KKFI Jazz Calendar for October 22 – October 29

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, October 22nd to Sunday, October 28th. 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, October 22

• Trombonist Jason Goudeau 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 organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the Villinger/Schlamb Trio 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 pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• 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

Tuesday, October 23

• Tuesday Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center has pianists Roger Wilder and Andrew Ouellette at noon
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has vibraphonist Peter Schlamb 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 Tyron Clark until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has Jackie Myers with Danny Embrey from 9:00 – 1:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has David Basse with 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
• 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 with Rajean from 7:30 – 9:30
• The Uptown Arts Bar at 3611 Broadway has the River Cow Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, October 24

• 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 Peggy Chilson at 5:30 followed by the Westport jazz Jam with trumpeter Nate Nall from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Justin Binek 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
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has the Brad Gregory Sextet from 7:00 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Nick Schnebelen from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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

Thursday, October 25

• The Kauffman Center brings in vocalist Patti Austin with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra at 7:00
• 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 the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton at 6:00 followed by saxophonist Stephen Martin until 2:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Rich Hill from 6:00 -10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Pope of Dope from 9:00 – 12:00
• 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
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has bassist Joey Panella from 7:30 – 10:30.
• 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
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has keyboardist Jackie Myers from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Eboni Fondren from 7:00 – 11:00.
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has vocalist Laura Chalk from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Hotel Phillips at 106 West 12th Street has Alex Abramovitz and his Swinin Kansas City Jazz Band from 8:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, October 26

• The Kauffman Center brings in vocalist Patti Austin with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra at 8:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Just a Taste of Jazz at 5:30 followed by Max Groove from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a cd release for Matt Kane from 9:00 – 12:00
• 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 Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan from 7:00 – 11:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents 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 Shay Estes until 12:30
• 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
• B & B Theaters at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Havilah Bruders from 6:30 – 10:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Eboni Fondren from 6:30 – 10:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Lori Tucker from 7:00 – 11:00
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main has Shay Estes Saturday from 8:30 – 12:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has the Tyler Sanford Coalition at 9:00 Saturday.
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Millie Edwards at 4:30 followed by the MGD’s 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 Tom Roberts from 6:30 – 9:30
• Pop Up Art Gallery at 918 Baltimore has the River Cow Orchestra at 7:00

Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28

• The Kauffman Center brings in vocalist Patti Austin with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra Saturday at 8:00
• Brewery Emperial at 1829 Oak hosts a cd release for Electric Tinks Saturday at 7:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has David Valdez Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Ken Lovern upstairs Saturday from 6:00 – 11:00, Mitch Towne downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and Stephen Martin upstairs until 2:30. Sunday Wire Town appears at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by the RSS trio from 10:30 until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Chris Hazelton from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday followed by Matt Kane until midnight
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday the Majestic has pianist Peter Schlamb at their jazz brunch from 11:00 – 1:00, and Matt Villinger plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by Cubanisms until 12:30. Sunday Alyssa Murray appears at Corvino from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has John Brewer from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and Charles Williams from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville has Stan Kessler from 5:30 – 8:30
• 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 Chris Foster for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Jackie Myers Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Matt Villinger performs for the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Affare at 1911 Main has Bryan Hicks Saturday and Eboni Fondren with Adam Galblum Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111Grand has Havilah Bruders Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street has Mark Lowrey every Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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 appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Nick Schnebelen 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 the Greg Meise 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
• B & B Theaters at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has J Love from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Lori Tucker Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Stan Kessler Sunday from 6:30 – 9:30
• 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 Delynia Brown 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

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