September 2017

Eli and The Hot Six Sept. 21, Thursday Jazz at Primavera Ristorante,
20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA.  02054  (508) 376-2026 7-9:30pm  http://www.primav.com/  Cover: $10 cash at the door. Primavera SCHEDULE

Next month:
Jeff & Joel’s House Party October 13, 14 and 15, 2017.  $225pp for 3 sessions Saturday and Sunday.   As in past JJHP Friday night will be $40 per person with Saturday and Sunday sessions remaining $80 per person.  For tickets call (203)208-1481.  – New Orleans’ Banu Gibson –      News!!


Please check out the Weekly Events  for ongoing performances not listed here.
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Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band 2nd and 4th Thursdays at Smarty’s, 215 Main Street, Niantic, Great music and plenty of room for dancing! Reservations 860.739.8818. For more information about Smarty’s, visit them on the web at www.smartysniantic.com.

17 Sun 9-noon Dixieland  Jazz Etc. on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sundays, with Jane and Henry on community radio station WOMR, the ‘voice’ of Cape Cod. They are heard across the Bay in the Plymouth area on 92.1 FM and in the midcape area on WRMR 91.3 FM Orleans and  stream at www.WOMR.org. The emphasis is definitely on Traditional and Dixieland Jazz,  melody and harmony  whether played by original artists such as Louis Armstrong and Django Reinhardt, Randy Sanke, The New Black Eagle Jazz Band or  Vince Giordano.  Alternating with Cape Cod Big Band Music with Steve Shervanian
 17 Sun 11:30-2pm Winiker Jazz Trio Swing Jazz Dance every Sunday at Bistro Duet Jazz Brunch, 190 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 781-316-8808  Singles welcome.
17 Sun 1-4pm The Duke Robillard Hard-Swing Sextet: Swinging Jazz Standards at Sakonnet Vineyards, 162 W Main Rd. Little Compton, RI 02837 401.635.8486 info@sakonnetwine.com $20 per car and receive a $10 wine coupon
17 Sun 1-5pm Canobie Ramblers –  with Lou Borelli, trumpet, Craig Ball,  clarinet, Robin Verdier, piano, and Scott Philbrick and Dave MacMillan, banjo Jazz at The Gazebo summers at Canobie Lake Park, 85 N Policy St, Salem, NH 03079 (603) 893-3506  Saturdays 5-9, and Sundays 1-5, through September
17 Sun 4pm Bart Weisman Jazz Jam every 3rd Sunday at  Riverway Restaurant 1338 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 508-398-2172   https://www.bartweisman.com/jazzjam
17 Sun 1pm Bridgewater Antiphonal Brass Society performance at the Orpheum Theater, 1 School St, Foxborough, MA 02035  in conjunction with their Grand Opening as a Center for the Performing Arts in Foxborough
17 Sun 3pm Adam Swanson, ragtime piano at UNH, Bratton Recital Hall, PCAC 30 Academic Way Durham, NH  –  FREE – Adam Swanson is one of the world’s foremost performers of vintage American popular music, including ragtime, early jazz, the Great American Songbook, and more
17 Sun none Galvanized Jazz Band will be at Aunt Chilada’s on the 24th this month.
17 Sun 6-8pm The Winiker Jazz Trio at Brothers Restaurant, 404 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 383-6268 every Saturday 7-9pm and Sundays 6-8pm Flyer.
