December 2017

Sad news:  After 43 years The Sacramento Music Festival – formerly Sacramento Traditional Jazz Festival – has been cancelled; Also the America’s Festival in Olympia, Washington.  All closed from lack of participation from people like us.

Weather is extremely cold – check venues for cancellations.
First Night Boston

Primavera-1-300x163Wolverine Jazz Band   December 28th, Thursday Jazz in the Ballroom  at Primavera Ristorante,  20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) Millis, MA.  02054.  (508) 376-2026
Primavera Schedule    Cover: $10 cash at the door.

 

Please check out the Weekly Events  for ongoing performances not listed here.
To comment or signal some inaccurate information, send email to marce@nejazz.com


1 Fri 10:30am Music with Sarah at Boston Public Library, South Branch – bring the kiddies to sing and dance to some great music!  https://www.musicwithsarah.com/
 1 Fri 12:30-1:30pm Lincoln Traditional Jazz Band at Bemis Hall,  15 Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773.  Every 1st Friday of the month.
6-9pm Wally’s Café, 427 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118  Established 1947.  Jazz Jam every day 6-9pm
Phone: (617) 424-1408  Email: info@wallyscafe.com
 1 Fri 7-9:30pm 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
1 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
1 Fri 7-10:45pm Compaq Big Band at  Winter Social Swing Dance presented by BC Full Swing (at Boston College) Chestnut Hill MA
1 Fri 7:30-9pm North Country Chorus – Christmas Oratorio, Littleton Congregational Church, Littleton, NH
1 Fri 8pm The John Pizzarelli Quartet Holiday Show with Jessica Molaskey & Special Guest Bucky Pizzarelli at The Cabot, 286 Cabot St.  Beverly, MA 01915 978.927.3100  $28.50 – $48.50  info@TheCabot.org
1 Fri 8pm Johnny Souza & Friends Wicked Fun Christmas Concert! at Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 1/2 Court Street, Plymouth, MA  Tickets $25 – Available at http://www.spirecenter.org/events
1 Fri 8pm Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops with The Milford Community Chorus at The Stadium Theatre, 329 Main St. Woonsocket RI 02895    (401) 762-4545 $26, $31, $36  Tickets
2 Sat 8am-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.
2 Sat 11am-3pm Steve Taddeo Swing Senders with Jeff Hughes cornet, John Clark reeds, Bill Doyle guitar, Ross petot piano, Dan Gabel trombone, Mark Pucci bass and Steve Taddeo drums and Leader, Christmas party/ Concert for the Fernald School at  Hibernian hall, 151 Watertown StreetWatertown,Mass
2 Sat 3-5pm
Betty’s Bounce at  9th Annual “Tis the Season” Holiday Stroll 2017 Wakefield,   MA
2 Sat 6-10pm Bill Reynolds’ Back Bay Ramblers Roaring 20’s Cocktail Party at Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938  978-356-4351 Ext. 4051.  Vintage attire encouraged.
2 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. Bill, Jamie Saltman and Ed Fiorenza will be performing this Saturday evening.
2 Sat 7-11pm Padula Jazz  1st Saturday at Tavern from Tower square, 119 Washington Street, Plainville MA 02762
(508) 699-7600  http://www.taverndining.com/#
2 Sat 7-11pm Joe & Paula’s Creole Christmas Show with Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys at The German Club, 78 Carter Ave.  Pawtucket RI,  401-965-0849 Jeffery Broussard is on a mission: to present the Creole cultural music prior to its adulteration of floor-rattling, urbanized sounds.  We supply full holiday meal you supply apps & desserts.  $20
2 & 3 7:30 and 1:30pm The Greater Milford Community Chorus (GMCC) is excited to announce their two upcoming holiday concert performances on Saturday evening, December 2 at 7:30 pm and a matinee on Sunday, December 3 at 1:30 pm, in their new performance venue, the Grand Ballroom at Milford Town Hall, 52 Main St. Milford, MA. The building is handicap accessible and parking is free.
2 Sat 7:30pm Trilogy Ballroom Dancing at The Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  Bring a dessert to share (optional). Dancing and Socializing.  508.752.9519  Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/  $10 pp (non members)
2 Sat 7:30-9:pm North Country Chorus – Christmas Oratorio at Wells River Congregational Church, Wells River, VT
2  Sat 8-11pm Betty’s Bounce at Gulu-Gulu Café, 247 Essex St. Salem, MA 01979 Phone: (978) 740-8882
2 Sat 8pm JCA Orchestra in concert at The Space, 238 Brookside Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA. The Jazz Composers Alliance will present new music by resident composers David Harris, Darrell Katz, Mimi Rabson & Bob Pilkington. Also on the bill will be an appearance by OddSong.  Donations are $15, and $10 for students and seniors.
