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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING Dec 12 to Dec 26

(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

Wed. 12/14 Mike Tanaka Trio, 7 pm

Thurs. 12/15 Miss Wensday's Holiday Hurly Burly

Fri. 12/16 “Ursula George” Lori Urso, guitar/vocals, Marty Ballou, bass, Anthony Geraci, piano,

Doug James, sax, 7-10pm

Sat. 12/17 Bistro Christmas Party w/Eric Bloom/Jared Sims Organ Quartet, funk/blues/jazz, 7 pm

Wed. 12/21 Paul Nagel, Royal Hartigan, Dave Zinno, 7 pm

Fri. 12/23 Michael Rollins & Co. w/Whitney Jones, 8 pm

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

Fri. 12/16 Bellevue Cadillac, jive, swing, 8 & 10 pm, $$$

Sat. 12/17 Through The Doors, Ernie Potter & his band's tribute to Jim Morrison, 8 pm $$

Fri. 12/23 Commander Cody Band, 8 & 10 pm, $$

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

NO PUBLIC PERFORMANCES SCHEDULED

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

NO PUBLIC PERFORMANCES SCHEDULED

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

RIC Concert Jazz Band, Joseph Foley, conductor, w/Greg Abate, Sapinsley Hall, RIC 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Providence, 456-8144, $, RIC students free, other students and seniors half price.

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, $$

Steve Burke, Escada Restaurant, 39 Putnam Pike Johnson, 233-0007, 6 – 10 pm

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14

Christmas Party, w/Buddy Roach Trio & The Elves, Billy Goode's, 29 Marlborough St., Newport. 848-5013. 6 pm

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15

Coastline Swing Band, Christmas Party Buffet, Venice Restaurant, 165 Shore Rd, Westerly, 348-0055, 6 – 10:30 pm www.coastlineswingband.com $$$ Reservations Required

Steve Burke, jazz, Adagio Piano Lounge, 227 South Main St. Fall River, MA, 508.672.0296, 6 -9 pm

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

Home For Christmas Dinner Show: Tony Cerbo, Billy' Pinelli's Simple Italian, 736 North Broadway, East Providence, 7-10 pm, $$$$$ include dinner, show, tax, tip

Sweet Little Variety Show, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7:30 pm. $

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 16

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

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Kirk Feather, sax, 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.

Joe Potenza, bass, Doug Woolverton (of Roomful of Blues), trumpet, Nick Sanfilippo, piano, Mark Texeira, drums, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. 7-11 pm.

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

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, Richard's Pub, 3347 South County Trail (Rt. 2) East Greenwich, 884-2880, 8:30-11 pm.

Los Cinco Elementos, Latin, blues, funk, and jazz, Cuban Revolution Restaurant and Bar, 60 Valley St., Providence. 632-0649, thecubanrevolution.com. 9 pm-1 am.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

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

Rod Luther, 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.

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

Reggie Centraccio (trumpet) Quartet, Steve Chamrin, piano, John Badessa, drums, w/Bob Mainelli, vocals, Millonzi, 11 Curson St, Cranston, 615-7891, 8 – 11 pm

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Uncle Ronnie's Red Travern, 2692 Victory Highway, Nasonville, 568-6243, 8:30 – 11:30 pm

Daniel Bennett Group, jazz, blues, Cuban Revolution Restaurant and Bar, 60 Valley St., Providence. 632-0649, thecubanrevolution.com. 9 pm-1 am.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

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 Trio, 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.

Buddy Roach Trio, jazz jam and rock, Billy Goode's, 29 Marlborough St., Newport. 848-5013. 8:30 pm-12:30 am

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20

Steve Burke, Escada Restaurant, 39 Putnam Pike Johnson, 233-0007, 6 – 10 pm

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

Leland Brown, vocals, Mac Chrupcala, piano, Tom Pasquerelli, 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 22

Steve Burke, jazz, Adagio Piano Lounge, 227 South Main St. Fall River, MA, 508.672.0296, 6 -9 pm

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

Mary Jane Ladies Night, w/ Pamela Means, 21+, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7 pm. $

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 23

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

John Baboian, guitar/vocals, Joe Esposito, sax, Tom Pasquerelli, bass, 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.

Brenda Padula, vocals, Joe Potenza, bass, James Seabra, vibes, Jeffrey Cashen, guitar, Bart Lingley, drums, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. 7-11 pm.

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

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Richard's Pub, 3347 South County Trail (Rt. 2) East Greenwich, 884-2880, 8:30-11 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz, Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, 431-4031, 8:30pm-12am

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, Savani's Restaurant, 479 Rathbun St. Woonsocket, 725-8530, 7:30 pm.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Ritrovo Italian Pub and Grille, 1050 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-7600. 12 – 3 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

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Ritrovo Italian Pub and Grille, 1050 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-7600. 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25

CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HOLIDAY

MONDAY, DECEMBER 26

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY OBSERVED


posted by Bill Melone, 12/12/11