Jazz Listing 9/10/2018 to 9/17/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/10/2018 TO 9/17/2018

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) 

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

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

Mondays Unpluggedw/Briana White, acoustic singer/songwriter, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 8 – 11 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, jazz, The Met, 1005 Main St. Pawtucket, 729-1005, themetri.com, doors 8 pm, show 8:30 pm.

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, SEPTEMBER 11

Becky Bass: vocals, steel drum, blues, ballads, Waterplace Park, Memorial Boulevard, Providence. eatplaylearnpvd.com. 5 p.m.

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.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

September Noon Tunes: Cardboard Ox w/Steve Allain, guitar, Traci Protochnik, mandolin, vocals, acoustic music, Food truck: TBA, Burnside Park, Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org. 12n – 1pm.

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.

Return of: Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Yvonne Monnett, vocals, piano, Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Kirk Feather, sax, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

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

Ricky King Russell, guitar, 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, SEPTEMBER 13

Last of the Season: Famers’ Market: music: Mary King, harp vocals, Phil Edmons, pipes ect, Celtic favoites. 4 pm, Food Truck?, Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453, eastprovidencelibrary.org. 4 -7 p.m.

Rebecca Parris: A Celebration of her Life, by many of the musicians who loved her, including singers Carol Sloane, Shawnn Monteiro, Suede, Steve Marvin, and Louise Van Aarsen; pianists Michael Renzi, Fred Harris, and Paul McWilliams(Parris’s companion and accompanist for 34 years); bassists Peter Kontrimas and Bruce Gertz; and drummer Jim Lattini. Radio hosts Ron Della Chiesaand Eric Jacksonwill emcee, Regent Theater, 7 Medford St., Alington, MA, http://regenttheatre.com/details/rebecca_parris_a_celebration_of_her_life, doors 6:30 show 7:30 pm

Live Jazz Night: John Monllos (guitar) Quartet, funky 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.

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Busking on Bowen’s: Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Bowen’s Warf, Newport, bowenswarf,com, 11 am – 2 pm.

Rhode Island Music and Arts Festival: Perpetual Groove, Passafire, The Mallett Brothers Band, The Big Takeover, Avi Jacob, Sixfoxwhiskey, India Point Park, 263 India St., Providence. rhodeislandmusicfestival.com. 2-10 p.m. (also see Saturday)

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

Christiana Rodi Caprarelli: pop, ballads, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30-9:30 pm

Jazz Returns to The Hotel Providence: Joe Potenza (bass) Quartet w/Cory Pesaturo, accordion, Gino Rosati, guitar, John Anter, drums, jazz, blues, courtyard, Backstage Kitchen + Bar, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence, 490-8114, 7-10

Steve Anthony & the Persuasions, pop, Holy Apostles Church, Feast and Festival, 800 Pippin Orchard Rd. Cranston, holyapostles.com/Fall-Festival 1-4 pm. (also see Saturday & Sunday)

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Top ’o the Tee Restaurant, Louisquisset Golf Course, 1 Overlook Circle, North Providence. 353-1620. 7-10 p.m.

K.C. Moaners Jug Band, feat./Jim Chapin, guitar, Greg Andreozzi, percussion, w/Dave Haller, Kevin Collins, Deck Nieforth, old-time blues, jazz, folk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, show 7:30 – 1030 p.m.

Coco Montoya, vocals, guitar, hot blues with soul, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 2 shows: 8 & 10 pm.

Greg Piccolo (sax, vocals) & Heavy Juice, jazz, blues, New CD Release, “Who Did This.” (recorded live at the Knick w/Shinichi Otsu, keys, Bobby Ruggiero, drums.) Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7pm, show 8 pm.

Chicago Total Access: Chicago tribute, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Miraj 3, The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 p.m.

The Garcia Project, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St, Fall River, MA, narrowscenter.org, doors 7, show 8 pm

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, pop, Pho Saigon & Bar, 1106 Pontiac Ave, Cranston, 780-0536, 8- 11pm.

Todd Marcus (bass clarinet) Quintetw/Paul Bollenback, guitar, Bruce Barth, piano, Ameen Saleem, bass, Eric Kennedy, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Black Tie: pop, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.-midnight.

DudManBro, 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.

