Jazz Listing 4/23/2018 to 4/30/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 4/23/2018 TO 4/30/2018

(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.orgwith any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, APRIL 23

The Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, APRIL 24

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

Paul Del Nero,bass,w/Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, Roberto’s Italian Restaurant, 450 Hope St., Bristol, 254-9732, www.robertosbristol.com, 6 – 9 pm

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

Connections: URI Chorus, Audrey Cardany, director, University of Rhode Island, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingstown 7:30 pm

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, guitar, jazz, blues, standards, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

Steve Burkesmooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

John Badessa Big Band w/Tony Delsignori and Kimberly Gauvin, vocals, jazz and swing, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

(Postponed until May 2)Ashe’s Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker Group, Acacia Club, at The Temple, 883 Eddy St. Providence, 7-10 pm

 (On hiatus March & April)Live Jazz Series:pop, jazz, standards, dance,Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Ida Zecco (vocals)Jazz Trio, w/Mike Renzi, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

(On hiatus until May 9) Let’s Dance Wednesdays: swing, R&B, blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Michael Nau and The Mighty Thread, alt indie, in The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6 pm, show 8 pm.

Tim Taylor, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com 8-10:30 pm

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

Gypsy Nights Jazz Ensemblew/Ben Andrews, lead guitar, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Chuck Rejto, rhythm guitar and chromatic harmonica, Bill Moretti, accordion. Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas Pike Smithfeild RI 6-9 pm.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, Siena, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Inductions: Mike Renzi, piano, John Chan, impresario, music by Mike Renzi Trio, w/Paul DelNero, bass, Vinny Pagano, drums, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 7 p.m.

Bombadil, trio, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7 pm

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Tim Ray, piano, John Lockwood, bass, Mark Walker, drums, jazz, live recording session for Whaling City Sound, The Zeiterion Theater, Stage Door Live!, 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA, 508-997-5664, X 123, www.zeiterion.org, 7:30 pm

(On Hiatus Until May 10) Norey’s Closed For RenovationsSwingin’ Jazz Night: swing, blues, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

URI Jazz Big Band, Joseph Parillo, director, University of Rhode Island – Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingstown 8 pm

(On Hiatus Until May 10)Norey’s Closed For RenovationsSwingin’ Jazz Night: swing, blues, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Charlie Marie, vocals, guitar, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

Ana Popovic, guitar, vocals, funk, blues, jazzy groove, folk, jazz, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

Steve Burke, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12 – 3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Triad Duo featuring Kimber-Lee Jacobsen, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30 pm

John and Joanne Jazz Duo w/Joanne Rodino, vocals, John Monlloss, guitar, jazz, Latin, standards, Jo’s Bistro. 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-550, 7pm to 10pm

Live Form Las Vegas – The Music of Sinatra and Cher, Chris Jason and Joelle Righetti, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org, 7 – 10 pm

Tom Ghent, Mark Cutler and Bill Harley: folk, rock, POP! Emporium of Popular Culture, 219 W. Park St., Providence. emporiumofpopularculture.com. 7 p.m.

TBA, jazz, blues, standards, Tavolo, 289 Atwells Av, Providence, 401-274-6000, www.tavolowinebar.com, 7-10 pm

The Quahogs w/Steve Donovan, lead guitar, singer/songwriter, Amato Zinno, bass, Nick Iddon, drums, folk rock, opening, Smith & Weeden, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Matt Richard, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant St., Marion, Mass. (508) 538-1240, marionartcenter.org. 7:30-9:30 pm

Becky Chace Band: Americana, blues, rock, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com 7:30 p.m.

Capitol Steps, Political and musical comedy, The Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.comtickets only online, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm

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

The Garcia Project: performing Jerry Garcia Band set lists, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Bruce Cockburn: folk, jazz, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Sugar, w/Marcy Kelly, vocals, Natalia Mortrude, vocals, Joe Michael, guitar,Israel Malek, keyboards, vocals, Andrew Chaney, bass, vocals, Ric Haddad, drums, Matthew Dean, percussion, Klyph Johnson, saxophone, keyboards, disco, funk, R&B, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

Mike Casey(saxophone) TrioMatt Dwonszyk, bass, Corey Garcia, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

He Said She Said, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm-12:30

SATURDAYAPRIL 28

URI Ryan Tremblay. guitar, junior jazz recital, University of Rhode Island – Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingstown 11 am – 12:30  pm

URI Nicolas Motroni. drums, w/Manuel Morales, trumpet, Colin Larkin, tenor sax, James Himmelmann, piano, Evan Magno, bass, senior jazz recital, University of Rhode Island – Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingstown 1 pm – 2:30  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: jazz, Tumblesalts Cafe, 1 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Becky Chace Band: Americana, blues, rock, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 p.m.

