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 four years! Join us in celebrating Beverly’s return to jazz prominence.
New starting times for Chianti’s fall music schedule beginning September 1st !
Tuesday, Wednesday, 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 jazz musicians!
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Music Calendar 2014
Dine on ravioli ai funghi at the Massachusetts Restaurant of the Year [Boston Herald], and listen to the world-jazz ensemble Natraj’s adventurous blend of Indian ragas, African rhythms, contemporary jazz! Featuring special guest, tabla wizard, Amit Kavthekar. Come to Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915.
Free admission. For information, contact 978-921-2233 or visit http://www.chiantibeverly.com.
Groomed from the age of 6 by tabla masters Alla Rakha and Zakir Hussain, Amit Kavthekar has thrilled audiences in India, USA, Australia, Japan, and Thailand. He has performed with Indian classical greats including Shivkumar Sharma, Jasraj, and Shahid Parvez. His brilliant musicianship has won him coveted awards including Taalmani from Sur Singar Sansad and the Pt Vishnu Digambar Paluskar Award.
"Natraj... famed for its exhilarating fusion of contemporary jazz with... Indian and African grooves and techniques." - Boston Globe
Amit Kavthekar - special guest, tabla
Phil Scarff - soprano and sopranino saxophones
Rohan Gregory - violin, viola
John Funkhouser - string bass
Bertram Lehmann - drums, percussion
Barrence Whitfield (born Barry White, June 13, 1955) is an American soul and R&B vocalist, best known as the frontman for Barrence Whitfield & the Savages in the 1980's and 1990's.
In the 1990s, Whitfield contributed tracks to Merle Haggard and Don Covay tribute albums, and recorded two albums with country music singer-songwriter Tom Russell. The album Ritual of the Savages was released in 1995. In 1997, he began working with a New Hampshire-based jump blues and rockabilly octet, The Movers. As well as continuing to perform in the UK and Europe, Whitfield has also contributed to film scores, including the 2007 film, Honeydripper.
Toni Lynn Washington is back with her band for another Early Show. Don't miss this amazing vocalist with her All star band.
Trumpeter, Tom Palance returns with his group performing jazz standards and original compositions.
The Seacoast Stompers are a must experience!
Special Event: $10 dollar cover charge
- Seasoned, individually talented musicians
- Played monthly event for 6 years at Acton Jazz Cafe
- Playing driving swing and authentic Dixie
- Spontaneous improvisation
- Vast repertoire of tunes
- Band influences: Benny Goodman, Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong, Gene Krupa, Tommy Dorsey, Eddie Condon, etc.
- Hundreds of videos on Youtube
Lyle Brewer returns with his quartet featuring:
- Jason Cohen (keyboards)
- Mike Piehl (drums)
- Dean Cassell (bass)
Every 2nd Tuesday of the month. 8-11pm
The Drum Shop North Shore
457 Rantoul St. Beverly, MA.
Enjoy this video from “Headshaft” Live at Chianti!
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