NOVEMBER 2010

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Seacoast Stompers return to the Acton Jazz Cafe, Acton MA on November 6th

New England Jazz Banjo Fest November 5-7 at Doubletree Hotel in Bedford, MA

November 12th - Billy Novick and The Blue Syncopators present THE GREAT GATSBY
at Amazing Things Arts Center!

Ray at studio
NOVEMBER 18TH - SPECIAL REUNION OF THE PARAMOUNT JAZZ BAND in a Memorial Tribute to Ray Smith on Thursday, November 18th, 7pm, at the Sherborn Inn.  We suggest you make your reservations early - it is filling up quickly.  (508) 655-9521 or info@sherborninn.com

1 Mon 7-9:30pm The New New Orleans Jazz Band  with Bob MacInnis cornet, Mort Speck clarinet, Bill Zimmerman trombone, Eva Balazs piano, Bill Flaherty banjo, Rich Malcolm drums, and Larry Zuk, leader/tuba, every Monday at the Burlington C.O.A, 61 Center St. Burlington MA 781.270.1950. Directions: Rt. 128-Exit 33-Rt. 3A North to Bedford St. -Right to Center St. - Right on Center-Shortly on Left, Old School-Entrance on right.
2 Tue 7-9:30pm The Riverboat Stompers at The Sherborn Inn, 33 N. Main St. ( Rt 16 & 27 ) Sherborn, MA 01170 www.sherborninn.com $10 Reservations please (508) 655-9521 For nearly 20 years, the amazing Stompers have become known for their visceral high-octane excitement, as well as their musical adventurousness. Phil Hower, piano; Richard Malcolm, drums; Larry Baxter, trumpet and vocals; Steve Straus, clarinet, soprano sax and vocals, Frank Batchelor trombone; Dave MacMillan, banjo and vocals; Pierre LeMieux, tuba play the familiar traditional jazz oeuvre, while introducing little know pieces, and adapting from other genres.
2 Tue 7:30pm Jazz Jam with alternating hosts at Amazing Things Arts Center, 160 Hollis (Rt. 126) St. Framingham, MA every Tuesday.  www.amazingthings.org 
3 Wed 11:30am-1pm Heartbeat Jazz Band jazz luncheon with Bill Logozzo, Art Hovey, Fred Vigorito, Shari Lucas, Noel Kaletsky at the Yankee Clipper Restaurant, 157 West Main Street, Niantic, CT (860-739-9634). Heartbeat JB is at the Yankee Clipper EVERY Wednesday!  Video
3 Wed 2-3pm Drew and Jamie Dunphy will be interviewed by Joe Zupan on "Jazz New England" (WICN, 90.5FM Worcester).  They'll be playing excerpts from the studio recording of "The Syncopated Bird," and the new Mill City Trio CD, "Looking Up."  Folks outside the Worcester area can listen at www.wicn.org
3 Wed 5:30-6:45pm The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St. Portsmouth, NH 03801.  1st Wednesday of the month from November through June. Fun-for-all-ages behind-the-scenes tours of the 1878 “majestic Music Hall”, including backstage and the dazzling “enchanted forest” lobby.  Hear the story of the 1878 theater, its award-winning restorations and renovations, celebrated patrons and performers. Tour tickets are $6 ($5 member) and can be purchased in advance at www.themusichall.org or at 603-436-2400, or on the day of the tour at the theater’s box office, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH.  details
3 Wed 7-9:30pm Dick Lupino Trio every Wednesday at Sardella's, 30 Memorial Blvd. Newport RI 401-849-6312
3 Wed 7-10pm Phil McGowan Trio every Wednesday at 10 Center, 10 Center St. Newburyport MA, 01950 www.tencenterstreet.com  978-462-6652   NO COVER CHARGE  
3 Wed 7:45-10:45pm
 
Jimmy Mazzy, Moishe Feldman & the Last Minute Men Every Wednesday, the Forge Room of the historic Colonial Inn, Concord, MA is filled with the unique singing and scatting of world-renowned banjo player, Jimmy Mazzy, with his repository of hundreds of gems dating back to the early 1900's. Jimmy is supported by dynamic pianist, Moishe Feldman and The Last Minute Men. You never know what fine musician will drop in at the last minute! Enjoy Hot and Sweet Jazz in an intimate atmosphere, filled with friendly folk from near and afar. it's great fun and great food!) at the Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord, MA no cover (978)369-9200 www.concordscolonialinn.com
