KKFI Jazz Calendar for October 8 – October 14

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, October 8th to Sunday, October 14th. 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 8

• Bassist Seth Lee 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 upstairs, John Petrucelli from 8:30 – 11:30 downstairs, and the Villinger/Schlamb Trio from 10:30 until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Pagarazzi 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Calvin Arsenia on harp from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 9

• Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center has pianist Bram Wijnands 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 Tyrone Clark until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has the John Petrucelli Band from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has Gerald Spaits’ Sax and Violins from 7:00 – 9:00
• 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 Bryan Hicks 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 from 7:30 – 9:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Alyssa Murray from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, October 10

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarist Matt Hopper 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 Brandon Wilkins 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
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has the New Vintage Big Band from 7:00 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Kansas City Kansas Public Library at 1737 North 82nd Street has the Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Jazz Ensembles from 6:00 – 8:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• 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 11

• The Lied Center at KU brings in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at 7:30
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents bassist DeAndre Manning 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
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has the Sons of Brasil from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features saxophonist Logan Richardson 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 pianist Ian Jones 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 Stan Kessler and Charles Williams from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has trumpeter Nate Nall from 7:00 – 9:00

Friday, October 12

• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central brings in Larry Carlton at 8:00
• The Kauffman Center presents the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra at 8:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Da Truth at 5:30 followed by Ryan J Lee 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 Amber Underwood from 10:00 – 1:00
• 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 Emily Frost from 7:00 – 10:00
• 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
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has Herschel McWilliams from 8:00 – 11:00
• B & B Theaters at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Joanna Berkebile from 6:30 – 10:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Kathleen Holeman from 6:30 – 10:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Lori Tucker from 7:00 – 11:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has Tyler Sanford from 7:30 – 10:30.
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf has Nate Nall from 7:30 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden at 4:30 followed by Taylor Smith 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14

• Starlight Theatre brings in the Vijay Iyer Sextet and the Hermon Mehari Sextet Sunday at 7:00
• Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center brings in Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox Sunday at 7:30
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has James Ward Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• Starlight Theater has the Marcus Lewis Big Band, the McFadden Brothers, and Janelle Monae Saturday at 6:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Molly Hammer at 2:30 followed by Ken Lovern upstairs Saturday from 6:00 – 11:00, the RSS Trio 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 The Project H Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00.
• 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 more music until 12:30.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and Charles Williams from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• The UMKC Student Union has Jazz And Barbecue with the UMKC jazz ensembles Sunday from 6:00 – 8:30
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville has Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf presents saxophonist Jim Mair from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Calle Vida from 10:00 – 1:00
• First Baptist Church at Wornall and Red Bridge Road has Eboni Fondren from 6:00 – 8:00 Sunday
• YJ’s has bassist Bryan Hicks every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main has Shay Estes Saturday from 8:30 – midnight
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Marvin Gruenbaum for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Natalie Bates Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Bryan Hicks and Rod Fleeman perform for the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Affare at 1911 Main has Brian Ruskin Saturday and Kelley Gant Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111Grand has Jeff Freling Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street has Mark Lowrey every Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf has the Moon City Big Band Saturday from 7:30 – 9:00
• Staley Farms Golf Club has the Midnight Blue Jazz Quartet Sunday from 5:00 – 7:30
• 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. Tim Whitmer appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Stone Cutter’s Union 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 Charlotte Fletcher from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has J Love Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Amber Underwood 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 Lonnie McFadden Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• La Esquina Gallery at 1000 West 25th Street has the River Cow Orchestra from 9:30 – 11:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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