17 Sun 7pm Wendee Glick & Friends at Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar, 35 Railroad Square, Nashua, NH  603-578-0200  $12 adv.  $15 door check http://www.riverwalknashua.com/     FREE
18  Mon 7-9pm  Tuxedo Junction Swing Band, every Monday at Bill’s Seafood, Rt. 1 Westbrook CT
18 Mon 10:30am Sentimental Journey Rehearsal Mondays at Eastham Methodist Church,  3200 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642.   Visitors are welcome.   http://www.sentimentaljourneycapecod.com
Mon-Thu 12-3pm Michelle Willson, The ‘Evil Gal’ on The Blend,    www.wicn.org      NPR Worcester MA radio
18 Mon 7-10pm Roadhouse Cafe Jazz Ensemble every Monday at the Back Door Bistro, Roadhouse Café, 488 South St. Hyannis MA 7-10pm, Resv. 508-775-2386. Celebrating 36 years.  Ted Casher alternating weeks with Dennis Cook on reeds, Dave Zinno bass, Chris Taylor piano, Lori Columbo vocals Gary Johnson drums.
18 Mon 8-10pm The Southcoast Brass Band is getting funky and jazzy at GIlda’s Stone Rooster,  27 Wareham Rd, Marion, MA 02738. Call for your reservation!  (508) 748-9700
18 Mon 8pm Hartford Jazz Orchestra led by pianist Donn Trenner at the Arch Street Tavern in Hartford, every Monday evening no cover!  Call 203-453-2988, call 860 246-7610.
18 Mon 7-8:30PM Trio Vivo with Bruce Abbott –  Concert at  Plymouth Public Library,  132 South St, Plymouth, MA 02360 – 508-830-4250 In the Fehlow Room at the Main Library. Free admission
19 Tue 6-9pm Eric Baldwin guitar, Tom Petrakes bass, back every Tuesday at Salvatores, 34 Park St. in downtown Andover MA
19 Tue 7-10m  Kenny Wenzel & Friends with Kenny Wenzel trombone/flute, Peter Kontrimas bass, Chris Taylor keyboards, Gene Roma drums  every Tuesday from 7 to 10pm, No cover, at Martini’s Bar & Grill, 50 Court St. Plymouth MA  It’s always an entertaining time and the crowd is fun and friendly.    http://martinisplymouth.com/
19 Tue 9-11pm Soggy Po’ Boys every Tuesday at Sonny’s Tavern, 328 Central Avenue, Dover, NH. The band performs a repertoire of New Orleans standards spirituals, contemporary music and swing tunes, all of which makes for what they call “a lively mix of fun and insanity.”
20 Wed 12-1:30pm The New New Orleans Jazz Band 3rd Wednesdays at The Commons, 1 Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA 01773
Phone: (781) 430-6000
20 Wed none Johnny Souza Jazz and Blues Jam Sessions with the Spire House Band, Neil Greene/piano, David E Zox/bass, John Varao/drums In the Lobby Bar at the Spire Center for the Arts, 25 1/2 Court St., Plymouth, MA 02360 | (508) 746-4488 (Beer & Wine Available)  The Jazz Jam at the Spire Center scheduled for tonight has been cancelled because Jose was planning to attend and nobody likes Jose.
20 Wed 7pm Arnie Krakowski & Brad Hallen at University of New Hampshire,  30 Academic Way Durham, NH  
20 Wed 7:30-10pm Lori Columbo with Mike Renzi, Dave Zinno at Sardella’s, 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI, 401-849-6312
 20 Wed 8-11pm Debby Larkin / Jeff Stout Quintet at Chianti Tuscan Grill and lounge, 285 Cabot St, Beverly, MA   978-921-2233 Jack Senier/piano, Mark Carlsen bass,, Less Harris Jr. drums, Jeff trumpet, Debby vocals.
21 Thu 1:30-2;30PM The Riverboat Stompers perform at Faneuil Hall, Boston.  Outdoor celebration for newly naturalized US citizens following their swearing in ceremony.  The band includes:  Steve Straus (cl), Neil Flewelling (ct), Frank Batchelor (tb), Rich Malcolm (dr), Phil Hower (p), and Stu Gunn (tu)
21 Thu 7-9:30pm  Eli and The Hot Six Thursday Jazz at Primavera Ristorante,  20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA.  02054  (508) 376-2026.  Bo Winiker trumpet, Ted Casher reeds, Herb Gardner trombone, Bob Winter piano, Jimmy Mazzy banjo/vocals,  Bob Tamagni drums, Eli Newberger leader/tuba. Cover: $10 cash at the door. Primavera SCHEDULE
 21 Thu 7-10:30pm  John Monllos’ “Funky” Jazz Quartet at Norey’s156 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840 no cover 

22 Fri 7-11pm Tribute; Buddy Rich/Basie/Ellington Big Band Orchestra (they have assembled 10 pieces) at Epicure Wine & Jazz Club,  320 W Center St, West Bridgewater, MA.
