KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 10 – December 16

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 10th to Sunday, December 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, December 10

• Trombonist Jason Goudeau 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 organist Matt Villinger from 10:30 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
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has a jazz jam with Mark Lowrey from 6:30 – 9:30. Musicians bring your axe
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has live music from 6:00 – 8:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Lady D from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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, December 11

• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has live music 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 bassist Tyrone Clark until 2:30
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has the Jim Lower Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:30.
• 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 has guitarist Danny Embrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Mid Continent Public Library at 8900 Northeast Flintlock Road has Millie Edwards’ Have Yourself a Millie Little Christmas at 6:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Alyssa Murray from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has the Dan Riggs Big Band at 7:00
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, December 12

• The Kauffman Center brings in pianist George Winston at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump at 7:30 with John Paul Drum interpreting the music of Paul Butterfield followed by pianist Leslie MacLean from 9:00 – 12:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has the Westport jazz Jam with trumpeter Daniel Dissmore from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• 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 Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has the New Vintage Big Band at 7:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue has the Creighton Organization from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has guitarist Chris Foster from 6:30 – 9:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has live music from 7:00 – 11:00

Thursday, December 13

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents bassist Bill McKemy from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton at 6:00 followed by saxophonist Stephen Martin until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has the Sons of Brasil from 7:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 6:00 -10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has Noah McNair from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue has organist Greg Meise from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Mid Continent Public Library at 150 Northwest Oldham Parkway in Lee’s Summit has Millie Edwards’ Have Yourself a Millie Little Christmas at 6:30
• The Hotel Phillips at 12th and Baltimore has A la Mode from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has saxophonist Brandon Wilkins at 7:00
• 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
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Jackie Myers from 7:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Kathleen Holeman from 6:30 – 9:30

Friday, December 14

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Da Truth at 5:30 followed by Charles Williams 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 Todd Wilkinson from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Embrey and Lovern downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and organist Matt Villinger until 2:45
• 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 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 Shay Estes until 11:45
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Millie Edwards from 6:30 – 10:30
• B & B Theatres at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Joanna Berkebile from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Ron Gutierrez from 8:00 – 11:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Lori Tucker from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden at 4:30 followed by The Stone Cutter’s Union from 9:00 – 1:00.
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Hush at 10th and Broadway has Herschel McWilliams from 8:00 – 11:00
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville has Amber Underwood from 5:30 – 8:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Max Groove from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Joel McNulty

Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16

• Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center brings in the HabHabitat Holiday Orchestra Sunday at 2:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine hosts Kansas City Jazz Academy showcase at 1:30 Saturday and the James Ward Band from 8:30 – 12:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, the Chris Hazelton Trio downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, and Stephen Martin upstairs until 2:30. Sunday Eboni & the Ivories appear at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by the RSS Trio from 10:30 -l 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday the Majestic has 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 Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Clint Ashlock until 11:45 Saturday. Sunday Ryan Head appears at Corvino from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Charles Williams Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• YJ’s at 1746 Washington has bassist Bryan Hicks every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Rich Hill at the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Jackie Myers Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Chaz presents Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman at the jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Hotel Phillips at 12th and Baltimore has A la Mode from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main has Emily Frost Saturday from 8:30 – midnight
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville has Stan Kessler Saturday from 5:30 – 8:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Steve Gray with Shannon Lipps Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 , Kelley Gant at Sunday brunch from 11:00 – 2:00, and Laura Chalk from 6:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• B & B Theatres at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has J Love Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30
• Affare at 1911 Main has Eboni Fondren Sunday at brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• Johnny Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf has Jim Mair Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• Hush at 10th and Broadway has Matt Villinger Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf has Brian Scarborough from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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 appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Brody Buster until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00.
• 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 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 from 6:00 – 9:00.
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Alan Stribling Saturday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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