Jazz Listing 10/15/2018 to 10/22/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 10/15/2018 TO 10/22/2018

Posted Weekly on wriu.org  Click on “Jazz Listings” or picture of URI Big Band at Newport Jazz Festival.

(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 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

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

Jonny Lang: blues, gospel, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

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

Bruce Jacques: Vegas show, One Pelham East, 270 Thames St., Newport. 847-9460. 9:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, jazz, standards, Terrazza, 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, www.terrazzari.com, 6-9 pm 

Billy Musto, piano, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 6 – 8pm 

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

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, w/guests, jazz, blues, standards, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Paul Baker Hernandez, guitar, vocals, originals, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors 6:30 pm, show 7 p.m

Jazz Jam: Manuel Morales (trumpet) and the Blue Clue Quartet, w/Collin Larkin, sax, James Himmelmann, piano, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Motroni, drums, jazz, funk, 2nd Floor, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Pl., Newport, firehousetheater.org, 849-3473, byo. House Band followed by open jam. 8 – 10:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

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.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Brenda Keen, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, vocals, pop, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m

Duke Robillard, blues, 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.

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

Meshell Ndegeocello, vocals, bass, funk, soul, jazz, hip-hop, rock, Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. 621-9660, columbustheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Dan Lord and the Big Shots, jump blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Roberto Morbiolli with 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, 8-10:30 pm

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 7-10 pm

America’s Best Show Tunes: David Harrington, vocals, Diane Guiltier, piano, Karen Mellor, percussion, Linden Place, 500, Hope St., Bristol, 253-0390, lindenplace.org/events, 7:30 pm.

Live Jazz Night: Dino Govoni (sax) Jazz Quartet, 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.

Grace Day, folk, rock, soul, country, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. show 8 pm.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

Al Abbott, pianist: jazz, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 p.m.

Mary Lou Neville: jazz, pop, Chapel Grille Restaurant, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30 p.m.

Josh Schurman and David Furlong, singer/songwrighters, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, show 7:30 p.m.

Delta Generators w/Brian Templeton, vocals, harmonica, Charlie O”Neil, guitar, Rick O’Neil, bass, Jeff Armstrong, drums, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St. Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Pho Saigon & Bar, 1106 Pontiac Ave, Cranston, 780-0536, 8 – 10 pm.

Sit Kitty Sit, is Kitty Downs, piano, Mike Thompson, progressive rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors  pm, show 8 pm.

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Quartet, w/Frank Kimbrough, piano, Jeremy Stratton, bass, George Schuller, drums, , jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Saturday)

Bim Skala Bim, Soul Shot: ska, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 9 p.m.

Dezyne: Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, twinriver.com. 9 p.m.

Take It To The Bridge, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt 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, OCTOBER 20

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, John Babian, guitar, Mike Renzi, piano, Rich Wells, drums, jazz, standards, 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, smooth jazz, Tumblesalt, 1 Morgan Ave. North Providence,349.0557, 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Cowboy and The Lady are Tyler-James Kelly and Jess Powers, classic country Western blues, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors 7 pm, show 7:30 p.m

Vini Ames: oldies, Smithfield Elks, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. $5. 7:30-11 p.m

Pavlo: Mediterranean, Park Theatre: 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. $32-$42. 8 p.m.

Neal Vitullo (guitar) & The Vipers, w/Dave Howard, vocals, Steve Bigelow, bass, Mike LaBelle, drums, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Dan Lord and the Big Shots: blues, dance, German American Cultural Society of Rhode Island, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket. gacsri.org, bit.ly/2A2jdue. 8-11 p.m.

Sonny Landreth: blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Phish Tribute Night: Phil Adams Group, Curveball, Rescue League, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Damn The Torpedoes: Tom Petty Tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Quartet, w/Frank Kimbrough, piano, Jeremy Stratton, bass, George Schuller, drums, , jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Friday)

Jake Menendez, guitar, jazz, Federal Taphouse & Kitchen, 279 Atwells Ave, Providence, 454-8881, federaltandk.com. 9 pm – 12 am.

Down City Band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

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

Jazztober: Tish Adams (vocals) Trio w/Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Coonamessett Inn, 311 Gifford Street, Falmouth, http://www.artsfalmouth.org/d7/sunday-jazz-brunch, noon to 2 pm.

Atwater-Donnelly Trio: folk, Barrington Public Library, 281 County Rd. 247-1920. 2-3 p.m.

The Reminisants: oldies, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Tune In and Tune Up All-Stars, John Cafferty, James Montgomery, Steve Smith, Michael “Tunes” Antunes, George McCann, Mark Cutler and Emerson Torrey, Kim Trusty, Neal Vitullo and Dave Howard, and Tyler Morris and Craig Rawding: The Met, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 2-7 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Donna Byrne, vocals, Tim Ray, piano, Marshall Wood, bass, Jim Gwin, drums, jazz, standards, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. 3-7 p.m.

Dan Morretti (sax, flute) Jazz Quartet (with Strings,) w/Steve DeConti, guitar, Mark Shilansky ,piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Steve Langone, drums, and Bengisu Gokce, violin, Nancy Richardson, viola, Shao Cia Lee, cello, CD release: “Invoke,” proceeds from the sale of CDs shared to support the Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. Meet the artiists: 3:30 – 4:30 pm; Music: 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Gary Lait Cummings, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt 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, OCTOBER 22

(check if continuing in Fall) Monday Night Jazz Concerts: Puppet Club w/Clay Nordhill, guitar, Sam Kurzontkaowski, bass, James Nordhill, drums, open jam, riverside patio, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St. Wakefield, 7pm

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

Jonny Lang: blues, gospel, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

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

Bruce Jacques: Vegas show, One Pelham East, 270 Thames St., Newport. 847-9460. 9:30 p.m.

 

COMING UP:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Kent Hewitt, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, Linden Place, 500, Hope St., Bristol, 253-0390, lindenplace.org/events/,7:30 pm.

WRIU Night: Tish Adams (vocals) Bluz U Can Use Band w/ Gino Rosati, guitar, Willie Myette, keys, Joe Potenza, bass, Art Manchester, sax, flute, Eric Hastings, drums, jazz, blues, standards, meet other WRIU Morning Jazz hosts, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available,  Doors 7 pm, music 8 pm

North Star Jazz Ensemble w/Bruce Abbott, saxes, flute, Ron Fournier, piano, Marty Ballou, bass, Paul Mason, bass, feat, special guest Peter Calo, guitar, vocals, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

Charlie King, vocals, guitar, Musical Storyteller & Political Satirist, Music and More at The Lily Pads, 27 North Rd., musicatlilypads.org. doors, doors, 6:30 pm, music, 7 pm.

Betty LaVette, vocals, blues, ballads, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St. East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors 7 show 8 pm.