KKFI Jazz Calendar for August 21 – August 27

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, August 21st to Sunday, August 27th. 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, August 21

• The Blue Room presents a student workshop at 3:00 with the Elder Statesmen
• Saxophonist Ernest Melton hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th & Vine from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has A la Mode from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Stephen Martin 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 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 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 the Nerman Museum at Johnson County Community College presents Gerald Spaits and Charles Perkins at noon

Tuesday, August 22

• Tuesday the Nerman Museum at Johnson County Community College presents Gerald Spaits and Charles Perkins at noon
• Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• 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 John Blegen and Rod Fleeman with special guest Tivon Pennicott from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Charles Williams trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Karl McComas-Reichl from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Matt Hopper’s Agora from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by organist Chris Hazelton until 2:30
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has David Basse with the Jim Lower Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:30.
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band with Anne Trinkl and Tony Antonucci from 7:30 – 9:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00

Wednesday, August 23

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Rueben Pascottini from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania features vocalist Peggy Chilson at 5:30 followed by the Westport jazz Jam in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Todd Wilkinson from 10:30 – 2:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Erica McKenzi from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Westport Coffeehouse Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features Stan Kessler with special guests Tivon Pennicott and Sullivan Fortner from 7:00 – 9:30
• 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 with special guest Tivon Pennicott 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 Max Levy from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, August 24

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Elder Statesmen of Jazz from 7:00 – 11:00
• Stock Hill Steakhouse at 4800 Main features Clint Ashlock and Jessica Paige from 7:00 – 10:30
• 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 organist Ken Lovern at 6:00 followed by Guitar Elation from 8:00 – 11:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits until 2:30
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand features Julia Haile and Chris Hazelton with special guests Sullivan Fortner and Tivon Pennicott from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue hosts bassist Micah Herman with guest artists Tivon Pennicott and Sullivan Fortner from 9:00 – 12:00
• 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 Roger Wilder 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 Damon Parker from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, August 25

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Lady D followed by pianist Sullivan Fortner from 8:30 PM – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a cd release for Matt Otto from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Tim Whitmer Quartet from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by organist Ken Lovern downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• Stock Hill Steakhouse at 4800 Main features vocalist Laura Chalk from 8:30 – midnight
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Arura Azul appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00
• 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 Webster House features Candace Evans from 7:00 – 9:00
• 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 Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by The MGD’s until 1:00.
• 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27

• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central features Tivon Pennicott and Sullivan Fortner at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents vocalist Ida McBeth from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Alyssa Murray at 6:00 Saturday followed by Hot Club KC from 9:30 – 12:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Molly Hammer Saturday at 2:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, organist Max Groove downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and organist Matt Villinger from 10:30 – 2:30 upstairs. Sunday Eboni and the Ivories appear at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by organist Matt Villinger until 2:30.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has Kyle Lacy and the Harlem River Noise from 8:30 – 11:30
• Stock Hill Steakhouse at 4800 Main features vocalist Laura Chalk from 8:30 – midnight Saturday
• 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
• Affair at 1911 Main features live music for brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Megan Birdsall trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Charles Williams trio from 6:00 – 9:00 Sunday
• Cleaver and Cork at 1333 Walnut presents vocalist Shay Estes Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00
• 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 Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman 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 KC express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Tevin Williams 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
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Saturday Night Duo Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00 and Lonnie McFadden Sunday at 6:00.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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