Live Music Nightly! – Always FREE
A quarter century after the legendary Sandy’s Jazz Revival closed its doors, Beverly, MA is once again on the musical map. Downbeat Magazine has named Chianti Jazz Lounge as one of their top great jazz rooms in the world for the past fuve years! Join us in celebrating Beverly’s return to jazz prominence.
Chianti’s Spring Music Schedule
Tuesday – Thursday… 8pm-11pm
Friday & Saturday …9pm-Midnight
Try Chianti’s 2 – Course $20 Menu.
(Available Monday thru Wednesday)
Great eats to enjoy while you are listening to some of the regions best musicians!
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Music Calendar 2014
Justin Piper and his trio return tonight from 8-11pm.
Alison began playing piano at the age of 4. By age 18 she changed to the bass guitar and started playing rock, blues and later jazz. At Berklee College of Music in Boston, Alison studied electric bass under Rich Appleman and Bruce Gertz. After graduating in 1994, she began freelancing in the Boston area and soon built a reputation as a versatile player and soloist on electric bass. Later Alison studied more advanced jazz improvisation with the great jazz guru Charlie Banacos from 2002-2005. Alison has shared the stage or supported such great artists such as Joan Armatrading, Jerry Marotta (drummer for Peter Gabriel) and more. Alison regularly performs in the Boston and New England area with her own project, The Alison Keslow Group. Alison released her solo CD “Between Earth and Sky” in 2003 which received air play throughout New England. Her latest album "Bass Dharma" recorded in 2014 highlights her original jazz compositions with a signature solid groove and smart melodies, recently reviewed by Bill Copeland Music News.
The Pocket Money Orchestra
Original funk and swing music, featuring Squantch and Eric Reardon from HDRnB. The band was included in the line-up of last year’s Salem Jazz and Soul Festival. The band will be on hiatus after tonight, come to Chianti for the last show until June!
Trumpeter, Tom Palance returns with his group performing jazz standards and original compositions.
Celebrate with Ms DD Martin for the Early Show!
Tim Gearan (guitar/vocals), Lou Ulrich (bass/vocals), Scott Aruda (piano/vocals/trumpet)
Named “Residency King of the Hub" and said to be “just too talented to remain a local hero,” by The Boston Globe; Tim Gearan, the Boston based singer-songwriter was awarded Boston Music Award's Best Ongoing Residency in 2012, as well as the first Gibson Guitar sponsored Unsung Hero Award at the BMA's in 2004.
Known for his guttural voice, powerful song writing and masterful guitar playing, Tim Gearan was raised in New York, yet is lovingly claimed by the legendary Boston music community, where he has been playing music for over 20 years.
Gearan performed on Grammy nominated, American Blues artist, Susan Tedeschi’s 1998 debut album, “Just Won’t Burn,” and has been regularly sought after by countless musicians for his uninhibited, soulful guitar playing, vocal harmonies and creative soaring abilities.
Toni Lynn Washington is back with her band. Don't miss this amazing vocalist with her All star band.
Brandon Tarricone returns with his own band, Krewe de Groove tonight. After 15 years in New Orleans, Brandon Tarricone is back on the East Coast performing with his new band Krewe de Groove, and working with Henley Douglas Jr, and Doug Gimbel in HDRnB.
The Live Jazz Sessions created by Barbara Alex were created to support a community of all ages, of professional and non-professional musicians and to provide a stage for education, growth, experimentation, performance, and networking.
Open mic jazz jam. Show up early and sign up to play.
Four Piece Suit featuring: Milt Reder (guitar), Dean Cassell (bass), Seth Papas (drums), and John Aruda (saxophone)
Amadee Castenell is a premier tenor saxophonist and flautist who has been nurtured by 30 years of playing in the rich multi-layered music scene of New Orleans.
From 1973- 1983 he was musical director of the band Chocolate Milk, writing and performing on their 8 albums for RCA Records. For 30 years he has also been an important member of the award winning, legendary musical genius Allen Toussaint Orchestra.
When not touring, he is a much seasoned and in demand studio musician. Amadee has recorded with such legendary artists as Dr. John (Grammy award winning "Going Back to New Orleans"), Robbie Robertson ("Storyville"), Lee Dorsey ("Night People"), and Neville Bros. ("Fire on the Bayou") to name just a few. From Etta James to Idris Mohammed, Fats Domino, Irma Thomas and Albert King all have loved the tasteful phrasing of his sultry soulful saxophone. Amadee has recorded with Allen Toussaint, Elvis Costello, Paul Simon, Erma Thomas and many others. He has toured with Paul McCartney, Wynton Marsalis, Bonnie Raitt, Boz Scaggs, Don Henley, Gladys Knight, Billy Joel, and many others over his career.
The Austin Torpedoes are a Boston area band with a large range of influences. Their unique sound combines elements of many American musical styles such as blues, jazz, country, western swing, and rockabilly. In its unique way, the band interprets songs by a wide range of artists including: Duke Ellington, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, the Beatles, and Chuck Berry. The members of the band, Nicky Vegas, lead vocals and guitar, Don Barthelemy, drums and percussion, Seitu, steel guitar and vocals, and Arthur Grady, bass guitar and vocals, have been playing together in some form or another for over twenty years. After a four-year hiatus, the band has decided to reunite and have recently begun performing again in the Greater Boston area recapturing the band's classic sound! Audiences all over New England have enjoyed the band's combination of smooth vocals, distinctive steel guitar sound, and swinging rhythms. The Torpedoes unique sound will lift up your spirits and make you move your feet. There's nothing like...The Austin Torpedoes!
Featuring: Deb Larkin (vocals), Jeff Stout (trumpet), Grey Sargent (guitar), Jim Gwyn (Drums), and Marshall Wood (bass)
Deb and Jeff are true veterans of jazz, and have been performing for several decades both solo and with world renowned artists. Jeff, a Berklee College of music faculty member used to perform with the famous Buddy Rich Big Band. Larkin and Stout always perform a great show here at Chianti and we're honored to have them back.
Melissa Bolling returns tonight with her amazing band. Don't miss this one. Her beautiful voice will soothe your soul!
Melissa Bolling effortlessly merges soul, jazz, and R&B styles. Her live performances are intimate and personal, letting her audience in as if each venue were in her own living room.
"My goal is just to let people feel like they have gotten to know me a little bit and to create an atmosphere where the audience feels good and wants to experience it again. " -Melissa Bolling
The Drum Shop North Shore
457 Rantoul St. Beverly, MA.
Enjoy this video from “Headshaft” Live at Chianti!
DAVID HIDALGO (LOS LOBOS) sitting in with Four Piece Suit.
Efrem Towns (Dirty Dozen Brass Band)
“The room has a great vibe, just like a NY jazz club or even a Blues Alley in DC. My band and I thoroughly enjoyed the evening, the intimate setting and the supportive patrons. Keep the faith Rich!”
Saxophonist Elan Trotman