2 Sat 8pm
Bart Weisman Jazz Group featuring Bryden Williams with
Bryden Williams (sax), Alan Clinger (guitar), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums) at Grand Cru1225 Iyannough Rd. Route 132 & Bearse’s Way  Hyannis, MA 02601
2 Sat 8:30-11:30pm The Johnny Souza Quartet at The Office Bistro,  
114 Water Street, Plymouth MA 
3 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
3 Sun 11am-1pm Gypsy Wranglers most every week, at the Black Sheep Deli in Amherst, MA. For over a decade they have entertained the brunch-time patrons on Sundays. If you are in the area,  join them for this relaxed performance, often featuring top regional guest artists.  Gypsy Wranglers
3 Sun 11:30am-2:30pm Winiker Jazz Trio Swing Jazz Dance every Sunday at Bistro Duet Jazz Brunch, 190 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 781-316-8808  Singles welcome.
3 Sun 12-3pm The Freight Train Five plays straight ahead jazz and the Great American Songbook with a jazz beat and improvisations by Bob Card and Noel Kaletsky, reeds; Pete Davis, piano; Dick Mundell, bass; Tom Palinko, drums; noon-3:00 at the Griswold Inn, 36 Main St. Essex CT 860-767-1776
3 Sun 1:30-5:15pm The Riverboat Stompers featuring Jimmy Mazzy perform in the BSBI Jazz Festival ( http://www.myshul.org/events/jazz2017 ) at Cheney Hall, 177 Hartford Rd, Manchester, CT.  Also appearing that afternoon are Zev & the East Side Klezmer Connection and SwingStorm.  The RS start at 4pm and will include:  Jimmy Mazzy (bj), Steve Straus (cl), Frank Batchelor (tb), Rich Malcolm (dr), Phil Hower (p), and Rick MacWilliams (tu).  $30.  Poster
 3 Sun 2pm New England Jazz Ensemble plays Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite at The Canton High school Auditorium, 76 Simonds Ave. Canton, CT 06019   860-693-7707 Price: $15.00
3 Sun 3pm “Ragtime” Jack Radcliffe at  Morrill Memorial Library, Norwood, MA
3 Sun 4-5:30pm North Country Chorus – Christmas Oratorio at Peacham Church, Peacham, VT
3 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.
3 Sun 6:30-11pm
Sold Out
High Society Orchestra performs at Greater Boston Vintage Society Winter Formal at Lyman Estate.  185 Lyman St, Waltham, MA 02452.  GBVS will be celebrating the 1920’s in grand style with a special 90th anniversary tribute to everything Lindy! 1927 is the year that Charles Lindbergh first crossed the Atlantic and it’s also when the name for our favorite dance the “Lindy Hop” was coined. $45 includes dinner. Tickets at:
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3160463 Open to the public.  (617) 994-6672
 4 Mon 10:30am  Sentimental Journey Rehearsal Mondays at Eastham Methodist Church,  3200 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642.   Visitors are welcome.    http://www.sentimentaljourneycapecod.com
4 Mon 12-3pm The Good Ole Salty Jazz Band on the first three Mondays of the month from 1-3pm (unless there’s a Holiday) at the Rose Baker Senior Center, 6 Manuel F Lewis St. Gloucester, MA (978)281-9765
4 Mon 6pm
JJs Live Presents: The Grand Opening of Amadee Castenell’s Masquerade, A New Orleans Style Club Featuring All Types of Jazz.  380 Southwest Cutoff, Northborough, MA
4 Mon 7-9pm Tuxedo Junction Swing Band, every Monday at Bill’s Seafood, Rt. 1 Westbrook CT
4 Mon 7-10pm Roadhouse Cafe Jazz Ensemble every Monday at the Back Door Bistro, Roadhouse Café, 488 South St. Hyannis MA, Resv. 508-775-2386.  Ted Casher alternating weeks with Dennis Cook on reeds, Dave Zinno bass, Chris Taylor piano, Lori Columbo vocals Gary Johnson drums.
4 Mon 7-9pm Steve Taddeo Big Band every Monday at the American Legion, 140 River Rd. Middleton MA 978.745.0211
4 Mon 7-8:30pm Kareem Sanjaghi Quintet at the Plymouth Public Library Plymouth, MA featuring Judy DeRossi (vocals), Donn Legge (guitar) & Barry DeRossi (keyboard) Kareen (drums).
4 Mon 7:30pm Hartford Jazz Orchestra,  17-pieces led by Don Trenner Mondays at the Arch St. Tavern, Arch St. Hartford CT, 7:30-10pm  860.246.7610  No cover.
4 Mon 8-10pm Southcoast Jazz Orchestra at Gilda’s Stone Rooster, 27 Wareham Road (Rt. 6), Marion, MA 02738  Phone: 508-748-9700 Always a Monday night, always 8-10 pm, always a great time ! … Join us!
You can also find the Southcoast Jazz Orchestra on  Facebook.  Tell all your friends and call Gilda at 508-748-9700. She misses you & she’ll save you a seat!!!
5 Tue 7pm Kenny Wenzel & Friends with Kenny Wenzel trombone/flute, Peter Kontrimas bass, Chris Taylor keyboards, Gene Roma drums and guests  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/
5 Tue 7-10:30pm John and Joanne at the Viking Hotel, 1 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840
