KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 12 – March 18

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

• Vocalist Millie Edwards 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 Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf presents the Kicks Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania brings in Marbin at 9:00.
• 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, March 13

• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College presents pianist Everette Freeman Tuesday at noon
• 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 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 Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features the UMKC Jazz Combos from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by Charles Perkins with Tyrone Clark from 11:30 – 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 with Anne Trinkl from 7:30 – 9:30
• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, March 14

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Roger Wilder with Seth Lee from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has the Nebula jazz Jam in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features the UMKC Jazz Combos from 6:00 – 10:00
• Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, March 15

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents pianist Alyssa Murray 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 guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Todd Wilkinson from 11:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features the UMKC Jazz Combos from 6:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• 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
• 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
• Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway presents the RSS Organ Trio from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Candice Hill from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Snuff Dope from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Laura Chalk from 7:00 – 11:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania features vocalist Julia Haile from 9:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, March 16

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features The Band Oasis at 5:30 followed by Clint Ashlock with Kelley Gant 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 The Project H downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, 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 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by pianist Desmond Mason until 12:30
• 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 trumpeter Stan Kessler from 7:30 – 10:30
• 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 at 4:30 followed by Jason Vivone and the Billy Bats from 9:00 – until 1:00.
• Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway presents Tevin Williams from 8:00 – 12:00
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 5:30 – 8:30
• 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, March 17 and Sunday, March 18

• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central presents the Kansas City Women’s Chorus at 8:00 Saturday
• Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center has saxophonist Matt Otto Sunday at 7:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Ida McBeth Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30. Sunday the Blue Room celebrates women in jazz with Deborah Brown, Marlene Rosenberg, Pam Watson, and Argarita Palavicini at 4:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Kathleen Holeman at 2:30 Saturday followed by guitarist Matt Hopper upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, organist Chris Hazelton downstairs and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday vocalist Eboni Fondren appears at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by drummer Natalie Bates from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Michael Shults with Clint Ashlock from 9:00 – midnight Saturday.
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Rajean Buffa 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 guitarist Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by live music until 12:30
• Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway presents Hot Club KC from 8:00 – 12:00 Saturday
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has saxophonist Arthur White from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Justin Binek trio from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features KC Green from 10:00 – 1:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place features saxophonist Todd Wilkinson from 7:30 – 10:30
• 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 Rich Hill for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by saxophonist James Isaac Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman play the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Plaza III Steakhouse at 4749 Pennsylvania features Lonnie McFadden Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf presents the Moon City Big Band Saturday from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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 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 CoCo 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 Lonnie McFadden Sunday at 6:00.
• Affare presents Peter Schlamb at the Saturday brunch from 10:00 – 2:00 and Eboni Fondren at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Stan Kessler Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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