KKFI Jazz Calendar for February 25 – March 3

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, February 25th to Sunday, March 3rd. 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 25

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has the Louis Neal Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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 bassist Steve Rigazzi 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 pianist Allysa Murray 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 26

• 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 clarinetist John Blegen 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 Uptown Arts Bar at 3611 Broadway has the River Cow Orchestra at 7:00
• 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 Desmond Mason from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, February 27

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Bryan Hicks 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
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has saxophonist Matt Otto from 8:00 – 10:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has the Westport jazz Jam with bassist Ben Tervort 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 Brad Gregory Sextet at 7:00
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway presents keyboardist Max Groove from 8:00 – 11:00
• J Love hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• 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, February 28

• Capsule at 1664 Broadway presents the John Kizilarmut group and the Nate Nall Quintet from 8:00 – 10:00
• The Eldridge Hotel at 7th and Massachusetts in Lawrence brings in trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Kansas City Latin Jazz Orchestra 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 Molly Hammer from 6:00 -10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has the Taylor Smith Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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 Pope of Dope from 8:00 – 11:00
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Midnight Blue from 7:00 – 11:00
• Studio 111 at 111North Main Street in Ottawa has the Ottawa University Jazz Combo 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
• 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 keyboardist Jackie Myers from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Hotel Phillips at 12th and Wyandotte has vocalist Megan Birdsall from 8:00 – 11:00

Friday, March 1

• The Burgle Union at KU Brings in Ryan Keberle and Catharsis with the student ensemble at 7:30
• 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 Lady D from 5:00 – 7:30 followed by Charles Williams with Sharon Thompson and Kathleen Holeman 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 upstairs from 4:30 – 7:30, Jackie Myers downstairs from 7:30 – 2:00, Embrey, Lovern, and Strait upstairs from 8:00 – 11:00 followed by the RSS Trio 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 Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Natalie Bates from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Stan Kessler until 11:45.
• Hush at 10th and Broadway has Heat Index at 8:00 followed by A la Mode from 11:00 – 1:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Molly Hammer from 6:30 – 10:30
• B & B Theatres at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Julie Turner and Brian Ruskin 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 followed by J Love 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
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Joel McNulty

Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3

• MOD Event Space at 1809 McGee brings in Ryan Keberle & Catharsis Sunday from 7:00 – 9:00
• The Burgle Union at KU Brings in Ryan Keberle and Catharsis with the student ensemble at 7:30 Saturday
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Delynia Jannell, Paula Saunders, and Charlotte Fletcher Saturday from 8:30 – 12:00.
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Roger Wilder from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Rod Fleeman Saturday at 2:30 followed by Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, Wire Town downstairs from 7:30 – 10:30 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:00, and Tyrone Clark upstairs until 2:30.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday followed by Joey Panella until 1:00.
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• 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
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Jerry Hooper from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Jamie Anderson from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by Slim Hanson and the Poor Choices until 11:45. Sunday Alyssa Murray appears at Corvino from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Jessica Paige 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 Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Chaz has Eboni Fondren at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• 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 Julie Turner and Brian Ruskin Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Cynthia van Rhoden 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 Jazzy Jazz from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• 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. Hot Club KC appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by BMW 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
• 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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