5 Tue 7:30-11pm Sahara Club Jazz every Tuesday, 34 Bates Street, Methuen, MA  Wheelchair accessible   http://www.jockosjazz.com/
5 Tue 8pm Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in a performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-along, and a visit from Santa Claus himself! Started in 1973 by Boston Pops Conductor Arthur Fiedler, Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. Boston MA 02115
6 Wed noon NEC Symphonic Winds & Chamber Singers with U.S. Navy Band NORTHEAST – annual holiday concert   at   Mechanics Hall Brown Bag Luncheon, Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St. Worcester MA  Final Concert!  FREE  Tickets: 508-752-0888    http://www.mechanicshall.org/tickets/brownbag.html
6 Wed 12-1:30pm The New New Orleans Jazz Band on the 1st Wednesday of the month, noon to 1:30pm except Holidays at the Burlington C.O.A., 61 Center St. Burlington MA 781.270.1950.  Phone   781-505 4953 for confirmation.           www.facebook.com/NNOJB
6 Wed 9pm Alexei Tsiganov Jazz Jam at Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139  Phone:(617) 876-9330.  Host Band: Alexei Tsiganov – Piano, Ebinho Cardoso – Bass, Renato Malavasi – Drums. 9:30pm Jam begins.
7 Thu 1:15-3pm
Maple Sugar Jazz Band
every Thursday at the Danvers Senior Center, 25 Stone St. Danvers MA 01923 Phone: (978) 762-0208 John Kendrick, leader
7 Thu 6pm Bart Weisman Jazz Group with Fred Boyle (piano) at Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis MA
7 Thu 6:30pm Essex Corinthian Jazz Band returns to Bill’s Seafood, First Wednesday in October until May, 6:30pm  Rt. 1 Westbrook, CT (Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-7224  No cover  www.billsseafood.com  Music is “danceable Dixie”.  This will be their 18th consecutive season of Wednesday night Dixieland at Bill’s, but under the leadership of Leslie Struss. . (Summers at the Essex Corinthian Yacht Club, 19 Novelty Lane, Essex, 860-767-3269. Call to confirm (860) 767-3239).
7 Thu 7-9:30pm Eli and The Hot Six Classic Contemporary Jazz with Ted Casher reeds, Bo Winiker trumpet, Herb Gardner trombone, Jimmy Mazzy banjo/vocals, Eli Newberger leader/tuba, and Bob Tamagni drums HOT JAZZ at Primavera Ristorante. 20 Pleasant St. Millis MA 02054 Reservations (508) 376-2026 Admission $10
7 Thu 7-9pm Betty’s Bounce at Third Life Studio, 33 Union Sq, Somerville, MA 02143 with Susan Ursprung, lead vocals, guitar $10 at the door
7 Thu 8pm Rhythm Future Quartet at Sculler’s Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Rd Boston MA (617) 562-4111    http://www.scullersjazz.com 
8 Fri 1-4pm Tune Timers dance band every Friday 1-4pm at Holliston Senior Center, 150 Goulding St, Holliston, MA 01746 Phone: (508) 429-0622   (Center may close for holidays and bad weather.)
 8 Fri 6-8pm Swing North Big Band – Swingin’ Holiday Concert at Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury, VT
8 Fri 6:30-9pm Dick Mundell & Pete Davis (acoustic bass and piano duo) play quiet jazz standards at the Hideaway Restaurant, 19 Halls Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371 860-434-1455.  Pete plays solo Saturdays.
8 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
8 Fri 7-9:30pm 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
8 Fri 8-midnight The Swing Legacy, at Boston Swing Central, Q Ballroom,
26 New St, Cambridge, MA (just off the Alewife Brook Parkway)  Swing dance lesson 8-9pm. (admission $15, students/seniors $13) This six piece “little big band” has been a fixture of the Boston swing dance scene since 1991 and BSC since the beginning, playing with a style informed by the great big bands from the swing era. Their repertoire concentrates on classic big band swing music including many Duke Ellington and Count Basie numbers ideal for Lindy Hop and swing dancing. Much of their great catalog of songs showcases their phenomenal singer, Debby Larkin. It promises to be a night full of killer-diller arrangements that will keep you dancing all night longSample
8 Fri 8pm Boston Pops Holiday Pops Tour Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and conductor Keith Lockhart on their beloved Holiday Pops concert, featuring all your favorite holiday tunes. 
 8 Fri 8pm  The Glenn Miller Orchestra at The Cabot, 286 Cabot St.  Beverly, MA 01915    978.927.3100  info@TheCabot.org 
8 Fri 8pm Bart Weisman Jazz Group with Leslie Boyle (vocals) at Grand Cru, Hyannis MA
 8 & 9 8pm Grace Kelly at TCAN, Natick Center for the Arts, 30 Summer St. Framingham MA. Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul yet with the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24-year-old.
9 Sat 8am-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.
9 Sat 1-4pm Southcoast Brass Band at Greasy Luck Brewpub

