Jazz Listings 11/19/2018 to 11/26/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 11/19/2018 TO 11/26/2018

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 

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Jack Craig: piano, Wingate Residence on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 2 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.  

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

Songwriter Open Mic: hosted by Glenn Kendzia, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. show 8 pm. 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

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. 

Joe Esposito, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, Mark Poniatowski, bass, jazz, standards,  Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m.

Sugar w/Marcy Kelly and 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, hip-hop, R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 8 pm, music 9 pm. (Let’s Dance Wednesday returns 11/28)

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

Racky Thomas, vocals, harmonic 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 

Blockead, special pre-Thanksgiving show, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

The Funky Autocrates w/John Allmark, trumpet, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 10 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (THANKSGIVING Check with venues)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23

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

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

Triad Duo featuring Kimber-Lee Jacobson: Chapel Grille Restaurant, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30 p.m.

The Cartells, 6 member dance and vocal group, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm. 

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

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

Ornament: rock orchestra, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Katie Thiroux (bass, vocals) Trio, w/Glenn Zaleski, piano, Matt Witek, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

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

Mac Odom: rhythm and blues, Motown, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, twinriver.com. 9 p.m.

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. 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Debra Mann, vocals, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Steve Langone, drums, album release, “Full Circle” music of Joni Mitchell, jazz, 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. 

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

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Smithfield Elks Lodge, 326 Farnum Pike. 213-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

The Joe Potenza (bass) Trio, w/Vinny Pagano, drums, Paul Bouley, keys, jazz, blues, Nico Bella’s, 10 Dorrance St. Providence, 421-1111, nicobellas.com, 8 – 11 pm.

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Vanilla Fudge: rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, theodeum.org. 8 p.m.

Through the Doors feat./Ernie Potter, vocals, music of Jim Morrison and The Doors, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com., 8 pm. 

Sarah Borges & the Broken Singles, blues, rock, GA-20 opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors 7 pm show 8 p.m.

Russell Malone (guitar) Quartet w/Rick Germanson, piano, Luke Sellick, bass, Willie Jones III, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. 

Troublemaker with Special Guest, Buddy Cage on petal steel guitar, feat/Ronnie Lewis, drums, lead vocals, Don “DC” Culp, drums, Dan Shere, keys, Bill Light, guitar, backing vocals, Josh White, guitar, Marty Moroney, bass, Opening: Franklin Lymestone, feat./Geoff Corkhill , guitar, vocals, Dan Ravenelle, guitar, Jay Dempsey, guitar, vocals, Southern rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 8, show 9 pm. 

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25

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 

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Jazz Quartet, w/Kent Hewitt, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, warwicklibrary.org/adult/events/, 2 – 3pm.

Dominic: music of Andrea Bocelli and Tony Bennett, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

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

Delta Generators, 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. 

La Hott Jazz & Co., jazz, 27 Coogan Blvd, Bldg 24, Mystic, CT, (860) 536-2661, steakloftct.com, 6-9 pm 

COMING UP:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Manny Morales (trumpet) and the Blue Clue Quartet w/Collin Larkin, sax, James Himmelmann, piano, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Motroni, drums, jazz, standards, swing, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available,  Doors 7:30 pm, music 8 pm