LIVE SHRED

“It is not common for a guitar player who is so well-versed in jazz to have hybrid picking and legato chops that drop rock guitarists jaws.”

—Justin Tolan, winner of Steve Vai’s “Best in Shred” contest for Atlanta

2023

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO has a residency at the distinguished music venue Port City Blue in 2023. Check specific dates below.

2023

JAVIER ROSARIO & ZAK KING DUO SHRED

Sofar Shows 

Monthly Dates TBA

Zak King (drums)

https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/boston

11/17/2023

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Blue in Portland, ME. 6-7:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

9/23/2023

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Blue in Portland, ME. 6-7:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

7/29/2023

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Blue in Portland, ME. 8-9:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

5/6/2023

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Blue in Portland, ME. 8-9:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

April 2023

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Recording session with Zak King (drums), Scott Kiefner (bass) & Joel Edinberg (recording engineer)

3/25/2023

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Blue in Portland, ME. 6-7:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

1/28/2023

JAVIER ROSARIO with

Matt Savage Groove Experiment

Blue in Portland, ME. 10-11:30 PM

https://portcityblue.com/

1/27/2023

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Blue in Portland, ME. 6-7:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

12/11/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO & ZAK KING DUO PERFORMANCE

Sofar show in Boston. 8 PM

https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/boston

11/17/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Community Music Center of Boston's Fall Gala 

at the Clyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts (BCA)

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

https://cmcb.org/wp-event/music-in-motion/

11/16/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO 

at Bunker Hill Community College's International Week performance

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

10/28/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Blue in Portland, ME. 6-7:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

10/13/2022

Longy School of Music of Bard College with

Matt Savage Groove Experiment

Cambridge, MA. 8 PM.

https://longy.edu/event/matthew-savage-piano-risks-and-rewards-faculty-artist-recital/

10/9/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO & ZAK KING DUO SHRED

Sofar show in Boston. 8 PM

https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/boston

9/30/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Port City Blue

Portland, ME

8-9:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

9/17/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Port City Blue

Portland, ME

8-9:30 PM

Scott Kiefner (bass)

Carlos Herrand (drums)

https://portcityblue.com/

9/8/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

150th anniversary celebration of the South Boston branch of the Boston Public Library (BPL).

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

8/5/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Fiesta Sunset Jazz 

Santo Domingo, DR

9:15 PM

Samuel Brea (drums)

Hector Santana (bass)

7/8/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Concerts in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Library 2022

12:30-1:30 PM

Carlos Herrand (drums)

Evan Carley (bass)

https://bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/6282c1b258568df7272faa84

6/26/2022

Recoding session of solo guitar pieces for Javier's upcoming album, JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO V.2

at Maritime Music Studio with engineer Jake Pardee.

6/18/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO & ZAK KING DUO PERFORMANCE

Sofar show in Boston. 8 PM

https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/boston

6/5/2022

Performing at Groove NYC with

Matt Savage Groove Experiment

New York City. 4-5:30 PM.

https://www.clubgroovenyc.com/

6/04/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO & ZAK KING DUO PERFORMANCE

Sofar show in Boston Chinatown. 8 PM

https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/boston

6/3/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Radio Bean Jazz Festival 2022

4:30-6 PM

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

https://www.radiobean.com/

5/28/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Port City Blue

Portland, ME

8-9:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

4/23/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Blue in Portland, ME. 6-7:30 PM

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

4/14/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

John Kleshinski Concert Series of

Community Music Center of Boston. 

7-8 PM. 

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

https://cmcb.org/events/

3/25/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem, NYC.

