KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 6 – March 12

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, March 6th to Sunday, March 12th. 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 6

• Trombonist Karita Carter 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 vocalist Molly Hammer from noon – 3:00 and guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the Crossroads Quartet until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Kim Sivils with bassist Steve Rigazzi 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 pianist Peter Schlamb 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, March 7

• 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 guitarist Danny Embrey 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 the UMKC Jazz Combos 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
• Johnson County Community College presents an organ summit at noon with Everette DeVan and Chris Hazelton
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band with Frank Cherrito 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
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00

Wednesday, March 8

• 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 a jazz Jam with pianist Eddie Moore 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 the Creighton Organization from 8:30 – 12:30
• 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 A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, March 9

• The American Jazz Museum hosts a discussion of Ornette Coleman’s music by author Stephen Rush at 6:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents vocalist Megan Birdsall 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 keyboardist Joe Cartwright from 10:30 – 2:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents trumpeter Ryan Thielman from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features organist Greg Meise from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Dan Bliss from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Kris and Havilah Bruders from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents pianist Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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

Friday, March 10

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Delynia Jannell at 5:00 followed by Book of Gaia 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 vocalist Eboni Fondren at 2:00 followed by keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 and the Molly Hammer Quartet 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.
• 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 Bitter Disappointments until 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Shay Estes from 7:00 -11:00
• 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, March 11 and Sunday, March 12

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents vocalist Deborah Brown from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• First Baptist Church at 100 West Red Bridge Road features vocalist Eboni Fondren for Jazz Vespers at 6:00 Sunday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Roger Wilder with Bob Bowman Saturday afternoon from 2:30– 5:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, the Natalie Bates Quartet downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and the New Transition Quartet upstairs from 10:30 – 2:30. Sunday vocalist Kathleen Holeman 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 vocalist Megan Birdsall from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and drummer Brian Steever 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 keyboardist Max Groove for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening. Bryan Hicks sings for the Chaz Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• 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 K C appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Brody Buster Band 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 The Greg Meise 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
• The Replay Lounge at 946 Massachusetts in Lawrence features Living Body with The Sextet and The Great Plains Sunday
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has The Midtown Quartet from 7:00 – 10:00

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