KKFI Jazz Calendar for November 16 – November 22

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd. 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, November 16

• KKFI’s own Jazz Disciple 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 MG3 from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarists Rod Fleeman and Dan Bliss from 6:00 – 10:00
• Grant Recital Hall at UMKC features student jazz ensembles at 7:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Paradox Theater at 107 South 6th Street in St. Joseph features the St. Joe Big Band from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Millie Edwards with Tom DeMasters from 7:00 – 10:30.
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features Classical Revolution KC at 8:00
• 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, November 17

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer John Kizilarmut from 9:00 – 12:00
• 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 Bryan Hicks from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Bobby Adams duo from 6:00 – 10:00
• Missouri Western University at 4525 Downs Street in St. Joseph presents student ensembles at 7:30
• 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 with vocalist Frank Ancona from 7:30 – 9:30
• That’s your jazz calendar for Tuesday, November 3rd. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

Wednesday, November 18

• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 5010 Pennsylvania features Sax and Violins with Gerald Spaits at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents John Blegen from 6:00 -10:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand hosts a live broadcast of the 12th Street Jump featuring vocalist Kevin Mahogany from 7:30 – 9:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features vocalist Shay Estes 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 Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari 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 Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00
• Brad Allen appears at Old Shawnee Pizza at 19617 West 101st Street from 6:00 – 8:00

Thursday, November 19

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents organist Everette DeVan from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features pianist Brad Cox from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 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
Anton’s at 1610 Main presents Joe Miquelon and Bryan Hicks from 8:00 – 11:00
• Ca Va (sah vah) at 4149 Pennsylvania features live music
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00
• EBT at 435 and State Line features vocalist Mandy Boothe with Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Rich Hill from 6:00 -10:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue presents Snuff Jazz from 9:30 – 1:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Brody Buster from 7:00 – 11:00.

Friday, November 20

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features The Truth from 5:30 –8:30 followed by Bob Bowman and Ottobow until 12:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Shay Estes and Arura Azul from 7:00 -11:00
• The Art Factory at 135th and Nall features the Sons of Brasil from 8:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by vocalist Molly Hammer from 8:30 – 10:00 and the Boogaloo 7 until 1:30
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:30 – 10:00
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Kill Devil Club at 14th and Main presents J Love
• 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.
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features 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
• 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 Jason Vivone and the Billy Bats 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 the Bobby Adams duo 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.
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 7:30 – 10:30

Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22

• The Folly Jazz Series at 12th and Central brings in guitarist Julian Lage Saturday at 8:00
• The Midland Theater brings in vocalist and pianist Diana Krall Saturday at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Rick Dimuzio with Lisa Henry and Joanne Daugherty from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• 12 Baltimore features Stan Kessler with Danny Embrey from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Bass Face from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT until 1:30 Saturday. Sunday the 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features vocalist Lauren Krum Saturday from 6:30 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents live music Sunday from 4:00 – 7:00
• 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 Molly Hammer for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00 and guitarist Ron Carlson Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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. Pianist Tim Whitmer appears at the Phoenix Saturday at 4:30 followed by vocalist Molly Hammer 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 Kill Devil Club at 14th and Main presents Shades of Jade 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
• Union Station features the Dan Riggs Band Saturday at 4:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00 Sunday
• The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway hosts a Kansas City Young Audiences Showcase at 1:00 Saturday afternoon
• 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 from 7:30 – 10:30

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