Patty Smyth & Scandal, The Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.comtickets only online, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm

URI Concert Choir, Mark Conley. director, Spring Concert, University of Rhode Island – Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingstown 8  pm

Jonathan Edwards, Live Legends Concert Series, country, folk,Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. doors 7 pm, music, 8 p.m.

Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 p.m.

Bookends presents Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Biscuit Miller & the Mix,blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Open Mic/Pot Luck, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. sign up opens 5:30 pm only 30 slots till 11 pm end.

URI Symphony Orchestra, Ann Danis, Coordinator, University of Rhode Island – Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingstown, 8 pm

David Murphy’s (sax) Baba Yaga, jazz, classical, funk, rock, Askew, 150 Chestnut St., Providence, www.askewprov.com, 8 pm, 21+

Birthday Bash: Roger Ceresi’s (vocals, harmonica) All Starz, feat./Gary Gramolini, vocals, guitar, dance to the great music of the 50s & 60s,demonstration dances by professional dancers of Arthur Murray, Niantic, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Expansions: The Dave Liebman Groupw/Matt Vashlishan, reeds, ewi, Bobby Avey, keys, Alex Ritz, drums, Tony Marino, bass, jazz, (Whaling City Sound recording artists) The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

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

Jazz Sundays: Winiker Jazz Trio, Bistro Duet, 190 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington MA, 781-316-8808, bistroduet.com, 11 am – 2:30 pm.

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

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 1-4 pm

Bobby Justin Band “bringing Vegas to New England.”  pop, dance, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame, Unveiling of 2018 Inductee Exhibits, at Hope Artiste Village complex, 999 Main St., Pawtucket, RI. 2 pm (additional info; http://rhodeislandmusichalloffame.com/site/)

Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame, Induction Concert, The Met, (next door, separate admission,) featuring: James Montgomery Band, followed by a retrospective tribute to Paul Murphy featuring Greg Abate & Channel One w/Paul Del Nero, James Montgomery, The Duke Robillard Band, The Groovemasters, and many past RIMHOF inductees and R.I. musicians who played with Murphy throughout the years, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 3 pm

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: John Allmark, trumpet, Greg Wardson, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. 3-7 p.m.

Jazz Trio w/Ian Quinton Banno, bass, Jon Sundstrom, drums, James Winner, sax, standards, jazz, funk, Sam’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Rd., Warwick, 737-6073, samsinnri.com/new-events/, 4-8pm.

Jazz Revelations: feat./Phil Grenadier, trumpet, Ed Harlow. saxophones, Matt Marcus, piano, Max Ridley, bass, Isaac Seabrook, drums, performing a tribute to Brian Blade and The Fellowship Band.  The Parlour, 1119 N Main St, Providence.  6-8 pm.  https://goo.gl/ygGzZT

Sweet Mercy Trio, In the Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

MONDAY, APRIL 30

A Treasury of Rhode Island Jazz & Swing Musicians, Author Talk:with Dennis Pratt ans Dr. Tom Shaker, Weaver Library, 41 Grove St., East Providence, 434-2453, 7 pm

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

URI Lively Experiment. Mark Conley, director, small chamber vocal concert group, from Medieval to jazz repertoire, University of Rhode Island – Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingstown, 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Spring Concert: RIC Concert Jazz BandJoseph Foley, director, Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center, 600 Mt Pleasant Ave, Providence, http://www.ric.edu/mtd/Pages/Calendar-Music-Events.aspx. 7:30 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

 

COMING UP:

THURSDAY, MAY 3

URI Big Band w/Marissa Silva, vocals, Joe Parillo, director, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 – 10:30 pm

FRIDAY, May 4

James Montgomery (harmonica, vocals) Band, blues, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY, MAY 20

Parlour Jazz Jam feat. Robert Green, guitar, Leland Baker, sax, Nick Sanfilippo, piano, Matt Passeroni, bass,Ben Dicke, drums. playing original jazz inspired by swing, R&B, etc. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. goo.gl/j9Qf7S