KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 21 – March 27

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, March 21st to Sunday, March 27th. 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, March 21

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarist Mark Tonelli from 8:00 – 11:00 followed by B Vibe until 1:30
• Organist Everette DeVan hosts the Blue Monday Jam with Lori Tucker at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarists Rod Fleeman and Dan Bliss from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Millie Edwards with Tom DeMasters from 7:00 – 10:30.
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand features A la Mode from 8:00 – midnight
• The Paradox Theater at 107 South 6th Street in St. Joseph presents the St. Joseph Big Band from 7:00 – 10:00
• 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, March 22

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by Sequel until 1:30
• Guitarist Matt Hopper hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Candace Evans from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has saxophonist Michael Shults from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College presents a noon concert Tuesday featuring pianist Bram Wijnands.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Bobby Adams duo from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• 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

Wednesday, March 23

• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features Michael Eaton
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Rueben Pascottini from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features the New Jazz order Big Band from 7:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT until 1:00
• 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 the Ark Trio 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 Art Factory at 135th and Nall features Tim Doherty’s 9 + 1 from 7:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Billy Ebeling from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, March 24

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Max Berry from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper at 5:30 followed by saxophonist Brett Jackson from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Jazzbo, Pope of Dope, and the Dirty Force Brass Band from 9:00 – 1:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman from 6:00 -10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features Gerald Spaits’ Sax and Violins
• 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
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00
• 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
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Damon Parker from 7:00 – 11:00.
• That’s your jazz calendar for Thursday, March 24th. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

Friday, March 25

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Lady D from 5:30 –8:30 followed the Charles Perkins/Gerald Spaits Quartet with Karita Carter until 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by OJT from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 from 10:00 – 2:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features pianist Mark Lowrey with Nanny Assis and Stan Kessler from 6:30 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand features Fresh to Def from 8:00 – 1:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features the Bigus Big Band at 9:00 and pianist Charles Pridgen from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Lori Tucker from 8:00 – 12:00
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 3:30 – 5:30
• 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 the MGD’s 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 6:00 – 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.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 6:30 – 9:30
• That’s your jazz calendar for Friday March 25th. Stay tuned for the Saturday and Sunday Jazz Calendar at 2:30. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features saxophonist Dennis Winslett’s Black Folk Art Ensemble from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT Saturday from 6:00 – 1:30 upstairs with saxophonist Michael Shults and Forward from 9:00 – midnight downstairs. Sunday the 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features live music Saturday from 6:30 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Rich Hill plays a jazz brunch at the Majestic, and Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Art Factory at 135th and Nall features vocalist Jennifer White from 7:00 – 9:30
• Explorer’s Percussion at 8050 Wornall Road presents a clinic with Todd Strait and Stan Kessler Saturday at 3:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway features vocalist Havilah Bruders for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00 and Mandy Boothe Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Eighth Street Taproom at 8th and New Hampshire in Lawrence presents the Boogaloo 7 at 10:30 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 at 4:30 followed by the LaFonda All Stars from 9:00 until 1:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin tomorrow night from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has The Greg Meise Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Grille at Park Place at 5720 West 116th Place presents vocalist Cynthia Van Rhoden from 7:00 – 10:00 Saturday
• 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 Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has the Midtown Quartet at 7:00 Saturday

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