22 Fri 7-10pm Dueling Pianos at The Purple Cat Winery & Brewery, 11 Money Hill Rd, Chepachet, Rhode Island 02814
22 Fri 8 & 10pm Dizzie Gillespie All Stars at Scullers Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Rd Boston MA (617) 562-4111  Tickets: $35 per ticket and $85 per dinner and show package  Door Cost: $35  All Ages. Genres: Latin Jazz, Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz View Event    http://www.scullersjazz.com
22 Fri 9pm Dirty Water Lindy opening dance at Boston Swing Central, Extreme Dancesport, 26 New St, Cambridge MA with CHELSEA REED & the FAIRWEATHER BAND with GORDON WEBSTER. Swing Lesson 8-9pm Admission: $30
Students and Seniors (with Valid ID): $25
23 Sat 8-noon Howard Caplan presents Saturday Swing Session  and Big Band Brunch every Saturday morning on www.wicn.org  90.5 FM NPR.  Can’t get enough of Ella, Sinatra, Armstrong and how about Basie? We can’t either! Start your weekend off right, with all of your favorite swing artists.
23 Sat 10am-12pm  The Lincoln Traditional Jazz Band will be at the Lincoln Farmers Market, Codman Community Farm, 55 Codman Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773, Sept 16Sept 23
23 Sat 11am
Stewart Baird church service at the Memorial Congregational Church, 26 Concord Road, Sudbury MA.  Many of you attended the memorial musical event at the Bairds’ home recently. The one on Sept 23 will be the official church funeral.  http://www.mccsudbury.org
23 Sat 1-4pm Yvonne Monnett, Dave Burdett, Paul Del Nero, Rick Wells at Sardella’s 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI,  401-849-6312
23 Sat 2-4pm Schwarze Schafe German Band plays Oktoberfest at KBC Brewery, 9 Frederick Street, Webster, MA.  German singing, dancing, yodeling and activities for all ages.  Bring the kids and lawn chairs.
23 Sat 2pm The Wicked Trio at Bismore Park @ Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis MA  (508) 862-4678
23 Sat 5:30-7pm Sentimental Journey at Knights of Columbus, Holy Trinity Church,  246 MA28 (map) Join us for listening and dancing at this annual event.
23 Sat 6-midnight Balkan Soul Fest 2017 featuring the West Philadelphia OrchestraSomerville Symphony OrkestarCocek Brass Bandand Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band! This even sells out every year! once, 156 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143
23 Sat 3 & 4pm Outrageous Fortune at Gore Place Fall Festival, 52 Gore St, Waltham, MA 02453, Live music, games, puppet show, Pumpkin Drop, craft beer and cider.  We are playing two sets of early jazz and acoustic blues in the Carriage House.
www.goreplace.org/fall-festival
23 Sat 7-9pm The Winiker Jazz Trio at Brothers Restaurant, 404 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 383-6268 every Saturday 7-9pm and Sundays 6-8pm Flyer.
23 Sat 7pm Bart Weisman Klezmer Swing at Cultural Center of Cape Cod with Lary Chaplan (violin), Leslie Boyle (vocals), Alan Clinger (guitar), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).
23 Sat 7pm Suede at SandwichArtsAlliance.org   Sandwich MA
23 Sat 7pm Upstate Rubdown at Fire in the Kitchen, Congregational Church, 1271 Durham Rd, Madison CT  Three fantastic women up front on vocals, and 4 guys holding down the noise end of the fort.  Baritone sax – jug band meets gospel, gutbucket meets Galax, Adults, $20, kids high school and under, $5.00 email.
