KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 5 – March 11

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, March 5th to Sunday, March 11th. 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 5

• 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
• 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 Michael O’Shiver 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 6

• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College presents organist Chris Hazelton with Julia Haile 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 guitarist Danny Embrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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 guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 11:00
• 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 Frank Cherrito 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

Wednesday, March 7

• Unity Temple on the Plaza hosts Spirituality & all that Jazz with pianist Bram Wijnands 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
• Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• Shawnee Mission Northwest High School at 12701 West 67th Street has Brad Gregory’s Reeds and Rhythm at 7:00
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway features The Sextet from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Bryan Hicks 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 Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents Rick Cole and Joanna Berkebile from 7:00 – 9:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features The Creighton Organization from 8:30 – 12:30

Thursday, March 8

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Heat Index 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 Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Stephen Martin from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand features Eddie Moore’s We the People from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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 pianist Roger Wilder from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Davey’s Uptown Rambler’s Club at 34th and Main presents Mike Dillon
• 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
• P.S. Speakeasy in the Hotel Phillips has A la Mode from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents saxophonist Max Levy from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features organist Greg Meise 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 9

• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central brings in the Hot Sardines and A la Mode. The 8:00 concert is preceded by an onstage interview by Molly Hammer at 7:00
• The Kauffman Center presents the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra with Jo Ann Daugherty at 8:00
• The Madrid Theatre at 38th and Main brings in pianist Jon Batiste at 8:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features BMW at 5:30 followed by Matt Otto with Megan Birdsall 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 Ken Lovern with Danny Embrey 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 guitarist Will Matthews 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 drummer Natalie Bates from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by vocalist Shay Estes 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 bassist Tyrone Clark 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 J Love from 9:00 – until 1:00.
• 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 trumpeter Stan Kessler 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 10 and Sunday, March 11

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Lady D Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Molly Hammer at 2:30 Saturday followed by organist Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, the RSS Trio 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 the Project H from 9:00 – midnight Saturday.
• First Baptist Church at 100 West Red Bridge Road has Eboni Fondren Sunday at 6:00
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Duo Bossa 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 guitarist Jeff Freling until 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the John Brewer Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Justin Binek trio from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Cleaver and Cork at 1333 Walnut presents saxophonist Stephen Martin from 7:00 – 10:00 Saturday
• 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 keyboardist Charles Williams 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 The Hot Strings Trio for their jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by The Grand Marquis Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Bryan Hicks plays 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 trombonist Brian Scarborough 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. Hot Club KC appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by vocalist Eboni Fondren 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 Lonnie McFadden Sunday at 6:00.
• Affare presents guitarist Jeff Freling 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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