Jazz Calendar for the week of December 16 to Sunday, December 22

Jazz Calendar for the week of December 16 to Sunday, December 22

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 16th to Sunday, December 22nd. 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 16

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Louis Neal Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by Max Groove from 10:30 until 2:30.
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a concert of the Kansas City Kansas Community College from 6:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents Wave Cage with the Funtet from 7:00 – 9:30
• 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 pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Alyssa Murray 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

Tuesday, December 17

• The Church of Scientology brings in Stanley Clarke and Mark Isham to 1800 Grand Boulevard at 7:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has saxophonist Ernest Melton from 6:00 – 10:00
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street hosts an open mic from 6:00 – 11:00
• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has pianist Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band with Anne Trinkl from 7:30 – 9:30
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, December 18

• Unity Temple on the Plaza hosts a jazz jam with saxophonist Stephen Martin from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has keyboardist Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by guitarist Matt Hopper from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents the Boulevard Big Band from 7:00 – 9:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has vocalist Jessica Paige 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 Gem Theater at 18th and Highland presents the Kansas City Jazz Academy Combos at 7:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has McDowell and Company from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:30 – 11:30
• On Thursday, Village Presbyterian Church at 6641 Mission presents pianist Mark Lowrey at 12:15

Thursday, December 19

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine hosts a Musicians Appreciation Day at 5:00 followed by Millage Gilbert from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the John Brewer Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by Matt Hopper until 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the West Bottoms has vocalist Kelley Gant from 8:00 – 11:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has saxophonist David Valdez 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 Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has David Basse from 8:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Monique Danielle from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has pianist Michael Pagan from 7:00 – 11:00.
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Jackie Myers from 7:00 – 11:00

Friday, December 20

• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Dan Thomas from 7:00 – 11:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Just a Taste of Jazz at 5:30 followed by Marcus Lewis’s Brass and Boujee from 8:30 –12:00
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has Will Matthews from 7:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 4:30 – 7:30 followed by Embrey, Lovern, and Strait upstairs until 11:00 followed by Jackie Myers downstairs from 7:30 – 2:00 followed by the RSS Trio upstairs until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Paul Shinn from 8:00 – 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 Eboni Fondren from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Desmond Mason until 11:45.
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Westport Saloon at 4112 Pennsylvania features Grand Marquis from 10:00 – 2:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Joanna Berkebile from 6:30 – 10:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Lori Tucker from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Heather Newman 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 Michael Pagan from 5:30 – 9:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Joel McNulty

Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Ida McBeth from 8:30 – 12:00 Saturday
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has Eclipse Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Rod Fleeman Saturday at 2:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, Danny Embrey downstairs from 7:30 – 10:30, the RSS Trio downstairs until 2:00, and Tyrone Clark upstairs from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday the Green Lady has Jackie Myers and Matt Hopper from 4:30 – 7:30 followed by Chris Hazelton until 11:00 and Max Groove until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden Saturday at 6:30 followed by the Nsikoh Trio from 10:00 – 1:00
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has B.J. Jansen from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday the Majestic has 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
• Affare at 1911 Main has a jazz brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• BB’s Lawnside Barbecue at 1205 East 85th Street hosts Mama Ray’s Blues and Jazz Jam Saturday afternoon from 2:00 – 5:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Michael McClintock Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Shay Estes until 11:45. Sunday Mark Lowrey appears at Corvino from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the West Bottoms has Mike Dillon from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has KC Jazz Nights Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Emily Dix Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00 and Eclipse Sunday from 5:30 – 9:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Havilah Bruders Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Chaz has Marvin Gruenbaum at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Grand Marquis Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Lonnie McFadden Sunday from 5:30 – 8:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has a jazz brunch Saturday with Alex Abramovitz and the swingin’ Kansas City Fives from 10:00 – 2:00. Tim Whitmer appears at the Phoenix Saturday followed by Steamboat Bandit from 9:00 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
• 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
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Alan Stribling Saturday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Candace Evans Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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