KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 4 – December 10

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 4th to Sunday, December 10th. 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 4

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine hosts the Blue Monday Jam from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by organist Max Groove until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has guitarist Will Matthews from 6:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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, December 5

• 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 guitarist Danny Embrey 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.
• Repeal 18th at 1825 Buchanan Street in North Kansas City presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features pianist Leslie MacLean from 7:30 – 10:00

Wednesday, December 6

• Unity Temple on the Plaza hosts Spirituality and All That Jazz with violinist Marvin Gruenbaum at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Roger Wilder 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 saxophonist Todd Wilkinson from 10:30 – 2:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features the Creighton Organization from 8:30 – 12:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, December 7

• The Blue Room presents keyboardist Paul Roberts 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 Ken Lovern from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by organist Matt Villinger until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features vocalist David Basse from 8:00 – 12:00
• 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
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Laura Chalk from 7:00 – 11:00
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features organist Greg Meise from 9:30 – 1:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, December 8

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Delynia Janelle at 5:30 followed by the Hangout 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 vocalist Molly Hammer downstairs from 8:30 – 12:00 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features the Reyes, Slimm, & Schley Organ trio 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 the Grand Marquis 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.
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf features trombonist Brian Scarborough from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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 the Tevin Williams band from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Bitter Disappointments until 1:00.
• The Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway features J Love from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania features vocalist Julia Haile from 9:00 – 11:00
• 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, December 9 and Sunday, December 10

• Liberty Hall at 644 Massachusetts in Lawrence presents the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra at 8:00
• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central brings in the Spanish Harlem Orchestra Saturday at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine hosts a celebration of life for Dean Hampton Saturday from noon – 2:00 followed by the Sons of Brasil from 8:30 – 12:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Alyssa Murray at 6:00 followed by live music from 9:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Roger Wilder with Lisa Henry at 2:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, organist Chris Hazelton downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 10:30 – 2:30 upstairs. Sunday vocalist Kathleen Holeman appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Stephen Lambert until 2:30.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features an Underwood flute recital from 1:00 – 2:30 Saturday followed by guitarist Steve Gray from 9:00 – midnight
• 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
• 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 – 8:30 Sunday
• Affare at 1911 Main presents guitarist Brian Ruskin at Saturday brunch from 10:00 – 2:00 and vocalist Eboni Fondren Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• 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 the Hot Strings Trio at the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by vocalist Molly Hammer Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Bryan Hicks plays the Chaz brunch Sunday morning from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Plaza III Steakhouse at 4749 Pennsylvania features Lonnie McFadden Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00
• 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. AJ Young and the Outfit appear 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
• Soiree New Orlans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville features Herschel McWilliams with Greg Clinkingbeard from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday
• 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
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf features the Moon City Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30 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.
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand features Mike Ning and Sherry Brummett Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Brian Ruskin Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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