, 348-0055, 7:30-9:30, no cover

FRIDAY, APRIL 30

Dick Lupino, Marlene VerPlanck and Mike Renzi, jazz, The Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.

The Calamari Brothers , swing, Efendi's Mediterranean Cuisine, 1255 Reservoir Ave., Cranston. 943-8800, efendisbarandgrill.com. 8 pm-midnight.

The Mac Chrupcala Trio with Nancy Paolino, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.

Mike Dutra, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Blvd., Newport. 849-5000, newportgrand.com. 9 pm-12:30 am. No cover. 18+.

Forever Young, tribute to Neil Young, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, ncfta.org. 8 pm. $15 advance; $17 day of show.

Betty LaVette, soul, Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, Mass. (617) 876-4275, WorldMusic.org. 8 pm. $28.

Jeffrey Osborne and Rickey Smiley, rhythm and blues, Foxwoods Resort Casino, MGM Grand, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd. (Route 2), Mashantucket, Conn. (866) 646-0609, mgmatfoxwoods.com. 8 pm. $20-$40.

Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King, blues, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8, 10 pm. $17 early show; $10 late show; $20 both shows.

Lois Vaughan, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.

SATURDAY, MAY 1

Tony Cippolla Group, Jazz & Cocktails, The HiHat, 3 Davol Sq. (Point St.,) Providence, 453-6500, www.thehihat.com, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Lois Vaughan, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St., Newport, 6:30 - 10 pm

? Jazz Trio, Rocco Italian Osteria, 181 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 231-4777. 8-11 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz, Chester's, 102 Putnam Pike, (RT. 44) Harmony,949.1846, 7-11 pm

Ken Carpenter & Mark Armstrong, jazz duo, Everyman Bistro, 311 Iron Horse Way (off 555 Valley St.) Providence, 751-3630, 8-11

Lonnie Gasperini Quartet, jazz, blues, funk, Cuban Revolution Restaurant, 60 Valley St, Providence, 8-12

Al Wilson Trio, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30-12:30, no cover

The Bandstand Revue, oldies, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Blvd., Newport. 849-5000, newportgrand.com. 9 pm-12:30 am. No cover. 18+.

Black & White featuring Eric Fontana, rhythm and blues, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 273-1155, www.waterfire.org. 6 pm. $50 advance; $60 at the door. Strike the Match fundraiser to benefit WaterFire.

Brown University Jazz Band directed by Edward Tomassi, Brown University , Grant Recital Hall, Hope Street and Young Orchard Avenue, Providence. 8 pm. Free.

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

Dick Lupino, Marlene VerPlanck and Mike Renzi , jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm. 11th annual summer jazz series.

Baba Maal, African, Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, Mass. (617) 876-4275, WorldMusic.org. 8 pm. $40.

Magnolia, Cajun, German Club, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket. 383-1333, magnoliacajunband.com. 8 pm. Dance lessons 7:30 pm. $14.

Santa Mamba, Latin, Newport Blues Cafe, 286 Thames St., Newport. 841-5510, newportblues.com. 9 pm.





SUNDAY, MAY 2

Dick Lupino and Jordan Nunes , jazz, Castle Hill Inn and Resort, 590 Ocean Drive, Newport. 849-3800. 12:30-3:30 pm.

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

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

John Badessa Big Band, swing, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lincoln, 3-7 pm

Bob Savastano and Joe Cifelli, jazz, Mariner Grille, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd. (Route 108), Narragansett. 284-3282. 7:30-11 pm.

Superchief Trio, blues, folk and swing, Everyman Bistro, 311 Iron Horse Way (off 555 Valley St.), Providence. 751-3630, www.everymanri.com. 7-10 pm.

The Calamari Brothers, swing, Rosie's Lounge, 731 Airport Rd., Warwick. 921-2242. 8 pm. No cover.

Tom Chapin, folk, Temple Torat Yisrael, 330 Park Ave., Cranston. 785-1800, 885-0030, toratyisrael.org. 5 pm. $25; $15 children under 13.

New England Country Music Club's 43rd Anniversary, featuring a variety of bands, New England Country Music Club, VFW Post 1385, 13 Cross Rd. (Route 16), Uxbridge, Mass. (508) 278-7540. Noon. Pot Luck Cold Buffet. $4; $1 children 6-12; no cover children under 6 and if bringing a dish. Bring non-perishable item or paper product to benefit the Uxbridge Food Pantry.

Josee Vachon, Donna Hebert, Dan Boucher and Max Cohen, French Canadian, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. 2 pm. $15.

