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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 3/3 TO 3/10/2014 

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

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

CONTINUING WED – SUN Through MAR. 16 (except 3/6)

All Night Strut, a musical review of the songs and dances of the 30s and 40s, Ocean State Theater, 1245 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, www.oceanstatetheater.org box office 921-6800, $$$$ - $$$$$$, runs through March 16.

MONDAY, MAR. 3

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

TUESDAY, MAR. 4

John Monlos, guitar, Ascots at Norwich Inn, 607 West Thames St, Norwich, CT., 862-425-3630, 6 – 9 pm, no cover

Cajun and Zydeco Dance Lessons, Judy (Zydeco) Rudnick, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragasett, 782-2597, www.thetowers.com/events, 6 – 8 pm, $$

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

Open Mic Night, feat./Rupert Wates,  Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7 - 10 pm. no cover but donations for musicians accepted, BYO drinks and food

WEDNESDAY,  MAR. 5

Ballroom Dance Lessons, Sara Barker, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragasett, 782-2597, www.thetowers.com/events, 6 pm: waltz, 7 pm: rumba, 8: tango, $$

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

Let’s Dance Wednesday: Mystic Horns, blues, R&B, The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, free dance lessons, 7 pm,, Music 7:30 – 10 pm,

Dennis Cook, sax, Steve Heck, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm

THURSDAY,  MAR. 6

Steve Burke, jazz, The Lodge Pub & Eatery, 40 Breakneck Hill Rd, Lincoln, 725-8510, 7:30 – 10:30 pm.

The Dick Willner Band w/Jan Schmidt & Swing Haven, swing, oldies and rhythm and blues, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30 pm. $

FRIDAY, MAR. 7

Stan Holtzman, piano, jazz, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

Joe Parillo, 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.

Steve Burke, jazz, Marchetti’s Restaurant, 1463 Park Ave, Cranston, 943-7649, 5:30 – 8:30 pm. 

Hapa, the “Sound of Maui” oli (chant), mele (song) and hula (dance), Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Naming the Twins, harmonizing folk duo from Nova Scotia, , Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm. $$, BYO drinks and food, Doors open 7 pm

Christine Fawson, trumpet/vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. Spiced Pear Restaurant, 847-2244. 6-10 pm. 

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

Ralph Rosen, harmonica, Art Manchester, sax, Tony Medeiros, guitar/vocals, Mark Teixeira, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30pm, $.

 

Dezron Douglas (bass) Quartet, feat/Cyrus Chestnut, piano, Victor Lewis, drums, Lummie Spann, sax, jazz, The Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7: 30 pm show at 8:30 pm,  $$$,  (also Sat., 3/8)

Brian McKenzie, Americana and country, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 pm. $$. Limited seating.

Danny Klein’s Full House, bass player from the J. Geils band play their sound, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

The Revelations, funk, soul, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm. $

The Rich Hundley Trio featuring Lisa Ferraro, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.

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

Rug Burn Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover 

SATURDAY,  MAR. 8

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

Ron Sanfillipo, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 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.

Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000. 6-10 pm. 

The Vini Ames Duo, swing, pop, rhythm and blues and oldies, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11:30 pm. No cover.

Tony Bennett & special guest Antonia Bennett, w/Mike Renzi, piano, Marshall Woods, bass, Gray Sargent, guitar, Harold Jones, drums, 220 Weybosset St. Providence, www.ppacri.org, 8 pm, tickets at box office $$$$$ and up.   

The Sweetback Sisters, Americana and country, Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth. 683-5085, commonfencemusic.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount.

Amy Black Band, singer/songwriter, Americana, CD release “This Is Home”, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com., 8 pm, $$ 

Adam Ezra, roots/rock, Atlas Grey opens, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm. $

RI Songwriters Association Showcase feat,/Joanne Lugio, Rich Eilbert, Kala Farnham, Josh Joffen, roots rock, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount, BYO drinks and food, Doors open 7 pm

Dezron Douglas (bass) Quartet, feat/Cyrus Chestnut, piano, Victor Lewis, drums, Lummie Spann, sax, jazz, The Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7: 30 pm show at 8:30 pm,  $$$,  (also Fri., 3/7)

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

Los Gatos w/John Monlos, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8 pm-midnight,

The Senders, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover

SUNDAY, MAR. 9

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 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, 1 Bannister's Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

The Superchief Trio, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 1 – 4 pm, no cover

The Frank Olean Center Benefit, w/Atlantic Avenue Band, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers, 2:40 – 3:40 pm, Dan Lord and the Big Shots, 4:10 – 5:10 pm,  Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. $$

Ursula George: Lori Urso, guitar/vocals, Marty Richards, drums, Tim Ray, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Rich Lataille, clarinet, Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Doug James, sax, 20th century jazz and blues of the Black vauderville era. The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragasett, 782-2597, www.thetowers.com/events, 2 pm, $

ABC Trio w/guest, Mac Chrupcala, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, and Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm ,

Cady Huffman, Broadway music, life in the theater, Tony award winning actress and singer, A One Night Only Event Benefiting the Live Music Initiative, Ocean State Theater, 1245 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, www.oceanstatetheater.org box office 921-6800, 7:30 pm, $$$$  

MONDAY, MAR. 3

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, 03/03/14