Jazz Listings 11/28/16 to 12/6/16

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 11/28/2016 TO 12/6/2016

(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

NOTE: URI events in blue

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 9pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm-midnight

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

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

John Badessa Big Band w/Tony DelSignore, vocals, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway (Route

John & Joanne, John Monllos, guitar, Joanne Rodino, vocals, jazz, standards, Viking Hotel, 1 Bellevue Ave, Newport, 7-11 pm

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, DaVinci Lounge, 146 Acorn St., Providence. 572-3911. davincilounge.com. 7 p.m.

URI Jazz Combos, Joseph Parillo, coordinator, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston. 7:30pm

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, invite other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Rick Costa Trio, jazz, DeWolf Tavern, 259 Thames St. Bristol, 254-2005, 7-9:30 pm

Steve Burke: jazz, Oki’s, 1270 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 728-7970. 7 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesdays resumes: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com, dance lessons at 7 p.m. music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Joe Esposito, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm.

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

The Barley Hoppers: honky tonk, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’s Cafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 p.m.

The Funky Autocrates, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, www.theparlourri.com. 9 pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé and pop, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4111, 6:30 p.m.

ON HOLIDAY BREAK: Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, jazz, standards, blues, Simone’s, 275 Child St. Warren, 247-1200, www.simonesri.com, 6:30 – 9 pm

ENDED FOR WINTER: Hot Jazz Party, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck, 782-3740 http://www.oceanmist.net, 7 pm

Coastline Swing Band, Venice Restaurant, 165 Shore Rd. (Rt. 1A) Westerly, 348-0055, 7:30-9:30 pm

Alan Bernstein (bass) Jazz Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

John & Joanne, John Monllos, guitar, Joanne Rodino, vocals, jazz, standards, Jo’s Bistro, 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, www.josamericanbistro.com, 7 – 10 pm.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble, jazz and pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, www.chapelgrillri.com 7-10 pm.

Mistletoe Madness: GQ and the Ladies, swing, pop, dance floor, The Glen Manor House, 3 Coehlo Dr., Portsmouth, 683-4177, www.glenmanorhouse.com/annual-events/ reservations include food & drinks, benefit for GMH Preservation, 7-11 pm.

Richard Hundley Trio: jazz, Cassarino’s Restaurant, 177 Atwells Ave., Providence. 751-3333. 7 p.m.

Jimmy “2-Suits” Capone and The Big Blues Bash, w/Eddie Scheer, Big Jack Ward, Johnny Juxo, Bobby Holfelder, Randy Bramwell Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt. 138) West Kingston, 782-1018, www.courthousearts.org. 8-11pm.

Fat City Band, jump blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Chely Wright, singer songwriter, country, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors open 7 pm, show 8 p.m.

The Troublemakers, Tribute to the Allman Brothers, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 p.m.

Brass Attack, swing, jazz, Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, 349-3500, www.thelastresortri.com, 9:30 pm.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

Jazz at The Vineyard: Casandra McKinley, vocals, Greg Wadson, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Rick Wells, drums,, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 p.m.

Becky Bass: Christmas with Ella Fitzgerald, RISD Museum, 20 North Main St., Providence. Tickets at StagesofFreedom.org or call 421-0606. 2 p.m.

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

Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti: jazz, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Rt. 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, pop, Harvest Market, 2685, GAR Highway, Swansea, 6-9 pm.

Calamari Brothers, swing, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike, Route 104, Smithfield,, 231-9820, 7:30-11pm, benefit for Elks charities.

Darol Anger with Emy Phelps, Tony Trischka: progressive bluegrass, folk, country, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. 7:30 p.m.

URI Holiday Concert, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston. http://web.uri.edu/music/event-calendar/ 8 pm

Tony Cerbo: sings in style of Michael Bublé and pop, Via Roma, 310 Atwells Ave., Providence. 331-1717, viaromaprov.com. 8 p.m.

An Evening of Klezmer Music featuring Michael Bresler, Beth Cohen, Cory Pesaturo: Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth. 683-5085, commonfencemusic.org. 8 p.m.

Johnny Hoy and The Bluefish, Island Dance Party, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

London Souls, rock, soul, funk, opening: Julie Rhodes, blues, soul, folk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors open 7 pm, show 8 p.m.

Martin Sexton, folk/rock, opening: Marc Douglas Berardo, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

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

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

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

Wolf and the Jam Daddies: blues jam, Boundary Brewhouse at Corinne’s Seafood Grille, 1593 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. 725-4260, corinnesbanquets.com. 5-9 p.m.

John Badessa Group: swing, Al’s Waterfront, 28 Water St., East Providence 434-0590. 6-9 p.m.

George Garzone: jazz, Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. slatermill.org. 725-8638. Old Slater Mill Association members. 7:30 p.m.

Sunday Night Blues Jam w/Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8:30 pm – 12 m

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 9pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm-midnight

COMING UP

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

URI University Chorus, Audrey Cardany, director, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston. 7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

RIC Jazz Combos, Greg Abate, director, Forman Theater, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Providence, https://www.ric.edu/mtd/calendar_musicEvents.php, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

URI Big Band, jazz, swing, Joseph Parillo, director, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston. 8 pm

Norah Jones: jazz, blues, folk, The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 421-2787, TheVetsRI.com.  8 p.m.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

Greg Abate & Dan Morretti, tenor saxes, flutes, East Greenwich High School Jazz Ensemble led by Brendan Carniaux, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St. East Greenwich, 855-4000, http://www.greenwichodeum.com/calendar/, doors open 7 pm, show 8pm