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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 12/6 TO 12/22/12

(note: some gigs may have been changed or canceled; check with venue to confirm)

MONDAY,  DEC. 10

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

The RIC Concert Jazz Band conducted by Joseph Foley featuring Bob Bowlby, Rhode Island College, Sapinsley Hall, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence. 456-8144. 8 pm. $; seniors and non-RIC students half price; RIC students, faculty, staff and children under 12 free.

TUESDAY, DEC. 11

Steve Burke, jazz, Ciara Lounge, 678 Killingly St., Johnston. 354-8800. 6-9 pm.

The Mango Trio, jazz jam, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootsprovidence.com. 7-10 pm. No cover.

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 6:30-9:30 pm.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

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

Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti, jazz, Caffe Itri, 1686 Cranston St., Cranston. 942-1970, caffeitri.com. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Dick Lupino, Dennis Cook and Mike Renzi, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm.

Eric Bloom and the Funky Autocrats, funk and rhythm and blues, Fête, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 9 pm. No cover. All ages.

THURSDAY, DEC. 13

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. The Coastline Swing Band, Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 pm

The Mac Chrupcala/Bob Saraceno Ensemble and Christine Fawson, swing, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

The Mango Trio featuring Liz Parrillo, jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 South Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 7:30 pm.

The Dick Willner Band with Jan Schmidt, swing, oldies and rhythm and blues, 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.

Robby Krieger's Jazz Jitchen, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount, all ages admitted.

FRIDAY, DEC. 14

Dick Lupino, Jack Martin and Paul Nagel, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.

Bobby Ferreira, jazz, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.

Ron Sanfilippo, 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 Vini Ames Duo, swing, pop, rhythm and blues and oldies, DiParma Italian Table, Clarion Inn, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9222. 7:30-11 pm

Ralph Rosen, Tony Medeiros and Joe Potenza, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com. 7-11 pm.

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

Phil Mullen and Diamond, country, blues, pop, rock and jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 pm. No cover.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, swing, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.

Eric Bloom, soul and jazz, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 8 pm. Benefit for the Mal Reeves Scholarship Fund.

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

SATURDAY, DEC. 15

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

Art Manchester, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.

Joe Parillo, jazz, Rhumbline, 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.

The Reggie Centracchio Group featuring Barry and Judy DeRossi, Joe Esposito, John Badessa, jazz and swing, Millonzi's Bar and Grille, 11 Curson St., West Warwick. 615-7891. 7-10 pm

The Barrington High School Jazz Ensemble, Barrington 1st Congregational Church (White Church), 461 County Rd., Barrington. 7:30 pm. $ donation.

Cool Jazz with The Rick Costa Trio, The Roi, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, theroiprov.com, 272-2161, 8-11:30pm

Kirk Feather and Kent Hewitt, jazz, Simply Devine, 125 Water St., Warren. 246-2340. 8-10:30 pm.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, swing, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.

SUNDAY, DEC. 16

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 am-2 pm.

The Vini Ames Duo, jazz, pop and oldies brunch, DiParma Italian Table, Clarion Inn, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9222. 10 am-2 pm.

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

Ray Edwards, tribute to Frank Sinatra and standards brunch, Stage Door Restaurant and Lounge, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parkstagedoor.com. 10 am-2 pm. $; half-price children 10 and under.

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

Dennis Cook, Mac Chrupcala, Al Bernstein and Artie Cabral, 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.

The Calamari Brothers featuring Steve Cass, swing, Edward's Restaurant and Lounge, 1058 Charles St., North Providence. 475-4455. 6-10 pm

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

Kenny G, jazz, Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Boston. (800) 745-3000, livenation.com. 8 pm $$$$-$$$$$.

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

MONDAY,  DEC. 17

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

TUESDAY, DEC. 18

Steve Burke, jazz, Ciara Lounge, 678 Killingly St., Johnston. 354-8800. 6-9 pm.

The Mango Trio, jazz jam, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootsprovidence.com. 7-10 pm. No cover.

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Nels Cline and Julian Lage, jazz and rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19

Eric Bloom and the Funky Autocrats, funk and rhythm and blues, Fête, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 9 pm. No cover. All ages.

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

Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti, jazz, Caffe Itri, 1686 Cranston St., Cranston. 942-1970, caffeitri.com. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Johnny Souza, Greg Wardson and Tom Pasquarelli, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm.

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn: Brian O'Donovan, Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. 421-2787, ppacri.org. 7:30 pm. $$$$$-$$$$$$$

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, rock, Dunkin' Donuts Center, 1 La Salle Square, Providence. (800) 745-3000, ticketmaster.com. 7:30 pm. $$$$$ - $$$$$$$$

THURSDAY, DEC. 20

Greg Abate with Paul Schmeling, piano; Todd Baker, bass; Artie Cabral, drums, Rochambeau Library, Providence Community Library, 708 Hope Street, Providence, RI - FREE! 

FRIDAY, DEC. 21

Yvonne Monnett, Joe Esposito and Dave Zinno, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.

Nick Sanfilippo, jazz, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

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

Greg Abate, Kent Hewitt, Gary Johnson and Joe Potenza, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333,aspirerestaurant.com. 7-11 pm.

The Vini Ames Duo, swing, pop, rhythm and blues and oldies, DiParma Italian Table, Clarion Inn, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9222. 7:30-11 pm.

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

SATURDAY, DEC. 22

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

The Toni Lynn Washington Trio featuring John Badessa, Greg Wardson and Todd Baker, swing, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000. 7-10 pm.

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

SUNDAY, DEC. 23

The Vini Ames Duo, jazz, pop and oldies brunch, DiParma Italian Table, Clarion Inn, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9222. 10 am-2 pm.

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

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

Christine Fawson, Mac Chrupcala, Al Bernstein and Mike Coffey, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

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

MONDAY, DEC. 24

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


posted by Bill Melone, 12/10/12