Jazz Calendar for November 28 – December 4

Jazz Calendar for November 28 – December 4

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for Monday, November 28th to Sunday, December 4th. 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 28th

• The Blue Room on 18th and Vine presents its Monday Night Jam Session hosted by vibraphonist Peter Schlamb 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 keyboardist Matt Villinger from 6-10.
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presents the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00.


Tuesday, November 29th

• 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 Bryan Hicks Duo from 6:00 – 10:00.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Tim Reid’s Trio from 6:30 – 9:30.
• Corvino @ 1830 Walnut features guitarist Jeff Freling 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, November 30th


• 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.
•Grant Hall at UMKC presents the UMKC jazz combos from 7:30 – 9:30

The Uptown Lounge at 3400 Main presents the Emily Dix Trio from 8-11
• The Majestic at 931 Broadway presents the Peter Schlamb Trio from 6:30-9:30.
• Corvino @ 1830 Walnut has guitarist Michael McClintock from 6-9.
• Eddie V’s, 700 West 47th Street, presents the Tim Reid Jr. Trio from 6:30 – 9:30.
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has the Spencer Reeve Combo from 6:00 – 8:00
• Johnnie’s @1903 Victory Dr. in Liberty presents trumpeter Chalis O’Neal from 6:30-9:30

Thursday, December 1st

• On Thursday the Blue Room on 18th and Vine has pianist Charles Williams 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 Peter Schlamb from 6-9.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features 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 Record Bar at 1520 Grand features Arkansauce and the Trevor Turla Band from 7:00 – midnight.

•Grant Hall at UMKC presents the UMKC jazz combos from 7:30 – 9:30

Kansas City Kansas Community College presents their student jazz ensembles at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Tim Reid Jr. duo from 6-10

• The French Market in Prairie Village Shops hosts Cynthia Van Roden from 5:30-8.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street, presents Eclipse from 6:30 – 9:30.
• Pierpont’s at Union Station presents keyboardist Mark Lowrey from 5:00 – 8:00.
• Johnnie’s in The Power & Light District presents J Love from 6:30-9:30.
• Johnnie’s in Liberty presents McDowell & Company from 6:30-9:30.

Friday, December 2nd


• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Indigo Hour with Darron J at 5:00 followed by Preston Portley from 8:30 – 11:00
• The Phoenix , 8th and central, presents Lee Langston from 4:30-8:00
• Corvino @ 1830 Walnut has pianist Matt Villinger from 6-9 followed by Brandon Draper from 9 – 11:30
• The Majestic at 931 Broadway presents Brant Jester (upstairs) from 5:30-9 and the Joe Cartwright 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 Matt Villinger until 2:00.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Tim Whitmer from 6:30 – 9:30 followed by The Reyes Brothers Trio until 1:00.
• Johnnie’s in Liberty presents Rudy Amato from 6:30-10:30.
• The Market at Meadowbrook KC features Mire Pral from 4 -6:30
• Johnnie’s in The Power & Light District presents Heather Newman 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 Clayton DeLong 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 3rd and Sunday, December 4th


• The Blue Room on 18th and Vine hosts a Jazzy Hip Hop Holiday Celebration 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 Taylor Babb 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 Matt Villinger 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 Shaun Munday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Corvino features Joe Cartwright from 6 – 9 followed by Chalice O’Neal from 9-11:30 Saturday. On Sunday it’s Eboni Fondren appearing at Corvino from 6 – 9
• Johnnie’s in Liberty presents Hot Club KC 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. Andrew Ouellette plays the Majestic Sunday from 6:30-9:30
• The Savoy at 219 West 9th Street has Cynthia Van Roden from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday
• The Uptown Lounge on Saturday presents pianists Alan Stribling from 7 – 9 and Michael Rorah from 9-12
• Stock Hill presents Emily Dix 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.
• Ragazza presents a jazz brunch with Jeff Freling and Michael McClintock 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 a cd release for Luke Harbour at 1 PM Sunday and Brian Scarborough at 6:00 Sunday
• The Ship, 1221 Union Ave. presents Chalis O’Neal Sunday at 6:00 pm followed by Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 at 9:00
• The Pairing features Sterling Holman every Sunday from 5:00 – 7:00.
• 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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