Jazz Calendar for the week of December 2 to Sunday, December 8

Jazz Calendar for the week of December 2 to Sunday, December 8

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 2nd to Sunday, December 8th. 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 2

• Saxophonist Logan Richardson hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• 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.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has guitarist Will Matthews 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 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
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Jazzbo at 6:00

Tuesday, December 3

• 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 guitarist Danny Embrey 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
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents Seth Davis from 7:00 – 9:30
• 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 pianist Desmond Mason from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band with Tony Antonucci from 7:30 – 9:30
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, December 4

• Unity Temple on the Plaza presents Spirituality and All that Jazz with Julie Turner and Brian Ruskin at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has keyboardist Roger Wilder 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 Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump featuring David Basse interpreting the music of Frank Sinatra from 7:30 – 9:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents trombonist Brian Scarborough 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has saxophonist Herschel McWilliams 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

Thursday, December 5

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features saxophonist Stephen Martin 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 Ken Lovern from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by Matt Hopper until 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Crystal’s Spot at 7th and Massachusetts in Lawrence has vocalist Susan Hancock from 7:00 – 9:00
• 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
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Heather Newman from 7:00 – 11:00.
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Jackie Myers from 7:00 – 11:00

Friday, December 6

• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Bill Crain from 7:00 – 11:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Desmond Mason at 5:30 followed by Molly Hammer from 8:30 –12:00
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has James Ward 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 Jackie Myers downstairs from 7:30 – 2:00 , Embrey, Lovern, and Strait upstairs from 8:00 – 11:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features the Boogaloo 7 from 9:00 – 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 live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Claire Adams until 11:45.
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Max Levy from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents Fred Wickham, The Grand Marquis, and the Country Duo at 7:00
• 1856 at 10th and Massachusetts in Lawrence has Alex Frank from 7:00 – 9:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Emily Dix 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 J Love until 1:00
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 19700 East Valley View Parkway in Independence presents Brad Allen from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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 7 and Sunday, December 8

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents KKFI’s own Jazz Disciple from 8:30 – 12:00 Saturday
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has Adam Larson Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Topeka Jazz Workshop at the Ramada Inn in Topeka presents the Westport Art Ensemble Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Rod Fleeman Saturday at 2:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00, Wire Town 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 from 6:30 – 9:30 followed by the Nsikoh Trio until 1:00.
• The Carlsen Center Johnson County Community College brings in Siento y Vivo Sunday at 7:00
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has the JB Jazz Quartet 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
• Community Christian Church hosts a Carol Fest with Tim Whitmer, Angela Hagenbach, Molly Hammer, Stan Kessler, and Jim Mair Sunday from 4:00 – 5:30
• Affare at 1911 Main has a jazz brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Michael McClintock Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Bob Bowman until 11:45.
• 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 Charles Williams Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00 and Sunday from 5:30 – 9:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Stan Kessler and Rich Hill Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Chaz has Bryan Hicks at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Stock Hill features A la Mode Saturday from 8:00 – 11:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Jackie Myers 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. Hot Club KC appears at the Phoenix Saturday at 4:30 followed by BMW 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 Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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