KKFI Jazz Calendar for April 17 – April 23

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, April 17th to Sunday, April 23rd. 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 17

• Saxophonist Stephen Martin 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 vocalist Molly Hammer from noon – 3:00 and guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by Stan Kessler’s Crossroads Quartet until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has live music 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 18

• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Karl McComas – Reichl from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Dominique Sanders from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks 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 Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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 19

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Rueben Pascottini 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 brings in the Michael Eaton New York Quartet 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
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks 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
• Smoked Creations Barbecue at 222 East Logan Street in Ottawa presents the Ottowa University Jazz Ensemble from 6:00 – 7:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents drummer Sam Platt from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, April 20

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents pianist Roger Wilder 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
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Snuff Dope from 9:30 – 1:00
• 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
• 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
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Tevin Williams Band 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 21

• Johnson County College’s Carlsen Center brings in vocalist Bobby McFerrin at 8:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Lady D at 5:00 followed by Todd Wilkinson’s Unusual Suspects 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 Kathleen Holeman at 2:00 followed by keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 and the Pete Zimmer Quartet 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 Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by the Crossroads Quartet until 12:30
• 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 4:00 – 7:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Overland Park Farmer’s Market at 80th and Santa Fe features trumpeter Stan Kessler Saturday morning from 10:30 – 12:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Cadillac Flambe until 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents live music from 7:00 -11:00
• 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 22 and Sunday, April 23

• The Gem Theater brings in Jack DeJohnette with Ravi Coltrane and Matthew Garrison at 8:00 Saturday
• The Nelson Atkins Museum at 4525 Oak Street brings in guitarist Bill Frisell Saturday from 5:00 – 6:30
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Lisa Henry from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarists Danny Embrey and Rod Fleeman Saturday afternoon from 2:30– 5:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, organist Matt Villinger downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and the Pete Zimmer Quartet from 10:30 – 2:30. Sunday keyboardist Roger Wilder 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 9:30 – 12:30
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents The Project H from 8:00 – 10:30 Sunday
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Megan Birdsall Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Brian Steever Trio Sunday from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Eighth Street Taproom at 8th and New Hampshire in Lawrence presents Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 Saturday at 10:00
• Sunday Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 appears at Mills Record Company at 4045 Broadway at 5:00
• 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 vocalist Havilah Bruders for jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and A la Mode Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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 Jason Vivone and the Billy Bats 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 the Greg Meise 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

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