 23 Sat 7-10pm Patrice Monahan Jazz at Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grille Providence, RI
 23 Sat 7:30-10:30pm Mood Swing Orchestra at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church  435 Central St, Acton, MA 01720   Boston Share Network Spaghetti Fundraising Dinner Tickets
 23 Sat 8pm Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at The Cabot, 286 Cabot St.  Beverly, MA 01915 978.927.3100  info@TheCabot.org  $28.50 – $48.50  Swing,  
23 Sat 9pm Compaq Big Band at Swing City, Located upstairs at the, West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Ave.  Cambridge, MA  Lesson 8-9pm
24 Sun 9-noon Cape Cod Big Band Music with Steve Shervanian on the 2nd and 4th Sundays on community radio station www.WOMR.org  the ‘voice’ of Cape Cod.
24 Sun 10:30am-2:30pm
 Dave Whitney Trio with Dave/trumpet, Jon Wheatley guitar and Mark Carlsen bass at Bullfinch’s,  730 Boston Post Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776   (978) 443-4094
24 Sun 11:30am-2:30pm
The Dukes of Windsor  at The Winsor House Inn, 390 Washington St, Duxbury, MA.  This year will feature Jim Mazzy on banjo (vocals by Carrie), Pete Collins on clarinet, Jeff Hughes on cornet, Mark Endresen on guitar, Herb Gardner on piano, Stan Vincent, on trombone (Lee Prager this Sunday) and Fred Clifford on tuba …and they will play great Traditional American Jazz …a/la Louis Armstrong. Note these future dates on your calendars: Oct. 29, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17th  in 2017 …and for 2018; Jan. 21Feb. 25Mar. 25 and Apr. 29 …and The Williams Reunion Jazz Band on May 27th.. (781) 934-0991  www.winsorhouseinn.com/ 
 24 Sun 11:30am-2pm  Winiker Jazz Trio Swing Jazz Dance every Sunday at Bistro Duet Jazz Brunch, 190 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 781-316-8808  Singles welcome.
24 Sun 1pm New Liberty Jazz Band on their 1941 Fire Truck in the South Kingstown, R.I. parade
24 Sun cancelled
The Lincoln Traditional Jazz Band will be at the Codman Fair, 55 Codman Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
24 Sun 2:30-6:30pm Rico Barr Band at the American Legion Sweeney Post Open House, 251 Maple Street, Manchester, NH in honor of our veterans.
24 Sun 6-8pm Galvanized Jazz Band with Fred Vigorito, Noel Kaletsky, Russ Whitman, Bill Sinclair, Art Hovey, Bob Bequillard, Joel Schiavone, Tom Artin, and vocalist Cynthia Fabian at Aunt Chilada, 3931 Whitney Avenue, New Haven CT.  Known since 1993 as the best Mexican restaurant in the greater New Haven area. Seating is somewhat limited; please call 203-230-4640 to reserve a table, or just come anyway and sit at the bar.
24 Sun 6-8pm The Winiker Jazz Trio at Brothers Restaurant, 404 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 383-6268 every Saturday 7-9pm and Sundays 6-8pm Flyer.
 24 Sun 7pm
“Hot Jazz and Cool Acapella” with Jeff Hughes and his Sippewissett Stompers”  Woods Hole Community Hall, 68 Water St, Woods Hole, MA 02543 – Hot jazz of the ’20s and ’30s
Jeff Hughes – cornet
John Clark – reeds
Jimmy Mazzy – banjo & vocals
Ross Petot – piano
Albie Bernard – tuba
Steve Taddeo – drums
“Tom Goux and Notescape” Local acapella quintet singing the American songbook
24 Sun 8-11pm Betty’s Bounce, Audie, Zach, and Curtis explore the world of
Gypsy Jazz and American Swing at the wonderful Gulu-Gulu Cafe, 247 Essex Street, Salem, MA  01970 Phone: (978) 740-8882
25 Mon 7-20pm Roadhouse Cafe Jazz Ensemble every Monday at the Back Door Bistro, Roadhouse Café, 488 South St. Hyannis MA 7-10pm, Resv. 508-775-2386. Celebrating 36 years.  Ted Casher alternating weeks with Dennis Cook on reeds, Dave Zinno bass, Chris Taylor piano, Lori Columbo vocals Gary Johnson drums.
