KKFI Jazz Calendar for October 30 – November 5

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, October 30th to Sunday, November 5th. 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 30

• The Blue Room hosts the Blue Monday Jam 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 Bryan Hicks 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 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

Halloween Tuesday, October 31

• 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 keyboardist Rueben Pascottini from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County College presents Bryan Hicks Tuesday at noon
• 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 from 7:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents a Halloween Party with the Vik G. Trio from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00

Wednesday, November 1

• The Blue Note at 203 South Ninth Street in Columbia brings in bassist Victor Wooten
• Unity Temple on the Plaza hosts Spirituality and All That Jazz with Kathleen Holeman at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Roger Wilder with Seth Lee from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has the Westport 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
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump featuring saxophonist Brett Jackson interpreting the music of Houston Person from 7:30 – 8:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• Quality Hill Playhouse at 303 West 10th Street presents Marilyn Maye from 7:30 – 9:00 tonight
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Westport Coffee House Theater presents Joel Gordon at 7:00
• 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 Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, November 2

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton at 6:00 followed by the Matt Villinger Trio from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has a singer’s Showcase with David Basse from 8:00 – 12:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features the Alyssa Murray Trio from 9:30 – 1:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie Mcfadden from 6:00 -10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• Quality Hill Playhouse at 303 West 10th Street presents Marilyn Maye at 1:00 and 7:30
• 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 Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Dylan Guthrie from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, November 3

• Union Station presents the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra’s “Gatsby Swing at the Station” from 8:00 – 10:00
• The Blue Room 18th and Vine features live music from 5:30 – 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 pianist 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 Amber Underwood Quintet 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 drummer Natalie Bates from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Eddie Moore from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Chesterfield at 14th and Main features vocalist Molly Hammer from 9:00 – 12:00
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 4:00 – 7:00
• 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 J Love until 1:00.
• Quality Hill Playhouse at 303 West 10th Street presents Marilyn Maye from 7:30 – 9:00
• 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

  • Lansing High School, Lansing, Ks has the Java Jazz fundraiser concert by the Screaming Lions Jazz group in memory of Jake Walkup  at 7pm
    • Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5

• The Midland Theater at 13th and Main brings in pianist Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox Sunday at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents live music from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Michael McClintock at 6:00 followed by vocalist Lauren Krum from 9:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents keyboardist Michael Pagan at 2:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, the Project H downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 10:30 – 2:30 upstairs. Sunday bassist Tyrone Clark appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the John Kizilarmut until 2:30.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a cd release for the MGD’s from 9:00 – 12:00 Saturday
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand features the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• 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
• Jazzy B’s at 1803 Colbern Road in Lee’s Summit presents keyboardist Michael Pagan from 5:30 – 8:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Megan Birdsall Quartet from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Justin Binek Trio from 5:30 – 8:30 Sunday
• The Quality Hill Playhouse at 303 West 10th Street presents Marilyn Maye from 3:00 – 4:30 and 7:30 – 9:00 Saturday and at 3:00 Sunday
• 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
• The Brick at 1727 McGee features The Grand Marquis Saturday from 8:00 – midnight
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents a jazz brunch with vocalist Cynthia Van Rhoden Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Eboni Fondren sings for the Sunday Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Repeal 18th at 1825 Buchanan Street in North Kansas City features vocalist Dave Stephens Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf presents the Moon City Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30 Saturday
• 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 guitarist Nick Schnebelen until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin Saturday from 8:00 – midnight.
• 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 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.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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