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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 5/27/2019 TO 6/3/2019

Posted Weekly on wriu.org:  Under “Recent Blog Posts” click on Jazz Listings or at the top of the page under the “Information” tab click 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, MAY 27

Gaspee Days Arts & Crafts Festival: Narragansett Parkway, Warwick. gaspee.com. More than 100 artisans, community groups and nonprofits, music, food court, children’s activities. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Black & White performs, 1-4 p.m.

Briana White, acoustic series, with local musicians, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 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.  

TUESDAY, MAY 28

Briana White, acoustic series, with local musicians, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 p.m

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

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, w/guest Joe Potenza, bass, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

The Cabaret Club: The Arctic Playhouse, 1249 Main St., West Warwick. 573-34434, thearcticplayhouse.com. Nicolas King with host Ida Zecco and pianist Jim Rice. 7:30 p.m

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, Tumble Salt, 1 Morgan Ave (off Mineral Spring Ave) North Providence, 349-0557, 5-8 p.m.

Caribbean Soul: Jhony Keys, keys, Becky Bass, steel drums, The Rooftop at the Providence G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 p.m.

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

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mary Andrews, vocals, keys, Pat Cardeiro, guitar, Jeff Fountain, trumpet, pop, oldies, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m.

Dave Howard, vocals with 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

Let’s Dance Wednesday:  Cherry Pie w/Jillian Grey (vocals, banjo) and the Boys, jump, jive, swing, rockabilly, Latin, ballads, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org.Doors 6:30, Dance lessons, 7 pm, show 8 – 11 pm

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

THURSDAY, MAY 30

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, NYLO Hotel, 400 Knight St., Warwick. 734-4460. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 -10 p.m.

Banda Magda: South American rhythms with jazz improvisation, Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, Mass. (508) 994-2900, zeiterion.org. 7:30 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

Voices of Joy, Grace, Seek First and Sol Music with John & Julie Frascarelli and Mike Bussey: St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 15 E. Beach Rd., Charlestown. 322-0088. 7 p.m.

Summer Music Series: A Veterans Music Project Fundraiser – feat/Rachel Hill & special guest Sergio Gomez, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 7 pm

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

Kala Farnham, vocals, keys, in the Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8pm

Cherry Pie w/Jillian Grey (vocals, banjo) and the Boys, jump, jive, swing, rockabilly, Latin, ballads, Tap Room, Griswold Inn, 36 Main St., Essex, CT, (860) 767-1776, griswold.com, 8-11 pm

Walter Wolfman Washington and The Roadmasters: blues, rhythm and blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm

Patti Labelle: rhythm and blues, Mohegan Sun, Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 p.m.

Nightshift: Wint Fenderson, lead vocals, Brian Camilleri, bass, vocals, Kenny Hicks, keys, vocals, Fred Brethauer, lead guitar, vocals, Mark Carter, drums, dance, oldies, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com/events, 8 – 11 pm.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

Long Trees: Rafael Attlas, Dan Wright, John Faraone, Jeffery Underhill, Kevin Zahm, alt country, opening: John Faraone and Lily Porter Wright, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield, 824-9971. pumphousemusicworks.com. Food & drinks available, doors 6:30, show 7 – 11 pm

“Rise to Black — Songs for Our Mothers”: Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Providence. 305-7333, mmtri.org. Paying homage to the mothers and women in our lives through melodies of songs, poetry and prose. 7:30 p.m.

Billy Gilman, vocalist, “Just you – Just Me, The Intimate Sessions”,  Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com.doors 7 pm, show  8 p.m.

Amanda Fish, vocals, blues, album release, “Free,” Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

The Troublemakers w/Ronnie Lewis, lead vocals, drums, Don “DC” Culp, drums, Dan Shere, keys, Bill Light, lead guitar, Josh White, guitar, Marty Moroney, bass, tribute to the Allman Brothers, Mystic Dead, w/Toby Kniffin, guitar, vocals, Ian Kelly, guitar, vocals, Scott Parry, keys, Marty Moroney, bass, Ronnie Lewis, vocals, drums, music of The Grateful Dead, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Arlo Guthrie: folk, Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St, New Bedford. (508) 994-2900, zeiterion.org. 8 pm

James Montgomery (harmonica) Band, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm.