3 Wed 9pm-close The Winiker Jazz Quartet presents an intimate jazz club atmosphere with low lighting, delicious food & drink and soft, creative jazz at UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop Street, Cambridge, MA 02138  www.upstairsonthesquare.com
3 Wed 9:30pm Sinti Rhythm Hot Jazz and Gypsy Swing at The Fireplace Restaurant 1634 Beacon Street (Corner of Washington & Beacon) Brookline MA  poster
4 Thu 7-9:30pm Al Vega, Boston's "Living Legend of Jazz", featured at the Sherborn Inn's Thursday Spotlight at  the Sherborn Inn, 33 N. Main St. ( Rt 16 & 27 ) Sherborn, MA 01170. Al Vega, 89 yr old pianist now plays at the Copley's famous Oak Bar, and has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Lester Young, Billie Holiday and Stan Getz.  Other players include Jeff Hughes (trumpet/flugelhorn) Craig Ball (reeds)  Jimmy Mazzy (banjo & vocals), Justin Meyer (bass) and Steve Taddeo (drums). DETAILS .   $10 Reservations please (508) 655-9521
4 Thu 7-9:30pm Heartbeat Jazz Band at Oliver's Tavern, 124 Westbrook Road Essex, CT, 06426  860-767-2633 http://www.oliverstavern.com  Remember, it's the first Thursday of every month!  
5-7pm -- New England Jazz BanjoFest the Doubletree Hotel, 44 Middlesex Tpk, Bedford, MA 01730. 781-275-5500 ask for N.E. Jazz BanjoFest rate $95 (cutoff date 10/15) Friday Night - Opening Concert, Continuous Jam Sessions; Saturday Afternoon Show; Vendor Space Available. http://www.nejbf.com  For More Info: Allen Padwa 508-754-7918 or allen@padwacaldwell.com             FLYER

5 Fri 6-10pm Johnny Souza, Kent Hewitt, Tom Pasquerelli, and Dick Lupino at The Chanler, 117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI, 401-847-1300,
5 Fri 6:30pm Ameranouch Gypsy Jazz, at  Lippitt House Museum, 199 Hope St, Providence, RI, 02906, US Details: Doors open at 6:30, concert starts at 7:00
5 Fri 8-10:30pm Compaq Big Band at the Blue Ocean Music Hall, right on the beach in beautiful Salisbury, MA. This is a terrific room to hear live music in, and we’re really looking forward to this new venture. Admission is $15. Advance reservations are suggested. The Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Oceanfront North in Salisbury, Call (978)462-5888 or visit www.blueoceanhall.com
5 Fri 7-11pm Haitian Hoopla V - It's Carnival in Providence, a Caribbean evening of cocktails and entertainment benefiting the RIC-UCC Haiti Task Force, with Dick Lupino, Pat Cordeiro, Jeff Fountain, Gorden Nunes, at the Providence Marriott, One Orms St. Providence, RI.  Flyer  Haiti needs us more than ever!
5 Fri 8-10:30pm Compaq Big Band at The Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Oceanfront North, Salisbury, MA, Call (978)462-5888 or visit www.blueoceanhall.com. admission is $15. This is a fabulous dining and entertainment complex. In addition to great food at the Blue Ocean Music Hall you can also dine at the Seaglass Restaurant or the Capri Seaside Italian Grill. We’ll be doing two sets of concert/nightclub charts featuring a range of swing and jazz from straight-ahead ‘burners’ to ballads, and everything in between.  Advance reservations are suggested
5 Fri 8-11pm Tyra Penn and Her Army of Snakes at the First Congregational of Princeton, 14 Mountain Rd Princeton MA .Songs of the questionably real, performed by our intrepid band of snakes. Music by Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Duke Ellington and others of a suitably inscrutable nature. ... Performed by: Tyra Penn - vocals; Paul Courchaine - guitar; Paul Buono - piano; Jesse Richards - bass; Steve Chaggaris - drums 
6 Sat 2-5pm The Seacoast Stompers at the Acton Jazz Café, featuring Scott Philbrick cornet, Jimmy Mazzy banjo, Craig Ball clarinet, Lee Prager trombone, Frank Stadler piano, Bob McHenry acoustic string bass, Steve Taddeo drums,at the Acton Jazz Café, 452 Great Rd. Rt. 2A Acton, MA. Seating 1:30pm.  FLYER  Reservations highly recommended. Call 978-263-6161. Tix $12 at the door; $10 when purchased in advance online at www.actonjazzCafé.com.
