October 2017

Jeff & Joel’s House Party 2017 returns to the Elks Lodge In Branford CT October 13-15, 2017       Latest News!!
Jeff and Joel’s House Party 2016

formal picture of all the men and Jane Campedelli

Oct 13-15 Jeff & Joel’s House Party,  Elks Lodge, Route 146, 158 South Montowese Street in Branford, CT      POSTER
 www.jeffandjoelshouseparty.com  203-208-1481

Happy Birthday New Black Eagle Jazz Band – Starting its 47th year!
Oct. 15th Dan Gable and The Abletones  Vaughn Monroe Tribute
featuring Bucky Pizzarelli at Hanover Theatre, Worcester MA.

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 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
1 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.
1 Sun 12pm Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Brunch at Bleu Restaurant, Mashpee MA
1 Sun 1pm The New Liberty Jazz Band on their 1941 Fire Truck at Roslindale MA parade
 1 Sun 1pm Dixie Diehards Dixieland Jazz Concert at the Orpheum Theatre, 1 School Street, Foxboro, MA 02035   508-543-4434
 1 Sun 1:30-3:30pm Maple Leaf Seven – Autumn Market at Sugar Hill Meeting House, Sugar Hill, NH
1 Sun 2pm
Dave Whitney Orchestra at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Rd. Lincoln,MA.  FREE Concert (Donations Appreciated).
1 Sun 3pm
BSO and Boston Pops at Franklin Park, 25 Pierpoint Road, Dorchester (Near the Zoo Giraffe Entrance) FREE!
 1 Sun 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 Sun 7pm Madeleine Peyroux  at The Cabot, 286 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 01915 Phone(978) 927-3100
1 Sun 7:30pm Donna Byrne is In-SPIRED! A Benefit for Plymouth Recovery Center. Join us at the Spire Center  for the Arts, 25 1/2 Court St., Plymouth, MA 02360 | (508) 746-4488 for a great night of jazz and help support a much needed resource to help families and individuals in our community recover from addictions. $30
1 Sun 8pm Paul Broadnax Trio at Bullfinchs’ Jazz Brunch, 730 Boston Post Road, Sudbury MA 978 443 4094, Paul Broadnax (piano,vocals), Peter Kontrimas (bass)
2 Mon 10:30am Sentimental Journey Rehearsal Mondays at Eastham Methodist Church,  3200 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642.   Visitors are welcome.   http://www.sentimentaljourneycapecod.com
2 Mon 12-2pm 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.
2 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.
2 Mon 7-9pm Tuxedo Junction Swing Band, every Monday at Bill’s Seafood, 548 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498 (Rt. 1 – Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-
2 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.
3 Tue 7-20pm 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/
3 Tue 7-11pm
Billy Novick – Bob Nieske Duo at the  Franklin Cafe, 118 Main St., in the historic, picturesque town of Gloucester, MA.  978.283.7888
3 Tue 7:30pm Svetlana and the Delancey Five at  Woods Hole Community Hall,  68 Water St, Woods Hole, MA 02543, for Woods Hole Jazz Fall Season. Tickets and Information  www.WoodsHoleJazz.org.
4 Wed 12-1:30pm The New New Orleans Jazz Band 1st Wednesday of the month at Burlington MA COA, 61 Center St. Burlington MA 781.270.1950.  Phone 781-505 4953 for confirmation.   www.facebook.com/NNOJB
4 Wed 7-9pm Dan Gable and The Abletones  Vaughn Monroe Tribute, Southgate at Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, MA
4 Wed 7:30pm Wynton Marsalis & Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Music Worcester’s 2018 Season Opening Night, Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608; Info: 508-752-5608; Tickets: 508-752-0888
5-8 3rd annual Django By the Sea Festival! This is not to be missed if you are a Gypsy jazz fan and live anywhere near Kittery, ME! The festival sold out last year so be sure to get your tickets in advance.  Thurs. Portsmouth Book & Bar, 40 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH   (603) 427-9197    Fri. – Sun. The Dance Hall, 7 Walker St Kittery, ME 03904  (207) 703-2083
For a preview of DBTS….
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QnD7L8og-k&feature=youtu.be
For tickets and more info…. http://www.djangobythesea.com
5 Thu 7-9:30pm  Blue Horizon Jazz Band at Primavera Ristorante,  20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA.  02054  (508) 376-2026   http://www.primav.com/  Cover: $10 cash at the door.  Primavera SCHEDULE
5 Thu 7-10pm Dan Gable and The Abletones  Vaughn Monroe Tribute at The Willows, Westborough MA
6 Fri  none  Lincoln Traditional Jazz Band’s first Fridays lunchtime concerts at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford d. Lincoln MA moved to 13th.  
6 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
