KKFI Jazz Calendar for January 31 – February 5

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, January 31st to Sunday, February 5th. 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 30

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Marcus Lewis Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarists Danny Embrey and Rod Fleeman from noon – 3:00 and guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by drummer Todd Strait until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents live music 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 31

• 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 live music from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Candace Evans 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 Anne Trinkl 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, February 1

• Unity Temple on the Plaza hosts Spirituality and All That Jazz with pianist Bram Wijnands at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Roger Wilder from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump at 7:30 followed by saxophonist Ernest Melton from 10:30 – 2:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music from 6:30 – 10:30
• 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 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.

Thursday, February 2

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents live music from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music 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 Tank Room at 1813 Grand features A la Mode from 9:00 – 1:00
• The American Jazz Museum features Marc Rice discussing jazz pianist Bennie Moten at 6:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Hot Strings Trio 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 the Kansas City Lightnin’ Bugs from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents pianist Dan Sturdevant 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, February 3

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Indigo Hour at 5:30 followed by the Sons of Brasil from 8:30 – 12:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Bob Bowman from 7:00 -11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Electric Tinks downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 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 Hideout Bar and Grill at 6948 North Oak Trafficway features Taylor Smith at 8:30
• 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 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
• 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, February 4 and Sunday, February 5

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features live music from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Lisa Henry with Roger Wilder Saturday afternoon from 2:30– 5:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, Gerald Spaits downstairs from 9:00 – midnight and drummer Natalie Bates upstairs from 10:30 – 2:30. Sunday vocalist Eboni Fondren appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Steve Lambert until 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 presents the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and 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 vocalist Cynthia Van Rhoden for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening. Vocalist Eboni Fondren appears Sunday morning for the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• 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 and the K C Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Diles Mavis until 1:00
• 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
• 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00

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