KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 7 – December 13

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 7th to Sunday, December 13th. 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 evening shows except where indicated with words like “brunch” or “noon.”

Monday, December 7

• Trumpeter Ryan Thielman 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 bassist Karl McComas – Reichl from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Joe Cartwright from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Millie Edwards with Tom DeMasters 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, December 8

• The Kauffman Center brings in vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra at 7:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents DoJo from 8:00 – 11:00
• Guitarist Matt Hopper 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 presents live music from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• White Recital Hall at UMKC presents the student big bands at 7:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Bobby Adams duo from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• 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

Wednesday, December 9

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents kkfi’s own Jeff Harshbarger from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand hosts a live recording of the Twelfth Street Jump featuring trombonist Jason Goudeau interpreting the music of Bob Brookmeyer from 7:30 – 9:00 followed by OJT until midnight
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features vocalist Shay Estes with Peter Schlamb 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 Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has drummer Matt Leifer from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, December 10

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Duck Warner from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features violinist Adam Galblum with Roger Wilder from 6:00 – 9:00. Tomorrow bassist Gerald Spaits appears during lunch at the American from 11:30 – 2:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents pianist Andrew Ouellete from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by organist Chris Hazelton until 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Anton’s at 1610 Main presents Joe Miquelon and Bryan Hicks from 8:00 – 11:00
• Ca Va (sah vah) at 4149 Pennsylvania features live music
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue presents Snuff Jazz from 9:30 – 1:00
• 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
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Alexis Barclay and Clay Hughes from 7:00 – 11:00.

Friday, December 11

• The Kauffman Center brings in trumpeter Doc Severinson with the Kansas City Symphony at 8:00
• The Uptown Theater presents Dave Stephens with Frank Vigliaturo celebrating Frank Sinatra’s centennial at 8:00 after a 7:00 dinner.
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Delynia Bailey and the Bass Kings from 5:30 –8:30 followed by Interstring until 12:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Megan Birdsall from 7:00 -11:00
• The Art Factory at 135th and Nall features live music from 8:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by bassist Dominique Sanders from 8:30 – 10:00 and Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 until 1:30
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features pianist Mark Lowrey with Dave Stephens from 6:30 – 10:00
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features pianist Charles Pridgen from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Lori Tucker from 8:00 – 12:00
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 3:30 – 5:30
• 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 Amanda Fish 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 6:00 – 11:00
• 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.
• EBT at 435 and State Line features Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 7:30 – 10:30
• That’s your jazz calendar for Friday December 11th. Stay tuned for the Saturday and Sunday Jazz Calendar at 2:30. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13

• The Gem Theater brings in electric bassist Julian Vaughn Saturday at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents a battle of the bands with the KU Jazz Ensemble and the MU Jazz Ensemble from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Molly Hammer from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT until 1:30 Saturday. Sunday the 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and 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 features keyboardist Max Groove for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Chaz has live music Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Penn Valley Community College presents the Metro Jazz Workshop students in the Science Building at 3:00 Sunday
• 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. Vocalist Kelley Gant appears at the Phoenix Saturday at 4:30 followed by the LaFonda All Stars from 9:00 until 1:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin tomorrow night from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has The Greg Meise Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has The Midtown Quartet at 7:00 Sunday
• EBT at 435 and State Line features Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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 from 7:30 – 10:30

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