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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/21 TO 7/28/2014

(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  21

Berkley Courtyard Series: Lampiao:  Hayoung Lyou, piano, Daniel Assis, bass, Raphael Pannier, drums, Brazilian jazz, 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 22

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 23

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.

NRBQ, rhythm and blues and rock, Misquamicut Beach, 257 Atlantic Ave., Westerly. 596-9097, tunesonthedunesri.com. 6-8 pm. Free. In Windjammer if rain.

The Northeast Navy Band, big band, jazz and patriotic, 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

“Oldies Night”  Mary Andrews, piano/vocals, Pat Cardeiro, guitar/vocals, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, classic dance hits, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm

Hapa: Barry Flanagan, guitar/vocals, Ron Kuala’au, guitar/vocals, Tarvin Makia, bass/vocals, “Sound of Maui,” Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm

Village Harmony, Balkan, world, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm.

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

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 24

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

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, rock, Village at South County Commons, Route 1, South Kingstown. 6-8 pm.

Concerts Under the Elms: Swing n’ Strings w/AlBasile, trumpet, 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.

Li’l Anne and the Hot Cayenne, zydeco, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, thetowersri.com. 7-10 pm.

Jon Cleary, NOLA 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.

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

Adam Kolker (sax) Quartet, w/John Abercrombie, guitar, Joe Fitzgerald, bass, Anthony Pinciotti, drums, modern 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

FRIDAY,  JULY 25

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. 5:30 pm.

Lois Vaughan, 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.

Joe Godfrey. 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.

Chantal Ambroise, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, Paul Bouley, piano, Alex Chapman, 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.

Roomful of Blues, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm & 10 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.

Jon Campbell, folk, Cross’ Mills Public Library, 4417 Old Post Rd., Charlestown. 364-6211, crossmills.org. 7 pm. Free.

The Rank Strangers w/Sonnyboy Jorgenson, folk fusion, drums, jazz, ballads, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 8 pm, doors open 7:30 pm.

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

Eight To The Bar, swing boogie woogie, R&B, Oldies, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm

George Gritzbak, guitar/vocals, Blues Band, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Steve Kroon (congas) Sextet w/Igor Atalia, piano, Ruben Rodriguez, bass, Bryan Carrott, vibraphone, Craig Rivers, sax, flute, Diego Lopez 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, R&B, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover 

SATURDAY,  JULY 26

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, Ida Zecco, vocals, Steve Heck, piano/vocals, 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.

Ron Sanfilippo, 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.

Session America, Irish folk, Americana, 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.  

Jeff Ceasrine & Colleen Rogers, jazz, 2 Pauls’ City Grille, 315 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 228-7285, 2paulsgoodfood.com. 7:30-10:20 pm.

Dwight & Nicole, American roots, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm & 10 pm

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

Duke Robillard Band, iazz, 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 ,

Eric Wyatt (sax) Quintet w/Benito Gonzalez, piano, Essiet Okun Essiet, Shinnosuke Takahashi, 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

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

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

SUNDAY, JULY 27

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.

The Larry Pearlman Duo, jazz, EPOCH Assisted Living on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565, epochsl.com. 2 pm. Free. Space limited.

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

Duke Robillard, blues, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 4-7 pm

ABC Trio: 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; Tim Kubart (of Tim and the Space Cadets), Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 4:30 pm

Dennis McCarthy Memorial Benefit for Jefferson McCarthy - "Soul Memorial" all star groups: The Groovemasters, The Nick-A-Nees Band, The Last Call Band, "The Ubiqitones." The Met, Hope Artist Village, 1005 Main St. Pawtucket, 4:30 - 10 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.

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

MONDAY, JULY 28

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, rock, Misquamicut Beach, 257 Atlantic Ave., Westerly. 596-9097, tunesonthedunesri.com. 6-8 pm. Free. In Windjammer if rain.

Jeanne Evans, Dick Lupino and Bill Moretti, jazz, Finn’s Harborside, 38 Water St., East Greenwich. 884-6363, finnsharborside.com. 7-10 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. 

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 MA

(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 Revue; Boston 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

Friday, August 1, 2014 - Fort Adams State Park

Gates Open 10:00 am / Music: 11:30 am-6 pm

Stage & 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 Hal of Fame at the Newport Casino

Gates Open: 6:30 pm, Music: 8 pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis,

Dee Dee Bridgewater - To Billie With Love

Saturday, August 2, 2014, Fort Adams State Park

Gates Open: 10 am, Music 10:30 - 7 pm

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, RIME A 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, 07/21/14