791 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA 02740
9 Sat 7pm Glenn Miller Orchestra at Weston Auditorium,  Fitchburg, MA
9 Sat 7pm Sharon Concert Band will perform a Christmas Concert at Sharon Middle School, 75 Mountain Street in Sharon, MA. Advance tickets now available!
9 Sat 7;30PM Rhythm Future Quartet at Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879  (401) 824-9971 info@pumphousemusicworks.com
9 Sat  7:30pm Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra and The Greater Milford Community Chorus Holiday Pops at the grand ballroom, Milford Town Hall. Main St. Milford MA.  Timeless Holiday Classics, Winter Wonderland for all ages!  Tickets: www.claflinhill.org  508-478-5924
9 Sat 7:30pm Rhythm Ballroom Dancing at The Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  Dancing and Socializing.  508.752.9519  Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/  $10 pp (non members)
9 Sat 7:30pm Aardvark Jazz Orchestra 45th Christmas Concert at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Boston, MA
9 Sat 7:45-12am Compaq Big Band at Swing City West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Ave. Cambridge, Massachusetts Admission $18 ($14 with valid college ID)
9 Sat none Magnolia Cajun Band  at Sandywoods Center for the Arts,  43 Muse Way, Tiverton, RI has been cancelled.  Join them here for dancing Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, and May 5.   401-816-5600   Dance lessons 7:30 Dancing 8-10:30 Byob, drink and food!  $15  More folks are coming out to experience the joy of Cajun dancing, come on out and join us! .     www.sandywoodsmusic.com
10 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.
10 Sun noon Bart Weisman  Smooth Jazz Brunch at The West End, Hyannis MA
10 Sun 4-6pm Rhythm Future Quartet, Gypsy Jazz at Richmond Congregational Church (RFQ) – 20 Church St. Richmond, VT The virtuosic foursome, named for a Django Reinhardt tune, offers up a newly minted sound, influenced by the classic Hot Club of France, yet wholly contemporary. Contact Valley Stage Productions at don@valleystage.net or by calling 802-434-4563 for more information.
11 Mon 7-9pm The New New Orleans Jazz Band 7-9pm at the Burlington C.O.A., 61 Center St. Burlington MA 781.270.1950.  Phone 781-505 4953 for confirmation.           www.facebook.com/NNOJB
11 Mon 7-10pm Roadhouse Cafe Jazz Ensemble every Monday at the Back Door Bistro, Roadhouse Café, 488 South St. Hyannis MA, Resv. 508-775-2386.  Ted Casher alternating weeks with Dennis Cook on reeds, Dave Zinno bass, Chris Taylor piano, Lori Columbo vocals Gary Johnson drums.
11 Mon 8-10pm Southcoast Jazz Orchestra at Gilda’s Stone Rooster, 27 Wareham Road (Rt. 6), Marion, MA 02738  Phone: 508-748-9700 Always a Monday night, always 8-10 pm, always a great time ! You can also find the Southcoast Jazz Orchestra on  Facebook.  Tell all your friends and call Gilda at 508-748-9700. She misses you & she’ll save you a seat!!!
12 Tue 10 & 11
Music with Sarah at Needham MA Library – bring the kiddies to sing and dance to some great music!  https://www.musicwithsarah.com/
12 Tue 6:30pm
Bart Weisman Jazz at Sturgis East Winter Concert at Federated Church, 320 Main Street, Hyannis MA
 12 Tue 7:30pm

