KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 30 – August 5

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, July 30th to Sunday, August 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, July 30

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has the Louis Neal Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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 Harry Miller Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has keyboardist Mark Lowrey 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

Tuesday, July 31

• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania brings in saxophonist Aaron Johnson from 7:00 – 9:00
• 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 keyboardist Matt Villinger 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Alyssa Murray from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 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
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Chris Foster from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, August 1

• Unity Temple on the Plaza presents Spirituality and All that Jazz at 7:00 featuring guitarist Danny Embrey and the Kansas City Kansas Communty College Standard Jazz Choir at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Roger Wilder from 6:00 -10:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has the Nebula jazz Jam with pianist Eddie Moore 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 live music 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 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
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has saxophonist Ernest Melton from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, August 2

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Millage Gilbert 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
• PS Speakeasy in the Hotel Phillips has vocalist Megan Birdsall from 8:00 – 11:00
• 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 Pablo Sanhueza from 9:00 – 12:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania has Peter Schlamb 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
• Vocalist Eboni Fondren appears outdoors at Zona Rosa from 6:30 – 8:30
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania brings in saxophonist Michael Eaton’s Second Nature Ensemble from 7:00 – 9:00
• 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
• Arts KC at 106 Southwest Boulevard has the Midnight Blue Jazz Quartet from 5:30 – 7:30
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has bassist James Albright from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Heather Newman 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, August 3

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Delynia Jannell at 5:30 followed by JC the New King of Funk from 8:30 – 12:30
• The American Jazz Museum at 18th and Vine has Jason Goudeau’s Little Big Band from 7:00 – 8:00
• 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 Jeff Freling from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Paul Shinn from 7:00 – 11:00
• Paganova 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 Natalie Bates from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Julia Haile 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 Julie Turner with Brian Ruskin from 6:30 – 10:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Havilah Bruders from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden at 4:30 followed by J Love from 9:00 – 1:00.
• The Grille at Park Place has Stan Kessler 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 saxophonist Michael Eaton at 9:00
• Pop Up Art Gallery at 918 Baltimore has the River Cow Orchestra from 7:00 – 10:00
• 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, August 4 and Sunday, August 5

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Arthur White & Merge Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum at 1616 East 18th Street has Marcus Anderson and Lin Rountree from 3:00 – 5:00 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Roger Wilder with Lisa Henry Saturday at 2:30 followed by organist Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, Chris Hazelton downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday Natalie Bates appears at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by the RSS Trio from 10:30 until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday followed by Chris Burnett until midnight.
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents the Marcus Lewis Big Band Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• 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 more music until 12:30.
• The Levee at 16 43rd Street has Mike White Sunday from 5:30 – 8:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and Charles Williams from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has 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 Cynthia Van Roden for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Rich Hill Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Eboni Fondren 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 Charles Williams 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 Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Molly Hammer Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features KC Green from 10:00 – 1:00 Saturday
• Affare at 1911 Main has brunch with Havilah Bruders Saturday and with Molly Hammer Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• 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. Hot Club KC appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by BMW until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has the Emmett Lee Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Homer’s at 80th and Metcalf has the Moon City Big Band Saturday from 7:30 – 9:00
• KC Bier at 310 West 79th Street presents Paul Shinn and David Chael Saturday and Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main has Emily Frost Saturday from 8:30 – midnight
• 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 Laura Chalk from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has J Love Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Roger Wilder 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.
• Repeal 18th has Joanna Berkebile Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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