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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 1/21/2019 TO 1/28/2019

Posted Weekly on wriu.org  Click on Information tab then Jazz Listings or under “Recent Blog Posts” on Jazz Listings.

(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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MONDAY, JANUARY 21

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo: rhythm and blues, blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 p.m.-midnight.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22

Mike Higgins, blues, Wingate Residences on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 2 p.m.

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Joanne Lurgio: acoustic open mic, Pub on Park, Legion Bowl and Billiards, 661 Park Ave., Cranston. 641-5815. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sign-up 7 p.m.

JD Simo (vocals, guitar) Band w/drummer Adam Abrashoff and bassist Andraleia Buch, new album release “Off At 11”, soulful psychedelic blues rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

Steve Burke: jazz, Sorrento’s Restaurant 1848 Smith St., North Providence. 353-8800. 6-9 p.m.

Caribbean Soul: Jhony Keys, piano, Becky Bass, vocals, steel drums, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 6 – 9 pm   

CAV Jazz Night: Alexus Lee w/Jake Menendez, acoustic jazz, CAV, 14 Imperial Place, Providence, 751-9164, cavrestaurant.com, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Jim Porcella, vocals. Dave Zinno, bass, ChrisTaylor, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: The Cartells w/Karin Barth, vocals, percussion, alto sax. Joe Grieco, vocals, keys, Tom Majesky, vocals, guitar, Bill Holloman, vocals, trumpet, tenor sax, Peter Lepak, vocals, drums, Jay Wiggin, vocals, bass guitar, Jose Goico, percussion. jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm.

“Professor Harp”, harmonica, vocals, and the VRBE Band, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Steven Bigelow, bass, vocals, Stan Kozlowski, drums, vocals, Paul Bouley, keys, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, dance lessons, 6:30, band, 7:30 -10:30 pm

Ashe’s Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker (sax) and Friends, Acacia Club, Prince Hall Temple, 883 Eddy St. Providence, 8-11 pm.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

Steve Burke: jazz, Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 6-9 p.m.

Deeply Rooted Jazz Jam: House Band: Blue Clue Quintet w/Manuel Morales, trumpet, Collin Larkin, sax, James Himmelman, piano, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Motroni, drums, jazz, standards, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors 7 pm, House Band 7:30, Jam 8 pm

Live Jazz Night: TBA, swing, jazz, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. doors open 4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 –11 p.m.

Alejandro Escovedo with the Don Antonio Band, rock, album release “The Crossing,”Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. Doors 7pm, show, 8 pm

Jack Hanlon guitar, vocals and Chris Monti, bass, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

Becky Chase: Americana, blues, rock, 133 Club, 29 Warren Ave., East Providence. 438-1330, 133club.net. 9 p.m.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 1 Morgan Ave., North Providence, 349-0557, 12 n – 3 pm.

John, guitar. Joanne, vocals. Jo’s Bistro, 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 401) 847-5506, 7pm to 10pm

Duke Robillard (guitar, vocals) Band, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Los Duderinos, w/Ben Coerper, bass, David Passifume, drums, Greg Ferreira, keys, Atticus Alllen, guitar, Chuck Ciany, sax, Farmer Will, harmonica, Gino, congas, bluegrass, jazz, folk, funk, jams, House Party, for location and other info 741-3502, facebook.com/damnLosDuderinos, BYOB, potluck, Doors 6:30 pm, Music 8 pm.

The Strattones and Smug Honey, rock, covers & originals, a 1 in 52 Hunger Network Event to support the Johnnycake Center, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available,  Doors 7:30 pm, music 8 pm

With Love, Marilyn, Erin Sullivan, sings, acts, tells Marilyn Monroe’s story, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m. (rescheduled from 12/30)

Ben Wolf (bass) Quartet, w/Joel Ross, vibes, Victor Gould, piano, Donald Edwards, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, dance, Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, 431-4131, 8:30 – 12 pm

Neal Vitullo and the Vipers, blues, rockabilly, R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 8pm, show 9pm

The Trouble Makers. The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

Jake Menendez, guitar, jazz, Café Pazzo, 150 Acorn St., Providence, 455-1234, 9:30 pm – 12 am.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26

Pump House Music Works, Open Mic & Potluck, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks available, bring food to share,  sign up begins 5:30 pm 30 slots (3 songs or 12 mins.) ending at 11 pm

Jaded: oldies, swing, Smithfield Elks, 326 Farnum Pike. 213-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

Greg Abate (alto sax, flute) Sextet, w/Gary Johnson, drums, Todd Baker, bass, Kent Hewitt, piano, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Arnie Krakowski, tenor sax, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.  

Kat Wright w/7 member band,  rock, soul, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. Doors 7pm, show, 8 pm

Christina Holmes, folk rock, w/Kuf Knotz, keys, guitar, harp, Christine Eilse, vocals, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. Kickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, show 8pm

Leo Days: Elvis tribute, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

The Rev. Robert Jones Sr.: roots and blues, Rose Garden Coffeehouse in the Congregational Church, 17 West St., Mansfield. bit.ly/RG19RobertJones. 8 p.m.

Phred Mileski (vocals) & Frienda, w/Fred Fagan, bass, Bill Groth, piano, John Moore, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Becky Chase: Americana, blues, rock, 133 Club, 29 Warren Ave., East Providence. 438-1330, 133club.net. 9 p.m.

The Smokin’ Toads, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9:30 pm -1 am.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27

Milt Javery: jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, Lake Pearl, 299 Creek St., Wrentham. (508) 384-3003. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rag Doll: tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. Noon.

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

Niki Luparelli and the Gold Diggers: music of the 1930s-60s. Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Arnie Krakowski, sax, Greg Wadson, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Windham Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570 for reservations (recommended,)  facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/, 3-7 p.m.

The Superchief Trio w/Keith Munslow, vocals. piano, Pat Murry, vocals, trombone, John Cote, drums, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Steve Bigelow, bass,  The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7 pm

Warren Pettey (keys) Trio, with Ian Quinton Banno, bass, Jon Sundstrom, drums, standards, jazz, funk, Sam’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Rd., Warwick, 737-6073, samsinnri.com/new-events/, 5-8pm.

Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Jazz Ensembles: jazz, Rhode Island Philharmonic’s Carter Center for Music Education and Performance, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence. musicschool.riphil.org. 5 p.m.

JAMBa: Marty Ballou, bass, John Anter, drums, Sonny Barbato, piano, accordion, Dave Zinno, bass, jazz, progressive rock, new album release “PeaceWork,” The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. 6 p.m.

MONDAY, JANUARY 28

Take it to the Bridge: funk, rock, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3:30 p.m.

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo: rhythm and blues, blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 p.m.-midnight.

 

COMING UP:

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31

Live Jazz Night: Joe Potenza (bass) Quartet w/Gino Rosati, guitar. Max Goldman, drums, David Murphy, sax, swing, jazz, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. doors open 4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 –11 p.m.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

URI Big Band, Joe Parillo, director, jazz, swing, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. Doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm

Greg Sherrod (vocals) Blues Band, Askew, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, 774-526-9736, askewprov.com, 8pm

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Livingston Taylor, vocals, guitar, w/Seth Glier, piano, vocals, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3

First Sunday Jazz: Dan Moretti (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Marty Ballou, bass, Mark Teixeira, drums. Dennis Hughes, keys, jazz, soul, funk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. Doors 2:30 pm, show 3pm