"This event will be the 27th consecutive monthly trad jazz performance at the Acton Jazz Cafe by the "SEACOAST STOMPERS". We recently celebrated our 2nd anniversary performing at the AJC. Our thanks to Gwenn Vivian as well as YOU, our audience, for supporting us for OVER TWO YEARS RUNNING! Venues that offer traditional jazz and swing on a regular basis in this locale are relatively few and far between!"
6 Sat 7-10pm Dick Lupino, Mary Andrews, Bill Andrews, Kent Hewitt, piano at The Hi-Hat, 3 Davol Square, Providence, RI, 401-453-6500
6 Sat 7:30pm Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra Concert #1, Heroic Soul Music Strauss: Death & Transfiguration; Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique at the Grand Hall, Milford Town Hall, 52 Main St. Milford, MA http://www.claflinhill.org/symphony.htm
6 Sat 7:30-11pm Junp 'n Jive Review with Yvonne Wolak, drums/vocals at the Rockingham Ballroom, 22 Ash Swamp Rd. Newmarket NH. $11. www.rockinhamballroom.com  www.ricobarr.com   
6 Sat 8:45pm-1am Sticky Skillet Swing Orchestra at Swing City, 688 Huron Ave. Fresh Pond, Cambridge. Free Lessons*: 7:45-8:45 (*with cover)  All ages welcome $15 ($10 w/ student ID) (617) 513-9841 
7 Sun 12:30-3:30pm Dick Lupino Duo every Sunday at the Castle Hill Inn brunch, 590 Ocean Ave. Newport RI 401-849-3800
7 Sun ? Liza Minnelli in Concert presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston, at  Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston www.celebrityseries.org 
7 Sun 1-4pm Bearcats Jazz Band is back!! at The Stony Hill Inn, Bethel, CT The band and buffet are $35 per person with a cash bar. Event features Skip Hughes trombone/vocals, and a special guest on Clarinet/Sax http://www.thebearcatsjazzband.com/
7 Sun 2-3pm The New New Orleans Jazz Band with Bob MacInnis cornet, Mort Speck clarinet, Bill Zimmerman trombone, Eva Balazs piano, Bill Flaherty banjo, Rich Malcolm drums, and Larry Zuk, leader/tuba, in Concert at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main Street Andover, MA. Parking and wheelchair accessible. 
7 Sun 3pm Made in the Shade at Robbins Library, Arlington, MA - Family Show
7 Sun 3-5pm The Brockton High School Jazz Ensemble & Friends under the direction of Vincent Macrina Present A Tribute to Dick Johnson - A True Champion from The City of Champions - Brockton, at Brockton, MA High School Auditorium. The program will include a two part concert: 1. The Brockton High School Jazz Ensemble - with guest artist TED CASHER 2. Special guest host - RON DELLA CHIESA. Featured artists include this ALL-STAR LINE-UP: LOU COLOMBO - trumpet, GEORGE MASSO - trombone TED CASHER and ARNIE KRAKOWSKI - reeds, GARY JOHNSON - drums, PAUL SCHMELING - piano, GRAY SARGENT - guitar, MARSHALL WOOD - bass, and DONNA BYRNE - vocalist. Tickets $5 per person, donation, available at the door, or for advance ticketing: send check payable to: BHS Music Dept., with a self addressed stamped envelope, to Brockton High School Music Dept. 470 Forest Ave. Brockton, MA 02301 All proceeds to be donated to the BHS Band Uniform Fund.
