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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 12/17 TO 12/31/12

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

THURSDAY, DEC. 27

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

Tish Adams, vocals, w/Gino Rosatti Jazz Ensemble, jazz/blues, Jacky's Waterplace Sushi Bar, 200 Exchange St., Providence, 383-5000, www.jackyswaterplace.com, 6 – 10 pm, no cover

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

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

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

FRIDAY, DEC. 28

Dick Lupino, Debra Mann and Dennis Cook, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.

Lois Vaughan, 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.

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..

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

Duke Robillard, Tony Medeiros, Mark Teixeira 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.

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

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

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

 

SATURDAY, DEC 29

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

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

Duke Robillard, blues, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900,chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8, 10 pm. $$ early show; $ late show; $$$ both shows.

Two Man Groove, jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 pm. No cover.

SUNDAY, DEC 30

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.

Toni Lynn Washington, Mac Chrupcala, Al Bernstein and Artie Cabral, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.Popa Chubby, blues and rock, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 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 31

The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6-10 pm.

The Fat City Band, blues and swing, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 7:30 pm. $$$$ (advance reservation required) includes dinner and toast.

Dick Lupino, Paul Nagel, Fred DeChristofaro and Jeff Fountain, jazz, Vanderbilt Grace Hotel, 41 mary St., Newport. 846-6200. 9 pm-1 am.


posted by Bill Melone, 12/27/12