KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 16 – July 22

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, July 16th to Sunday, July 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, July 16

• Pianist Alyssa Murray 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 organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by Matt Villinger with Peter Schlamb until 2:30.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Michael Pagan with Teresa Carroll from 6:30 – 9:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has 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 6:00 – 10:00
• B & B Theares at 2101 Kansas Street in Liberty has keyboardist Mark Lowrey from 7:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Paradox Theater at 107 South 6th Street in St. Joseph has the St. Joe Big Band Jam from 700 – 10:00. Musicians bring your axe
• 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, July 17

• 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 saxophonist Ernest Melton 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
• 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
• Pianist Michael Pagan hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• B & B Theares at 2101 Kansas Street in Liberty has Rich Hill from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, July 18

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Michael Pagan and Teresa Carroll from 6:00 -10:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has vocalist Peggy Chilson at 5:30 followed by the Nebula jazz Jam with Nate Nall from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio 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 Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Mike Dillon, and Brandon Phillips at 7:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, July 19

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents drummer Marty Morrison 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 at 6:00 followed by saxophonist Todd Wilkinson until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features pianist Paul Shinn from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents a la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features The Sextet from 9:00 – 12:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania has saxophonist Stephen Martin from 9:00 – 11:00
• 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
• Thee Gin Mill at 4800 135th Street has Stan Kessler with Danny Embrey from 6:00 – 10:00 Saturday
• Hot Club KC appears outdoors at Zona Rosa from 6:30 – 8:30
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has saxophonist Tyler Sanford from 10:30 – 11:30.
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille has Amber Underwood from 6:30 – 9:30
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• B & B Theares at 2101 Kansas Street in Liberty has saxophonist Max Levy from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has 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, July 20

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Synergy at 5:30 followed by the Al Johnson Collective 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 Embrey, Lovern, & Strait downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, the Chris Hazelton Trio upstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and organist Matt Villinger until 2:45
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Amber Underwood from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Cubanisms appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Rich Hill from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Desmond Mason until 12:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille has Lori Tucker from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• B & B Theaters at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Chris Foster from 6:30 – 10:30
• B & B Theares at 2101 Kansas Street in Liberty has Joanna Berkebile from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden at 4:30 followed by Jason Vivone and the Billy Bats from 9:00 – 1:00.
• The Grille at Park Place has Heat Index from 7:30 – 10:30
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Rajean from 5:30 – 8:30
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has Peter Martin from 10:00 – 1:00.
• 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
• Thee Gin Mill at 4800 135th Street has Jeff Freling from 7:00 – 11:00

Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Lisa Henry Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Molly Hammer at 2:30 followed by organist Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00 Saturday, Chris Hazelton downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday the RSS Trio appears at the Green Lady from 10:30 until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday. Sunday the Black Dophin hosts a record release of the Boogaloo 7 from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday the Majestic has pianist 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by more music until 12:30.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has Daniel Hogans Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• 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 Rich Hill for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by The Grand Marquis Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Gerald Spaits performs for the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Brian Ruskin appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00 Saturday.
• The Grille at Park Place has the Sons of Brasil Saturday from 7:30 – 10:30
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street has Mark Lowrey every Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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 Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Leslie MacLean Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Herschel McWilliams from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has the Greg Meise 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 Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Cubanisms Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Saturday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• B & B Theaters at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Paula Saunders from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• B & B Theaters at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Laura Chalk Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Stan Kessler Sunday from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Hotel Phillips at 106 12th Street has A la Mode Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Corbin Theatre at 15 North Water Street in Liberty has Ryan Marquez Saturday from 7:00 – 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 from 6:00 – 9:00.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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