6 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-
 6 Fri 7:30-10:30pm Elliott Lockwood, piano Friday dance at the Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  Dancing and Socializing.  508.752.9519  Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/
6 Fri 9-midnight Dan Gable and The Abletones  Vaughn Monroe Tribute at Boston Swing Central, Cambridge, MA
7 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.
7 Sat 4-7pm Michelle Willson   Jazz n’ Blue every Saturday on wicn.org  90.5 FM NPR
7 Sat 6:30-7:30pm Dan Gabel Lecture Series: “Vaughn Monroe: His Life, Legacy, and Music, Newbridge on the Charles, Dedham MA
7 Sat 7-11pm Padula Jazz Etc. 1st Saturdays at Tavern from Tower square, 119 Washington Street, Plainville MA 02762  (508) 699-7600   http://www.taverndining.com/#  Sometimes with Ted Casher.
7 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.
7 Sat 7:30-9:30pm Dan Gable and The Abletones  Vaughn Monroe Tribute at Newbridge on the Charles, Dedham, MA 
7 Sat 7:30-11pm Trilogy  at the Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  Dancing and Socializing.  508.752.9519  Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/
 7 Sat 8pm Daryl Sherman and Harry Allen at Chan’s Jazz and Blues Club, 267 Main St. Woonsocket, RI (401) 769-1000  $20 advance, $22 door
7 Sat 8pm Laszlo Gardony Trio at Amazing Things Arts Cente, 160 Hollis St. Framingham MA
7 Sat 8pm Bart Weisman Jazz Group Featuring Tish Adams (vocals), Jon Evans (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums) at Grand Cru, 508-771-3000 Cape Codder Resort & Spa, 225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis MA
7 Sat 8pm Suede at JonathansOgunquit.com Ogunquit, Maine
7 Sat 8:30-11:30pm The Johnny Souza Quartet  at The Office Bistro, 114 Water Street, Plymouth  MA
8 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.
8 Sun 12pm Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Brunch at The West End, Hyannis MA
8 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.
8 Sun 2-4pm Dan Gable and The Abletones  Vaughn Monroe Tribute at Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA
8 Sun 2pm Yoron Israel and High Standards and its stellar pianist Laszlo Gardony at Highland Jazz, Newton South High School, 140 Brandeis Rd. Newton Center MA.  This highlights the music of this breakthrough instrumental quartet’s latest album recording “This Moment”(Ronja) and Gardony’s offerings from his new CD solo piano release, “Serious Play”, ( Sunnyside) in an exciting “Doubleheader”.
 8 Sun 7pm Delfeayo Marsalis with the Tall Granite Big Band at Pittman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St, Laconia, NH 03246  Phone: (603) 527-0043  $20.00 Admission BYOB:
9 Mon 1? New Liberty Jazz Band on their 1941 Fire Truck in the Revere MA Parade
9 Mon 7-9pm Tuxedo Junction Swing Band at Bill’s Seafood, 548 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498 (Rt. 1 – Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-
9 Mon 8pm Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet at UNH Traditional Jazz Series,  PCAC, 105 Main St, Durham, NH 03824. All general admission tickets are $12.00; student/senior citizen tickets are $10.00
11 Wed 7:30-9pm Sarah Spencer and her Transatlantic All Stars, Sarah Spencer saxophone, Jeff Hughes cornet, John Clark reeds, Herb Gardner piano, Justin Meyer bass, Jimmy Mazzy banjo, Bill Doyle guitar, Gerry Gagnon trombone and Steve Taddeo drums at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford, Lincoln MA  FREE!  George H. Buck, Jr. said: “Sarah plays tenor sax in the true New Orleans style of that instrument…. It is nice to hear a lady who has assimilated so much of the New Orleans feeling and tradition.”
12 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.
12 Thu 7-9:30pm Jack Soref Trio at Primavera Ristorante,  20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA.  02054  (508) 376-2026   http://www.primav.com/  Cover: $10 cash at the door.  Primavera SCHEDULE
13 Fri 12:30-1:30pm Lincoln Traditional Jazz Band’s first Fridays lunchtime concerts at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Rd. Lincoln MA moved to 13th.
13 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-
13 Fri 7-20pm 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
13 Fri 7:30pm
Taste of the Weekend kicks off Jeff and Joel’s House Party with Banu Gibson, Dan Levinson, Vince Giordano, Jeff Barnhart and Tom Palinko, who will also be with us on Sat and Sun.    Tickets: call Maureen at 203-208-1481.  POSTER
13 Fri 8pm
RED MOLLY: One for all and All For One at TCAN, Natick Center for the Arts, Summer St. Natick MA $35 public | $30 members
13 Fri 8pm