8 Mon 8pm Southcoast Jazz Orchestra (17 pieces) takes up residence at The Airport Grille, one Monday evening per month. Led by Bob Williamson, the Southcoast Jazz Orchestra personnel include some of the best local professional musicians & music educators along with the occasional "special guest" artist. You never know who might be appearing as a guest on the bandstand! The Airport Grille is located at the New Bedford Municipal Airport. You can find them on Facebook or call them at 508-994-1455. For their most up-to-date schedule or for more info on the Southcoast Jazz Orchestra, visit www.symphonymusicshop.com  or search Southcoast Jazz Orchestra on facebook or call 508-996-3301 
9 Tue MOVED to 11th Wolverine Jazz Band at The Sherborn Inn, 33 N. Main St. ( Rt 16 & 27 ) Sherborn, MA 01170 .   Inn closed.
9 Tue ? Amanda Carr at Sculler's Jazz Club, Boston starring in the “Radio Classics Trunk Show” with WBZ’s Jordan Rich, Magic 106.7’s Candy O’Terry, Gil Santos and other Boston radio celebrities. www.scullersjazz.com  
10 Wed 11:30am-2pm Dave Whitney brings his sweet trumpet, with Christine Fawson also on trumpet and vocals, Steve Hershman-piano, Justin Meyer, bass and Reid Jorgensen, drums performing Jazz and Dixieland Classics at the Sherborn Inn Senior Music/Lunch program, 33 N. Main St. Routes 16 & 27, Sherborn, MA.  Lunch begins at 11:30am. Music is from noon until 2pm. Admission  $22 complete which will include lunch, music, tax and gratuity.  Call Carolyn for reservation at (508) 655-9521or email gm@sherborninn.com or info@sherborninn.com.
10 Wed 12-1pm Dan Gabel & The Abletones at FREE Brown Bag concerts at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester. MA (508) 752-5608 . 
10 Wed 7:30pm Classic Jazz at the Lincoln Library, Bedford St. Lincoln, MA, 2nd Wednesday of every month.  Program # 320, Video Gene screens performances by five fabulous small groups, headed by Muggsy, Jack, Louis, Bobby and Eddie http://www.cjall.org/  
10 Wed ? JALC Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at Concord, NH at Capitol Center for the Arts
11 Thu 7-9:30pm Wolverine Jazz Band at The Sherborn Inn, 33 N. Main St. ( Rt 16 & 27 ) Sherborn, MA 01170 .    www.sherborninn.com $10 Reservations please (508) 655-9521
11 Thu 7:30-10:30pm New Black Eagle Jazz Band at J. P. O’Hanlon’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 9 Main St, Ayer MA 01432-1325  Phone: 978.772.9282 www.blackeagles.com  2nd Thursday of the month.
11 Thu 8pm Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at Zeitron Performing Arts Center, 684 Purchase St. New Bedford, MA http://www.zeiterion.org/  $77 $62 $56 $47 Legendary trumpeter, composer and arranger Wynton Marsalis is from New Orleans - where jazz began - and carries that identity like a badge of honor. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is a New York creation that is lauded as one of the greatest ensembles in the world. Together the man and the band make an unparalleled combination.
12 Fri 6-10pm Yvonne Monnett, Ted Casher, Tom Pasquerelli and Dick Lupino at The Chanler, 117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI, 401-847-1300,
12 Fri 7:30pm AMERICAN CLASSICS ANNOUNCES 2009-2010 SEASON A Season of Celebrations with Frank Loesser, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, and Scott Joplin  Luck Be a Lady - Songs by Frank Loesser. A hundredth birthday celebration of one of America’s most creative songwriters with “Goody Goody” - singers Mary Ann Lanier, Valerie Anastasio and Heather Peterson, and Robert Humphreville on piano. Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA and Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:30pm, Pickman Concert Hall, Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts    Details   Tickets: $20, $15 for students/seniors.
Both venues are wheelchair accessible. For further information about this special season, contact American Classics at 617-254-1125 or ac@amclass.org. Be sure to visit our website, www.amclass.org.
12 Fri 7:30pm Stan Strickland saxophone, with performance artist Nancy Ostrovsky "Sound and Light" at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, 41  2nd St Cambridge, MA 02141-1733 (617) 577-1400. Ostrovsky has been called "one of the pioneers of performance painting." Her "Paintings To Music" are done "live" while Ms. Ostrovsky is on stage with the musicians as they play.