Nick Finzer (trombone) Hear & Now w/Lucas Pino, tenor sax, bass clarinet, Alex Wintz, guitar,  Glenn Zaleski, piano, Dave Baron, bass, Jimmy Macbride, drums,  jazz, The Side Door, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com, doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Bar Fly, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Jim Porcella, vocals, Greg Wardson, piano, Rick Wells, drums, Greenvale Vineyards Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd. Portsmouth, 847-3777, 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 p.m.

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, Perella’s Ristorante, 311 Metacom Ave, Warren, 6 – 9 pm

Joe Potenza (bass) Group, At The Deck, 1 Waites Wharf, Newport, (800) 960-4573, waiteswharf.com, 7 – 9 pm

Fellswater vocals, whistles, Irish flute, guitar, octave mandolin, violin, cello, Celtic harp, Scottish smallpipes,  border pipes, acoustic bass guitar and percussion, music of the Celtic nations, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield, 824-9971. pumphousemusicworks.com. Food & drinks available, doors 6:30, show 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Warwick Symphony Orchestra: Pawtuxet Park, 2 East View St., Warwick. 287-8338, wsori.org. Patriotic, popular/jazz and musical theater selections. Gaspee Days Fireworks Concert. 7 p.m.  Rain date Sun.

Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra: Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Drive, Cranston. 521-5670, ricco.org. “Gospel & Brubeck,” featuring tenor Michael-Paul Krubitzer,baritone Eric McKeever with the Joe Parillo Trio. With The Mixed Magic Theatre Exult Choir, Kimberly Morrison Pitts-Wiley directing. 7:30 p.m.

Providence Mandolin Orchestra: Park Place United Congregational Church, 71 Park Place, Pawtucket. 726-2800, parkplaceucc.com. With the Al Fresco Quartet and the Hampton Trio. Music by Hans Gal, Giuseppe Manente, Joel Hobbs, Stanley Myers and Owen Hartford. 7:30 p.m. Reception after performance.

Cheryl Wheeler: folk, originals, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Greg Abate, saxs, flute, w/Tim Ray (piano) Trio, John Lockwood, bass, Mark Walker, drums, jazz, bop, originals, new album release “Grateful,” Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Gary Hoey: guitar, vocals, blues, album release “Neon Highway Blues,” Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Greg Asadoorian’s Dueling Pianos: One Pelham East, 270 Thames St., Newport. 847-9460, thepelham.com. 8:30-11:30 p.m.

The Hoolios w/Mike Derry, vocals, keys, Jim Carpenter, vocals, guitar, Sandy Allen, vocals, mandolin, Corina Malbaurn, bass, Rannie Lewis, vocals drums, Americana, Zydeco, Latin, and Chris Ross (singer/songwriter) + The North w/Ryan Curless, drums, Caleb Sweet, bass, Zachary Bence, guitar, country, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. knickmusic.com. Ages 21 and older. Doors 7:30, show 8:30 p.m.

Wallace Roney, trumpet, Emilio Modeste, sax, Oscar Williams, piano, Paul Caffari, bass, Eric Alle or Kojo Roney, drums, jazz, The Side Door, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com, doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Half Star Hotel, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am.

The Original Wailers: reggae, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

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.

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Andrea Capozzoli, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein. bass, Mike Coffey, drums, vocalese, originals, standards, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Windham Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570 reservations (recommended,)  facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/ 3-7 pm

Anthony Geraci & The Boston All Stars, blues, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7  pm (new time for summer)

John Badessa Trio: swing, jazz, Al’s Waterfront, 28 Water St., East Providence. 434-0590. 5-8 p.m.

1st Sunday Jazz: Clear Audience: Andy Voelker, saxes, Steve Fell, guitar, Jef Charland, bass, Luther Gray, drums, Parlour, 1119 North Main St., Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com, 5pm

The Fringe: jazz, Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. 725-8638, ext. 100,  7:30 p.m.

