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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 6/30 TO 7/7/2014

(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 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, $ 

TUESDAY, JULY 1

The Milt Javery Trio, rhythm and blues and jazz, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000. 5-9 pm.  

Steve Burke, jazz, Marchetti’s Restaurant, 1463 Park Ave., Cranston. 943-7649, marchettis.com. 5:30-9:30 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,  JULY 2

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

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,  JULY 3

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

Dynamite Shack, “powerhouse acoustic trio for…dancing,” The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, thetowersri.com. 7-10 pm. $$

The Coastline Swing Band, Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 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 – 11 pm. $

Jeff Bradshaw and Eric Bloom, jazz, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

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

FRIDAY,  JULY 4

Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, noon-4 pm, and The Mortrude Duo, 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.

Joe Godfrey, 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.

Ron 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

Joe Esposito, sax, Jay Azzolina, guitar, Steve Langone, drums, 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.

Laurel Casey, “Celebrating the 1st Amendment: An Evening Of Dadaist (adult) Comedy and Jazz, 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

The Calamari Brothers, swing, 2012 Bar and Grill, 1785 Cranston St., Cranston. 944-2012. 8 pm-midnight.

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.

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

Myron Walden (tenor sax) Momentum, w/Darren Barret, trumpet, Eden Laden, piano, Yashuri Nakamura, bass, Mark Whitfield, 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,  $$$

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

SATURDAY,  JULY 5

The Dave Manuel Duo, 12:30-4:30 pm, jazz, standards, and Positivity, 6-10 pm, pop and rock, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000.

Jim Porcella, vocals, Pamela Hines, piano, Dick Lupino, 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. 5:30-9:30 pm.

Lois Vaughan, 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. $

(SOLD OUT) Delbert MaClinton, “adult rock”, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount

The Little Compton Band, roots rock, Opening: Four Bridges, bluegrass, 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

David Weiss (trumpet) Sextet, (“The Cookers”) Marcus Strickland, tenor sax,  Myron Waldon, alto sax, Xavier Davis, piano, E. J. Strickland, drums, Yasushi Nakamura, bass, 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,  $$$

Willie J. Laws Band, Texas 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 ,

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

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

SUNDAY, JULY 6

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. 

The Dave Manuel Duo, noon-4 pm, jazz & standards, and Jim Hitte, 5-9 pm, pop and rock, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000.

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

Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet, NIMFest, King Park gazebo, Wellington Ave, Newport, lawn chairs, blankets, pinics allowed, but no alcohol.  4 – 6 pm, (opening act 3 pm)

Steve DeConte, guitar, Kent Hewitt, piano, jazz, Trio Restaurant, 15 Kingstown Rd, Narragansett, 792-4333, 4-7 pm

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

Chakulla and The Hunger Bus, folk/world/jazz/Americana, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 7 pm doors open 6:30 pm, $ donation suggested

(CHECK WITH VENUE) Glen David Andrew, jazz, blues, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 7 pm. $$ 

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

MONDAY, JULY 7

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- 6:00pm
Stage & Set Times (posted in July)

Jon Batiste & Stay Human
John 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 - 7:00pm
Stage & 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, 07/03/14