KKFI Jazz Calendar for February 26 – March 4

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, February 26th to Sunday, March 4th. 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 26

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents 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 Matt Villinger and Peter Schlamb until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has bassist Steve Rigazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf presents the Kicks Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Michael O’Shiver from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania brings in Marbin at 9:00.
• 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
• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College presents Parallax Tuesday at noon

Tuesday, February 27

• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College presents Parallax Tuesday at noon
• 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 Bryan Hicks 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 Gerald Spaits with Charles Perkins until 2:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Karl McComas – Reichl from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has David Basse with the Jim Lower Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:30.
• Julep at 4141 Pennsylvania presents saxophonist Matt Otto from 8:00 – 10:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band with Frankie “V” from 7:30 – 9:30
• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf presents the Dan Riggs Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00

Wednesday, February 28

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Rueben Pascottini 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 bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump from 7:30 – 9:00
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway features guitarist Jeff Freling from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Bryan Hicks 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 presents saxophonist Brad Gregory from 7:00 – 9:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Vitamin C from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, March 1

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents kkfi’s own Jeff Harshbarger with Shay Estes 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 saxophonist Todd Wilkinson from 10:30 – 2:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden 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
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents Ben Leifer’s Plus-Minus from 7:00 – 9:30
• 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
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway features Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00
• P.S. Speakeasy in the Hotel Phillips has Alex Abramovitz from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents trumpeter Jasper Shrake from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features The Brad Cox Octet from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Laura Chalk from 7:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, March 2

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Delynia Jannell at 5:30 followed by live music 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 Ken Lovern with Danny Embrey downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and organist Matt Villinger until 2:45
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features The Project H 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 vocalist Molly Hammer from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by vocalist Julia Haile until 12:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place features Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman from 7:30 – 10:30
• 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 J Love from 9:00 – until 1:00.
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 5:30 – 8:30
• 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, March 3 and Sunday, March 4

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Charles Williams with vocalist Eboni Fondren Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Roger Wilder with Lisa Henry at 2:30 followed by organist Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, the Chris Hazelton Trio downstairs and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday vocalist Kathleen Holeman appears at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by drummer Natalie Bates from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features saxophonist Chris Burnett from 9:00 – midnight Saturday.
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Melody Roberts with Doug Perkins Saturday from 5:30 – 8:30 and Sunday morning from 11:30 – 2:30
• 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
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand features the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by live music until 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Justin Binek trio from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has The Jacob Schwartzberg Musetet Saturday at 9:00 and pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place features A la Mode from 7:30 – 10:30
• 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 a jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Stan Kessler Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Plaza III Steakhouse at 4749 Pennsylvania features Lonnie McFadden Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf presents the Moon City Big Band 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. Hot Club KC appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Brody Buster Band until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin Saturday from 8:00 – midnight.
• 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 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
• 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 has Herschel McWilliams with Andrew Ouellette Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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