RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 10/9/2017 TO 10/16/20
(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)
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11
Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.
Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com. 7 – 10 pm
Live Jazz Series: Geo Leonard, guitar, vocals, Pete Jefferies drums, Geg Tokamoto, sax, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm
Yvonne Monnet, vocals, piano, Dennis Cook, sax, Todd Baker, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m
Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm.
Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm
The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12
Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm
Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Thor Jensen & Sara ‘Abriola, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., 8 pm
Swingin’ Jazz Night: Aaron Cote (percussion) Jazz Combo, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13
Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm
M. Rubi, Miraj, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com. 7 – 10 pm
John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm
The Aristocats: swing, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 p.m.
Max Weinberg’s (drums) Jukebox, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.
Charlie Hunter Trio w/Curtis Fowlkes and Bobby Previte, orginals, blues, jazz, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm
The Wailers: reggae, Park Theatre: 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. $35-$45. 8 p.m.
LittleBoyBigHeadOnBike, and Brazen, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14
Deb Larkin, vocals, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, Paul Del Nero, bass, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm
The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 PM.
Sip and Swing: Spumante, w/Ian Quinn, alto saxophone, Derek Smith, trombone, Andrew Wynsen, piano, Stephen Smith, bass, Sean Grandy, drums, jazz, styles of Miles, Sons Of Liberty Beer & Spirits, 1425 Kingstown Rd, South Kingstown, 284-4006, www.solspirits.com/home, 5 – 9 PM.
Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.
Ari and Mia, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm
Rock and Soul Review, Motown, swing, pop. And a little rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30m show 8:30 pm
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15
Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm
Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm
Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.
John Badessa Big Band w/Bob Mainelli, vocals, music of Count Basie and song of Frank Sinatra, swing, standards, dance, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 2 -6 pm
Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm
Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Charles Kalajian, drums, Wendy Klein, flute, Joe Parillo, piano, Robertico Arias, percussion, with Afro-Cuban jazz theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://goo.gl/k4dSq1
The Chick Corea (piano) Steve Gadd (drums) Band w/ Lionel Loueke, guitar, Steve Wilson. sax, flute, Carlitos Del Puerto,bass, Luisto Quntero, percussion, jazz, Latin, The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence, 421-ARTS, thevetsri.com, 7 pm (for ticket holders, with reservations, http://first-works.org/events/, Creative Conversation w/Chick Corea and Steve Gadd, Moses Brown School, Woodman Center, 250 Lloyd Ave, Providence 3:30 pm.)