The UMass Chapel Jazz Ensemble, led by Thomas Giampietro, and Jazz Lab Ensemble, led by Dann Friedman, will present a concert in Bowker Auditorium, UMass Amherst, MA.   The performance will include music of legendary pianist/ composer Mary Lou Williams, plus the classic “Love for Sale” arrangement as recorded by the Buddy Rich Big Band,  Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for students, seniors, and UMass employees, and free for UMass students. Tickets  413-545-2511, or online at   www.fineartscenter.com/musicanddance.

12-20 Chanukah
13 Wed 7:30pm Classic Jazz at the Lincoln Library, 3 Bedford St. Lincoln, MA, CJALL – Vern will present a documentary on Queens of Jazz.
2nd Wednesday of every month.  http://www.cjall.org/ 7:30pm recordings and lectures directed by Harold McAleer.
13 Wed 7:30pm The New London Big Band presents Christmastime at The Social Bar + Kitchen, 208 Bank St. New London CT.

(860) 442-6900  Led by trombonist Sean Nelson, this 17-piece band is made up of the region’s finest jazz musicians. It is free to see the band, but to guarantee a seat, you may make a reservation for $5 per person, or $15 for a table of 6.
14 Thu 6-8pm The Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band at Smarty’s,  with leader/drummer Bill Logozzo, pianist Sheri Lucas, clarinetist Noel Kaletsky, saxophonist Bob Card, cornetist Fred Vigorito, bass man Donn Doucette, Tom Boates on trombone, Gim Burton on banjo, Dianne Mower and Skip Hughes on vocals! Hot Jazz and dancing too!  Space is limited, so make reservations soon! Smarty’s is at 215 Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357
phone: 860/739-8818, or go to: http://www.smartysniantic.com.
14 Thu none No Jazz at Primavera Ristorante in Millis today.
14 Thu 8:30pm Stage Door Canteen, Big Band Sound at Liam Maguire’s Irish Pub, 273 Main St. Falmouth MA 02540  (508) 548-0285
 15 Fri 10 & 11  Music with Sarah at Boston Public Library, Copley Square – bring the kiddies to sing and dance to some great music!  https://www.musicwithsarah.com/
6-9pm Wally’s Café, 427 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118  Established 1947.  Jazz Jam every day 6-9pm
Phone(617) 424-1408Email: info@wallyscafe.com
 15 Fri 7-9:30pm 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
 15 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
15 Fri 7:30pm Elliott Lockwood, piano, entertains at their annual holiday party with guest appearance by Santa Claus! at The Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  There will be a voluntary gift exchange. If you wish to participate bring a $5.00 wrapped gift (men bring a gift for a man, women bring a gift for a woman) .  Cash bar. Coffee and pastry break at 9:00. Bring a dessert to share (optional) 508.752.9519  Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/  $10 pp (non members)
16 Sat 8am-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.
16 Sat 1-5pm Traditional Jazz Jam at Bemis Hall,  15 Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773.  Every 3rd Saturday of the month.
16 Sat 2pm Bart Weisman  Klezmer Swing Group, Holiday Concert at PAAM, Provincetown MA  performing Traditional Klezmer (Hanukkah music too) and Holiday Swing (Jingle Bells, Let It Snow, The Christmas Song, etc.) Free Concert with $10 Museum Admission and free for PAAM members. Provincetown Art Association and Museum 508-487-1750
 16 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.
16 Sat 7-9pm Gypsy Wranglers at The Black Birch Vineyard winetasting, featuring newly released blends of wine – 108 Straits Road, Hatfield, MA
16 Sat 7:30pm Dan Mackowiac Ballroom Dancing at The Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  Bring a dessert to share (optional).  Dancing and Socializing.  508.752.9519   Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/  $10 pp (non members)
16 Sat 7:30p, Gregg Abate with Tim Ray , John Lockwood and Gary Johnson at The Cultural Center Of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St. So.Yarmouth MA Call for tickets:(508) 394-7100
 16 Sat 8pm Judy Collins at The Cabot, 286 Cabot St.  Beverly, MA 01915     978.927.3100  info@TheCabot.org 
 16 Sat 8:30pm Mike Dutra Tribute to the The Rat Pack at Colonial Hall at Rockafella’s, 231 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978.745.5415 Dunner at 7pm.
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 11am-1pm Gypsy Wranglers most every week, at the Black Sheep Deli in Amherst, MA. For over a decade they have entertained the brunch-time patrons on Sundays, often featuring top regional guest artists.  Gypsy Wranglers
17 Sun 11:30am-2:30pm 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 12-3pm The Freight Train Five plays straight ahead jazz and the Great American Songbook with a jazz beat and improvisations by Bob Card and Noel Kaletsky, reeds; Pete Davis, piano; Dick Mundell, bass; Tom Palinko, drums; noon-3:00 at the Griswold Inn, 36 Main St. Essex CT 860-767-1776
17 Sun noon Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Brunch at Bleu Restaurant, Mashpee MA