12 Fri 8pm Billy Novick's Blue Syncopators with Billy Novick on clarinet and alto sax, John Clark-clarinet, tenor and bari sax, Mike Peipman-trumpet, Dan Fox-trombone, Ross Petot-piano, Stu Gunn-acoustic string bass and tuba,  Bill Reynolds-drums, and Sunny Crownover vocals. Songs from The Great Gatsby at Amazing Things Arts Center, 160 Hollis St. Framingham, MA   DETAILS  $18 (Stu/Sen $17, mem $15) www.amazingthings.org
13 Sat 1-4pm Ted Casher reeds, Paul Schmeling piano, Dick Lupino string bass/vocals at Greenvale Vineyard, 582 Wapping Rd, Portsmouth, RI, 401-847-3777
13 Sat 8pm Sunny and Her Joy Boys with Duke Robillard at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St. Cumberland RI 02864 (401) 725-9272 http://www.riverfolk.org/
13 Wed ? Amanda Carr with BFF’s, Yvonne Monnett on keys and Genevieve Rose on bass at Sidebar,  127 Dorrence Street, Providence, RI.  This will be a great night. Don’t miss it.  (great food and drink,...reservations recommended) 401.421.7200
13 Wed 8-10:30pm Shamou and Stan Strickland on Assorted Instruments and Voice, Boogie on down and groove down to a Special Live Music and Dance Jam,  (doors open at 7:30 for Warm-up) Masonic Hall, 1950 Mass Av, Porter Sq, Cambridge, MA. Admission is a Wide Sliding Scale from $12- $28 (Pay at the door) 12-13 Student Rate - Unemployed or Severe Economic issues; 14-17 Regular Rate - Employed, but perhaps struggling; 18-21 Professional Rate - Saving something for the future (perhaps); 22-28 (or more) - SUPPORTING THE ARTS! This is a Club Alternative with no shoes or booze. Everyone is welcome!  We are seeking FatCat Contributors who can pay $35 or more to help us fund the event. (You will receive a special appreciation at the event, if desired.) Contact Paul Spielman regarding this or the jam: 781-254-0868 or lisapaul2@comcast.net.  http://shamou-and-strickland.bamph.org/
14 Sun 2-7pm Blues Bash to Benefit Asperger Association of NE (AANE) at Chan's Jazz and Blues Club, 267 Main St. Woonsocket, RI 02895 $25
14 Sun 3pm Dixie Diehards at Quincy Art Gallery, Quincy MA  Public Invited
14 Sun 3pm Ancient Mariners at Weston Library Concert Series, 87 School St. Weston, MA
14 Sun 3pm Made in the Shade Family Show at Robbins Library Arlington, MA   
14 Sun 4pm New Black Eagle Jazz Band and The Southcoast Jazz Orchestra at Firemen Performing Arts Center, Tabor Academy, 235 Front St. Marion, MA $35 admission. All proceeds to benefit the Tri-County Music Assoc. Scholarship Fund.  http://tricountysymphonicband.org/benefit_concert/ 
14 Sun 8-10pm Wolverine Jazz Band Roots of Jazz Concert, with cornetist Jeff Hughes, banjoist Jimmy Mazzy, trombonist Tom Boates, pianist Ross Petot, tuba player Rick MacWilliams, drummer Dave Didriksen, and reedman-leader John Clark at Evans Hall at Connecticut College.  Tickets $10, $5 students and seniors, free to CC students, staff and faculty http://www.conncoll.edu/departments/music/5253.htm  Let's bring out the faithful and make this concert a full house!
