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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING Nov 28 to Dec 14

(note: listings in red italics are usual gigs that have not been specifically confirmed for current dates)

SideBar Bistro, 127 Dorrance St, Providence (Entrance on Pine St) 421-7200, www.sidebar-bistro.com

Weds. 11/30 Razzle Dazzle and Swing w/Jeannie Evans, Susan Iacobellis, Odie Teken, Todd Baker, 7 pm

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

Wed. 11/30 Open Mic Blues Night 7-10 pm

Fri. 12/2 The Love Dogs w/Ed Sheer & special guest Sax Gordon Beadle, jump blues & swing, 8 pm, $$

Sat. 12/3 Kings Row, oldies, 8 pm, $$.

Sun. 12/4 Nick Moss & The Flip Tops, funk blues jam, 7 pm, $$

Fri. 12/9 Albert Cummings, blues guitar, 8 & 10 pm, $$$

Sat. 12/10 Jeff Pichell & Texas Flood, 8 pm, $$

Sun. 12/11 Jean McKenna O'Donnell & Friends, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, George Masso, tbone, special guest Daryl Sherman, jazz, standards, 6 pm, $$

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

Tues, Wed. 11/29, 30 Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet, 8 & 10 pm, $$$

Thurs. 12/1 The Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio, 8 & 10 pm, $$$

Tues, Wed. 12/6,7 A Peter White Christmas, w/Mondi Abair & Kirk Whalum, 8 & 10 pm, $$$$

Fri, Sat, Sun. 12/9,10,11 Geri Allen, violin, Esperanza Spanding, bass, Terri Lyne Carrington, drums, 8 & 10 pm, (Sun. 7 pm), $$$ (Sun. 4 pm Benefit for Mass General Hospital HOPES)

Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St. Cambridge, www.regattabarjazz.com 617-395-7757

NO PUBLIC PERFORMANCES SCHEDULED

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

End Of Semester Jazz Sessions, Concert I: URI Student Combos, Fina Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd. C100 rehearsal hall, 7:30 pm, $, students half price.

John Badessa Big Band w/vocalist Tony Del Signore, Club505 (Sharx), 505 Atwood Ave, Cranston, 464-8880, 8 pm, $

Travis Colby Band, funk and blues, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 8 pm. $

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Public Event, Bob Mainelli Band, Metacomet Country Club, 500 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, East Providence, for tickets 438-1122, 6:30 – 10:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Dennis Cook, sax, Paul Nagel, piano, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, 849-6312, 7 – 9:30 pm.

Rick Costa (drums)Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar & Joe Potenza, bass, DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, 259 Thames Street, 7:30 - 9:30. pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

Steve Burke, jazz, Tucks, 2352 Mendon Rd., Cumberland. 658-0450. 6-10 pm.

Gino Rosatti's (guitar) Jazz Ensemble, Jacky's Waterplace Sushi Bar, 200 Exchange St., Providence, 383-5000, www.jackyswaterplace.com, 7 – 11 pm, no cover

Don McLean and the Jazz Strollers, Pancho O'Malley's, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 782-2290. 5-8 pm.

R.A. Fish's Global Jazz Ensemble, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 6-9 pm.

Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks, hot swing, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St. Pawtucket, 729.1005, www.thmetri.com, 8:30 pm, $$$, advance purchase discount.

Coastline Swing Band, w/vocalist "Jamaica Joe", Venice Restaurant, 165 Shore Rd, Westerly, 348-0055, 7:30 – 9:30 pm www.coastlineswingband.com

Paul Del Nero, bass w/Mark White, guitar, jazz, Fathoms, Newport Marriott, 7-10 pm.

The Dick Willner Band, oldies, swing, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30 pm. $.

Here to Stay, jazz, Powers Pub, 27 Aborn St., Cranston. 714-0655, powerspub.com. 8-11 pm.

Silk & Steel, jazz and pop, L'Elizabeth's Café, 285 South Main St., Providence. 861-1974. 9 pm. No cover.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4:30-6:30 pm.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Fred DeChristofaro, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.

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

Tish Adams, vocals, Joe Potenza (bass) Trio, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. 7-11 pm.

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

End Of Semester Jazz Sessions, Concert II: B101 Big Band, Jared Sims, conductor, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, 8 pm, $, students half price.

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

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

Steve Burke, jazz, Riviera Inn, 580 North Broadway, East Providence. 431-9231. 8:30 pm-midnight.

Mike Rollins &amp w/company, jazz/blues, Cuban Revolution Restaurant and Bar, 60 Valley St., Providence. 632-0649, thecubanrevolution.com. 9 pm-1 am.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4:30-6:30 pm.

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

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

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

Steve Burke, jazz, The Olde Theater Diner, 33 Sandy Bottom Rd, Coventry, 828-1810, 7-11 pm.

URI Music Department Holiday Concert: featuring the URI Symphony Orchestra, Ann Danis Conductor and the URI Concert Choir, Mark Conley, conductor, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, 8:00pm, $, students half price

Dick Lupino Band, The Holly Ball, Glen Manor House, 3 Frank Coelho Dr. Portsmouth, 683-4177, 7:30 – 11:30

Mark Cutler & “Men of Great Courage,”Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 9 pm. $

Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Bella Restaurant, 1992 Victory Hwy., Glendale. 568-6996. 9-11 pm.

Chifferobe presents Holiday Blues Spectacular w/&amp, Cuban Revolution Restaurant and Bar, 60 Valley St., Providence. 632-0649, thecubanrevolution.com. 9 pm-1 am.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

Jazz Brunch w/Darlene Andrade, DiParma Italian Table, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA, 508.336.9222, www.diparmaitaliantable.com, 9 am – 2 pm

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 am-2 pm.

