KKFI Jazz Calendar for April 9 – April 15

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, April 9th to Sunday, April 15th. 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 9

• Pablo Senhueza and the KC Latin Jazz All Stars host 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 Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller 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 10

• 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 Bryan Hicks 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Karl McComas – Reichl from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College presents The JCCC Faculty Quintet at noon
• 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 11

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Rick Willoughby from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has the Nebula jazz Jam in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• Thee Gin Mill at 4800 W 135th Street has trumpeter Stan Kessler from 9 – 12
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features the Creighton Organization from 8:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks 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 A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, April 12

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents saxophonist Chris Burnett from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has Eclipse from 6:00 – 8:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode 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 saxophonist Max Levy from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features organist Greg Meise from 8:00 – 11:00
• 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 13

• The Brownville Concert Series in Brownville, Nebraska brings in vocalist Tammy McCann at 7:30
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features BMW at 5:30 followed by trumpeter Hermon Mehari 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 hosts a cd release for guitarist Jeff Shirley 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 Emily Frost from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by vocalist Shay Estes until 12:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place features keyboardist Charles Williams from 7:30 – 10:30
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 4:00 – 7:00
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 8:00 – 11:00
• 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 Bitter Disappointments from 9:00 – 1:00.
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Duo Bossa from 5:30 – 8:30
• 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 14 and Sunday, April 15

• The Brownville Concert Series in Brownville, Nebraska brings in vocalist Tammy McCann at 7:30 Saturday and 2:00 Sunday
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Charles Williams & Genre Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Molly Hammer at 2:30 Saturday followed by organist Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, the RSS Trio downstairs and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday vocalist Eboni Fondren appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by drummer Natalie Bates until 2:30
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has A la Mode from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden at 5:30 followed by the Project H from 9:00 – midnight Saturday followed by Matt Hopper and Jackie Myers from 12:15 – 1:15
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents saxophonist Herschel McWilliams 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 Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by guitarist Jeff Freling until 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Everette Freeman 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 with Bob Bowman 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 the Hot Strings Trio for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by the Grand Marquis Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman appear at the Sunday Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Affare at 1911 Main features Brian Ruskin at the Saturday brunch and Eboni Fondren at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• 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 KC Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Levee Town 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 CoCo 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
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Saturday Night Duo Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00 and Lonnie McFadden Sunday at 6:00.
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has vocalist Ron Gutierrez 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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