Loretta LaRocheLife is Short, Wear Your Party Pants, a night of laughter at Bull Mansion,5 Pearl St. Worcester, MA 01608. Loretta has helped millions of people find ways to lighten up and overcome stress for over 30 years. Her wit, wisdom and humor is a common-sense view of life that leaves audiences inspired, motivated and roaring with laughter.  Tickets on Sale Now! $35.00 www.LorettaLaRoche.com or call 1-800.316.8559

13 & 14 8 & 5pm Suede at OnlyAtTheCrown.com, Provincetown, MA
14-15 Jeff and Joel’s House Party returning to Elks Lodge, Branford, CT, Oct 13-15, 2017.  ‘Taste of the Weekend’ kicks off Friday, Oct 13th at 7:30 with Banu Gibson, Dan Levinson, Vince Giordano, Jeff Barnhart and Tom Palinko, who will also be with us on Sat and Sun.  For the Saturday/Sunday performances, in addition, it’s Noel Kaletsky, Fred Vigorito, Tom Boates, Kevin Dorn, Dalton Ridenhour (piano), Matt Musselman (trombone), Mike Davis (trumpet), Frank Tate (bass), and of course, Jeff and Joel.  Go to  www.jeffandjoelhoiuseparty.com  for times and rates.  Hurry, as much of the seating is already reserved.  For more info, call Maureen at 203-208-1481.   POSTER As many of you already know, our new home at the Elks Lodge is a great space with plenty of room for dancing and excellent acoustics!!
14 Sat 7:30-11pm D.B.’s Orchestra at the Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  Dancing and Socializing.  508.752.9519  Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/
14 Sat 8-11pm Paul Broadnax Trio at Thelonious Monkfish Restaurant, 524 Mass Ave. Cambridge MA 02139 617 535 9955 Paul Broadnax (piano,vocals), Peter Kontrimas(bass), Les Harris Jr (drums)
14 Sat 8pm Bart Weisman Jazz Group Featuring Kevin Harris from New York (piano),  Jon Evans (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums) at Grand Cru, 508-771-3000 Cape Codder Resort & Spa, 225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis MA
14 Sat 8:30pm The Wicked Trio at Harvest Gallery Wine Bar,  776 Main Street (Route 6A). Venue phone: (508) 385-2444. 
15 Sun 9-noon Cape Cod Big Band Music with Steve Shervanian usually on the 2nd and 4th Sundays on community radio station  www.WOMR.org  the ‘voice’ of Cape Cod.
15 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.
15 Sun 3-5:15pm New Black Eagle Jazz Band at Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth MA 508.361.6833
15 Sun 3-5pm St. J. Jazz Quartet – Main St. Music at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, St. Johnsbury, VT
 15 Sun 4pm Dan Gable and The Abletones  Vaughn Monroe Tribute featuring Bucky Pizzarelli at Hanover Theatre, Southbridge St. Worcester MA.Join Bucky Pizzarelli and the namesake who helped start his career in a unique 1940s big band experience presented by WICN.
15 Sun 4pm Bart Weisman Jazz Jam at Riverway, South Yarmouth MA
16 Mon 10:30am Sentimental Journey Rehearsal Mondays at Eastham Methodist Church,  3200 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642.   Visitors are welcome.   http://www.sentimentaljourneycapecod.com
16 Mon 2-3:15pm The Survivors Swing Band at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, 733 Monroe Turnpike,Monroe CT 06468 203-452-2850
16 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.
16 Mon 7-9pm Tuxedo Junction Swing Band, every Monday at Bill’s Seafood, Rt. 1 Westbrook CT
17 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/
18 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
18 Wed 7pm The Johnny Souza Quartet with special guest Leah Souza Free Concert Series at  Plymouth Public Library, 132 South Street, Plymouth, MA
18 Wed 7pm United States Marine Band at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608; Info: 508-752-5608; Tickets: 508-752-0888
19 Thu 6-8pm St. J. Jazz Trio – Dinner Jazz at Danville Restaurant & Inn, Danville, VT
19 Thu 7-9:30pm Eli and The Hot Six at Primavera Ristorante,  20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA.  02054  (508) 376-2026   http://www.primav.com/  Cover: $10 cash at the door.  Contemporary Classic Jazz!  Primavera SCHEDULE
19 Thu 7:30pm Laszlo Gardony CD Release Concert for Serious Play (Sunnyside) at The Regattabar, 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138  Phone(617) 661-5000
20 Fri 7:30-10:3pm Elliott Lockwood, piano, Friday dance at the Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Shrewsbury, MA  01545.  Dancing and Socializing.  508.752.9519  Info@FrohsinnClub.com    http://www.frohsinnclub.com/
20 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
