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Mike Caruso & Lorrie Kubicek's "Jazzed for a Cure"

Guitarist/composer Mike Caruso and singer Lorrie Kubicek will perform a fundraising concert to benefit the Jazzed For a Cure Foundation, which supports bone marrow transplant patients and research at Massachusetts General Hospital. Caruso and Ms. Kubicek will be accompanied by Jon Simmons on trombone, percussion and bass; Molly Flannery on keys. For more info about Caruso’s music, see http://www.mikecarusomusic.com

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/13/2012 - 19:00

April Fools

Date: 
Monday, April 2, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

We've all made a fool out of ourselves !! Let's celebrate that and join host Tom Shaker as he features classic soul songs with "Fool" in the title. It all starts at 7pm!

The Starlight Jazz Jam

In the Starlight Jams, participants can play on any tune at any time after the opening house band set. Designed for a more professional level of playing. The host band may call tunes, keys or tempos.

Note: Newcomers, diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course! Where would we be, without you?

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Brooke Sofferman

2nd Sunday: John Funkhouser

3rd Sunday: Phill Argyris with Phil Grenadier - Trumpet, Lance Bryant - Sax, Larry Roland - Bass, Gary Fieldman - Drums, Phill Argyris - Piano

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/01/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 04/15/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 19:30

The Sunset Jazz Jam

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Steve Berke

2nd Sunday: Molly Flannery

3rd Sunday: Michael Chasse

4th Sunday: Wendy Nottonson

5th Sunday (occasional) Joan Watson-Jones and "The Jazz Room Live!"

In the sunset jams, participants can expect to call the tunes, keys and tempos, after the opening house band set.(Note to vocalists, in particular: please bring charts!). We have great food, great atmosphere, and lots of supportive people! All ages Welcome!

Note: Diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course!

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/01/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 04/15/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 16:00

The Seacoast Stompers-traditional and Dixieland Jazz!

THE SEACOAST STOMPERS – THE BAND WHERE IT’S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC!

Frank Stadler – Piano
Scott Philbrick – Cornet
Jimmy Mazzy- Banjo and vocals
Lee Prager - Trombone
Craig Ball - Clarinet
Bob McHenry – Upright String Bass
Bobby Reardon – Drums

Please join us for an afternoon of high energy, uplifting and “toe tapping” Dixieland and Swing tunes with a fine group of musicians that really ENJOY what they are doing! WE AIM TO PLEASE!!

Ticket: $12
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/07/2012 - 14:00

The Rivers School Jazz Combos

Under the direction of saxophonist/ educator Philippe Crettien, The Rivers School small combos return to the cafe.

Ticket: $12.50
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/06/2012 - 21:30

The Rivers School Big Band

Under the direction of saxophonist/ educator Philippe Crettien, The Rivers School Big Band returns to the cafe.

Proceeds from the concert will go to support live music production at the cafe.

Ticket: $12.50 Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/06/2012 - 19:00

The Lounge Chair Allstars - Autism Awareness Benefit

All day event, starts at 2pm - all ages til 7pm and 18plus thereafter.

Here is a listing of the bands we have thus far:

Bruce Mandaro and friends (featuring members of the Knot)
Fungus Amungus
The Kind Buds Rhythmic Circus
The Lounge Chair Allstars
Comedy from Steve Costa
Trapper and Lyn
People with Instruments

The donation is 8 dollars; more would be appreciated!

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 14:00
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 02:00

Carey Murdock

Café

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 19:00

Ensemble 451

Café

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 19:00

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Know Your Host:
Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

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Sundays, 12 to 4 pm

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