25 Mon 7-9pm The New New Orleans Jazz Band at Burlington MA COA, 61 Center St. Burlington MA 781.270.1950.  Phone 781-505 4953 for confirmation.    www.facebook.com/NNOJB
25 Mon 8pm Southcoast Jazz Orchestra with Bill Fanning (trumpet/flugelhorn),  Mike Rocha (trombone) Chris Lopes (acoustic bass), Matt Richard (piano) and Mark Holovnia (drums)  Reservations are always recommended . GIlda’s Stone Rooster,  27 Wareham Rd, Marion, MA 02738. Call for your reservation!  (508) 748-9700
26 Tue 6-9pm Eric Baldwin guitar, Tom Petrakes bass, every Tuesday at Salvatores, 34 Park St. in downtown Andover MA
26 Tue 6:30pm Tom Palance Jazz Quartet, with Zach Gorell, Dave Sag and Herb Gardner at the Mayflower, 11 Depot Square, Ipswich, MA. Great singer, Maureen Benson may sit in.  Great jazz and Chinese food!
26 Tue 7-10pm Kenny Wenzel & Friends with Kenny Wenzel trombone/flute, Peter Kontrimas bass, Chris Taylor keyboards, Gene Roma drums  every Tuesday from 7 to 10pm, No cover, at Martini’s Bar & Grill, 50 Court St. Plymouth MA  It’s always an entertaining time and the crowd is fun and friendly.    http://martinisplymouth.com/
26 Tue 7pm Tribute to Sarah Vaughn at Epicure Wine & Jazz Club,  320 W Center St, West Bridgewater, MA
27 Wed 7:30pm New London Big Band with Bruce Abbott sax at
The Social Bar and Kitchen, 208 Bank Street, New London CT (860) 442-6900  FREE  Led by trombonist Sean Nelson, the band is made up of the region’s finest jazz musicians.  https://www.facebook.com/newlondonbigband/
28 Thu 6-8pm Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band 2nd and 4th Thursdays at Smarty’s, 215 Main Street, Niantic, Great music and plenty of room for dancing! Reservations 860.739.8818. For more information about Smarty’s, visit them on the web at www.smartysniantic.com.
28 Thu 6-9pm Betty’s Bounce at Savor the Square,  Roslindale’s amazing foodie culture, Fun, Food, Drinks.  St. Nectarios Hall, 39 Belgrade Ave, Roslindale, MA 02131
28 Thu 7-9:30pm Wolverine Jazz Band with Jeff Hughes cornet, John Clark leader/reeds, Tom Boates trombone, Herb Gardner piano, Jimmy Mazzy banjo/vocals, Rick MacWilliams tuba, Dave Didriksen drums at Thursday Jazz at Primavera Ristorante,  20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA.  02054  (508) 376-2026  Cover: $10 cash at the door. Primavera SCHEDULE
28 Thu 7-m Novel Jazz returns to the Skidompha Public Library continuing their 13th season with very special guest, saxophonist Ralph Norris.  The library is located at 184 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine.  Novel Jazz performs hot swinging jazz out of the Great American Songbook as well as a unique focus on jazz giants, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.  For more info, call 207-563-5513 or point your web browser to http://www.skidompha.org/ or the band’s web site  www.mainejazz.net. 