20 Fri 7-9:30pm  Bill’s Seafood All Stars  Tom Boates trombone, Bill Sinclair piano, Lou Bocciarelli bass and Paul Boempke on reeds and Molly Sayles on 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-
21 Sat 10:30am-4:30pm Schwarze Schafe German Band plays at Mount Wachusett.  Join Lou & Jan Borelli for Oktoberfest music and fun. German singing, dancing, yodeling and activities for all ages.
21 Sat 12-3pm Michelle Willson   Jazz n’ Blue every Saturday on wicn.org  90.5 FM NPR
21 Sat 7pm  Bella Sarkozy Trio at Epicure Wine & Jazz Club,  320 W Center St, West Bridgewater, MA
21 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.
21 Sat 8pm Bohemian Quartet at Blackstone River Theater, 549 Broad St. Cumberland RI  (401) 725-9272   www.riverfolk.org Rhode Island-based ensemble featuring violin, viola, cello, and bass specializes in music of the “Romani” or “Gypsy” tradition, along with related Eastern European folk styles.
21 Sat 8pm Jim Guttman, Klezmer comes to Amazing Things Arts Center, 160 HollisSt. Framingham, MA.  Bassist Jim Guttmann has played everything from klezmer to classical — and most styles in between.
22 Sun 9-noon Dixieland  Jazz Etc. usually 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
22 Sun 11:30am-2pm Winiker Jazz Trio Swing jazz brunch at Bistro Duet, 190 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 781-316-8808.  Singles welcome.  bistroduet.com     Poster
22 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.
23 Mon 7-9pm The New New Orleans Jazz Band at the Burlington C.O.A., 61 Center St. Burlington MA 781.270.1950.  Phone 781-505 4953 for confirmation.           www.facebook.com/NNOJB
23 Mon 7-9pm Tuxedo Junction Swing Band at Bill’s Seafood, 548 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498 (Rt. 1 – Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-
24 Tue ? Jeff Barnhart Octoberfest at the Log Cabin, 500 Easthampton Rd, Holyoke, MA 01040 Phone(413) 535-5077  Join the Swingin’est German Band in the Land! Pianist Jeff Barnhart will lead you through great German music, with favorites from polkas to parodies, drinking songs to waltzes, with great virtuosity and humor. Jeff will be joined by CT drummer Tom Palinko and MA favorites Jeff Hughes on trumpet and John Clark —wait till you hear his Clarinet Polka!! — for this special afternoon that’s sure to put an “OOM” in your “PAH!”
25 Wed 7:40pm
New London Big Band with Lisa Marien at the The Social Bar + Kitchen – 208 Bank Street – 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. Lisa Marien will be joining the band, singing classics from the Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan songbook, among other tunes. 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.
26 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.
26 Thu 7-9:30pm Craig Ball and his Breakaway Stompers featuring Jimmy Mazzy, Jeff Hughes, Chris Rathbun, Obadiah Schwonk, Eric Baldwin, Steve Taddeo and others with a sit in or two, at Primavera Ristorante,  20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA.  02054  (508) 376-2026   http://www.primav.com/  Cover: $10 cash at the door.  Primavera SCHEDULE
27 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-
27 Fri 7-20pm 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
27 Fri 8pm Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz at Grand Cru, 508-771-3000 Cape Codder Resort & Spa, 225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis MA
28 Sat 1:30pm Bart Weisman & Cape Conservatory CJazz Recital, Barnstable MA
28 Sat 8pm Bart Weisman Jazz Group Featuring Bela Sarkozy (guitar) Jon Evans (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums) at Grand Cru, 508-771-3000 Cape Codder Resort & Spa, 225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis MA
29 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
29 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  and Fred Cliffrd on tuba …and they will play great Traditional American Jazz …a/la Louis Armstrong. Note these future dates on your calendars:  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/ 
29 Sun 12pm Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Brunch at Bleu Restaurant, Mashpee MA
29 Sun 3-6pm ZydeGroove at The German Club, 78 Carter Ave Pawtucket RI,  401-965-0849 $20 Pot luck 2:30pm
29 Sun 3:30-7pm Jim Tutunjian Band at Bill’s Seafood, 548 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498 (Rt. 1 – Exit 65 off I-95) (860)399-
29 Sun 5-6:30pm Danville Town Band –Harvest Concert at Danville Congregational Church, Danville, VT