14 Sun 7pm Mark Tipton, Local Composer Premieres Silent Movie Score with Les Sorciers Perdus Mark Tipton - trumpet, Carl Dimow - flutes, Megumi Sasaki - violin, Shannon Allen - cello, Gary Wittner - guitar, Chris Sprague - bass, Phil McGowan - drums will Premiere Mark Tipton's original score for Nosferatu, the classic 1922 F. W. Murnau silent film.   Mayo Street Arts Center, 10 Mayo Street, Portland Maine $10.00 http://mayostreetarts.org/  Details
15 Mon 8pm The Dominique Eade Quartet with special guest Billy Pierce saxophone, at UNH Johnson Theatre, PCAC.  Traditional Jazz Series, Concert #202, Paul Creative Arts Center • 30 Academic Way • Durham, NH 03824 Phone (603) 862-2404. Gen. Adm. tickets are $8.00; student/senior citizen $6.00. • Tickets available at the Memorial Union Ticket Office, (603)862-2290. • Season tickets are $40 for 6 events and are also available online at www.unhmub.com/tickets
16 Tue 7-9:30pm Blue Horizon Jazz Band at The Sherborn Inn, 33 N. Main St. ( Rt 16 & 27 ) Sherborn, MA 01170  Band members Stan McDonald, soprano sax and clarinet, Jeff Stout trumpet, Gerry Gagnon trombone, Peter Gerler guitar, Ross Petot piano, Al Ehrenfreid string bass, Dave Bragdon drums – whose ages span five decades – dig to the roots of jazz and present a varied and succulent musical repast, fulfilling their motto: The Future of the Music with a Past.  Stan McDonald will be the subject for at least two hours in the NPR jazz series Jazz Rhythm some time this fall. Host Dave Radlauer has been selecting from 50 years of recordings, many unpublished, to present for the first time on two or three shows.  www.sherborninn.com $10 Reservations please (508) 655-9521   Flyer
16 Tue 7:30pm Amanda Carr w/ The Kenny Hadley Big Band at The Sahara Club, Methuen, MA  Visit www.jockosjazz.com  for more info and ticket price or call 603-898-1591
17 Wed 12-1pm Yoko Miwa Trio at FREE Brown Bag concerts at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester. MA (508) 752-5608 . 
17 Wed 6-8pm Steve Taddeo's Swing Senders with Justin Meyer string bass, Jeff Hughes trumpet, Frank Stadler piano, John Clark clarinet & bari sax, Craig Ball clarinet, Scott Philbrick on rhythm guitar, Paul Vignoli tenor sax, Basel Dixon trombone, Ken Gross trumpet at Fernald School for the Handicapped, 200 Trapelo Rd. Waltham, MA 781-647-7724
17 Wed 7:30pm Billy Novick reeds & Guy VanDuser guitar at Temple Isaiah Coffeehouse (open to the public) 55 Lincoln Street Lexington, MA  For more info contact Marty Rogers: 617-529-3845   http://www.billynovick.com/id113.html
17 Wed 7:30pm Dick Lupino, Jim Robitaille, and Lori Colombo Sardellas Newport, R.I http://www.sardellas.com
17 Wed 7:45-10:45pm
 
Jimmy Mazzy, Moishe Feldman & the Last Minute Men Every Wednesday, the Forge Room of the historic Colonial Inn, Concord, MA is filled with the unique singing and scatting of world-renowned banjo player, Jimmy Mazzy, with his repository of hundreds of gems dating back to the early 1900's. Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord, MA no cover (978)369-9200 www.concordscolonialinn.com
18 Thu 7pm SPECIAL REUNION OF THE PARAMOUNT JAZZ BAND in a Tribute to Ray Smith at the Sherborn Inn, with Jeff Hughes trumpet, Jimmy Mazzy banjo/vocals, Gary Rodberg & Steve Wright reeds, Robin Verdier piano, Chuck Stewart tuba, Bill Reynolds drums! We suggest you make your reservations early - it will fill up quickly. $10 (508) 655-9521. http://members.cox.net/paramountjb/
18 Thu 9pm-close The Winiker Jazz Quartet presents Mellow Evenings at UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop Street, Cambridge, MA 02138  in the Monday Club Bar; No cover charge The Bo & Bill Winiker quartet play a cool brand of jazz—a light and melodic style and smooth, hypnotic drum beat. This west coast-style of jazz is driving, but subtle and tasteful— it is toe-tapping jazz. Come have Susie's jazzy specials, and groove to the beat . www.upstairsonthesquare.com
19-21 -- 20th Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic, www.jazzclassic.net Clearwater, Florida. The Host Hotel is The Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd., Sand Key, Clearwater Beach FL 33767 (727) 595-1611 or (800-456-sand x7263) or resv@sheratonsandkey.com  Galvanized Jazz Band with Jane Campedelli, Bob Price and Herb Gardner, Coast to Coast JB with Paul Monat, Yerba Buena, Mighty Aphrodite, Midiri Brothers, & more BANDS
19 Fri 8pm Dave Brubeck Quartet at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA presented by Music Worcester. Join us in welcoming Dave Brubeck and his Quartet back to the stage at Mechanics Hall in what can only be expected will be a lovefest for jazz fans! Tickets and Information 508.754.3231 www.musicworcester.org  Tix $22-$42
19 Fri 8:45pm-1am White Heat Swing Orchestra at Swing City, 688 Huron Ave. Fresh Pond, Cambridge MA  Free Lessons*: 7:45-8:45 (*with cover)  All ages welcome $15 ($10 w/ student ID) (617) 513-9841 The White Heat Swing Orchestra is nationally acclaimed as one of the hottest swing bands in the country today. The band was a major pioneer in the revival of swing and lindy in the 90’s. It performed for nearly two million fans at Boston night club, the Roxy, over four years, and was the first swing big band to receive Boston Magazine’s “Best Dance Band” award.