SATURDAYSEPTEMBER 15

Rhode Island Music and Arts Festival: Ripe, Lawrence, Ryan Montbleau Band, Wolf! featuring Scott Metzger, Adam Ezra Group, Hayley Jane and the Primates, Yes Darling, Melt, TJay and the Tallboys, Guez , India Point Park, 263 India St., Providence. rhodeislandmusicfestival.com. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (also see Friday)

31stAnnual Apple Festival, Christiana Caprarelli, vocals, pop, Johnston Memorial Park, 1583 Hartford Ave., Johnston, gates 10 am, show 12 – 1 pm.

Lori Columbo, vocals, Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Joe Bouley, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.

Rhode Island Five, vocals, pop, 12 n – 3 pm., Tribeca, Holy Apostles Church, Feast and Festival, 800 Pippin Orchard Rd. Cranston, holyapostles.com/Fall-Festival 1-4 pm. (also see Friday & Sunday)

Just Imagine: John Lennon tribute, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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, Tumblesalts, 1 Morgan Ave, North Providence, 345-0557, 5:30 -8:30 pm

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, NYLO Hotel, patio, 400 Knight St., Warwick. 734-4460. 6-10 p.m.

Collegium Ancora: showtunes, Pavilion at Grace, 300 Westminster St., Providence. 331-3225 for single or table reservations. 6 p.m.

Ja-Funk: jazz, funk. rhythm and blues, soul, Park Place Church, 71 Park Place, Pawtucket. 726-2800. 7 p.m.

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Matt DeChamplain, piano, Dave Zinno,bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, bop, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Narrow River Band, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, show 7:30 – 1030 p.m.

Blue Neon, R&B, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. (231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

John Badessa (drums) Trio w/Judy (vocals) and Barry (piano) DiRossi: jazz, standards, Brewed Awakenings Johnston, Suite 110, 1395 Atwood Ave. 275-6654. 8-11 p.m.

Brass Attack: rhythm and blues, rock, Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. 349-3500, thelastresortri.com. 8 p.m.

Johnny A, solo guitar, celebrates the British songbook of the 60s, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 2 shows: 8 & 10 pm.

Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, blues, jazz, R&B, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St, Fall River, MA, narrowscenter.org, doors 7, show 8 pm

Atlanta Rhythm Section: southern rock, Misquamicut FallFest: Misquamicut State Beach, Atlantic Avenue, Westerly. misquamicutfestival.org, bit.ly/2MpuFb8. reserved seats. misquamicutfestival.org. 8 p.m.

Joe Potenza (bass) Trio w/Candida Rose, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, jazz, blues, standards, Nico Bella’s 10 Dorrance St. Providence, 421-1111, nicobellas.com, 8:30- 11 pm

Ulysses Owens Jr. (drums) Three, w/Rueben Rogers, bass, Jalen Baker, vibes, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

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

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

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Steve Burke: jazz, Lake Pearl, 299 Creek St., Wrentham. (508) 384-3003. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Christiana Caprarelli, and Derek Capobianco, vocals, pop, Holy Apostles Church, Feast and Festival, 800 Pippin Orchard Rd. Cranston, holyapostles.com/Fall-Festival 1-4 pm. (see Friday & Saturday)

Andy Solberg and Joe Boulay: jazz, The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100. 3-6 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Greg Abate, sax, flute, Matt DeChamplain, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffee, drums,  jazz, standards, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. 3-7 p.m.

Detroit Breakdown Blues Band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7 pm

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Michelle Hill, voice, Daniel Hill, keys, Kyle Cotnoir, bass, and Taylor Field, drums, with “Voices from the New Harlem Renaissance’” as their theme.  The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://tinyurl.com/y97odpaj

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.

Christiana Rodi, pop, Terrazza Bistro, 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, www.terrazzari.com, 6-9 pm

Album Release Party: Debra Mann (piano, vocals) Quintet w/Dino Govoni, sax, Jay Azzolina, guitar, Dave Zinno, bass, Marty Richards, drums, “Full Circle-The Music of Joni Mitchell,”from Whaling City Sound, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St, Fall River, MA, narrowscenter.org, as show expected to sell out, advanced reservations advised, doors 6pm, show 7pm

The Yves Lambert Trio: Quebecois roots, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. riverfolk.org. 7 p.m.

Saddle Up The Chicken, bluegrass, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, show 7:30 – 1030 p.m.

Glenn Kendzia, In The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

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

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:

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz and birthday cake, Peace Dale Library, 1057 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield, 2- 4 pm

Frank Potenza (guitar) Quartet w/Joe Potenza, bass, Paul Bouley, piano, John Anter, drums, jazz, standards, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Cory Pesaturo, accordion, Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffee, drums, jazz, standards, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. 3-7 p.m.