KKFI Jazz Calendar for October 12 – October 18

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, October 12th to Sunday, October 18th. 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, October 12

• Organist Everette DeVan 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 presents B Vibe 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Jazzbo at 6:00

Tuesday, October 13

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Dojo 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 keyboardist Kim Sivils from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Pianist Michael Pagan performs a noon concert at Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center
• Broadway Kansas City at 3601 Broadway at 3601 Broadway features the New Jazz Order Big Band from 9:00 – 11:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Bobby Adams duo from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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
Wednesday, October 14

• Broadway Kansas City at 3601 Broadway at 3601 Broadway hosts a live recording of the 12 O’Clock Jump with trumpeter Nate Nall interpreting the music of Dizzy Gillespie from 7:30 – 9:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Wednesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Jeff Harshbarger from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 9:00 – 12:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features Rich Hill’s Vocal Jazz Show at 7:30
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features vocalist Shay Estes with Roger Wilder 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
• The Summit Grill and Bar at 4835 Northeast Lakewood Way in Lee’s Summit presents vocalist Kathleen Holeman from 4:00 – 7:00
• 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 A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, October 15

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Max Berry from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features bassist Gerald Spaits with Roger Wilder 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
• Anton’s at 1610 Main presents Joe Miquelon and Bryan Hicks from 8:00 – 11:00
• Ca Va (sah vah) at 4149 Pennsylvania features trumpeter Hermon Mehari
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden tonight from 8:00 – 12:00
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music 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
• 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, October 16

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Gray Matter from 5:30 –8:30 followed by saxophonist Dan Thomas and Voyage until 12:30.
• Broadway Kansas City at 3601 Broadway at 3601 Broadway features pianist Charles Williams from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by vocalist Molly Hammer until 10:00 and the Boogaloo 7 until 1:30
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features Angelique Staggs from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 7:00 -11:00
• 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 Michael Pagan 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 every Friday from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Lori Tucker from 8:00 – 12:00
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday 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
• 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.
• 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, October 17 and Sunday, October 18

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Tyrone Clark & True Dig featuring Lisa Henry from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer Kevin Frazee at 6:00 followed by OJT from 9:30 – 1:30 Saturday. Sunday the 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
• The Art Factory at 135th and Nall features live music from 9:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features the Tyler Duncan Trio Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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
• The Kill Devil Club at 14th and Main features J Love Saturday
• Californo’s 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 Shay Estes with Arara Azul Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Trumpeter Stan Kessler plays the Chaz Sunday 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. Pianist Tim Whitmer appears at the Phoenix Saturday at 4:30 followed by the La Fonda All Stars 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 CoCo Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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 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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