20 Sat 7:30pm AMERICAN CLASSICS ANNOUNCES 2009-2010 SEASON A Season of Celebrations with Frank Loesser, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, and Scott Joplin  Luck Be a Lady - Songs by Frank Loesser. A hundredth birthday celebration of one of America’s most creative songwriters with “Goody Goody” - singers Mary Ann Lanier, Valerie Anastasio and Heather Peterson, and Robert Humphreville on piano. Pickman Concert Hall, Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts  Details Tickets: $20, $15 for students/seniors. wheelchair accessible For further information about this special season, contact American Classics at 617-254-1125 or ac@amclass.org. Be sure to visit our website, www.amclass.org.
20 Sat 7:30pm Jazz & the American Songbook: Cole Porter at the Black Box Theatre, Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St. Watertown MA http://arsenalarts.org/ 617-923-8487 $20,  $18 Arsenal members, $15 students and seniors (plus ticketing fee)
20 Sat 8-10pm New Black Eagle Jazz Band at Circle of Friends Coffee House, 1st Universalist Society Meeting House, 262 Chestnut St, Franklin MA  http://www.circlefolk.org/
20 Sat 8pm Ronnie Earl at Bull Run Restaurant, 215 Great Road, PO Box 1228, Shirley MA 01464   978.425.4311 or 877.536.7190  www.occidentalgypsy.com/  Ronnie Earl's got it. Whatever it is that makes The Blues dig down into your soul and stir it up. Whatever it is that can hold your attention with six strings and 22 frets and never sound stale or mediocre. Whatever it is that makes you smile in the midst of a very dangerous and heartless world. Whatever it is, he's got it down.
20 Sat 8pm Mississippi Heat at Chan's Jazz & Blues Club, 267 Main St. Woonsocket, RI 02895 (401) 765-1900  Website
20 Sat 8:30-11pm The Jimmy Mazzy Trio will present a great evening of Traditional Dixieland Jazz at the Winsor House, 390 Washington St. Duxbury, MA featuring Jim on banjo, Pete Collins on clarinet and Fred Clifford on tuba, and often joined by special guests including …Stan Vincent on trombone, Jeff Hughes on cornet and Mark Endresen on guitar.  This jazz session is open to everybody and David and Patricia suggest reservations only if you planning to have dinner. As a suggestion, arrive for a cocktail at 6 o’clock, have dinner at 7: followed by jazz from 8:30 – 11:PM. Call (781) 934-0991 for reservations.(781) 934-0991.

20 Sat 8:30pm Patrice Monahan with Annie Royer and Les Garcons Musette at Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 876-9330
21 Sun 11am-2:30pm Billy Novick reeds and Ed Saindon vibes at 75 Chestnut, 75 Chestnut Street, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108 Telephone: (617) 227-2175 75 Chestnut.
