KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 27 – August 2

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, July 27th to Sunday, August 2nd. 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 evening shows except where indicated with words like “brunch” or “noon.”

Monday, July 27

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Louis Neal Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features drummer Todd Strait with Quartet Midwest from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents vocalist Millie Edwards from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania presents Classical Revolution KC at 8:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Jazzbo at 6:00

Tuesday, July 28

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents The Sequel Trio from 9:00 – 12:00
• Guitarist Matt Hopper hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features the New Jazz Order Big Band from 9:00 – 11:30
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 151st Street presents the Abel Ramirez Big Band with Anne Trinkl from 7:30 – 9:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Bobby Adams duo from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Max Groove from 6:00 – 10:00

Wednesday, July 29

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 9:00 – 12:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features pianist Andrew Ouellette from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Bob Bowman 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 trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has drummer Matt Leifer from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Summit Bar and Grill at 4835 Lakewood Way in Lee’s Summit presents vocalist Kathleen Holeman from 4:00 – 7:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Wednesday from 11:30 – 1:30
The Phoenix at 8th and Central has pianist TJ Erhardt from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday July 30

• The Corbin Theater at 15 North Water Street in Liberty hosts a live recording for Kathleen Holeman’s future cd.
• The Grand Marquis appears outdoors at Zona Rosa on Barry Road from 6:30 – 8:30
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features saxophonist Brett Jackson from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents live music at 8:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features Desmond Mason and Josh Williams from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents The Latin Jazz All Stars from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer John Kizilarmut from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Anton’s at 1610 Main presents Joe Miquelon and Bryan Hicks from 8:00 – 11:00
• Ca Va (sah vah) at 4149 Pennsylvania features trumpeter Hermon Mehari
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Alex Barclay and Clay Hughes from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden tonight from 8:00 – 12:00
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Mandy Boothe from 6:00 -10:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue presents organist Greg Meise from 9:00 – 1:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday July 31

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Just a Taste of Jazz from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by the Tyrone Clark Quartet until 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Mark Lowrey from 9:00 1:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features vocalist Megan Birdsall from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th features Stan Kessler’s Crossroads Quartet from 8:00 – 10:30.
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features vocalist Kathleen Holeman from 5:00 – 8:00 followed by Victor and Penny until 12:30
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Knock – Kneed Sally until 1:00.
• A la Mode 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 vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 -11:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has drummer Philip Wakefield from 7:00 – 11:00
• Lucky Brewgrille at 5401 Johnson Drive features the Ron Carlson Trio from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features pianist Charles Pridgen every Friday from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Lori Tucker from 8:00 – 12:00
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday 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
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Bobby Adams Duo from 6:00 – 11:00
• 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.
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 7:30 – 10:30

Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the Will Matthews B3 Organ Trio featuring Bobby Floyd from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has live music Saturday from 8:00 – 10:30. Sunday the Take 5 presents a jazz brunch from 10:00 – 2:00,
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Interstring at 6:00 followed by OJT from 9:30 – 1:30 Saturday. Sunday the 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features 2 Proud 2 Beg from 8:30 until 12:30
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has drummer Philip Wakefield from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Rich Hill plays the jazz brunch at the Majestic from 11:00 – 1:00, and Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway features the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Bryan Hicks Sunday from 3:00 – 6:00
• Californo’s has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 10:00 Saturday
• 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 features vocalist Cynthia Van Rhoden for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Vocalist Mandy Boothe appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents the annual Phoenix Fest with outdoor and indoor music from 3:00 in the afternoon to 1:00 in the morning with Shades of Jade, the Old Number 5’s, Tim Whitmer and the Wild Women, Jason Vivone and the Billy Bats, the MGD’s, Levee Town, and Amanda Fish Saturday.
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin tomorrow night from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has CoCo Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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 from 7:30 – 10:30

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