March 2017

Primavera Ristorante

Primavera Ristorante, Millis MA

Dan Gabel’s Centennial Jass Band  Thursday Jazz,  March  30th, 7-9:30 pm at Primavera Ristorante,  20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) Millis, MA.  02054  (508) 376-2026  Cover: $10 cash at the door. Primavera SCHEDULE


Note: Saturday, APRIL 1st – Steve Taddeo and the Swing Senders with Ken Peplowski   clarinet/saxophone, at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Rd., Lincoln MA  4-6pm FREE!

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 29 Wed 12-1pm Vuelo – A Crocodile River Music Ensemble at Brown Bag Concert FREE at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St. Worcester MA 01608. Tickets 508-752-0888. Vuelo repertoire ranges from Brazilian and Latin classics to American standards, along with some original compositions. Performers include Thierno Camara, bassist, from Senegal; Tanzanian Antoinette Mutuyimana, percussion and vocals; and Zach Combs, percussion.  Broadcast LIVE on
29 Wed 6:30pm Essex Corinthian Jazz Band plays at Bill’s Seafood, Rt. 1 Westbrook, CT (Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-7224  No cover  Music is “danceable Dixie”
29 Wed 7-10pm Phil McGowan Quartet at Andiamo, 24 Winter Street, Newburyport MA (978) 255-4341  You’ll hear classic standards by outstanding musicians Danny Harrington, Jack Senier, Mark Carlsen and Phil McGowan.
29 Wed 7-9:30pm Dick Lupino Trio every Wednesday at Sardella’s, 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI, 849-6312, This week with Isabel Stover, John Funkhouser, Mark Poniatowski
29 Wed 8-11pm Debby Larkin / Jeff Stout Quintet with Gray Sargent guitar, Marshall Wood bass, Les Harris Jr. drums, Jeff trumpet, Deb vocals at Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 01915 (978) 921-2233. Listen to Tony Bennett’s sidemen backing Debby and Jeff.  It doesn’t get any better than this! No Cover or Minimum on Wednesday.
 28 Weds 8pm Don Pentleton Trio at Moseley’s on the Charles, (781) 326-3075, 50 Bridge Street/Route 109, Dedham, MA 02026   Doors open: 6:30 p.m. Hustle Dance lesson: 7 – 8 p.m. Dance to live music: 8 – 11 p.m. Admission: $15 per person; includes dance lesson, dancing, coffee and light refreshments (9 p.m.) Dress code: No jeans, t-shirts, shorts, sneakers  Weather cancellation: Call (781) 326-3075, ext. 7, Wednesday after 4 p.m.
30 Thu 7-9:30pm Dan Gabel’s Centennial Jass Band   “A Century of Jazz: Celebrating the First Jazz Recording and the Original Dixieland Jass Band” at Primavera Ristorante, 20 Pleasant St. Millis MA. Dan ‘Daddy’ Gabel – 1915 King Trombone, Cow Moos Jeff  ‘LaRocca’ Hughes – 1910 Conn Cornet, Horse Whinny John ‘Sheilds’ Clark – Clarinet and Rooster Coos Ian ‘Rags’ Frenkl – Piano and fashion consultant, Bill ‘Sbarbaro’ Reynolds – Drums, Traps, barn sound effects, Rick ‘Robinson’ MacWilliams – Tuba and president of morale   Cover: $10 cash at the door.  (508) 376-2026
30 Thu 8pm Betty’s Bounce, hot Gypsy Jazz, warms body and soul! Join Audie, Zach, and Curtis and play your favorites. Bring your voices and instruments and enjoy a Swingin’ good time with the band at The Walnut St. Coffee Cafe, 57 Walnut St

31 Fri 12-1pm Novick-Nieske Duo on noontime radio broadcast, NPR Worcester, MA
31 Fri 7pm Pamela Hines, Eric Baldwin, Justin Meyer, and Dave Fox. Jazz Jam at Indian Hill Music School. Amateur jazz instrumentalists and vocalists are invited to an open jam session led by professional Indian Hill Music School faculty rhythm section. Bring your music and play in a relaxed atmosphere. 36 King Street, Littleton, MA. ADMISSION: $5 donation at the door. Learn more at (978) 486-9524 or 
31 Fri 7-11pm Bela Sarkozy Duo w/ Dave Zox on bass at Epicure Jazz, W. Bridgewater, MA
31 Fri 7-10pm  Swing 39 at La Trattoria Restaurant, 21 Old Albany Turnpike, Canton, CT 06019 (860) 673-5000  We play every Friday 7-10pm in the lounge where the atmosphere is casual, no cover or admission.
31 Fri 7:30-10pm Bill’s Seafood All Stars  with Noel Kaletsky reeds, Tom Boates trombone, Bill Sinclair piano, Lou Bocciarelli bass and Tom Palinko drums.  All Stars every Friday at Bill’s Seafood, 548 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498 (Rt. 1 – Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-7224   (Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-7224
31 Fri 8pm Chelsea Reed and The Fairweather Five at Boston Swing Central, Q Ballroom (formally called Extreme Dancesport) 26 New Street, Suite 3, Cambridge, MA 02138.  Drawing upon the influence of artists such as Bessie Smith, Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday, Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five bring the intensity and passion of early jazz to every stage they play!  Dance lesson 8-9pm.  (978) 884-7690
31 Fri 8pm The Classic Jazz and Swing Quintet returns to Grand Cru Wine Bar and Grill, 1225 Iyannough Road • Hyannis, MA 02601. Mike Persica, Ben Healy, Mike Ryle, Kenny Rogers and vocalist Lori Colombo.  Join them for an evening of great jazz, great food and a few laughs.
31 Fri 8pm Michael Dutra and The Strictly Sinatra Band at Raphael’s, South Shore Country Club, Hingham MA 617 633 5100

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