Jazz Calendar for December 5 – December 11

Jazz Calendar for December 5 – December 11

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for Monday, December 5th to Sunday, December 11th. 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, December 5th

• The Blue Room on 18th and Vine presents its Monday Night Jam Session hosted by saxophonist Todd Wilkinson from 7:00 – 10:00. Musicians bring your axe!
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarist Brian Baggett’s Trio from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the Jeff Shirley Organ Trio until 2:30.
• Corvino @ 1830 Walnut features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6-9.
• The Majestic at 931 Broadway presents pianist Mike Pagan from 6:30-9:30.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents the Emily Dix Collective from 6:30 – 9:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel, Wornall and Ward Parkway, features Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman from 6-10.
• St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church has the Mighty Mo Jazz Orchestra at 7:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presents the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00.


Tuesday, December 6th

• The Kauffman Center presents the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra with Chloe and Lonnie McFadden at 7:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Tyrone Clark Trio from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the Reyes Brothers Organ Trio until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel, Wornall and Ward Parkway, presents the Brian Ruskin Duo from 6:00 – 10:00.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Tim Reid’s Trio from 6:30 – 9:30.
• Upcycle Piano Craft at 3945 Main has the Angela Ward Trio from 4:30 – 7:30
• Corvino @ 1830 Walnut features guitarist Matt Hopper from 6-9.
• The Uptown Lounge at 3400 Main presents a Jazz Jam hosted by Eboni Fondren from 8 – 12 Musicians bring your axe.
• The Majestic at 931 Broadway presents Matt Villinger on piano from 6:30-9:30.
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Talya Groves from 7:00 – 11:00.

Wednesday, December 7th


• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Ken Lovern’s OJT from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by the Reyes Brothers Organ Trio until 2:30. Tyrone Clark & Charles Gatschet Duo Play the Orion Room from 8:30-11:30.
• The Uptown Lounge at 3400 Main presents Women in Jazz from 8-11
• The Majestic at 931 Broadway presents the Eddie Moore Trio from 6:30-9:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel, Wornall and Ward Parkway, presents the Jenna Bauer Duo from 6:00 – 10:00.
• Eddie V’s, 700 West 47th Street, presents the Eclipse Trio from 6:30 – 9:30.
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has the Abram Miller Quintet from 6:00 – 8:00

Thursday, December 8th



• On Thursday the Blue Room on 18th and Vine has the David Basse trio at noon.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Ken Lovern’s OJT upstairs at 6:00 followed by Guitar Elation at 8:00 and Jeff Shirley from 11:30-2:30. Downstairs it is Tyrone Clark’s Duo from 8:30-11:30.
• Corvino @ 1830 Walnut features pianist Eddie Moore from 6-9.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Max Haverfield at 7:00 followed by the Brian Ward & Stan Bock Organ Trio from 9-12
• The Majestic at 931 Broadway presents the Matt Villinger Trio from 6:30-9:30.
• The Hey Hey Club at 2700 Guinotte Avenue features the Jim Lower Trio from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has trumpeter Trent Austin from 6:00 – 8:00 The Music House at 7614 State Line Road presents the Aaron Sizemore Quartet from 8:00 – 9:30
• The French Market in Prairie Village Shops hosts Emily Dix from 5:30-8.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street, presents Eclipse from 6:30 – 9:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Jackie Myers duo from 6-10
• Pierpont’s at Union Station presents keyboardist Mark Lowrey from 5:00 – 8:00.
• The Uptown Lounge at 3400 Main presents Talya and her Boyfriends from 8-11
• Johnnie’s in The Power & Light District presents McDowell & Company from 6:30-9:30.
• Johnnie’s in Liberty presents vocalist Millie Edwards from 6:30-9:30.

