Jazz Calendar for the week of December 23 to Sunday, December 29

Jazz Calendar for the week of December 23 to Sunday, December 29

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 23rd to Sunday, December 29th. 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 23

• Trumpeter Nate Nall 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 clarinetist John Blegen from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents saxophonist Michael Eaton 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 24

• 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 organist Max Groove from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark until 2:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Rich Hill from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Brother John from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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 is closed for Christmas Eve
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, Christmas Day

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has The Mengel Brothers from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents keyboardist Jackie Myers from 6:00 – 2:30
• The Phoenix, Corvino, the Gaslight Grill and Eddie V’s are closed for Christmas
• 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 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

Thursday, December 26

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Kansas City Latin Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Vik G 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
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania has Peter Schlamb from 9:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the West Bottoms has the Relativity Band from 8:00 – 11:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Trago Tapas and Bar at 9261 Northeast 83rd Terrace presents Alex Abramovitz from 7:00 – 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 Millie Edwards from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Taylor Smith Unplugged from 7:00 – 11:00.
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Jackie Myers from 7:00 – 11:00

Friday, December 27

• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Will Matthews from 7:00 – 11:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Lady D at 5:30 followed by Arthur White from 8:30 –12:00
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has Amber Underwood 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 the RSS Trio until 2:30 and Mark Slimm downstairs from 7:30 – 10:30 followed by Jackie Myers upstairs until 2:00
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Paul Shinn with Lucy Wijnands 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 Kelley Gant from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Eboni Fondren until 11:45.
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents the Boulevard Big Band with Rob Scheps Sunday from 7:00 – 9:30
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has J Love 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 MGD’s 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 Max Groove from 5:30 – 9:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Joel McNulty

Saturday, December 28 and Sunday, December 29

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Dan Thomas with Bobby Watson 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
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents Dave Scott Sunday from 7:00 – 9:30
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Laura Chalk 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
• The French Market in Prairie Village Shops presents Adam Schlozman Saturday from 4:30 – 7:00
• Affare at 1911 Main has a jazz brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main has Emily Dix Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• 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 Cubanisms until 11:45. Sunday Jim Lower appears at Corvino from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 Vik G Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00 and Charles Williams Sunday from 5:30 – 9:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Jackie Myers Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Chaz has Matt Villinger at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Stan Kessler 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 A la Mode 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 Emmett Lee 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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