KKFI Jazz Calendar for February 11 – February 17

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, February 11th to Sunday, February 17th. 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, February 11

• Trombonist Mitch Butler 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 Max Groove 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 pianist Peter Schlamb 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, February 12

• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by the RSS Trio 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 keyboardist Ruben Pascottini from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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
• The Fontaine at 901 West 48th Place has drummer Alan Voss from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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, February 13

• 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 guitarist Matt Hopper from 10:30 – 2:30
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has the Westport jazz Jam with trumpeter Quin Wallace from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Jessica Paige Quartet 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 Phoenix at 8th and Central has A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue has the Creighton Organization from 8:00 – 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 Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00

Thursday, Valentine’s Day

• Musical Theater Heritage in Crown Center presents “Big Bands are Better” at 7:00 directed by Brad Cox
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Amber Underwood Project from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the John Brewer Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Ken Lovern from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Eboni Fondren from 6:00 -10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has McDowell & Company from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has trumpeter Daniel Dissmore from 8:00 – 10:00.
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Fontaine at 901 West 48th Place has drummer Alan Voss from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue has the Greg Meise Trio from 8:00 – 11:00
• Riverwood Winery at 22200 Highway 45 in Rushville has Brad Allen from 5:30 – 8:30
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Penny Black from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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
• Celebrations Event Space at 10635 Floyd Street has David Basse from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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 A la Mode from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Hotel Phillips at 12th and Wyandotte has J Love from 8:00 – 11:00
• Crystal’s Spot at 7th and Massachusetts in Lawrence has Stan Kessler from 7:00 – 10:00

Friday, February 15

• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central brings in Kandace Springs. The music starts at 8:00 preceded by an onstage interview at 7:00
• Musical Theater Heritage in Crown Center presents “Big Bands are Better” at 8:00 directed by Brad Cox
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Will Matthews from 7:00 – 11:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Gray Matter from 5:00 – 7:30 followed by Da Truth 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 Tim Whitmer from 4:30 – 7:30 followed by Jackie Myers downstairs from 7:30 – 10:30, Embrey and Lovern upstairs from 8:00 – 11:00, the RSS Trio downstairs until 2:00, and Tyrone Clark upstairs until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has the Boogaloo 7 from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan from 7:00 – 11:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Desmond Mason until 11:45.
• Hush at 10th and Broadway has Amber Underwood from 11:00 – 1:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Joanna Berkebile from 6:30 – 10:30
• B & B Theatres at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Rod Fleeman and Dan Bliss 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 from 4:30 – 8:30
• 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
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Joel McNulty

Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17

• Musical Theater Heritage in Crown Center presents “Big Bands are Better,” directed by Brad Cox, with shows Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 and Saturday at 8:00
• MOD Event Space at 1809 McGee brings in Ben Allison & Think Free Sunday from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Topeka Jazz Workshop at the Ramada Inn in Topeka brings in Bria Skonberg Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00
• Liberty Hall at 644 Massachusetts in Lawrence brings in Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox Sunday at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Ida McBeth Saturday from 8:30 – 12:00.
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Lisa Henry from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The Uptown Theater at 3700 Broadway has A la Mode Saturday from 8:30 – 11:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Charles Williams Saturday at 2:30 followed by Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, Danny Embrey downstairs from 7:30 – 10:30 and Danny Rojas until 2:00 and Tyrone Clark upstairs until 2:30. Sunday Molly Hammer appears at the Green Lady at 4:30 followed by Eboni & the Ivories at 8:00 and Jackie Myers from 11:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday followed by the David Valdez/Matt Otto Quartet until 1:00.
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents the Brad Cox Octet Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• Knucklehead’s at 2715 Rochester has Sammy Miller and the Congregation Saturday
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan 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
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Alyssa Murray from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Jamie Anderson from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by Shay Estes until 11:45. Sunday Ryan Head appears at Corvino from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Emily Dix from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Charles Williams Trio from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Havilah Bruders Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Chaz has Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf has the Brian Ohlert Big Band Saturday from 7:00 – 9:30
• YJ’s at 1746 Washington has Bryan Hicks Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Jackie Myers Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Jazzy Jazz at the Sunday brunch from 11:00 – 2:00 followed by Lonnie McFadden from 6:30 – 9:30
• B & B Theatres at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has J Love from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• Affare at 1911 Main has jazz brunch featuring Eboni Fondren Sunday 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 appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Nick Schnebelen 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 the Emmett Lee 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
• The Fontaine at 901 West 48th Place has Alan Voss at Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 1823 West 39th Street has Brad Allen Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Saturday Night Duo Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00 and Delynia Brown 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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