KKFI Jazz Calendar for January 16 – January 22

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, January 16th to Sunday, January 22nd. 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, January 16

• Drummer Tyree Johnson 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 vocalist Molly Hammer from noon – 3:00 and guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Steve Lambert until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand features A la Mode from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents vocalist Millie Edwards 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, January 17

• 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 presents bassist Dominique Sanders from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features organist Chris Hazelton from 7:00 – 11:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits until 2:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez big Band with Tony Antonucci from 7:30 – 9:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30

Wednesday, January 18

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents trumpeter Catie Rodgers from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features OJT at 6:00 followed by saxophonist Ernest Melton from 10:30 – 2:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• Journeyman at 1121 West 47th Street presents Stan Kessler with Danny Embrey from 6:00 – 8:00
• 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
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has vocalist Peggy Chilson at 7:00 as well as a jazz Jam with pianist Eddie Moore in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00

Thursday, January 19

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents pianist Roger Wilder from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitar Elation at 6:00 followed by keyboardist Joe Cartwright from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Westport Coffee House Theater features the Westport Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarist Will Matthews from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Snuff Dope from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents pianist Charles Williams 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
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Dan Bliss from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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

Friday, January 20

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Lady D at 5:30 followed by Book of Gaia from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Kathleen Holeman at 2:00 followed by keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Stan Kessler downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• 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.
• 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 Jason Vivone and the Billy Bats until 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 -11:00
• 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
• 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.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22

• Musical Heritage Theater at Crown Center presents the David Basse/Joe Cartwright Septet at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Ida McBeth from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Kathleen Holeman Saturday afternoon from 2:30– 5:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, Everette DeVan downstairs from 9:00 – midnight and keyboardist Matt Villinger upstairs from 10:30 – 2:30. Sunday drummer Todd Strait appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by saxophonist Steve Lambert until 2:30.
• Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center features the Sons of Brasil Sunday at 7:00
• 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 presents an Alternative Jazz Series performance Sunday at 8:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has vocalist Megan Birdsall from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Brian Steever Trio from 6:30 – 10:30 Sunday
• 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 trumpeter Catie Rodgers for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening.
• 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 and the K C Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Kansas City Lightnin’ Bugs until 1:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Kansas City Green from 9:00 – 1:00 Saturday
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00 Sunday
• 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
• The KC Bier Company at 79th and Wornall presents Bram Wijnands Saturday and Sunday afternoon 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 Trio Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00. Sunday Lonnie McFadden appears at Sullivan’s from 5:30 – 9:00
• Ophelia’s in Independence Square has Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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