KKFI Jazz Calendar for June 12 – June 18

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, June 12th to Sunday, June 18th. 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, June 12

• White Hall at Washburn University in Topeka brings in vocalist Karrin Allyson at 7:30
• Bassist Seth Lee hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th & Vine from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Stephen Martin 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 Charles Williams Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• 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, June 13

• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features Ryan Heinlein and Buffalo at 7:00
• Mark Lowrey 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 vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has David Basse with the Jim Lower Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents 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 Matt Hopper’s Agora from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by organist Max Groove until 2:30
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00

Wednesday, June 14

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Rick Willoughby from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania features the Westport jazz Jam in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT at 6:00 followed by saxophonist Ernest Melton from 10:30 – 2:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, June 15

• The American Jazz Museum brings in author Karen Chilton to discuss her biography of pianist Hazel Scott at 6:30
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Groove 101 from 7:00 – 11:00
• Stock Hill Steakhouse at 4800 Main features Clint Ashlock and Jessica Paige from 7:00 – 10:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Ken Lovern at 6:00 followed by Guitar Elation at 8:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits from 11:30 – 2:30
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Gerald Spaits, Hans Sturm, and Ben Leifer at 7:00 followed by Snuff Dope from 9:30 – 1:00
• 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 keyboardist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Valentine and the Ticklers appear outdoors at Zona Rosa from 6:30 – 8:30
• 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
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Max Levy from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, June 16

• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand hosts the Kansas City Bass Festival with Johnny Hamil, Sylvain Rabbath, Jeff Harshbarger, Brian Roessler, and Mark Dresser from 7:00 – 9:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features James “Fuzzy” West followed by the James Ward Band from 8:30 PM – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by the Ryan Thielman Quartet downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• Stock Hill Steakhouse at 4800 Main features vocalist Laura Chalk from 8:30 – midnight
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Sons of Brasil appear 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 Monique Danielle from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by the Crossroads Quartet 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 Crosseyed Cat until 1:00.
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Max Groove from 6:30 – 10:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18

• Linden Square at North East 69th and Holmes in Gladstone presents the Sons of Brasil Saturday from 5:30 – 7:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Da Truth from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Kathleen Holeman Saturday afternoon from 2:30– 5:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, the Crossroads Quartet downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and the New Transition Quartet from 10:30 – 2:30. Sunday the Sons of Brasil appear at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Steve Lambert until 2:30.
• Stock Hill Steakhouse at 4800 Main features vocalist Laura Chalk from 8:30 – midnight Saturday
• Jazzy B’s Diner at 1803 Northeast Colbern Road in Lee’s Summit presents trombonist Brian Scarborough every Saturday from 5:30 – 8:30
• 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Nanny Assis from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by live music from 9:30 – 12:30
• Julep Cocktail Club at 4141 Pennsylvania presents live music Sunday evening.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Charles Williams from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Harry Miller Trio Sunday from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton Saturday at 8:00
• 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
• Cubanisms appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00 Saturday
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Rich Hill duo for jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and Shay Estes Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman perform for the Sunday Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• 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. Knock Kneed Sally appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Rick Bacus until 1:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin Saturday from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has CoCo Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The KC Bier Company at 79th and Wornall presents Bram Wijnands Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 3:00 – 5:00
• 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 Duo 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 Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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