Friday, December 9th


• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Indigo Hour with Delynia Jan-nell at 5:00 followed by Pablo Sanhueza from 8:30 – 11:00
• The Phoenix , 8th and central, presents Lee Langston from 4:30-8:00
• Corvino @ 1830 Walnut has pianist Derick Pierre from 6-9 followed by Tommy Johnson, Jr. from 9 – 11:30
• The Majestic at 931 Broadway presents Dawson Jones (upstairs) from 5:30-9 and the Roger Wilder Trio (downstairs) from 6-10
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Eclipse from 6:30 – 9:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge presents Ken Lovern’s OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30. Danny Embrey plays the Orion Room from 7:30 – 10:30 followed by Brian Ward until 2:00.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Tim Whitmer from 6:30 – 9:30 followed by the Michael Pagan Trio until 1:00.
• Johnnie’s in Liberty presents Cynthia van Roden from 6:30-10:30.
• Johnnie’s in The Power & Light District presents Ernesto Hodison, Jr. from 6:30-10:30.
• The Uptown Lounge at 3400 Main presents pianists Alan Stribling & Michael Rorah from 7-12
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main presents Tyrone Clark from 8:00 – 11:00.
• Lonnie’s Reno Club at 1111 Grand features Lonnie McFadden’s Quartet from 7-9.
• The Mutual Musicians Foundation in the historic 18th and Vine district Hosts its legendary late night jam sessions from 1-5am.


Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th


• The Blue Room on 18th and Vine has the James Ward Band Saturday at 8:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge presents Rod Fleeman Saturday 2:30-5:30pm followed by Ken Loverns’s OJT at 6 and the RSS Trio upstairs from 10:30 till 2:30, Danny Embrey’s Trio plays downstairs from 7:30 – 10:30 followed by Alex Frank until 2:00. Sunday the Green Lady has Tyrone Clark’s Trio upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30am and Stan Kessler downstairs from 8:30-11:30.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Tyrone Clark and Charles Gatschet from 6:30pm – 9:30 pm and Leslie MacLean from 10-1. Sunday the Black Dolphin presents the Reyes Brothers from 9:00 – 12:00
• Corvino features Desmond Mason from 6 – 9 followed by Jackie Myers from 9-11:30 Saturday. On Sunday it’s Eddie Moore appearing at Corvino from 6 – 9
• Johnnie’s in The Power & Light District presents Piaget sings from 6:30-10:30.
• Johnnie’s in Liberty presents Lori Tucker Saturday from 6:30-10:30
• The Majestic presents Dawson Jones (upstairs) from 5:30-9 and the Brant Jester Trio (downstairs) from 6-10 Saturday. Matt Villinger plays the Majestic Sunday brunch from 10:30 – 1:30 followed by Alyssa Murray from 6:30-9:30
• Manor Records at 401 North 6th Street in Kansas City Kansas hosts their 2nd Sunday Jam Session at 7:00 Sunday
• The Uptown Lounge on Saturday presents pianists Alan Stribling and Michael Rorah from 7 – 12
• Stock Hill presents Eclipse from 8-11 Saturday.
• Lonnie’s Reno Club features Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 10:30 Saturday.
• Eddie V’s presents The Max Groove Trio Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Charles Williams on Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• The Phoenix has a jazz brunch Saturday with Alex Abramovitz and the swingin’ Kansas City Fives from 10:00 – 2:00 followed by Talya Groves and Boyfriends every SAT 4:30-8:30pm. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00.
• Walnut Creek Winery at 90 Main Street in Holt, Missouri presents Jenna Bauer from noon – 3:00 Saturday

The Piano Room presents Joel McNulty Saturday.
• The Mutual Musicians Foundation in the historic 18th and Vine district Hosts its legendary late night jam sessions 1-5am sat
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has Henry Scamurra at 6:00 Sunday
• The Pairing features Sterling Holman every Sunday from 5:00 – 7:00.
• Ragazza at 43rd and Main has a Jazz Brunch with Tim Whitmer from noon – 3:00 Saturday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features Candace Evans Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel presents The Mengel Brothers Duo every Sunday from 6-10.
• Soiree presents Kim Keys & Locd! Each and every Sunday @ 6


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