Jazz Listing 12/3/2018 to 12/10/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 12/3/2018 TO 12/10/2018

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

URI events or artists in blue

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3

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

Greg Piccolo, vocals harmonica, blues, 27 Coogan Blvd, Bldg 24, Mystic, CT, (860) 536-2661, steakloftct.com, 8-10 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 8:30 p.m.. All ages.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4

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

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.  

URI Jazz Combos, Joe Parillo, coordinator, Fine Art Concert Hall, URI 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 pm

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5

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.

Karen Frisk, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dick Lupino, vocals, bass, jazz, standards,  Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m.

Shiny Lapel Trio, swing, jump blues, dance, 27 Coogan Blvd, Bldg 24, Mystic, CT, (860) 536-2661, steakloftct.com, 7-10 pm

RIC Jazz Combo Concert, Greg Abate director, Forman Theater, Nazarian Center For The Arts, RIC, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, 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.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: The Chris Leigh Band, swingin’ 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.

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

Darlene Love: jazz, pop, rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, theodeum.org. 8 p.m.

Michelle Wilson, 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, DECEMBER 6

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston, 232.0844, 7-10 pm

URI Jazz Big Band, Joe Parillo, director, Fine Art Concert Hall, URI 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 pm

Live Jazz Night: Alan Bernstein (bass) Jazz Quartet w/Jeff Stout, trumpet, Chris Taylor, piano, Mike Coffee, drums, 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.

(SOLD OUT) James Cotton tributez: Bob Margolin, James Montgomery, Jerry Portnoy, Rick Estrin, Mark Hummel, Curtis Salgado, Paul Rishell, Anne Raines, Christine Ohlman, the Uptown Horns, Paul Oscher, Kenny Neal, Cheryle Arenas and Darrell Nulisch: , Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

The Carleans, trio, Americana, folk, bluegrass, rock, country, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. show 8 pm.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

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

The Jesse Liam Trio Band: Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Rd. 333-2552, ext. 128. 6 p.m.

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

The Sweetback Sisters: country, Christmas, Portsmouth High School Auditorium, 120 Education Lane. commonfencemusic.org. $25 advance; $28 door; $23 Common Fence Music members. 7 p.m.

Erin Morrissette and Joe Boulay: pop, The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100. No cover. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Biscuit City: rock, blues, country, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, Doors 7 pm, music 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Concert: URI Concert Band & The University Chorus, Brian Cardany, director, Fine Art Concert Hall, URI 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 pm

Straight No Chaser: a cappella, Mohegan Sun, Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com 8 p.m.

Natural Wonder: Stevie Wonder tribute, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. $21-$31. 8 p.m.

Al Copley (vocals, keys) Quintet, w/Dan Morretti, sax, Jeff Galindo, trombone, Steve “Big Swing” Peck, drums, “Blue Lou” Bocciarelli, upright bass, blues, boogie woogie, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. Doors 7 pm., show 8 pm.

Diane Blue (vocals, harmonica) and Her A-team, blues,  Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.  

George Coleman (sax) Quartet w/Joe Farnsworth, drums, Rick Germanson, piano, John Webber, bass, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Saturday)

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

Reasons: pop, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St., Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.-midnight.

Radio Badland, 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, DECEMBER 8

Oldies Show: Dick Lupino, vocals, bass, Mary Andrews, vocals, Dennis Cook, sax, Steve Heck, piano, Rick Wells, drums, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.

Andrew Hellwig, URI senior jazz saxophone recital, Fine Art Concert Hall, URI 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Jaded: oldies, swing, Smithfield Elks, 326 Farnum Pike. 213-9820. $5. 7:30-11 p.m

Billy Gilman: country, pop, Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 1 LaSalle Square, Providence. dunkindonutscenter.com, bit.ly/2hseece. 7:30 p.m.

Honey Dewdrops: Laura Wortman & Kagey Parris, vocals and guitars, clawhammer banjo, mandolin, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available,  music 7:30 pm

URI Chamber Ensembles, Theodore Mook, coordinator, Fine Art Concert Hall, URI 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 pm

Mud Morganfield, guitar, vocals (son of Muddy Waters) Chicago blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.  

Hayley Jane (vocals, washboard, choreography) & The Primates w/Justin”Juice” Hancock, guitar, vocals, Josh “Tree Bear” Carter, bass, vocals, Greg “Smitty” Smith, guitar, vocals, Ryan “The Claw” Clausen, drums, Americana, soul, rock, Clint Daniels, opens, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm., show 8 pm.

George Coleman (sax) Quartet w/Joe Farnsworth, drums, Rick Germanson, piano, John Webber, bass, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Friday)

Cee Cee & The Riders, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9

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

Jess Tora Jazz Trio: jazz, holiday, Grace Note Farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Rd., Pascoag. 567-0354. 2 p.m.

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

URI Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Gene Pollart, director, Fine Art Concert Hall, URI 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 3 pm

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: TBA, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Cambria Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. https://www.facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/, 3-7 p.m.

Sunnyside Reunion: The South County Rounders: Dee Davis, Phil Smith, Matt Bolles, Banana Bunkhouse Boys, Special Delivery, w/Jon Campbell, Josh Schurman, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, 6-9 pm

The “Undaunted” Professor Harp, 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.

PB+J., jazz, The Steak Loft, 27 Coogan Blvd, Bldg 24, Mystic, CT, (860) 536-2661, steakloftct.com, 6-9 pm

URI Student Composer Showcase, Eliane Aberdam, Joseph Parillo & Kirsten Volness, directors, Fine Art Concert Hall, URI 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 pm

 

COMING UP:

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

URI Big Band, Joseph Parillo, coordinator, jazz, swing, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available,  Doors 7 pm, music 7:30 pm

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19

Fundraiser for Pump House: Nicholas Goluses, classical guitar, Victor Main, guitar, The Narrow River Band, R&B, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, info at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3909379, 5 pm