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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 6/16 TO 6/23/2014

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

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

NOTE ADDITIONAL “SUMMER FESTIVALS” SECTION (at bottom)

MONDAY, JUNE  23

The Fifth Element House Band featuring John Sippell, Alex Chapman, Nick Sanfilippo and Doug Woolverton, pop, funk, rhythm and blues, soul and easy listening, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

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

TUESDAY, JUNE  24

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

Big City Jazz: Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7 – 10:30 pm.

WEDNESDAY,  JUNE  25

Steve Burke, jazz, EPOCH Assisted Living on Blackstone Blvd, 353 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, 273-6565, www.epochsl.com 3-4 pm, free, space limited

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.

Los Gatos, pop and rock, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000. 6-10 pm.

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

Rick Costa Trio, jazz, DeWolf Tavern, 259 Thames St. Bristol, 254-2005, 7:30-9:30 pm

Human Feel: Jim Black, drums, Andrew D’Angelo, alto sax, bass clarinet, Kurt Rosenwinkle, guitar, Chris Speed, tenor sax, flute, modern jazz, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm, $$$

Jim Porcella, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Johnny & the East Cost Rockers, swingin’ R&B, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 7:30 – 10 pm, $ (free dance lesson at 7 pm)

Travis Colby, keys, Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Mark Texeria, drums, blues, L’attitude, 2190 Broad St., Cranston, 780-8700, http://www.lattituderi.com/promotions.php, 8:30 – 11:30 pm

THURSDAY,  JUNE  26

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm

Superchief Trio, swing, jump blues, boogie woogie, NOLA, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, thetowersri.com. 7-10 pm. $$

The Bob Saraceno Ensemble featuring Mary Andrews and Tom Pasquarelli, jazz, Jacky’s Galaxie and Sushi Bar, 1449 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 354-4570, jackysgalaxie.com. 7-11 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 – 11 pm. $

Sadao Watanabe, tenor sax, Russell Ferrante, piano/keys, Felix Pastorius, bass, Will Kennedy, drums, smooth jazz, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm, $$$

Becky Chase Band, blues, R&B, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 8 – 11 pm, no cover

FRIDAY,  JUNE  27

Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, 1-5 pm, and Positivity, pop and rock, 6-10 pm, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000.

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.

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

Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm.

Nick Sanfilippo, piano 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.

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

Lance Houston, trumpet, Joe Potenza (basses) Trio, jazz, Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30pm, no cover, valet parking at Mathewson St. entrance.

The Debra Mann Quintet, tribute to Joni Mitchell, w/Dino Govoni, sax, Steve DeConti, guitar, Dave Zinno, bass, Steve Langone, drums, jazz/pop. Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 8 pm, doors open 7:30 pm, $$ advanced purchase discount (Interview with Debra Mann on Tish Adam’s show Thursday 6/26 8am)

Fourplay, fusion jazz, Scullers, DoubleTree Suites, 400 Solders Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com/, 8 and 10 pm, $$$$ (also Saturday)

Brian Maes (vocals, keys) Band w/Kook Lawry, lead guitar, Tony Depietro, drums, Michael “Tunes” Antunes, or Klem Klimek, sax, Marybeth Maes, vocals, guitar; blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

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

Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Lookie Lookie: Chris Maclachlan, bass, Rick Barry, percussion, Vincent Lebron, vocals/percussion, Russ Gershon, sax/flute, Scott Getchell, trumpet, w/Special Guests Jorge Arce, vocals/percussion, and Jared Sims, sax (Director URI Festival Jazz Band,) “Latin Bugalu”, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm, $$$

Ellis Paul, singer songwriter, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount

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

David Kikoski (piano) Trio, Ed Howard, bass, Adam Cruzon, drums,jazz, 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,  $$$$

Brass Attack, jump blues, dance, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover 

SATURDAY,  JUNE  28

Amanda Carr, vocals, Yvonne Monnett, piano/vocals, Genevieve Rose, bass/vocals, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm. $

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

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

Joe Parillo, 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. $

The Reggie Centracchio Group featuring Bob Mainelli, Joe Esposito and Greg Wardson, jazz, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. 821-0060. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Spirit Family Reunion, Americana, barn dance, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount

Fourplay, fusion jazz, Scullers, DoubleTree Suites, 400 Solders Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com/, 8 and 10 pm, $$$$ (also Friday)

The Gnomes: Cathy Clasper Torch, violin and other strings, Phil Edmonds, whistles, accordion, Peter Breen, bass/vocals, Matt Niebles, percussion, Chris Brooks, pedal guitar, sax, guitar, Celtic, Eastern European, klezmer, originals, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 7:30 pm doors open 7 pm, $$, advanced purchase discount

Jimmy Greene (tenor sax) Quartet, (other members not listed but for the 5/17/14 Hartford Jazz Fest they were John Patiucci, bass, Renee Rosnes, piano, Jeff “Tain” Watts, drums, call venue for line up,) jazz, 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,  $$$$

Joe Moss, guitar, Chicago blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$ 

Los Gatos w/John Monlos, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8 pm – 12m ,

Tish Adams, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza (aka Tony Petenza,) basses, Two Pauls’ City Grill, 315 Waterman Ave, East Providence, 228-PAUL(7285) www.2paulscitygrill.com, 8:30 – 11 pm, no cover, full kitchen until 10 pm, parking.