17 Sun 11:30-2:30pm Dukes of Winsor will appear at the Winsor House Inn for the 2017-18 Dixieland Jazz Brunch Season at 390 Washington St. in 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  and Fred Clifford on tuba …and we will play great Traditional American Jazz …a/la Louis Armstrong. Note these future dates on your calendars: Dec. 17th  in 2017 …and for 2018; Jan. 21, Feb. 25, Mar. 25 and Apr. 29 …and The Williams Reunion Jazz Band on May 27th.
17 Sun 3:30-7pm Jim Tuntunjian Band at Bill’s Seafood, 548 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498 (Rt. 1 – Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-7224
 17 Sun 4pm Bart Weisman Jazz Jam at Riverway, South Yarmouth every 3rd Sunday of the month.
17 Sun 6-8pm Galvanized Jazz Band at Aunt Chilada’s, 3931 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT with Cynthia Fabian-vocals, Tom Artin-trombone,Charlie Freeman-piano, Russ Whitman and Noel Kaletsky-reeds, Art Hovey-bass, Fred Vigorito-cornet, Bob Bequillard-drums, Joel Schiavone-banjo! Don’t miss the hot Jazz, great food, and dancing too, just as it was at the Millpond Taverne for the better part of 35 years!!  Remember, it’s the third Sunday of every month.  No cover, no minimum! Call 203-230-4640 for reservations.   http://www.auntchilada.com.
 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.
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
18 Mon 7-9pm Tuxedo Junction Swing Band, every Monday at Bill’s Seafood, Rt. 1 Westbrook CT
18 Mon 7-10pm Roadhouse Cafe Jazz Ensemble every Monday at the Back Door Bistro, Roadhouse Café, 488 South St. Hyannis MA, Resv. 508-775-2386.  Ted Casher alternating weeks with Dennis Cook on reeds, Dave Zinno bass, Chris Taylor piano, Lori Columbo vocals Gary Johnson drums.
18 Mon 7:30pm Hartford Jazz Orchestra,  17-pieces led by Don Trenner Mondays at the Arch St. Tavern, Arch St. Hartford CT, 7:30-10pm  860.246.7610  No cover.
 18 Mon 1-4pm Southcoast Brass Band at Greasy Luck Brewpub, 791 Purchase St., New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
18 Mon 8-10pm Southcoast Jazz Orchestra at Gilda’s Stone Rooster, 27 Wareham Road (Rt. 6), Marion, MA 02738  Phone: 508-748-9700 Always a Monday night, always 8-10 pm, always a great time ! You can also find the Southcoast Jazz Orchestra on  Facebook.  Tell all your friends and call Gilda at 508-748-9700. She misses you & she’ll save you a seat!!!
19 Tue 3-5pm Steve Taddeo’s Swing Senders Holiday Party at  Bentley University, 175 Forest St, Waltham, MA 02452,  (781) 891-2000 with Jeff Hughes cornet, Craig Balls reeds, Dan Fox trombone, Herb Gardner piano, John Turner bass, Bill Doyle guitar and Steve Taddeo drums and Leader. Caroline Griep vocals
19 Tue 7-11pm Billy Novick back at Franklin Cafe in Gloucester MA. Great food, warm, casual atmosphere. It will be with Dave Clark on bass, playing mostly Great American Songbook and jazz.
19 Tue 7pm Kenny Wenzel & Friends with Kenny Wenzel trombone/flute, Peter Kontrimas bass, Chris Taylor keyboards, Gene Roma drums and guests  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/
20 Wed 6:30pm Essex Corinthian Jazz Band at Bill’s Seafood, First Wednesday in October until May, 6:30pm  Rt. 1 Westbrook, CT (Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-7224  No cover  www.billsseafood.com  Music is “danceable Dixie”.  This will be their 18th consecutive season of Wednesday night Dixieland at Bill’s, but under the leadership of Leslie Struss.
20 Wed 10:30pm Music with Sarah at Jamaica Plain MA BPL Library – bring the kiddies to sing and dance to some great music!  https://www.musicwithsarah.com/
20 Wed 12-1:30pm The New New Orleans Jazz Band 3rd Wednesdays at The Commons, 1 Harvest Cir, Lincoln, MA 01773  Phone: (781) 430-6000
20 Wed 8-11pm Debby Larkin / Jeff Stout Quintet with Gray Sargent guitar, Marshalll Wood bass, Benny Benson drums, Jeff trumpet, Debby vocals at Chianti Tuscan Grill and Lounge,   285 Cabot St., Beverly, MA   978-921-2233
21 Thu 6-8pm St. J. Jazz Trio – Dinner Jazz at Danville Restaurant & Inn, Danville, VT
21 Thu none No Jazz at Primavera Ristorante tonight.
21 Thu 8pm Nick Goumas Quintet at Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar, 35 Railroad Square, Nashua, NH  603-578-0200   http://www.riverwalknashua.com/
21 Thu 8:30pm Compaq Big Band and Renee Dupuis Big Band Christmas at Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139  Phone:(617) 876-9330
22 Fri 10 & 11am  Music with Sarah at Needham MA Library – bring the kiddies to sing and dance to some great music!  https://www.musicwithsarah.com/
22 Fri 2-6pm Ed Gardella plays our kind of music every Friday on Standard Time, www.wicn.org Radio – listen in!
22 Fri 6:30-8:30PM
moved…
Dan Gabel & The Abeltones at Bethlehem Church, W. Boylston, MA MOVED to December 28th, same time.
22 Fri 6:30-9pm Dick Mundell & Pete Davis (acoustic bass and piano duo) play quiet jazz standards at the Hideaway Restaurant, 19 Halls Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371.  860-434-1455.  Pete plays solo Saturdays.
