KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 27 – April 2

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, March 27th to Sunday, April 2nd. 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 27

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the New Jazz Order Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarists Rod Fleeman and Sophia Motta from noon – 3:00 and organist Ken Lovern from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the Crossroads Quartet until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has live music from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has solo piano from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents vocalist Millie Edwards from 7:00 – 10:30.
• 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
• Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center presents Cubanisms Tuesday at noon
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, March 28

• The Lied Center at KU brings in Kneebody to play with the KU Jazz Ensemble at 7:30
• Pianist Mark Lowrey 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 live music from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Candace Evans Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents DoJo from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits until 2:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30

Wednesday, March 29

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Max Levy from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania hosts 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
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Arny Young’s Roughtet from 9:00 – 1:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has vocalist Bryan Hicks 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
• Community Christian Church at 4601 Main Street presents a Jazz Vespers with pianist Tim Whitmer at 6:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Jake Stanton from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, March 30

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Pablo Senhueza and the Kansas City Latin Jazz All Stars from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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 Guitar Elation at 6:00 followed by guitarist Matt Hopper from 10:30 – 2:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• 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
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents DJ and Evan John from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, March 31

• The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra joins the Kansas City Chorale at Helzberg Hall to perform sacred music of Duke Ellington at 8:00
• Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center presents the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra at 8:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features SS Crew at 5:00 followed by the James Ward Band 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 and drummer Todd Strait downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• Louie’s Wine Dive at Wornall and Gregory features the Sons of Brasil from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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 Heather Newman 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
• 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

Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the Wild Men of Kansas City from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday. Neo Soul Lounge occurs at the Blue Room Sunday at 6:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarists Danny Embrey and Rod Fleeman Saturday afternoon from 2:30– 5:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, the New Transition Quartet downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and the Natalie Bates Quartet upstairs from 10:30 – 2:30. Sunday organist Everette DeVan appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Steve Lambert until 2:30.
• 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
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and from 6:00 – 10:00 Sunday
• 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents a jazz brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 – 1:00 and Kathleen Holeman from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening.
• 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. The Hot Club of Kansas City appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Levee Town 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 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 guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00

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