KKFI Jazz Calendar for November 23 – November 29

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, November 23rd to Sunday, November 29th. 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 23

• Guitarist Matt Hopper 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 pianist Paul Shinn from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• 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
• 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 24

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Sequel Trio 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 Candace Evans 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• 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 from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, November 25

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Rueben Pascottini 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 has Clint Ashlock’s New Jazz Order Big Band from 7:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT until midnight
• 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 Billy Ebeling from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00

Thanksgiving Day, November 26

• If you’re going out, please check with venues to make sure they’re open
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine, The American Restaurant, and The Phoenix are closed for Thanksgiving
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents bassist Karl McComas – Reichl from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode 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

Friday, November 27

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Gray Matter from 5:30 –8:30 followed by the Doug Talley Quartet with Kathleen Holeman until 12:30.
• The Art Factory at 135th and Nall features Interstring 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
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents keyboardist Mark Lowrey from 3:30 – 5:30
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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.
• 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 the MGD’s 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 pianist Max Groove 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
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center has a brunch Friday from 11:30 – 2:30 with Kim Sivils and Steve Rigazzi
• Friday morning vocalist Havilah Bruders sings a jazz brunch at Chaz at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 10:00 – 1:00
• Crown Center presents the Abel Ramirez trio Friday morning from 9:30 – 11:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 7:30 – 10:30

Saturday, November 28 and Sunday, November 29

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents vocalist Ida McBeth from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Westport Art Ensemble Trio 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 saxophonist Mark Southerland 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
• 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 Calvin Arsenio for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00 and vocalist Havilah Bruders Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Mandy Boothe sings the Chaz brunch Sunday from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Eighth Street Taproom at 8th and New Hampshire in Lawrence presents Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 Saturday at 10:30
• 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. Pianist Tim Whitmer appears at the Phoenix Saturday at 4:30 followed by vocalist Lauren Anderson 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 Grand Marquis 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
• 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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