8-9 PM

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

http://www.shrinenyc.com/calendar.php

3/7&8/2022

Recording at Wellspring Sound with Matt Savage Groove Experiment

Matt Savage (Piano/Keyboard)

Zak King (Drums)

Evan Carley (Bass)

Aaron Gratzmiller (Saxophone)

Robbie Pate (Voice)

https://www.wellspringsound.com

3/05/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Sofar show in Boston Seaport. 8 PM

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/boston

2/6/2022

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Blue in Portland, ME. 7-9 PM

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

1/28/2022

Sofar Boston show

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Zak King (drums)

Leo Weisskoff (bass)

https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/boston

1/24/2022

Performing with Matt Savage Groove at Midway Cafe in Jamaica Plain, MA. 10:15 PM

https://midwaycafe.com/

12/28/2021

Casa de Teatro in Santo Domingo, DR at 8:30 PM

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Samuel Brea (drums)

Marcos Asencio (bass)      https://www.instagram.com/casadeteatrord/?hl=en

12/15/2021

Sofar Boston Show 8-10 PM

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

 https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/boston

12/04/2021

Port City Blue in Portland, Maine 

8-9:30 PM

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Mark Dumond (drums)

Nicholas Thompson-Brown (bass)

11/21/2021

Sofar Boston Show 8-10 PM

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Zak King (drums)

Scott Kiefner (bass)

 https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/boston 

9.26.2021             

Sofar Boston Show 8-10 PM

https://www.sofarsounds.com/events/35941?utm_medium=email&utm_source=transactional&utm_campaign=artist-confirmation

JAVIER ROSARIO TRIO

Scott Kiefner (bass)

Gavin Connolly (drums)

6.27.2021                        

Performing at The Ox Tavern in Brooklyn, NY

2-4 PM

6.26.2021                        Javier Rosario Trio at Fête de la Musique/Community Music Center of Boston's music festival. This 2021 festival will be online! Zak King (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass). 

https://cmcb.org/news/faculty-at-fete/

6.24.2021                          Live performance with Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Jungle Community Music Club in Somerville, MA

7 PM

6.23.2021                        Javier Rosario Trio at Grotto in Plymouth, NH. 6 - 9 PM. Zak King (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass). 

6.18.2021             

Javier's original composition THE ROAD AHEAD will be played on NHPR New Hampshire Public Radio on the show All Things Considered with Peter Biello (4-6 PM)

 https://www.nhpr.org/post/nhpr-summer-music-series-kicks-few-recommendations#stream/0 

4.28.2021                        Virtual Piano Bar video premiere of “Show Me the Way" by the Matt Savage Groove Experiment

7.24.2020                          Out of the Blue Live Stream Series with Matt Savage Groove Experiment 6-7 P.M.

https://portcityblue.com/events/matt-savage-groove-experiment/

2.23.2020                        Javier Rosario Trio at Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem, NY. 8 P.M. - 9 P.M.

Zak King (drums) & Aaron Holthus (bass)

https://shrinenyc.com/calendar_main.php

11.30.2020                        Midway Café Live Stream with Matt Savage Groove Experiment 8-9 P.M.

https://midwaycafe.com/

3.8.2021                        Midway Café Live Stream with Matt Savage Groove Experiment 8-9 P.M.

https://midwaycafe.com/

2.1.2020                            

Javier Rosario Trio at Port City Blue

Portland, ME 8 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.

Carlos Herrand (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass)

https://portcityblue.com/

1.19.2020                       

Video shoot with the Matt Savage Groove Experiment. Check VIDEOS later this year for the newest release of this genius band.

11.17.2019                        Performing with Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Shrine World Music Venue

Harlem, NY 

8 P.M. - 10 P.M.

https://shrinenyc.com/calendar_main.php

10.20.2019                                 Javier Rosario Trio

at Pete's Candy Store

Original trio:

Zak King (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass)

Brooklyn, NY 

8:30 P.M. - 9:15 P.M.

http://www.petescandystore.com/calendar 

10.4.2019                                 Recording session for the (jazz) documentary

film Life Crime: A Life of Redemption

Music producer: Matt Savage

Solo guitar tracking and duo takes with saxophonist, Tucker Antell at Mix One Studios

http://lifecrimefilm.com/

9.22.2019

Javier Rosario Trio

at Shrine World Music Venue

Original trio:

