KKFI Jazz Calendar for January 8 – January 14

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, January 8th to Sunday, January 14th. 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 8

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine hosts the Blue Monday Jam 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 the Villinger/Schlamb Trio 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
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• 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, January 9

• 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 bassist 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.
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band with Anne Trinkl from 7:30 – 9:30
• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00

Wednesday, January 10

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Rick Whilloughby 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 Brick at 1727 McGee has Mike Dillon from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features the Chreighton Organization from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio 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
• Prohibition Hall at 1118McGee has keyboardist Max Groove from 8:00 – midnight
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, January 11

• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents the Natalie Bates Quartet from 7:00 – 9:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features guitarist Matt Hopper 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 Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Stephen Martin until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features vocalist David Basse from 8:00 – 12:00
• 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 Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway features the RSS Organ Trio from 6:30 – 9:30
• Hush Speakeasy at 1000 Broadway presents Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00
• P.S. Speakeasy in the Hotel Phillips features a la Mode from 8:00 – 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 saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features organist Greg Meise 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, January 12

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features BMW at 5:30 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark 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 Danny Embrey with Ken Lovern 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 pianist Leslie MacLean from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville features Stan Kessler from 5:30 – 8:30
• 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 pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by vocalist Shay Estes until 12:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• 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 Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Bitter Disappointments until 1:00.
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• The Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway features J Love from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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, January 13 and Sunday, January 14

• The Topeka Jazz Workshop at the Ramada Inn in Topeka brings in Dick Oatts and Terell Stafford Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine the James Ward Band Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Molly Hammer at 2:30 followed by organist Ken Lovern from 6:00 – 8:00, Guitar Elation from 8:00 – 11:00, and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30 upstairs. Sunday vocalist Eboni Fondren appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by Natalie Bates until 2:30.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features The Project H from 9:00 – midnight Saturday.
• First Baptist Church at 100 West Red Bridge Road presents a Jazz Vespers with the Sons of Brasil from 6:00 – 8:00 Sunday evening
• 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
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Justin Binek Trio from 5:30 – 8:30 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 the Hot Strings Trio at the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by vocalist Havilah Bruders Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Bryan Hicks sings for the Chaz brunch Sunday morning from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Plaza III Steakhouse at 4749 Pennsylvania features Lonnie McFadden Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Hush Speakeasy at 1000 Broadway presents the Jeff Freling Trio Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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 KC Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Heather Newman 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 the Greg Meis 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
• Affare at 1911 Main presents A la Mode at Saturday brunch and Jeff Freling at Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• Ophelia’s in Independence Square features Candace Evans Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 features vocalist Amber Underwood Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway features The State Line from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday

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