KKFI Jazz Calendar for June 4 – June 10

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, June 4th to Sunday, June 10th. 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 4

• Saxophonist Ernest Melton 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 organist Max Groove until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has guitarist Will Matthews from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:00 – 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 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 5

• 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 guitarist Danny Embrey 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 Charles Perkins with Gerald Spaits until 2:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Karl McComas – Reichl 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
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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 Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features Jon Kratzer from 7:00 – 9:30
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, June 6

• Unity Temple on the Plaza hosts Spirituality & all that Jazz with steel pan player Scott Prebys at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Rick Willoughby from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has the Nebula jazz Jam in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• Thee Gin Mill at 13451 Briar Street has guitarist Steve Gray from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 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 A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, June 7

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents TJ Hooker-Taylor 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 saxophinst Todd Wilkinson from 11:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features the Shawn Maxwell Quintet from 8:30 – 11:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania has vocalist Lauren Kurm 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
• The Sons of Brasil 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 pianist TJ Erhardt from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has Eclipse from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features bassist Tyrone Clark from 8:00 – 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, June 8

• The Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival at 7th and Felix in St. Joe has Brad Gregory at 6:00 followed by Guitar Elation at 8:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Da Truth at 5:30 followed by Bowdog from 8:30 – 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 RSS Trio 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 Saturday.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Grand Marquis 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 Emily Frost from 7:00 -11:00
• Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkwayhas J Love from 8:00 – midnight
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Shay Estes until 12:30
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has saxophonist Ernest Melton from 6:30 – 10:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place features keyboardist Charles Williams from 7:30 – 10:30
• Thee Gin Mill at 13451 Briar Street has Joanna Berkebile from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 at 4:30 followed by Taylor Smith from 9:00 – 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 pianist Tom Roberts from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10

• The Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival at 7th and Felix in St. Joe has live music from 3:30 – 9:00 featuring the St. Joe High School All Star Jazz Band, the KC Jazz Academy Combo, the New Red Onion Jazz Babies, and the St. Joe Big Band
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Arthur White and Merge Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Jackie Myers with Matt Hopper at 2:30 Saturday followed by organist Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, the RSS trio downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday keyboardist Jackie Myers 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 The Project H from 9:00 – 12:00 Saturday.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan 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
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Stan Kessler Saturday from 5:30 – 8:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by Bob Bowman until 12:30. Sunday Peter Schlamb appears at Corvino from 5:00 – 8:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Charles Williams Trio from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill Saturday at 9:00 and every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place features Herschel McWilliams from 7:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Ron Gutierrez from 8:00 – 11:00 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 presents the Hot Strings Trio for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Havilah Bruders Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman perform for the Chaz brunch Sunday from 10:00 – 1:00
• A la Mode appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00 Saturday.
• 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 guitarist Nick Schnebelen until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin Saturday from 8:00 – midnight.
• 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 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 and Delynia Brown 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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