KKFI Jazz Calendar for November 26 – December 2

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, November 26th to Sunday, December 2nd. 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 26

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has the Louis Neal Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by organist Matt Villinger from 10:30 until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has bassist Steve Rigazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has a jazz jam with Mark Lowrey from 6:30 – 9:30. Musicians bring your axe
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has live music from 6:00 – 8:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Lady D from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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
• That’s your jazz calendar for Monday, November 26th. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

Tuesday, November 27

• The Lied Center at KU presents Jane Lynch’s Swingin’ Little Christmas at 7:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has live music from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark until 2:30
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has the Jim Lower Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:30.
• 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 has clarinetist John Blegen from 6:00 – 10:00
• The UMKC Performing Arts Center presents the student big bands at 7:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Allysa Murray from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Uptown Arts Bar at 3611 Broadway has the River Cow Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:00
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30
• That’s your jazz calendar for Tuesday, November 27th. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

Wednesday, November 28

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Ruben Pascottini from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has pianist Leslie MacLean from 9:00 – 12:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has the Westport jazz Jam with saxophonist Steve Caporale from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Charles Williams Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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 pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has the Brad Gregory Sextet at 7:00
• J Love hosts a jam session at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• Smoked Creations at 222 East Logan Street in Ottawa has the Ottawa University Jazz Ensemble at 6:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has guitarist Chris Foster from 6:30 – 9:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00
• That’s your jazz calendar for Wednesday, November 28th. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

Thursday, November 29

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Kansas City Latin Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents music at 6:00 followed by Gerald Spaits with Charles Perkins until 2:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 6:00 -10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features solo piano from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has Noah McNair from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue has Pope of Dope from 9:00 – 12:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania has live music from 9:00 – 11:00
• Hush at 10th and Broadway has Hot Club KC from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Hotel Phillips at 12th and Baltimore has A la Mode from 8:00 – 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
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has vocalist Laura Chalk from 7:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Jackie Myers from 6:30 – 9:30
• That’s your jazz calendar for Thursday, November 29th. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

Friday, November 30

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Just a Taste of Jazz at 5:30 followed by Roger Wilder 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 Embrey, Lovern, and Strait downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and organist Matt Villinger until 2:45
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has Adam Larson from 9:00 – 12:00
• 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 A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by the Marcus Lewis Big Band until 11:45
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Eboni Fondren from 6:30 – 10:30
• B & B Theatres at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Kelley Gant from 6:30 – 10:30
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville has Stan Kessler 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 Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Ron Gutierrez from 8:00 – 11:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Lori Tucker from 7:00 – 11:00
• Hush at 10th and Broadway has the River Cow Orchestra from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden at 4:30 followed by Jason Vivone from 9:00 – 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 6:30 – 10:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Joel McNulty
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Candace Evans from 6:30 – 9:30
• That’s your jazz calendar for Friday November 30th. Stay tuned for the Saturday and Sunday Jazz Calendar at 2:30. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2

• Community Christian Church at 46th and Main hosts a Jazz Carol Fest with many musicians including Jim Mair, Stan Kessler, Chris Hazelton, Tim Whitmer, Millie Edwards, and Victor & Penny Sunday from 4:00 – 6:30
• Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center has Angela Hagenbach Sunday at 7:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has Grupo Aztlan Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Roger Wilder with Lisa Henry Saturday at 2:30 followed by Ken Lovern with Molly Hammer upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, Chris Hazelton downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and Stephen Martin upstairs until 2:30. Sunday the Westport Art Ensemble appears at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by Adam Larson from 10:30 -l 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday followed by Chris Burnett until midnight. Sunday the RSS trio appears at The Black Dolphin from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday the Majestic has solo piano at their jazz brunch from 11:00 – 1:00, and Matt Villinger plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• First Christian Church at 148 Nettleton Avenue in Bonner Springs has the Kicks Band Sunday at 6:00
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents the Marcus Lewis Big Band Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 11:45 Saturday. Sunday Ryan Head appears at Corvino from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the John Brewer Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and Charles Williams from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• YJ’s has bassist Bryan Hicks every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Cynthia Van Rhoden at the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by live music Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Chaz presents a live jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has live music Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 , Sunday brunch from 11:00 – 2:00, and from 6:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• B & B Theatres at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Steve Gray and Shannon Lipps Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30
• Affare at 1911 Main has Saturday and Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• Johnny Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf has Jim Mair Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• YJ’s at 1746 Washington has Thollem McDonas Saturday from 8:00 – 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. Hot Club KC appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by BMW until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has CoCo Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• KC Bier at 310 West 79th Street presents Bram Wijnands 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 from 6:00 – 9:00.
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Alan Stribling Saturday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• That’s your jazz calendar for Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd. The Jazz Calendar can be seen at kkfi.org under recent news

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