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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/7 TO 7/14/2014

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, 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, JULY  7

Berkley Courtyard Series: Luis D’Elias Group, traditional South American, contemporary jazz, rock, classical, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 6 pm

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 8

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 9

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

Mary Andrews, vocals, Steve Heck, piano/vocals, Dennis Cook, sax, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Bill Andrews, drums, jazz, standards, pop, Blackstone Blvd. at Elmgrove Ave., on the lawn behind the Trolley Shelter, Providence, 6 – 7:30 pm, can bring lawn chairs, blankets, pinics

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.  

The Superchief Trio, swing, NOLA, jump blues, boogie woogie, Weaver Library, 41 Grove St. East Providence, 6:30 pm, may bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics, Portuguese food truck will be parked nearby. 

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

Steve DeConti, guitar/vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm

Youngjoo Song, piano, jazz, CD release, “Between,” Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 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 10

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

Concerts Under the Elms: The Carlos de Leon Latin Jazz Band, John Brown House Museum, 110 Benevolent St., Providence. 331-8575. 6:30 pm.

Reminisce, doo-wop ensemble, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, thetowersri.com. 7-10 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.

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

Rob Garcia (drums) Quartet, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7 pm show at 8 pm

FRIDAY,  JULY 11

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 Parillo, 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.

Stan Holtzman. 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.

Black & White, swing, blues and roots rock, Oxhead Tavern, Sturbridge Host Hotel, 366 Main St., Sturbridge, Mass. (508) 347-7393. 7 pm.

Candida Rose, vocals, Ron Fournier, piano, Tom Petterutti, drums, Joe Potenza (basses,) jazz, Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30pm, valet parking at Mathewson St. entrance.

Paquito D’Rivera, reeds, “Jazz Meets the Classics” CD release, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 & 10 pm

Jim McGrath, original songs, ballads, sea chanteys, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 8 pm, doors open 7:30 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.

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

Shawn Colvin, (Anthony D’Amato opens,) Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

James Hunter Six (The Revelations open), Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm

Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 & 10pm. 

Tish Rabe (vocals) & Friends, Mark Peele, piano, John Rabe, bass, Hank Shaeffer, drums, jazz, standards, 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

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

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, rock, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 9:30 pm.

SATURDAY,  JULY 12

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.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Joe Esposito, sax, Greg Wardson, piano, 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. The

Newport Concert Series: John Hiatt and the Combo, rock, and The Robert Cray Band, blues, Newport Yachting Center, America’s Cup Avenue, Newport. (800) 745-3000, newportwaterfrontevents.com. 6 pm.

Dawn Chung, 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.

Kayla Farnham, Heather Rose and Kristen and jay, folk and acoustic rock, Roger Williams National Memorial, 284 North Main St., Providence. 521-7266. 7-9:30 pm.

The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, 2 Pauls’ City Grille, 315 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 228-7285, 2paulsgoodfood.com. 7:30-10:20 pm.

Kayla Farnham, Heather Rose and Kristen and jay, folk and acoustic rock, Roger Williams National Memorial, 284 North Main St., Providence. 521-7266. 7-9:30 pm.

Jazz On The East Side: Candita Rose, vocals, Joe Potenza, basses, Richard Hundley, piano, Randy Cloutier, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Rhode Island Historical Society, 110 Benefit St, Providence, by Providence Inner City Arts/Roots Caravan, 8-11 pm.

Doug Woolverton, trumpet (of Roomful) presents Kind of Blue a tribute to Mile Davis, The Odeum, 59 Main St, East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.theodeum.org, 8 pm.

Samantha Fish (Mark T. Small opens), singer songwriter, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

The Colby’s, jump blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 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.

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

SUNDAY, JULY 13

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.

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

Big Cat Blues, 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.

Kids Summer Music Series; Elizabeth MitchelL & her family band, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 4:30 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.

Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet, Jamestown Town Commons, (In case of rain Rec Center) 6:30 – 8 pm.

Sue Foley & Peter Karp, blues & roots, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 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 14

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:

Fall River BLOCK-A-PALOOZA:

THURSDAY, JULY 17 - Buckwheat Zydeco, and Girls, Guns & Glory, 186 South Main St. (in front of District Court House,) Fall River, MA, 6-10 pm

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, 07/07/14