KKFI Jazz Calendar for April 10 – April 16

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, April 10th to Sunday, April 16th. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the event. All times are Central Time. All performances are afternoon or evening shows except where indicated with words like “brunch” or “noon.”

Monday, April 10

• Groove 101 hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine with Lori Tucker from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents vocalist Millie Edwards from 7:00 – 10:30.
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Jazzbo at 6:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, April 11

• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Bryan Hicks Duo from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Candace Evans Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Matt Hopper’s Agora from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits until 2:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents saxophonist Brad Gregory with Hermon Mehari at 7:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center presents saxophonist Matt Otto Tuesday at noon
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30

Wednesday, April 12

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania hosts The Westport jazz Jam in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents Brad Gregory with Hermon Mehari at 7:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT at 6:00 followed by saxophonist Ernest Melton from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features the Creighton Organization from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Charles Williams Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, April 13

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine brings in pianist Larry Fuller from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Guitar Elation at 6:00 followed by the Martin, Villinger & Strait Organ Trio from 10:30 – 2:30
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania hosts a cd release for vocalist Erin Keller
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features organist Greg Meise from 9:30 – 1:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central features the UMKC Jazz ensembles at 7:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania presents bassist Karl McComas Reichl from 9:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Kris and Havilah Bruders at 7:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30

Friday, April 14

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Da Truth at 5:00 followed by the Rich Hill/Charles Perkins Quintet from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Eboni Fondren at 2:00 followed by keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 and vocalist Molly Hammer downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 3:30 – 5:30
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Bitter Disappointments until 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Grand Marquis from 6:00 -10:00
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Max Groove from 6:30 – 10:30
• Piropos at 4141 North Mulberry Drive in Briarcliff presents Mike Ning with Sherry Brummett from 5:00 – 7:00 followed by Dan Sturdevant with Tiffany Miller.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, April 15 and Easter Sunday, April 16

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Ida McBeth from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Kathleen Holeman Saturday afternoon from 2:30– 5:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, live music downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and drummer Natalie Bates from 10:30 – 2:30. Sunday trumpeter Stan Kessler appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Steve Lambert until 2:30.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Peter Schlamb plays a jazz brunch at the Majestic from 11:00 – 1:00, and Matt Villinger plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• Ophelia’s Restaurant in Independence Square presents Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Megan Birdsall Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday. Sunday Eddie Moore plays Easter Brunch at Eddie V’s from 11:00 – 4:00 and the Bryan Hicks Trio appears from from 4:00 – 8:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Cubanisms from 10:00 – 1:00 Saturday
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf presents saxophonist Jim Mair from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday
• YJ’s at 18th and Wyandotte has bassist Bryan Hicks every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents a jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and vocalist Shay Estes Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Eboni Fondren sings at the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has a jazz brunch Saturday with Alex Abramowitz and the swingin’ Kansas City Fives from 10:00 – 2:00. Tim Whitmer and the K C Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by pianist Mark Lowrey until 1:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin Saturday from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has CoCo Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The KC Bier Company at 79th and Wornall presents Bram Wijnands Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 3:00 – 5:00
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Saturday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday and Sunday
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Saturday Night Trio Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00. Sunday Lonnie McFadden appears at Sullivan’s from 5:30 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00 Sunday

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