KKFI Jazz Calendar for April 16 – April 22

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, April 16th to Sunday, April 22nd. 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 16

• Bassist DeAndre Manning hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by Matt Villinger with Peter Schlamb until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• 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

Tuesday, April 17

• The Lied Center at KU brings in the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble at 7:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents saxophonist Ernest Melton from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by Charles Perkins with Tyrone Clark from 11:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has Brad Gregory with Hermon Mehari and Bob Bowman from 8:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Karl McComas – Reichl from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has David Basse with the Jim Lower Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:30.
• Julep at 4141 Pennsylvania presents saxophonist Matt Otto from 8:00 – 10:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, April 18

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Michael Pagan from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has vocalist Peggy Chilson at 5:30 followed by the Nebula jazz Jam in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features the Boulevard Big Band from 7:00 – 9:30
• Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• Smoked Creations at 222 East Logan Street in Ottawa presents the Ottawa University Jazz Ensemble at 6:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Charles Williams Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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 Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents The Old Number 5’s from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, April 19

• Thursday The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the 18th and Vine Student Jazz Festival from 8 AM – 6 PM followed by KKFI’s own Jeff Harshbarger from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Ken Lovern from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by saxophonist Todd Wilkinson from 11:30 – 2:30
• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central hosts the UMKC Conservatory Ensembles at 7:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 6:00 -10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents pianist Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features the Young Loins of Jazz from 8:30 – 11:30
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has vocalist Laura Chalk from 7:00 – 11:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania features bassist Karl McComas – Reichl from 9:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, April 20

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Lady D at 5:30 followed by guitarist Max Berry from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Embrey, Lovern, and Strait downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and organist Matt Villinger until 2:45
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand brings in drummer Matt Kane from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by pianist Desmond Mason until 12:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Record Bar presents Outer Reaches with Javier Chi, Calvin Arsenia, Teri Quinn, Sunu, and Brandon Draper from 7:00 – 1:00
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place features Tyrone Clark from 7:30 – 10:30
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 4:00 – 7:00
• Thee Gin Mill at 4800 W 135th Street has trumpeter Stan Kessler with Jackie Myers from 9 – 1:00
• Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway features the RSS Organ Trio from 8:00 – midnight
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf has the Matt Cook Collective from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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 at 4:30 followed by the Brody Buster Band from 9:00 – 1:00.
• B & B Theaters at 3201 SW Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit presents the Joanna Berkebile Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Ida McBeth Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30. Sunday the Blue Room brings in the Brubeck Brothers at 4:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, the Chris Hazelton Trio downstairs from 9:00 – midnight, and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday drummer Natalie Bates plays the Green Lady from 10:30 until 2:30
• Josey Records KC at 1814 Oak Street has Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 Saturday at 5:00
• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central presents the Bach Aria Soloists with Jeff Harshbarger and Hector Del Cuerto Saturday at 7:30
• The Topeka Jazz Workshop at the Ramada Inn in Topeka has the Boulevard Big Band Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts the musicians business workshop “Musicians Assisting Musicians” from 8:00 Saturday morning to 1:00. Lonnie McFadden appears at the Black Dolphin at 5:30 Saturday followed by drummer Matt Kane from 9:00 – midnight followed by Matt Hopper and Jackie Myers from 12:15 – 1:15
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Amber Underwood Saturday from 5:30 – 8:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday the Majestic has pianist Peter Schlamb at their jazz brunch from 11:00 – 1:00, and Matt Villinger plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by pianist Alyssa Murray until 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the John Brewer Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Justin Binek trio from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place features Stan Kessler from 7:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• 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 keyboardist Rich Hill for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by A la Mode Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Joanna Berkebile appears at the Sunday Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Affare at 1911 Main features vocalist Molly Hammer at the Saturday brunch and bassist Gerald Spaits at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• B & B Theaters at 3201 SW Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit presents vocalist Molly Hammer from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• 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 KC Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Taylor Smith Band until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin Saturday from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has The Greg Meise Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• KC Bier at 310 West 79th Street presents Bram Wijnands with Jurgen Welge Saturday and Sunday 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
• Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway features Hot Club KC from 8:00 – midnight Saturday
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Saturday Night Duo Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00 and Lonnie McFadden Sunday at 6:00.
• Ophelia’s in Independence Square features Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has vocalist Havilah Bruders Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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