Jazz Listings 10/22/2018 to 10/29/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 10/22/2018 TO 10/29/2018

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, OCTOBER 22

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 23

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

URI Jazz Combos, Concert I (Fall), Joseph Parillo, director, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 150 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/,7:30 – 8:30 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, 2nd Floor, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Pl., Newport, firehousetheater.org, 849-3473, byo. House Band followed by open jam. 8 – 10:30 pm

Jazz Combos Concert, Brown University Music Dept., Grant Recital Hall. 105 Benevolent St., Providence, 8 – 9:30 pm 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

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, Greg Abate, sax, flute, Ben Cook, piano, vocals, pop, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m  

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

Sue Foley, guitar, vocals, blues, roots, Album release,”Ice Queen.” Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm. (Let’s Dance Wednesdays returns November 7)

Cheryl Arena vocals, harmonica, 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 25

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

Live Jazz Night: Michael Barclays de Tolly, guitar, Chelly Knight, vocals, Petter Bodner, bass, Alex Radiches, drums, jazz, standards, 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 Wolff Sisters Trio, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. show 8 pm. 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Masterclass with Jazz Trumpeter Ray Vega, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 150 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/, 3 – 5 pm

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

Sarah Barboza: jazz, pop, Chapel Grille Restaurant, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30 p.m.

Juice, Funky Dawgz Brass Band: funk, jazz, Fete Music Hall, Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 7 p.m.

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.

URI Big Band, with Guest Artist Ray Vega, trumpet, Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall, 150 Upper College Rd, Kingston, uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ , 8 – 10 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, drums, feat, special guest Peter Calo, guitar, vocals, jazz, 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.

The Knickerbocker Allstars, new album release, “Love Makes A Woman.” feat./Darcel Wilson, vocals, with a tribute to Aretha Franklyn, and Brian Templeton, Curtis Saglado, John Nicholas, Sugar Ray Norcia, Malford Milligan, Dave Maxwell, Al Copley, Rich Lataille, Monster Mike Welch, blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7: pm, show 8 pm. 

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

Eric Alexander (tenor sax) Quartet, w/Joe Farnsworth, drums, Isaiah Thompson, piano, Ari Roland, 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)

He Said She Said, 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 27

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mary Andrews, vocals, Pat Cardeiro, guitar, vocal, Steve Heck, piano, vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, pop, oldies, 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. 

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.

Brooks Williams: blues, Stone Church Coffee House at First Congregational Church, 300 High St., Bristol. 253-4813. 7:30 p.m.

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

James Montgomery: jazz, blues, rock, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

David Phelps: southern gospel, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Erin Morrisett and Joe Boulay: jazz, blues, The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 p.m.

Diane Carey,vocals, and the Bart Weisman (drums) Trio, Yvonne Monnett, piano, Ron Ormsby, bass, jazz, standards, Grand Cru Wine Bar & Grill, 1225 Iyannough Rd, Hyannes, MA, (855) 861-4370, capecodderresort.com/amenities/dining-cape-cod/live-entertainment, 8 – 11 pm

Open Mic & Pot Luck: The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, sign up at 5 pm, show 5:30 pm 

John’s Halloween Extravaganza: costumes encouraged w/prizes for best, Fat City Band, rock, R&B, jump blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

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

Green Tea, Halloween party and CD release, “Saints And Sinners”,  costumes encouraged w/prize for best, w/Jamie Conroy, Marty Moroney, Michael Chicoria, Jason Hartley and Gino Maiorano; opening Jabbawaukee, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm. 

Missy Raines Trio: bluegrass, Fenner Hall, 15 Fenner Ave., Newport. commonfencemusic.org. Common Fence Music members. 8 p.m.

Eric Alexander (tenor sax) Quartet, w/Joe Farnsworth, drums, Isaiah Thompson, piano, Ari Roland, 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)

Halloween Party – costumes, prizes: The Smoking Toads, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

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 

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Giacomo Gates, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffee, drums, jazz, ballads, vocalese, originals, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. 3-7 p.m. 

Tim Taylor Blues Band, 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 29

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:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Tish Adams, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, (including Tish’s composition, Vampire Blues,) Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m  

Eight To The Bar, Halloween Party, best costume contest, swing, boogie boogie, R&B, soul, Motown, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:45 pm, show 7:45 pm. 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Steve DeConte’s Guitar Night: w/Dennis Costa, Victor Main, 3 local guitarists each show their individual approach to this instrument and the music composed for it, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7:30 – 10:30 pm

URI Big Band, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available,  Doors 7 pm, music 8 pm 

Gerardo Contino (singer/songwriter, band leader) y Los Habaneros with the Brown Jazz Band, Cuban, Brown University Music Dept., Grant Recital Hall. 105 Benevolent St., Providence, 8-10 pm

Anthony Gerace, Hammond B3 organ, and The Boston Blues All Stars /wDennis Brennan, vocals harmonica, guitar, Tory Gonyea, guitar vocals, Michael Mudcat Ward, bass, Jeff Armstrong, drums, vocals, Album release: “Why Did You Have To Go,” blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.