Betsy Listenfelt, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine East, 965 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9411. 10 am-2 pm.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals & Jordan Nunes, piano, jazz, Castle Hill Inn & Resort, 590 Ocean Drive, Newport. 849-3800. 12:30-3:30 pm.

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

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

The R.A. Fish Duo, jazz and global, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 5-8 pm.

Sweet P and the Who's Dat Band, jazz and blues jam, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-11 pm. $5; musicians free.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

End Of Semester Jazz Sessions, Concert III: URI Student Combos, Fina Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, 7:30 pm, $, students half price.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

Steve Berke, jazz, Escada Restaurant, 39 Putnam Pike, Johnston, 233-0007, 6 – 10 pm

University Artist Series: David Zinno and Planet Safety with Special Guest Artist! A diverse and eclectic evening of jazz and the avant-garde with Soul Note recording artists PLANET SAFETY featuring Leo Genovese - piano/keyboard, Bob Guillotti - drums and Dave Zinno - bass , with special guest Bob Mover on saxophones and vocals...AND a very special, secret Grammy award-winning guest on bass and vocals. Proceeds to benefit the Jazz Studies Scholarship Fund at URI. 8:00pm. Concert Hall.  General Admission $$

Travis Colby Band, funk and blues, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 8 pm. $

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Ted Casher, sax, Kent Hewittt, piano, jazz/standards, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, 849-6312, 7 – 9:30 pm.

Strictly Sinatra Band featuring Mike Dutra, tribute to Frank Sinatra, dinner and dancing, 39 West, 39 Phoenix Ave, Cranston, 944-7770

Rick Costa (drums)Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar & Joe Potenza, bass, DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, 259 Thames Street, 7:30 - 9:30. pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

Steve Burke, jazz, Tucks, 2352 Mendon Rd, Cumberland, 658-0450, 6-10 pm

Gino Rosatti (guitar) Jazz Ensemble, Jacky's Waterplace Sushi Bar, 200 Exchange St., Providence, 383-5000, www.jackyswaterplace.com, 7 – 11 pm, no cover

End Of Semester Jazz Sessions, Concert IV: C100 Big Band, John Monllos, conductor, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, 7:30 pm, $, students half price.

Don McLean and the Jazz Strollers, Pancho O'Malley's, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 782-2290. 5-8 pm.

R.A. Fish's Global Jazz Ensemble, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 6-9 pm.

Paul Del Nero, jazz, Fathoms, Newport Marriott, 7-10 pm.

The Dick Willner Band, oldies, swing, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30 pm. $.

Here to Stay, jazz, Powers Pub, 27 Aborn St., Cranston. 714-0655, powerspub.com. 8-11 pm.

Silk & Steel, jazz and pop, L'Elizabeth's Café, 285 South Main St., Providence. 861-1974. 9 pm. No cover.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4:30-6:30 pm.

Oldies Night w/Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Paul Savoie, guitar/vocals, pop/dance of the 50's - 80's, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.

Duke Robillard, guitar/vocals, Joe Potenza, bass, Tony Mederios, guitar/vocals, Mark Texeira, drums, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. 7-11 pm.

Mike Chrupcala Trio, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd. Middletown, 847-2750, 8:30

Steve Burke, jazz, Rancho Chico, 52 Washington St., Plainville, Mass. (508) 643-2534. 7-10 pm.

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

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

Diana Jones, singer/song writer, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 9 pm. $

Eric Bloom (trumpet) and friends, blues, funk, and jazz, Cuban Revolution Restaurant and Bar, 60 Valley St., Providence. 632-0649, thecubanrevolution.com. 9 pm-1 am.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4:30-6:30 pm.

Warm Up For The Holidays tasting event, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Dennis Cook, sax, Paul Negal, piano, jazz/standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm. $$

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

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

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

Steve Burke, jazz, Fitzy's Pub, 1 Man Mar Dr, Plainville, MA, 508.809.3533, 7-11 pm

Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Bella, 1992 Victory Hyw. Glendale, 568-4234, 9-11 pm

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

Jazz Brunch w/Darlene Andrade, DiParma Italian Table, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA, 508.336.9222, www.diparmaitaliantable.com, 9 am – 2 pm

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 am-2 pm.

Betsy Listenfelt, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine East, 965 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9411. 10 am-2 pm.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals & Jordan Nunes, piano, jazz, Castle Hill Inn & Resort, 590 Ocean Drive, Newport. 849-3800. 12:30-3:30 pm.

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

Mike Chrupcala w/guests, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd. Middletown, 847-2750, 3-7 pm

Steve Burke, jazz, Adagio Piano Lounge, 227 South Main St. Fall River, MA, 508.672.0296, 4 -7 pm

The R.A. Fish Duo, jazz and global, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 5-8 pm.

Sweet P and Who's Dat Band, jazz and blues jam, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-11 pm. $; participating musicians and singers free.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

17th Annual Nutmeg & Mistletoe Concert Benefit for Matthew Quinn Scholarship for Newport Schools, many local artists, jazz, standards, holiday, Oceancliff Hotel, 65 Shore Road, Newport, 849-6683, 7 pm, $$

Travis Colby Band, funk and blues, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 8 pm. $

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Yvonne Monnett, piano/vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, jazz/standards, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, 849-6312, 7 – 9:30 pm.

Strictly Sinatra Band featuring Mike Dutra, tribute to Frank Sinatra, dinner and dancing, 39 West, 39 Phoenix Ave, Cranston, 944-7770

Rick Costa (drums)Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar & Joe Potenza, bass, DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, 259 Thames Street, 7:30 - 9:30. pm


posted by Bill Melone, 11/30/11