KKFI Jazz Calendar for June 5 – June 11

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

• Bassist Robert Castillo hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th & Vine from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarist Matt Hopper 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 Mattews 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 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, June 6

• Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist 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.
• 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 Lonnie McFadden at 4:30 followed by Matt Hopper’s Agora from 7:00 – 10:00 and organist Max Groove until 2:30
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Tuesday from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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

Wednesday, June 7

• Unity Temple on the Plaza hosts Spirituality and All That Jazz with vocalist Molly Hammer at 7:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features Chris Burnett with Michael Jefry Stevens from 7:00 – 9:30
• 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 features 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, June 8

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 – 11:00
• Stock Hill Steakhouse at 4800 Main features live music from 7:00 – 10:30
• 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 organist Ken Lovern at 6:00 followed by Guitar Elation at 8:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits from 11:30 – 2:30
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features organist Greg Meise from 9:30 – 1:00
• 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 keyboardist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Roger Wilder from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Grand Marquis appears outdoors at Zona Rosa from 6:30 – 8:30
• 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 at 7:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, June 9

• The Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival in downtown St. Joseph presents the Missouri Western Faculty Jazz Ensemble from 6:00 – 7:45 followed by the Sons of Brasil until 9:45
• Jazz in the Woods in Corporate Woods presents music from 6:00 – 10:30 with Dotsero, Kelley Hunt, and the Elders
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features BMW followed by the Wild Men of Kansas City from 8:30 PM – 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 followed by vocalist Molly Hammer downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• Stock Hill Steakhouse at 4800 Main features vocalist Laura Chalk from 8:30 – midnight
• Jazzy B’s Diner at 1803 Northeast Colbern Road in Lee’s Summit presents trombonist Brian Scarborough every Friday from 5:30 – 8:30
• 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 the Grand Marquis 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.
• 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 from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Bitter Disappointments until 1:00.
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania features the Danielle ate the sandwich and Victor and Penny at 8:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Max Groove from 6:30 – 10:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11

• The Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival in downtown St. Joseph presents music from 3:30 – 9:00 with The St. Joseph High School all – Star Jazz Band , the 5 – Star Jazz Band, Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7, and the Charles Williams Quartet
• Jazz in the Woods in Corporate Woods presents music from 6:00 – 10:30 with Steve Cole, Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal, and Richard Elliot
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features B2 Experience from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents live music Saturday afternoon from 2:30– 5:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, the Crossroads Quartet downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and the New Transition Quartet from 10:30 – 2:30. Sunday Kathleen Holeman appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Steve Lambert until 2:30.
• Stock Hill Steakhouse at 4800 Main features vocalist Laura Chalk from 8:30 – midnight
• Jazzy B’s Diner at 1803 Northeast Colbern Road in Lee’s Summit presents trombonist Brian Scarborough every 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 live music from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by vocalist Lauren Krum from 9:30 – 12:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has the Midtown Quartet at 7:00 Saturday
• Julep Cocktail Club at 4141 Pennsylvania presents live music Sunday evening.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Megan Birdsall Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Eclipse Trio Sunday from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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
• The Brian Ruskin Quintet appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00 Saturday
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Hot Strings Trio for jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and live music Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. The Bryan Hicks duo performs for the Sunday Chaz 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. Tim Whitmer and the K C Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Steamboat Bandits until 1:00
• Ophelia’s in Independence Square features Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 Duo Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00. Sunday Lonnie McFadden appears at Sullivan’s from 5:30 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez duo Sunday afternoon from 2:00 – 5:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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