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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/14 TO 7/21/2014

(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  14

Berkley Courtyard Series: Josh Shpak (trumpet) Group, classic to fusion jazz, classical, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 6 pm, outside in upper courtyard area, weather permitting.

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 15

The Michelle Cruz Quartet, jazz, Crossing at Smithfield, gazebo, 371 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 6-8 pm. Free.

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 16

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5:30 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.

The Chorus of East Providence, Beth Armstrong, director, classical & pop, 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

Lori Colombo, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 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 17

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5:30 pm

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

Sundown Thursdays: We Own Land and Friends, folk, Fort Adams State Park, Harrison Avenue, Newport. 6-8 pm. Free.

Concerts Under the Elms: The Duke Robillard Band, blues, jazz, John Brown House Museum, 110 Benevolent St., Providence. 331-8575. 6:30 pm. Outdoors, can bring chairs, blankets, RI Historical Society members and children under 12 free.

The James Montgomery Blues Band, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, thetowersri.com. 7-10 pm.

Bruce Katz (B3 organ) Band, Chris Vitarello, guitar/vocals, Ralph Rosen, drums, blues, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 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.

Easy Baby, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 8 – 11 pm, no cover

Yosvany Terry (sax, chekere) Bohemian Trio, w/Yves Dharamraj, cello, Orlando Alonso, piano, Afro-Cuban, classical, jazz, tango, rock, 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

FRIDAY,  JULY 18

Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, noon-4 pm, and John Paolillo, 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. 5:30 pm.

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

Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 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.

Bobby Ferreia. 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.

Christine Fawson, vocals/trumpet, Tony Hojnacki, piano, Steve Silverstein, 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.

Scott Feiner, pandeiro, Vitor Goncalves, piano, Mike Moreno, guitar, “A View From Below” CD release, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm

Dick Lupino, vocals/bass, Mike Renzi, piano, Dennis Cook, sax, and Rick Wells, drums, jazz, ballads, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 7 pm, doors open 6:30 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.

Kenny Lattimore, jazz, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 8 pm.

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

New York Minute, blues, rock, R&B, Oldies, Pop, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm

The Comander Cody Band, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Zach Bartholomew (piano) Trio w/Miles Bozeman, drums, Brandon Robertson, 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

The Superchief Trio, swing, jump blues, NOLA, boogie woogie, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover 

SATURDAY,  JULY 19

The Dave Manuel Duo, 12:30-4:30 pm, pop and rock, and The Milt Javery Duo, pop, jazz, standards 6-10 pm, 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.

Taiko Drummers and Japanese Arts, Shops at Long Wharf, Thames Street and America’s Cup Avenue, Newport. 1-5 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.

6-DIGG-IT: Timothy Smith, Dana Ramey, Steve Mortrude, Benjamin Pereira, Dave DeLeone, Christopher Knot, rock, pop, cover group, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 7 pm, doors open 6:30 pm.  

Russell Partridge, ?, 2 Pauls’ City Grille, 315 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 228-7285, 2paulsgoodfood.com. 7:30-10:20 pm.

NRBQ, Terry Adams, keyboards/vocals. Scott Ligon, guitar/vocals, Casy McDonough, bass/vocals, Conrad Choucroun, drums, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm

Atlantic Ave Band, rock, funk, dance party, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8:30 pm

Fat City Band, jump blues, dance, 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 ,

Metta Quintet: Hans Schuman, drums, Marcus Strickland, sax, Mark Gross, alto, David Bryant, piano, Zack Brown, 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

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

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

SUNDAY, JULY 20

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

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

ABC Trio, 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; Alastair Moock, kid folk, \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, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, www.thefifthri.com, 619-2552, 6 – 9 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, 

COMING UP:

JULY 30, WEDNESDAY

Tish Adams, jazz, ballads, blues, Weaver Library, 41 Grove St. East Providence, 6:30 pm, may bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics, Portuguese food truck will be parked nearby.

AUGUST 1, FRIDAY

Bettye LaVette, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

SUMMER FESTIVALS:

BOSTON SUMMER ARTS WEEKEND: JULY 26 & 27

Copley Square, Boston (http://www.boston.com/sponsored/extra/summerartsweekend/main)

SATURDAY 7/26 Starts at 11am

Steve Songs, children’s songs & stories

Gizmo Guys: Allan Jacobs, Barrett Felker, family juggling and humor

Debbie and Friends, family interactive songs

Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band, circus, vaudeville

Shun Ng, singer/songwriter, finger style guitar

The Step Crew, stepdancing, modern tap

Jesse Cook, guitar, nuevo flamenco, rumba, jazz, world

Soul Rebels, horns & drums, jump/dance

Los Lobos, American Chicano rock band 

 

SUNDAY 7/27

Baroque Brunch of the Handel & Haydn Society: 11 am tickets required

Plaza Shows Starts at 1pm

Boston Conservatory Dance RevueBoston Landmarks Orchestra feat./Anne Akiko Meyers, classical

Arturo Sandoval, jazz trumpet, flugel horn

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, bluegrass

Anne Akiko Meyers, classical violin

 

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL 2014 (www.newportjazzfest.org)

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

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

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

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, 07/14/14