KKFI Jazz Calendar for September 25 – October 1

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, September 25th to Sunday, October 1st. 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, September 25

• Pianist Matt Villinger hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th & Vine from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has A la Mode from 8:00 – 11:00
• 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 bassist Steve Rigazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• 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

Tuesday, September 26

• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County College presents guitarists Danny Embrey and Rod Fleeman Tuesday at noon
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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 presents John Blegen and Rod Fleeman from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Alyssa Murray Quartet from 6:30 – 10:30
• 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 with Tony Antonucci from 7:30 – 9:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00

Wednesday, September 27

• The Westport Coffee House Theater features trumpeter Marcus Hampton from 7:00 – 9:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Ruben Pascottini from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania features 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Allysa Murray from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• 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 saxophonist Max Levy from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, September 28

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Pablo Senhueza and the KC Latin Jazz All – Stars from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater features Arthur White and Merge from 7:00 – 9:30
• 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 Ken Lovern at 6:00 followed by the Matt Villinger Trio from 10:00 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Shaun Munday from 8:30 – 11:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue has Pope of Dope from 9:30 – 1:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• 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
• Candace Evans appears outdoors at the Penguin Court on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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 the Frost Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, September 29

• The Blue Room 18th and Vine features Indigo Hour from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by the James Ward Band until 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 the Tim Whitmer Quartet from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by the Ken Lovern Trio downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• The American in Crown Center hosts “Supper Club Gala” from 6:30 – 11:00 with Angela Hagenbach, Molly Hammer, Julie Turner, Shay Estes, and Stan Kessler
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Reyes, Slimm, and Schley from 9:00 – midnight
• 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 vocalist Kelley Gant from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by vocalist Eboni Fondren until 12:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• 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 Nick Schnebelen until 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, September 30 and Sunday, October 1

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents bassist Bob Bowman from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features live music from 6:00 – 12:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Stan Kessler at 2:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00, the Chris Hazelton downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and organist Matt Villinger from 10:30 – 2:30 upstairs. Sunday Anne Trinkl appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the John Kizilarmut Quartet until 2:30.
• 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
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• Affair at 1911 Main features live music for brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has vocalist Megan Birdsall from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and live music from 6:00 – 9:00 Sunday
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111Grand presents Stan Kessler with Joe Cartwright from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Havilah Bruders Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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 and the KC Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by A la Mode 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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