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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 1/7/2019 TO 1/14/2019

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 7

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. Doors 8 pm, show 8:30 pm All ages.

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8

Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti: jazz, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9

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.

Dennis Cook, sax, Judy De Rossi, vocals, Barry DeRossi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: The Chris Leigh Band, progressive blues.rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Dave Howard, vocals, harmonica and the VRBE Band, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Steven Bigelow, bass, vocals, Stan Kozlowski, drums, vocals, Paul Bouley, keys, blues, admission includes buffet, 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.

The Autocrats w/two vocalists, 3 piece horn section,keys, guitar, bass, percussion, drums, funk and R&B. Askew, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, 774-526-9736, askewprov.com, 8pm

The Funky Autocrates w/John Allmark, trumpet, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 10 pm

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

Gary Gramolini and Roger Ceresi: acoustic duo, Mariner Grille, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 284-3282. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

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.

Completely Unchained: Van Halen tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Ramblin’ Dan Stevens, guitar, vocals, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

Mac Odom (keys) Band, funk, blues, T & T’s, 133 Club. 29 Warren Ave, East Providence, 438-1330, 133club.net, 8:30 pm

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11

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

Viennagram, psychedelic space punk, band w/The Z-Boys: Greg, guitar, Amato, bass, Ziggy, drums, surf rock, soul, funk, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available,  Doors 7:30 pm, music 8 pm

Gary Gramolini and Roger Ceresi: acoustic duo, Mariner Grille, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 284-3282. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Completely Unchained: Van Halen tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Daveydread Birthday Bash: SoulShot w/Hope Road and Dub Squad, reggae, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. Kickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, show 8:30pm

Stacy Dillard (sax) Trio, w/Ian Kenselaar, bass, Sanah Kadoura, 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

Brian James (sax) Quartet, contemporary jazz, funk, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.  

Daveydread Birthday Bash: SoulShot w/Hope Road and Dub Squad, reggae, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. Kickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, show 8:30pm

Cheryl Wheeler, singer/songwriter, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. Doors 7pm, show, 8 pm

Straight Pipes. 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 12

Hustle Souls w/Billy Litz, keys, trumpet, vocals, Christopher Everett, guitar, vocals, Clark Eden , drums, vocals, Jonathan Taylor, bass, vocals, jazz, pop, rock: opening Matt Fraza Band, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors 7 pm show 7:30 pm

Blue Neon: rhythm and blues, Smithfield Elks, 326 Farnum Pike. 213-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

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

Steve Burke: jazz, Sonoma Bistro and WineBar, 7366 Post Rd., North Kingston. 295-0800. 8-11 p.m.

Christine Ohlman (vocals guitar) & Rebel Montez, blues, w/Matt York, singer/songwriter, guitar, vocals, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. Kickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, show 8pm

Entrain: Tom Major, drums, Brian Alex. singer/guitar, M’Talewa, bass, Rob Loyot, saxophonist/keys/percussionist, Hilary Noble, saxophonist/percussionist, Lennie Peterson, trombone/keys, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. Doors 7pm, show, 8 pm

1964 the Tribute: Beatles tribute, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band: rock, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 8 p.m.

Through the Doors: The Doors tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Craig Brann (guitar) Quartet, w/Stacy Dillard, sax, Nick Morrison, bass, Sanah Kadoura, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Steve Smith & the Nakeds, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9:30 pm -1 am.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13

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.

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

Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, R&B, dance, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, twinriver.com. 2 pm.

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Jon Wheatley, guitar, Ted Casher, sax, 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.

Tim Taylor (vocals, harmonica)  Blues Band,  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.

MONDAY, JANUARY 14

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 17

Bill Frisell (guitar) Trio, feat/Tony Scherr, bass, Kenny Wollesen, drums, jazz, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. Doors 7pm, show, 8 pm

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19

Blue Clue Quintet w/Manuel Morales, trumpet, Collin Larkin, sax, James Himmelman, piano, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Motroni, drums, jazz, standards,  Shaidzon Brewery,  141 Fairgrounds Rd. West Kingston, shaidzonbeer.com, 3 – 5 pm.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Jim Porcella, vocals, 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.