Zak King (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass)

Harlem, NY 

8 P.M. - 9 P.M.

http://shrinenyc.com/calendar_main.php

8.26.2019                        Performing with Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Wally's Cafe

Boston, MA

9:30 P.M. - 1:30 A.M.

wallyscafe.com/index.html

8.22.2019

Javier Rosario Trio at Button Factory Stage

Zak King (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass)

Portsmouth, NH 

8PM-9:30PM

https://wscafm.org/button-factory-stage/

Publicity:

https://www.portsmouthnh.com/event/button-factory-jazz-javier-rosario-trio/

https://world.jazznearyou.com/calendar.php

https://portsmouth.jazznearyou.com/event_detail.php?id=841550

8.20.2019

Javier Rosario Trio at Jungle Community Music Club

Zak King (drums) & Chris Mondak (bass)

Somerville, MA

8PM-9PM

https://www.thejunglemusicclub.com/

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evoke-ensemble-javier-rosario-trio-tickets-65530817439

8.11.2019

Javier Rosario Trio at Shrine World Music Venue

Aaron Holthus (bass) & Pablo Eluchans (drums)

Harlem, NY

8PM-9PM

https://www.shrinenyc.com/calendar_main.php

8.3.2019

Javier Rosario Trio at Port City Blue

Scott Kiefner (bass) & Carlos Herrand (drums)

Portland, ME

10PM-12AM

https://portcityblue.com/

7.13.2019

Performance with the Matt Savage Groove Experiment at JP Porchfest

Jamaica Plain, MA

12PM-2PM

https://jpporchfest.org/

6.20.2019

Javier Rosario & Zak King Duo at Dorchester Art Project

Dorchester, MA

https://www.facebook.com/events/dorchester-art-project/glovepilot-presents/2403327816621000/

6.18.2019

Javier Rosario Trio at Jungle Community Music Club

Carlos Herrand (drums) & Noah Harrington (bass)

Somerville, MA

https://www.thejunglemusicclub.com/all-events/2019/6/18/tom-dowd-group-javier-rosario-trio

6.3.2019

Javier Rosario Trio at Radio Bean Jazz Fest 2019

Zak King (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass)

Burlington, VT

https://www.radiobean.com/calendar

6.2.2019

Javier Rosario Trio at Lesley University

Zak King (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass)

Cambridge, MA

Private event

5.5.2019

Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Temple Shalom

Brookline, MA

https://www.templeshalom.org/

5.4.2019

Matt Savage Groove Experiment at The Groove

New York City, NY

http://clubgroovenyc.com/calendar.cfm?m=5&y=2019&

4.13.2019

Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Amazing Things Arts Center

Framingham, MA

https://amazingthings.org/events/

2.23.2019

Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Blue 

Portland, ME

8:00pm-9:30pm

https://portcityblue.com/events/matt-savage-groove-experiment-2/

2.17.2019

Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Shrine World Music Venue, NYC

7:00pm-8:00pm

https://www.shrinenyc.com/calendar.php

2.16.2019

Javier Rosario Trio at Empire

Portland, ME

Zak King (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass)

8pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/javier-rosario-trio-with-evan-haines-trio-empire-live-music-events-tickets-54176324846

2.9.2019

Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Radio Bean, VT

10:00pm-11:pm

https://www.radiobean.com/calendar

2.7.2019

Matt Savage Groove Experiment

at Thunder Road

Somerville, MA

11pm

https://www.ticketweb.com/event/matt-savage-groove-experiment-pangea-thunder-road-tickets/9110855?pl=thunderroad

12.23.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Cornelia Street Cafe

6-7:30pm. Manhattan, NY

Bob Edinger (drums), Aaron Holthus (bass) & special guest Matt Savage (piano & keyboard)

