Jazz Listing 9/17/2018 to 9/24/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/17/2018 TO 9/24/2018

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.orgwith any corrections or additions

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

Mondays Unplugged w/Briana White, acoustic singer/songwriter, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 8 – 11 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 18

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

(only 2 weeks left of Jazz on the Patio) 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, piano, 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 19

September Noon Tunes: Highway’s End, bluegrass, high energy acoustic music, Food trucks, 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.

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

Steve Ahern, trumpet, Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, 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

Kim Wilson (vocals, harmonica) Blues Review, w/special guest, Big John Atkinson, guitar, Dean Shot, guitar, Mike Law, bass, Marty Dotson, drums, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Nick Vitullo, guitar, vocals, 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 20

Newport Film Wine & Food Fetival: Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio: jazz, Rosecliff Mansion, 548 Bellevue Ave., Newport.newportfilm.com, bit.ly/2NFuGHD. 6-7 p.m.

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

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

Live Jazz Night: Dino Govoni (sax) 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.

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

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Garden City Jazz: jazz, Garden City Center Courtyard (by Bistro 22 and Applebee’s,) Midway Road, Cranston. 6-8 p.m.

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

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.

Jabbawaukee & Groove Axiom, jam band dueling sets, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, show 7 p.m.

Michelle Willson (vocals) Band, w/Zac Casher, drums, Mike Mele, guitar, Sven Larson, bass, Ken Clark, organ, Scott Shetler, sax, clarinet, mandolin, Barry Fleischer, bari sax, Rob Lyons, tenor sax, hot blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Jennifer Mainelli, vocals, and Joe Boulay, piano: jazz, rhythm and blues, The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 p.m.

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

Lois Greco (guitar, vocals) Band, blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Carla Cook (vocals) Quartetw/Nat Adderly Jr., piano, Kenny Davis, bass, Jerome Jennings, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Evan Goodrow Band, 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 22

 Greg Abate, sax, flute, Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Ben Cook, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.

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

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

Indestructables, 3rdwave ska band, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, show 7:30 – 1030 p.m.

Vini Ames, oldies, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. (231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

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

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

David Bromberg Quintet: bluegrass, folk, country, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, theodeum.org. 8 p.m.

Felix Cavaliere and Gene Cornish’s Rascals: rock, soul, Park Theatre, Rhode Island Center for the Performing Arts, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. parktheatreri.com. 8 p.m.

Hollywood Nights: tribute to Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8 pm.

Tish Adams, vocals, Joe, keys, Joe Parillo, piano, Dave Murphey, sax, Nico Bella’s 10 Dorrance St. Providence, 421-1111, nicobellas.com, 8:00- 11 pm

Jubilation! Celebrating Cannonball Adderly: Jim Snidero (sax) and Jeremy Pelt (trumpet) w/Peter Zak, piano, Nat Reeves, bass, Joe Farnsworth, drums, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Soul Shot w/special guest Don Minott, Reggae, ska, rocksteady, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

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

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

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

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

Kelley Lennon and Malloi: Diamond Hill State Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Rd., Cumberland. 334-9996. 1-3 p.m.

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

Miraj 3: The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100. 3-6 p.m.

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

Neal & the Vipers w/Dave Howard, 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.

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

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Monday Night Jazz Concerts: Puppet Club w/Clay Nordhill, guitar, Sam Kurzontkowski, 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 25

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 26

“A Town Full of Blues” Presents The Founders: Al Copley, Rich Lataille, Doug James, Greg Piccolo, Duke Robillard, blues. Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

University of Rhode Island Big Band: jazz, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Jazz Revelations: Joe Parillo, keys,Wendy Klein, flute, Charles Kalajian, drums, and others playing from 50 years of Herbie Hancock’s music. The Parlour, 1119 N Main St, Providence. https://tinyurl.com/y82uab2c 6-8 pm.