KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 23 – July 29

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, July 23rd to Sunday, July 29th. 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 23

• Pianist Everette Freeman 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.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has bassist Steve Rigazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• B & B Theares at 2101 Kansas Street in Liberty has keyboardist Michael Pagan from 6:30 – 9:30
• 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 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
• Amigo’s Grill and Cantina at 2737 south 47th Street has the Kicks Band from 7:30 – 9:00

Tuesday, July 24

• 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 clarinetist John Blegen 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 bassist Tyrone Clark until 2:30
• 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 Mark Lowrey 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 vocalist Emily Frost from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, July 25

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Ruben Pascottini from 6:00 -10:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has the Nebula jazz Jam with the Brad Gregory Sextet 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
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump featuring Alex Abramowitz interpreting the music Louis Armstrong from 7:30 – 9:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features The Freedom Affair from 8:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Charles Williams 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
• Sound 81 Productions at 4825 Northwest Northwood Road has vocalist Molly Hammer from 7:00 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 Nick Schnebelen from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, July 26

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the KC Latin Jazz All Stars 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 at 6:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 6:00 -10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Pope of Dope from 9:00 – 12:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania has saxophonist Stephen Martin from 9:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club is closed for a private event tonight
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Saxophonist Todd Wilkinson appears outdoors at Zona Rosa from 6:30 – 8:30
• Saxophonist Dave Panico appears outdoors at the Penguin Courtyard on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has saxophonist Brandon Wilkins from 7:30 – 10:30 .
• 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
• B & B Theares at 2101 Kansas Street in Liberty has keyboardist Roger Wilder from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Taylor Smith 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
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has the River Cow Orchestra from 7:00 – 10:00

Friday, July 27

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Just a Taste of Jazz at 5:30 followed by Rich Hill 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 Boogaloo 7 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 Paul Shinn from 7:00 – 11:00
• Roger Wilder and Stan Kessler appear outdoors at Ward Parkway Shops from 6:00 – 9:00
• Hot Club KC 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 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 Shay Estes until 12:30
• 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 J Love from 6:30 – 10:30
• B & B Theares at 2101 Kansas Street in Liberty has Millie Edwards from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden at 4:30 followed by the MGD’s from 9:00 – 1:00.
• The Grille at Park Place has Tyrone Clark from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has Nate Nall 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

Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Ida McBeth Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00 Saturday, Mitch Towne downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, 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.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Paul Shinn 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 Cubanisms until 12:30.
• Community Christian Church at 46th and Main has a July Jazz Jam from 4:00 – 6:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Flannigan’s Right Hook from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and Eclipse from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has David Valdez 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 Chris Foster for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Bryan Hicks Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Matt Villinger performs for the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Havilah Bruders appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00 Saturday.
• The Grille at Park Place has Matt Hopper Saturday from 7:30 – 10:30
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street has Mark Lowrey every Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Affare at 1911 Main has brunch with Bryan Hicks Saturday and with Adam Galblum Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has the Phoenix Fest Saturday from noon – 1:00 AM with J Love, Heather Newman, Vik G, BMW, The Wild Women of Jazz, Brody Buster, Tim Whitmer, Tevin Williams, Nick Schnebelen, and Taylor Smith
• Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• 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 Emmett Lee Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• KC Bier at 310 West 79th Street presents Paul Shinn Saturday and Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main has Jackie Myers Saturday from 8:30 – midnight
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has Bennie, Basie and Bird from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the Saturday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• B & B Theaters at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Laura Chalk from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• B & B Theaters at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Molly Hammer Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Kim Sivils Sunday from 6:30 – 9:30
• 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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