 22 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
 22 Fri 7-9:30pm 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
 22 Fri 7:30pm Suede with her New England Trio of Freddie Boyle, piano, Rich Hill, bass & Steve Langone, drums Holiday Show-HO-HO at Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Rd, Cotuit MA   508-428-0669   info@cotuitcenterforthearts.org  You’ll hear faves like “Santa Baby”, “Baby It’s Cold Outside”  (a duet with Fred Boyle – not to be missed) and more.
23 Sat 8am-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 11am Boston Pops Kids Matinee, Symphony Hall, Mass. Ave.  Boston MA. These special family concerts are shorter in length with no intermission and include a children’s sing-along and post-concert photos with Santa. For those seated at the floor tables, there are special kid-friendly menu options along with holiday treats. Children younger than 2 are admitted free.  All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket, to get free kids tickets please place your order through SymphonyCharge (888-266-1200).
23 Sat 7-9pm The Winiker Jazz Trio at Brothers Restaurant, 404 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 383-6268. Cesar will be cooking up some fabulous weekend specials and they are looking forward to a special visit from Dr. Dan
23 Sat  7:30pm Ballroom Dancing at The Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  Dancing and Socializing.  508.752.9519  Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/  $10 pp (non members)
23 Sat 8pm  John Pizzarelli Quartet with Catherine Russell present “Billie & Blue Eyes”  at The Mahaiwe Theater , 244 Main St #3, Great Barrington, MA 01230   (413) 644-9040  $30-$100
23 Sat 8pm Bart Weisman Jazz Group with  Andy Troyanos (guitar) at Grand Cru, Hyannis MA
23 Sat 8:30-11:30pm Southcoast Brass Band Holiday Brass Bash at Gilda’s Stone Rooster, 27 Wareham Road (Rt. 6), Marion, MA 02738  Phone: 508-748-9700
 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 11am-3pm Winiker Jazz special pre-Christmas at Bistro Duet Jazz Brunch, 190 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 781-316-8808  3-course brunch at fixed price!  Plus Jazz!  Singles welcome.
24 Sun 6-8pm The Winiker Jazz Trio at Brothers’ Christmas Eve at Brothers Restaurant, 404 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 383-6268. Cesar will be cooking up some fabulous weekend specials
24 Sun 6-9pm Bill Duffy Solo piano, jazz & holiday favorites at Thelonious Monkfish, 524 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 441-2116
www.theloniousmonkfish.com
25 Mon Christmas 
27 Wed 7-10pm Phil McGowan presents The Rusty Scott Trio, Featuring Special Guest  Les Harris Jr. on drums, Live at Andiamo 24 Winter Street, Newburyport MA *reservations recommended* (978) 255-4341 
27 Wed 7:30pm? Johnny Souza and the House Band, Jazz & Blues Jam  at Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 1/2 Court Street, Plymouth, MA 
27 Wed 9pm Gray Gafarov – Violin and Peter Albert De Reyna – Bass
w/ Special Guests!  Gypsy Jazz Duo at  Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139  Phone: (617) 876-9330     $10
28 Thu 6-8pm The Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band at Smarty’s, 215 Main Street 
Niantic, CT 06357
 phone: 860/739-8818, Hot Jazz and dancing too!  Space is limited, so make reservations soon!  http://www.smartysniantic.com.
28 Thu 6:30-8:30pm Dan Gabel & The Abeltones at Bethlehem Church, W. Boylston, MA (moved from 22nd.)
28 Thu 7-9:30pm Wolverine Jazz Band at  Primavera Ristorante. 20 Pleasant St. Millis MA 02054 Reservations (508) 376-2026 Admission $10 This will be the full Wolverine Jazz Band – possibly the first time in almost a year we have all been together at this venue, so come by and hear us audition tunes for our next CD!  We may also get a few holiday tunes out of our system as well . . .ring out 2017 with the Wolverines! We will also be doing some of our festival tunes in preparation for festival in Chandler, AZ in 2018.  The Olympia Washington festival has been cancelled.
28-31 7:30+various Cabaret at The Hanover Theatre,  Southbridge St. Worcester MA Tickets are $39 to $74 depending on seat location, with discounts available to theatre members and groups of ten or more.  Please contact the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information
28 Thu 7pm Donna Byrne sings at Thelonious Monkfish
524 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
28 Thu 8-10:30pm
Betty’s Bounce – Last Jam of the year – Audie, Zach, and Curtis will explore the world of Gypsy Jazz and American Swing at Walnut St. Cafe, 157 Walnut Street Lynn, MA 01905. Phone: (781) 596-1690  www.walnutstreetcoffeecafe.com
29 Fri 7-8:30pm Dan Gabel & The Abletones at The Overlook, Charlton, MA
 29 Fri 7-9:30pm 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 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 7-8:30pm St. J. Jazz Quintet – Old Songs for the New Year  at Tillotson Center, Colebrook, NH
30 Sat 8am-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 7-9pm