First Sunday Jazz (last session before Summer hiatus): Sonic Surfers w/Dan Moretti, sax, flute, Steve DeConte, guitar, vocals, Mary Ballou,bass, Mark Teixeira, drums,  plus guest performers, jazz, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield, 824-9971. pumphousemusicworks.com. Food & drinks available, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm

Robert Kuhn, guitar, vocals, folk, blues, Americana, in the Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8pm

MONDAY, JUNE 3

Briana White, acoustic series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 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 John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

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

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

Ginny Conley, vocals, and Bill Moretti (piano) Trio, jazz standards, Tarrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 233-3323, terrazzari.com, 6 – 9 pm,

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

Shemekia Copeland: blues, Bold Point Park, 555 Waterfront Drive, East Providence. riwaterfrontevents.com. 6:30 p.m.

Catherine Russell, vocals, The Side Door, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com, doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

Jake Shimabukuro, vocals, ukulele, jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, AUG 2 – 4, 2019, www.newportjazz.org

Third wave of Newport Jazz Festival Artists* announced 4/2 see newportjazz.org/lineup. Added artists appear bolded in this listing.

Friday, August 2, 2019 – Fort Adams State Park

  • Herbie Hancock
  • Thundercat
  • Corinne Bailey Rae
  • The Bad Plus
  • Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen
  • Gary Bartz ANOTHER EARTH 50-Year Anniversary featuring Ravi Coltrane
  • Kandace Springs
  • Women of the World
  • Spanish Harlem Orchestra
  • Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
  • Billy Hart Quartet w/Ethan Iverson, Mark Turner & Ben Street
  • Tia Fuller’s “Diamond Cut”
  • DOMi & JD Beck
  • The Dayna Stephens Group
  • Mwenso & the Shakes
  • Alphonso Horne and the Gotham Kings
  • Tom Oren
  • Ben Morris Quintet (ASCAP Winner)
  • Mark Stryker: “Jazz from Detroit”
  • Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop

Friday, August 2, 2019 – Tennis Hall of Fame

Opening Night Cocktail party 6:30 – 7:45 pm

Concert: Jon Batiste with Corinne Bailey Rae, PJ Morton, ELEW and Ethan Iverson, 8 pm

Information and reservations at http://www.newportjazz.org/fridaynight (separate admissions)

Saturday, August 3, 2019 – Fort Adams State Park

  • Kamasi Washington
  • Special Performance by Herbie Hancock with Christian McBride and Vinnie Colaiuta
  • Dianne Reeves w/Peter Martin, Romero Lubambo, Reginald Veal, Terreon Gully
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater and The Memphis Soulphony
  • Buika
  • The Ron Carter Trio
  • Makaya McCraven
  • Ravi Coltrane/David Virelles
  • Ghost-Note
  • Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy
  • James Francies’ Flight
  • Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game
  • Joel Ross ‘Good Vibes’
  • Hailu Mergia
  • The Royal Bopsters featuring Sheila Jordan
  • Laurin Talese
  • Brandon Goldberg Trio
  • Brian Marsella
  • Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon by Maxine Gordon
  • University of Rhode Island Jazz Big Band

Sunday, August 4, 2019 – Fort Adams State Park

  • Common
  • Tank and the Bangas
  • Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective
  • PJ Morton
  • Sons of Kemet
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant
  • ELEW
  • Marcus Strickland Twi-Life featuring Smithsoneon
  • Christian Sands – 3 Piano Erroll Garner Tribute! featuring Helen Sung & Tadataka Unno
  • Dafnis Prieto Big Band
  • Aaron Diel
  • IN COMMON: Walter Smith III, Matt Stevens, Joel Ross, Harish Raghavan & Kendrick Scott
  • Camila Meza & The Nectar Orchestra
  • Sammy Miller & The Congregation
  • Lauren Sevian/Helen Sung Duo
  • Marika Hughes – The New String Quartet
  • Matana Roberts
  • Eric Wurzelbacher Quartet
  • Alexander Heffner, Host of The Open Mind on PBS
  • Rhode Island Music Educators Association Band

 

*Artists Subject to Change