28 Thu 7:30pm The Duke Robillard Sextet featuring vocalist, Sunny Crownover and reedman, Billy Novick at Lincoln Ballroom 2nd floor of Bull Mansion, 55 Pearl St, Worcester MA Parking is free, in the lot on the corner of Chestnut & Pearl St, entrance through Chestnut St. Tickets $25 advance or at the door if not sold out  Limited Seating. Buy your tickets now!
28 Thu 8-20pm Patrice Monahan Duo at Savinos Grill Belmont MA
28 Thu 8pm Outrageous Fortune CD Release Party Live at WICN, 50 Portland St, Worcester, MA 90.5 FM, and streaming at www.wicn.org/listen-live-online
29 Fri noon Pamela Hines hosts Live Jazz New England last Friday of every month at noon, with local musicians appearing LIVE at the studio.  Be part of the radio studio audience or listen online at www.WICN.org   For more info call 855-752-0700 or visit www.wicn.org.   WICN 50 Portland St. Worcester, MA 01608
29 Fri 5-10:30pm Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band at Zone  3, 267 Western Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02134 Allston closing party hosted by Aeronaut Neighborhood 
29 Fri 7pm Bella Sarkozy Trio at Epicure Wine & Jazz Club,  320 W Center St, West Bridgewater, MA
29 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. Russ Whitman clarinet/sax, Luke Nelson guitar, Donn Doucette string bass,   www.latrattoriact.net
 29 Fri 7-9pm  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
29 Fri 8pm Roomful of Blues at Chan’s Jazz and Blues Club, 267 Main St. Woonsocket, RI (401) 769-1000   $30  10 pm $25  Both $35
29 Fri 8pm
Bart Weisman Jazz Group Featuring Suzanne Davis (piano), Jon Evans (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums) at Grand Cru, 508-771-3000 Cape Codder Resort & Spa, 225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis MA
 30 Sat 8-noon  Howard Caplan presents Saturday Swing Session  and Big Band Brunch every Saturday morning on www.wicn.org  90.5 FM NPR.  Can’t get enough of Ella, Sinatra, Armstrong and how about Basie? We can’t either! Start your weekend off right, with all of your favorite swing artists
30 Sat 12-6pm Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival returns on 6 blocks of Columbus Ave. Boston, MA
30 Sat 2pm Kareem Sanjaghi Band at Bismore Park @ Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis MA  (508) 862-4678
 30 Sat 4-6pm   Michelle Berting Brett Vocals, Piano: Matt Ragonese,  Bass: Lou Bocciarelli at Lebanon Green Vineyard, 589 Exeter Road, Lebanon, CT, Tickets: $20, Call Sandy for Tickets: 860-642-7867 or drop by the Lebanon Green Vineyard. All proceeds will go to Soroptimist International of Willimantic.  Please support this global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
30 Sat 7-10pm Dan Gabel and The Abletones Vaughn Monroe Tribute, Neighborhood Club of Quincy, Quincy, MA
30 Sat 7-9pm The Winiker Jazz Trio at Brothers Restaurant, 404 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 383-6268 every Saturday 7-9pm and Sundays 6-8pm Flyer.
30 Sat 8pm New Black Eagle Jazz Band at Home Grown Coffeehouse, 22 Dedham Ave., Needham MA  $22, Senior/Student $18
30 Sat 8pm Love Dogs  at Swing City, Located upstairs at the, West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Ave.  Cambridge, MA  Lesson 8-9pm
30 Sat 8pm Soggy Po Boys!  at The Dance Hall, 7 Walker St, Kittery, ME 03904   http://www.thedancehallkittery.org
$12/advance   $15/door
30 Sat 8pm Take 6 at The Cabot, 286 Cabot St.  Beverly, MA 01915 978.927.3100  info@TheCabot.org  $28.50 – $48.50  Swing,  TAKE 6 is the most awarded a cappella group in history, Showing the global appeal of this phenomenal group, they celebrated their 25th Anniversary last year.