12.9.2018

Javier Rosario Trio + Matt Savage at Shrine

8-9pm. Harlem, NY

Juan Mejia (drums) & Aaron Holthus (bass)

11.24.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Blue

8pm-9:30pm. Portland, ME

Juan Mejia (drums) & Scott Kiefner (bass)

11.15.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at The Button Factory

8-10pm. Portsmouth, NH

Zak King (drums) & Soso Gelovani (bass)

10.28.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Pianos

8-10pm. Manhattan, NY

Avery Logan (drums) & Aaron Holthus (bass)

10.21.2018

Javier Rosario Trio + Matt Savage at Silvana

8-9pm. Harlem, NY

Raphael Pannier (drums) &

Aaron Holthus (bass)

10.3.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Middle East Corner 10:30pm. Cambridge, MA

Zak King (drums) & Soso Gelovani (bass)

10.1.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Midway Cafe 8:30pm Jamaica Plain, MA

Zak King (drums) & Soso Gelovani (drums)

10.1.2018

Performing with the Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Midway Cafe. 10:30pm. Jamaica Plain, MA

9.30.2018

Performing with the Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Riverwalk Cafe. 7-9:30pm. Nashua, NH

9.9.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Silvana.

8pm. Harlem, NY

9.7.2018

Javier Rosario & Zak King Duo at Outpost 186 in Cambridge, MA. 10pm

8.24.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Shrine, New York. 7pm. Zak King (drums) and Akos Forgacs (bass) 

8.7.2018

JLF Trio at Cornelia Street Cafe, Manhattan, NY. 6pm. Zak King (drums) and Akos Forgacs (electric bass)

8.5.2018

Matt Savage Groove Experiment at Silvana. 8pm. Harlem, NY.

7.29.2018

Performance with drummer Ken Ychicawa at Wally's Cafe in Boston, MA. 5pm

7.19.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Mozart Park. Jamaica Plain, MA. 6pm. Zak King (drums) and Jason Emmond (bass)

7.7.2018

Matt Savage Groove Experiment at JP Porch Fest 2018. 12pm. 29 Robinwood Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA

7.6.2018

JLF Trio at Shrine in Harlem, NY. 9:30pm. Fabio Rojas (drums) and Akos Forgacs (bass)

6.15.2018

Recording with pianist Matt Savage at Wellspring Sound Studio in Acton, MA

6.11.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Midway Cafe in Boston, MA at 9:30pm. With: Carlos Herrand (drums) and James Heazlewood Dale (bass)

6.3.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. Private event. With Carlos Herrand (drums) and Giuseppe Cucchiara

5.14.2018

Javier Rosario Trio at Middle East Corner, Cambridge, MA. 9:30pm. With: Macelo Perez (drums) and James Heazlewood Dale (bass)

4.1.2018

Performing at Silvana in New York at 6pm. The JLF Trio: Fabio Rojas on drums. 

3.19.2018

Performing with Matt Savage and the Groove Experiment at The Middle East - Corner Stage at 11pm. Boston, MA.

2.10.2018 & 2.11.2018

Duo recording session with Casey Andersen in Santa Fe, NM. 

2.9.2018

Performing with Casey Andersen and Loren Bienvenue at Tonic in Santa Fe, NM. The show starts at 9pm.

1.19.2018

Performing with Matt Savage and the Groove Experiment at Radio Bean in Burlington, VT. The show starts at 10pm.

12.27.2017

Masterclass at the Conservatorio Nacional de Musica in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

12.16.2017

Performing at Shrine in N.Y.C. (6-7pm)

With: Fabio Rojas on drums & Eddy Khaimovich on bass.

https://shrinenyc.com/

11.22.2017

12.3.2017

I am thrilled to record with Matt Savage and the Groove Experiment. It's going to be shredding!!!

Performing at Midway Cafe with Matt Savage and the Groove Experiment at 10pm!