Marlene VerPlanck, Mac Chrupcala, Alan Bernstein and Artie Cabral, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

MONDAY, MAY 3

John Monlos (guitar) & Art Manchester (reeds) Pop's, Broadway, Newport, 7:30 - 10:30 pm

The Night Life 14-Piece Big Band with Mike Thayer, jazz and swing, 007 Bar and Grill, 6105 Post Rd., North Kingstown. 884-5007. 7:30-10:30 pm. No cover.

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

Mike Tanaka, jazz jam session, The Blackstone Pub, 1005 No. Main St., Pawtucket 9:00 pm

The RIC Concert Jazz Band directed by Joseph Foley, tribute to Doc Severinson, Rhode island College, Nazarian Center's Sapinsley Hall, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence. 456-8144. 8 pm. $10.

TUESDAY, MAY 4

Brown University Jazz Combos, Brown University, Grant Recital Hall, Hope Street and Young Orchard Avenue, Providence. 8 pm. Free.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

Dick Lupino, Kent Hewitt and Jeff Fountain, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm.

Santa Mamba, Latin, Jerky's Live Music Hall, 71 Richmond St., Providence. 621-2244. 9 pm.

THURSDAY, MAY 6

Steve Burke, jazz, Cantina di Marco, 405 Mendon Rd., Cumberland. 722-4170. 7-10 pm.

Michael Rollins and Company, jazz, Sidebar Bistro, 127 Dorrance St., Providence. 421-7200. 8 pm-midnight.

Bob Savastano and Joe Cifelli, jazz, Mariner Grille, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd. (Route 108), Narragansett. 284-3282. 7-10:30 pm.

The Dick Willner Band with Jan Schmidt and Dee Jay Joe B, swing and oldies jam, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30-11 pm.

Coastline Swing Band, Venice Rest. 165 Shore Rd.(Rt.1A) Westerly, 348-0055, 7:30-9:30, no cover

FRIDAY, MAY 7

Dick Lupino, Ted Casher and Paul Smelling trio, The Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.

The Calamari Brothers, swing, Efendi's Mediterranean Cuisine, 1255 Reservoir Ave., Cranston. 943-8800, efendisbarandgrill.com. 8 pm-midnight.

The Mac Chrupcala Trio w/Brenda Padula, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.

Lois Vaughan, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.

Jeri Verdi and Her Heavy Friends, rock, Mulhearn's Pub, 507 North Broadway, East Providence. 438-9292. 9 pm-1 am. No cover.

SATURDAY, MAY 8

Tony Cippolla Group, Jazz & Cocktails, The HiHat, 3 Davol Sq. (Point St.,) Providence, 453-6500, www.thehihat.com, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Manhattan Touch at the Supper Club including dinner, pop & swing, The HiHat, 3 Davol Sq. (Point St.,) Providence, 453-6500, www.thehihat.com, 9:00 pm – 12:30 $$$$$

Lois Vaughan, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St., Newport, 6:30 - 10 pm

Shawnn Monteiro Jazz Trio, Rocco Italian Osteria, 181 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 231-4777. 8-11 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz, Chester's, 102 Putnam Pike, (RT. 44) Harmony,949.1846, 7-11 pm

Ken Carpenter & Mark Armstrong, jazz duo, Everyman Bistro, 311 Iron Horse Way (off 555 Valley St.) Providence, 751-3630, 8-11

Lonnie Gasperini Quartet, jazz, blues, funk, Cuban Revolution Restaurant, 60 Valley St, Providence, 8-12

Al Wilson Trio, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30-12:30, no cover

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

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9:30 pm.

Dick Lupino, Mike Renzi an d Joe Conti, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm. 11th annual summer jazz series.

SUNDAY, MAY 10

Dick Lupino and Jordan Nunes, jazz, Castle Hill Inn and Resort, 590 Ocean Drive, Newport. 849-3800. 12:30-3:30 pm.

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

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

Mac Chrupcala, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

Bob Savastano and Joe Cifelli, jazz, Mariner Grille, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd. (Route 108), Narragansett. 284-3282. 7:30-11 pm.

Superchief Trio, blues, folk and swing, Everyman Bistro, 311 Iron Horse Way (off 555 Valley St.), Providence. 751-3630, www.everymanri.com. 7-10 pm.

The Calamari Brothers, swing, Rosie's Lounge, 731 Airport Rd., Warwick. 921-2242. 8 pm. No cover.

Dick Lupino, Dennis Cook and Jordan Nunes, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 11 am-4 pm.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra and The Moonliters directed by Larry O'Brian, jazz and swing, Chevalier Theatre, 30 Forest St., Medford, Mass. (877) 840-0457, ticketforce.com. 7 pm. $19, $26.

The Shawnn Monteiro Jazz Trio and Jeanne Evans, Amalfi, 1 Beach St., Narragansett. 792-3999, amalfiofnarragansett.com. 11 am. Mother's day brunch.


posted by Bill Melone, 04/27/10