KKFI Jazz Calendar for November 20 – November 26

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, November 20th to Sunday, November 26th. 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, November 20

• Pianist Everette Freeman 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 saxophonist Stephen Martin until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman from 6:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Paradox Theater at 107 South 6th Street in St. Joseph hosts a Jazz Jam from 7:00 – 10:00
• 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, November 21

• 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 bassist Dominique Sanders from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Karl McComas – Reichl from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Matt Hopper’s Agora from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by organist Chris Hazelton until 2:30
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has David Basse with the Jim Lower Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:30.
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band with Tony Antonucci 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, November 22

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Rueben Pascottini from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has the Nebula jazz Jam in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Todd Wilkinson from 10:30 – 2:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents The Brad Gregory North Texas Sextet from 7:00 – 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 Vitamin C from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thanksgiving Day, November 23

• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Justin Binek from 11 AM to 4 PM followed by the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 4:00 – 8:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer Todd Strait from 7:00 – 2:30
• 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 pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Laura Chalk 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
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Ship, the Blue Room, and The Phoenix are closed for Thanksgiving
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• On Black Friday, Crown Center features the Abel Ramirez Trio from 9:30 AM to 12:30

Friday, November 24

• Crown Center features the Abel Ramirez Trio from 9:30 AM to 12:30
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Delynia Janelle at 5:30 followed by saxophonist Matt Otto 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 organist Ken Lovern downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features the Larry Panella Quartet from 9:00 – 12:00 Saturdy
• 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 vocalist Molly Hammer 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.
• Repeal 18th at 1825 Buchanan Street in North Kansas City features A la Mode from 7:00 – 10:00
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 4:00 – 7:00
• Jazzy B’s at 1803 North East Colbern Road in Lee’s Summit features keyboardist Michael Pagan from 5:30 – 8:30
• 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 MGD’s until 1:00.
• The Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway features vocalist Eboni Fondren from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf presents trombonist Brian Scarborough from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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, November 25 and Sunday, November 26

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents vocalist Ida McBeth from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Jeff Freling at 6:00 followed by live music from 9:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Molly Hammer at 2:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, the Mitch Towne Quartet downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 10:30 – 2:30 upstairs. Sunday Eboni & the Ivories appear at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by organist Max Groove 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
• Affair at 1911 Main features live music for brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has vocalist Kathleen Holeman from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Justin Binek Trio from 5:30 – 8:30 Sunday
• The Eighth Street Taproom at 8th and New Hampshire in Lawrence presents Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 Saturday at 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents a jazz brunch with vocalist Havilah Bruders Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by vocalist Emily Frost Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Plaza III Steackhouse at 4749 Pennsylvania features Lonnie McFadden Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00
• 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 KC Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by A la Mode until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Parkway Social Kitchen at 616 Ward Parkway features J Love from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday
• 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.
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez trio from 2:00 – 5:00 Sunday afternoon
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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