21 Sun 2-6pm Monday Night Gang with Bob & Fran Tyler and the Arlington High School Stage Band and Steve Taddeo's Swing Senders, with Ross Petot piano, John Clark clarinet, Scott Philbrick trumpet at the Arlington Son's of Italy Hall, 10 Prentice St. Arlington MA 781-646-1252 for the Kidney Foundation
23 Tue ? Ivory & Gold at Wolfeboro Friends of Music, Anderson Hall, Main Street. Wolfeboro, NH www.wfriendsofmusic.com
23 Tue 7-9:30pm The Seacoast Stompers featuring Dave Whitney trumpet, Jimmy Mazzy banjo, Craig Ball clarinet, Lee Prager trombone, Frank Stadler piano, Bob McHenry acoustic string bass, Steve Taddeo drums, at The Sherborn Inn, 33 N. Main St. ( Rt 16 & 27 ) Sherborn, MA 01170 .    www.sherborninn.com $10 Reservations please (508) 655-9521
24 Wed 12-1pm April Hall Quintet at FREE Brown Bag concerts at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester. MA (508) 752-5608 . 
24 Wed 11:30am-2pm Bill & Bo Winiker Band return to the Sherborn Inn for the Senior Music/Lunch program, 33 N. Main St. Routes 16 & 27, Sherborn, MA.  Lunch begins at 11:30am. Music is from noon until 2pm. Admission  $22 complete which will include lunch, music, tax and gratuity. The legendary leaders of the famous swing band will provide a lively show featuring sing-a-longs, along with classics that feature Bo on reed and Bill on drums.  Make your reservations early - they always sell out!  Call Carolyn for reservation at (508) 655-9521or email gm@sherborninn.com or info@sherborninn.com.
24 Wed 7:45-10:45pm
 
Jimmy Mazzy, Moishe Feldman & the Last Minute Men Every Wednesday, the Forge Room of the historic Colonial Inn, Concord, MA is filled with the unique singing and scatting of world-renowned banjo player, Jimmy Mazzy, with his repository of hundreds of gems dating back to the early 1900's. Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord, MA no cover (978)369-9200 www.concordscolonialinn.com
26 Fri ? Bill's Seafood All Stars with Jeff Barnhart at Welcome Santa Event, Bill's Seafood Restaurant, Rt. 1  Exit 65 off I-95,   Westbrook, CT (860)399-7224
26-29 - Hanover Theatre, Worcester, MA - Jump start the Holiday Season with Worcester's family favorite, The Nutcracker, presented by Ballet Arts Worcester. Ticket prices: $24-$34; Discounts Available Find out more...
28 Sun 6:30-8:30pm

Cynthia Sayer, Concert for Jazz Masters Series at Sarah's Wine Bar, 20 West Lane /Route 35, Ridgefield, CT. Reservations recommended: 203-438-8282

28-Dec 10 -- www.JazzFestAtSea.com Cruise at Fort Lauderdale Fl.  John Skillman, Bill Allred, Allan Vache, Bob Leary, Warren Vache, Jeff Phillips, Joe Ascione, Terry Blaine, Johnny Varro, Randy Reinhart, John Allred, John Orsini, Terry Meyers, Paul Keller, Eddie Metz Jr , Banu Gibson, John Sheridan..... and more, Plus 7 days of cruising thru-out the Eastern Caribbean. All this for a price starting at $999 (plus air fare), and if you book before 31 August you get a free upgrade to the next class of cabin! Reserve your room now. Support our kind of music.. ...Call (800) 654-8090 or (407) 571-2252. If you need more info you can visit the web site (above) or contact Mike Evans at mevans49@columbus.rr.com
30 Tue 7-9:30pm Lost in the Sauce! with Jeff Hughes leader/cornet, Craig Ball reeds, Richie Giordano piano, Ken Steiner string bass, Dave Bragdon drums, at The Sherborn Inn, 33 N. Main St. ( Rt 16 & 27 ) Sherborn, MA 01170.  www.sherborninn.com $10 Reservations please (508) 655-9521
31 Wed 7:45-10:45pm
 
Jimmy Mazzy, Moishe Feldman & the Last Minute Men Every Wednesday, the Forge Room of the historic Colonial Inn, Concord, MA is filled with the unique singing and scatting of world-renowned banjo player, Jimmy Mazzy, with his repository of hundreds of gems dating back to the early 1900's. Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord, MA no cover (978)369-9200 www.concordscolonialinn.com

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