KKFI Jazz Calendar for November 12 – November 18

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, November 12th to Sunday, November 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 afternoon or evening shows except where indicated with words like “brunch” or “noon.”

Monday, November 12

• Dwayne Mitchell hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by organist Matt Villinger 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
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has live music from 6:00 – 8:00
• Just Off Broadway Theater at 3051 Penn Valley Drive hosts a fundraiser for Spinning Tree Theater featuring Angela Hagenbach at 7:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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
• Johnny Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf has the Kicks Band from 7:30 – 9:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Jazzbo at 6:00

Tuesday, November 13

• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has live music 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 MGD’s from 8:00 – 12:00
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has 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
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has bassist Ben Tervot from 7:00 – 9:00
• 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, November 14

• 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 bassist Ben Tervot from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• Smoked Creations at 222 East Logan Street in Ottawa presents their Jazz Combos from 6:00 – 7:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has Dwight Frizzell’s Myth Science Dnsemble at 7:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has A la Mode 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
• Hush at 10th and Broadway has live music from 8:00 – 11:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00

Thursday, November 15

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents saxophonist Ernest Melton from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Ken Lovern at 6:00 followed by saxophonist Todd Wilkinson until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand brings in Trio KAIT from 9:00 – 1:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 6:00 -10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features the Project H from 9:00 – 12:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features solo piano 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 saxophonist Steve Lambert from 7:00 – 10:00.
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania has live music from 9:00 – 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
• 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
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has A la Mode from 6:30 – 9:30

Friday, November 16

• Capsule at 1664 has trombonist Andre Hayward with We the People from 7:00 – 10:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features live music at 5:30 followed by Todd Wilkinson 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 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 Eboni Fondren from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Desmond Mason until 12:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Joanna Berkebile from 6:30 – 10:30
• B & B Theatres at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Shay Estes from 6:30 – 10:30
• Knuckleheads at 2715 Rochester has the Grand Marquis and the KC Latin Jazz All-Stars from 8:30 – 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
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Lori Tucker from 7:00 – 11:00
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville has saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 5:30 – 8:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden at 4:30 followed by Nick Schnebelen from 9:00 – 1:00.
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf has the Johnson County Community College’s Jazz Combos from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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 Candace Evans from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18

• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central has Oleta Adams Saturday at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has kkfi’s own Jazz Disciple Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents HoraceScope Saturday from 2:30 – 5:30, Ken Lovern upstairs Saturday from 6:00 – 11:00, Chris Hazelton downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and Stephen Martin upstairs until 2:30. Sunday Eboni Fondren appears at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by the RSS Trio from 10:30 -l 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday followed by Ron Gutierrez until midnight
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents the Brad Cox Octet Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday the Majestic has solo piano 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 Eboni Fondren until 12:30. Sunday Ryan Head appears at Corvino from 6:00 – 9:00
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville has Brad Allen Saturday from 5:30 – 8:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the John Brewer Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and Charles Williams from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• 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 Rich Hill at the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Jackie Myers Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman perform for the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111Grand has Jarrod Stephenson Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Union Station holds a holiday kickoff ceremony Saturday including the Dan Riggs Big Band at 2:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Steve Gray and Shannon Lipps Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 , Jackie Myers at Sunday brunch from 11:00 – 2:00, and Laura Chalk from 6:30 – 9:30
• B & B Theatres at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has J Love Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Hotel Phillips at 12th and Baltimore has A la Mode from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• Affare at 1911 Main has Laura Chalk for Saturday brunch and Eboni Fondren Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• Johnny Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf has Jim Mair Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• 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 MGD’s 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 Emmett Lee 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
• 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.
• 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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