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

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 29

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.

Michael Troy and Chuck Williams, folk, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 1 pm. $. Benefit for veterans.

Frank and Marilyn: Michael Dutra and LuAnn Dutra, tributes to Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe, Twin River, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2-6 pm. No cover. 18+.

Steve DeConte, guitar, Dan Moretti, sax/flute, jazz, Trio Restaurant, 15 Kingstown Rd, Narragansett, 792-4333, 4-7 pm

Professor Harp, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 4-7 pm, no cover

ABC Trio w/guest TBA, vocals, Greg Wardson, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.

The Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 6 - 9 pm.

The Calamari Brothers featuring Steve Cass, swing, Tasty Diner Sports Bar and Grill, 410 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 354-4420. 6-10 pm.

Sunday Night Blues Jam w/Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8:30 pm – 12 m

MONDAY, JUNE 30

The Fifth Element House Band featuring John Sippell, Alex Chapman, Nick Sanfilippo and Doug Woolverton, pop, funk, rhythm and blues, soul and easy listening,, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

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

SUMMER FESTIVALS:

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL 2014 (www.newportjazzfest.org)

Friday, August 1, 2014  Fort Adams State Park

Gates: 10:00am / Music: 11:30 am- 6:00pmStage & Set Times (posted in July)

Jon Batiste & Stay HumanJohn Zorn's Masada Marathon: Dave Douglas, Marc Ribot, Cyro Baptista, Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Ikue Mori, Greg Cohen, Joey Baron, Kenny Wollesen & many others Miguel Zenón & The "Identities" Big Band Darcy James Argue's Secret Society Snarky Puppy Cécile McLorin Salvant Rudresh Mahanthappa - A Charlie Parker Project, A World Premiere Amir ElSaffar Quintet Mostly Other People Do The Killing: Steve Bernstein, Jon Irabagon, Dave Taylor, Brandon Seabrook, Ron Stabinsky, Moppa Elliott & Kevin Shea Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors URI Jazz Festival Big Band

Friday, August 1, 2014   International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino

Gates: 6:30pm / Music: 8:00pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Dee Dee Bridgewater - To Billie With Love

Saturday, August 2, 2014   Fort Adams State Park

Gates: 10:00am / Music: 10:30 am - 7:00pmStage & Set Times (posted in July)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Dave Holland Prism with Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn & Eric Harland Gregory Porter Robert Glasper Experiment SFJAZZ Collective: Miguel Zenón, Avishai Cohen, David Sanchez, Robin Eubanks, Warren Wolf, Edward Simon, Matt Penman & Obed Calvaire Cécile McLorin Salvant Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band with Jon Cowherd, Chris Thomas, Melvin Butler & Myron Walden Pedrito Martinez Group featuring Ariacne Trujillo, Alvaro Benavides, & Jhaire Sala Dick Hyman, Howard Alden & Jay Leonhart Kurt Rosenwinkel New Quartet Newport Now 60 Band: Anat Cohen, Karrin Allyson, Randy Brecker, Mark Whitfield, Peter Martin, Larry Grenadier & Clarence Penn Umbria Jazz presents Stefano Bollani & Hamilton de Holanda RIMEA Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, August 3, 2014   Fort Adams State Park

Gates: 10:00am / Music: 10:30 am - 7:00pm

Stage & Set Times (posted in July)

Bobby McFerrin spirityouall, David Sanborn & Joey DeFrancesco with Billy Hart & Warren Wolf,  Dr. John & The Nite Trippers,  Gary Burton New Quartet with Julian Lage,  Scott Colley & Marcus Gilmore, Vijay Iyer Sextet with Graham Haynes, Mark Shim, Steve Lehman, Stephan Crump & Marcus Gilmore, Danilo Perez Panama 500 with Ben Street, Adam Cruz Django Festival All-Stars featuring Samson Schmitt, Ludovic Beier, Pierre Blanchard, DouDou Cuillerier, Peter Beets & Brian Torff Ron Carter Trio with Russell Malone & Donald Vega Lee Konitz Quartet with special guest Grace Kelly Ravi Coltrane The Cookers: Donald Harrison, Billy Harper, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, George Cables, Cecil McBee & Billy Hart, Mingus Big Band, The Brubeck Brothers, George Wein & Newport All-Stars with Anat Cohen, Howard Alden, Randy Brecker, Lew Tabackin, Jay Leonhart, MMEA 2014 All-State Jazz Band


posted by Bill Melone, 06/23/14