Winiker Jazz Trio at Brothers Restaurant, 404 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 383-6268

30 Sat 7:30pm

Cape Conservatory CJazz Night before First Night Concert, First Night Chatham Button Event, First United Methodist Church, 569 Main Street, Across from the Library

30 Sat 7:30pm Trilogy celebrates New Year’s Eve (a day early) with Ballroom Dancing at  at The Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  Dancing and Socializing.  Bring a dessert to share optional).508.752.9519   Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/  $10 pp (non members)
 31 Sun Chatham’s First Night’s 27th New Year’s Eve celebration. It’s a full day of fun and entertainment, starting with the Town Photo at the Chatham Lighthouse at Noon, and culminating with Fireworks at Oyster Pond at the stroke of midnight. Buttons are on sale for First Night Chatham 2017-2018. Please visit the Buy Buttons page for a list of the local merchants who are selling First Night buttons, or to purchase buttons online.
31 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
31 Sun 1-1::15-2pm0pm The Cape Cod Jazz Quartet will perform as part of  Chatham’s First Night celebration.  CCJQ is Bruce Abbott (saxes/flute), Fred Boyle (piano), Ron Ormsby (bass) & Bart Weisman (drums). At the Chatham Orpheum Theater, Main Street, Chatham MA. First Night button required for admission. Info at First Night Chatham website.
31 Sun 1:15-2pm Boston Sax Quartet at Boston Public Library – Johnson Building (Boylston Street), Commonwealth Salon Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
for First Night Boston 
31  Sun 2pm Bart Weisman Jazz Group with David (vocals) & Nancy Wilber (vocals) at First Night Chatham Button Event, Orpheum Theater, Chatham MA
31 Sun 4pm
New New Orleans Jazz Band at Community Center 2nd Floor,  First Night Chatham –  Chatham, MA.  A great Traditional New Orleans Jazz Band  VIDEO  
31 Sun 4pm
South Coast Brass Band at Greasy Luck Brewpub  New Bedford, MA
31 Sun 4pm Suede and Fred Boyle Duo at   First Night Chatham at The Methodist Church.   This is a fantastic, full day celebration of arts, magic, food, drink and FUN all for one low price!  Get your badge and wander about all day!
31 Sun 5pm New New Orleans Jazz Band at Community Center 2nd Floor,  First Night Chatham –  Chatham, MA.  A fantastic Traditional New Orleans Jazz Band
31 Sun 5pm Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz at First Night Sandwich Button Event, Glass Museum, Sandwich MA
31 Sun 6-7pm United Community Handbell Ensemble – First Night-North at South Church, St. Johnsbury, VT
31 Sun 6-8pm Winiker Jazz presents  the three J’s, Jamie Saltman piano, Jerzy Glod drums, and Janusz Kowalski reeds, for a spectacular New Year’s Celebration in an intimate setting, right in the heart of Coolidge Corner! Brothers Restaurant,  404 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 383-6268
31 Sun 6:30-9:30pm Bill Duffy piano with Dame Colleen Powers on vocals at Club Cafe, The Napoleon Room at Club Cafe, 209 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116    Phone: (617) 536-0966
www.clubcafe.com. Come for the music, stay for the repartee!
31 Sun 8-11:30pm Monomoy Seven at First Night Chatham Eldredge Public Library, 564 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633  (508) 945-5170 (Button-free) Dixieland Jazz – a perennial favorite! With leader Jeff Hughes on cornet – A night of trad jazz and swing with some of the area’s best improvisers:
John Clark – reeds
Mike Persico – trombone
Bob Barta – banjo and vocals
Albie Bernard – tuba
Ross Petot – piano
Steve Taddeo – drums
You’ll hear lots of swinging improvisations on familiar and maybe not so familiar tunes, with each musician featured on specialty numbers, and on requested tunes from the audience. This is always a fun and exciting performance, so come and sit awhile, and prepare to enjoy some hot jazz to warm the chilly night!
31 Sun 8-11pm Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Group at Grand Cru, 1225 Iyannough Rd. Route 132 & Bearse’s Way  Hyannis, MA 02601
31 Sun 8pm-12:15am Boston Swing Central’s 2nd Rate New Year’s Eve Dance, Watertown Central Rock Gym Yoga Studio, 74 Acton St, Watertown, MA  For tickets and more info click here.
31 Sun 8pm-1am Rico Barr and The Jump ‘N Jive Review at Raffael’s Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Gala at Greenside Grille, South Shore Country Club, 274 South Street, Hingham, MA 02043   781-749-1720
31 Sun  8 & 11pm Andre Ward at Sculler’s Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Rd Boston MA (617) 562-4111

    • 8PM SHOW ONLY:
      $70/PERSON OR $140/COUPLE
  • 8PM DINNER AND SHOW: $350/COUPLE
    • Dinner Before Show, Preferred Seating, Comp Parking, Champagne Toast & Party Favors (Tax and gratuity not included)
  • 11PM SHOW ONLY:
    $80/PERSON OR $160/COUPLE
31 Sun 9:30pm Dwight & Nicole NYE Celebration at The Regattabar, $95 All tickets include Champagne Toast at Midnight!  Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St. Cambridge, MA  02138 617-661-5000  http://www.regattabarjazz.com/
31 Sun 10pm Maestro Bo Winiker and the Boston Pops Swing Orchestra swing out the old and swing in the new year at Symphony Hall, Boston MA 888-266-1200  FLYER
31 Sun 8-10pm Swing North Big Band – First Night-North at Streeter Hall, StJA, St. Johnsbury, VT
31 Sun 9pm-1am Stage Door Canteen New Year’s Eve at Liam Maguire’s Irish Pub, 273 Main St. Falmouth MA 02540  (508) 548-0285. You have to make reservations for the evening or you can come at 11:30 for dancing only.   (508) 548-0285
 31 Sun 10 & 11pm
Sue Keller at Congregational Church, First Night Chatham, MA
A talented ragtime pianist and occasional vocalist, After a wide variety of musical jobs (including playing rock), she started concentrating more on vintage jazz and ragtime.