Jazz Calendar for the week of December 30 to Sunday, January 5

Jazz Calendar for the week of December 30 to Sunday, January 5

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 30th to Sunday, January 5th. 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 30

• Trombonist Jason Goudeau 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 bassist Steve Rigazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents The Evan Kappelman Quartet 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
• Capsule at 1664 Broadway has a celebration and jam at 7:30
• 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 31

• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan from 7:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:30 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Jackie Myers and Rod Fleeman upstairs at 4:30 followed by OJT at 8:00 and Max Groove from 11:30 – 2:30. Bram Wijnands and Paul Shinn appear at the Green Lady downstairs at 7:30 followed by Danny Embrey from 11:00 – 2:00
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Joe Cartwright and Havilah Bruders from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Tyrone Clark until 1:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has keyboardist Jackie Myers from 8:30 – 12:30
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the West Bottoms has Los Tropicales from 10:00 – 1:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 11:00
• Hotel Philips presents A la Mode from 9:30 – 12:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Desmond Mason at 4:00, Peter Schlamb at 6:30, and Kelley Gant from 9:30 – 12:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has Delynia Brown from 7:00 – 12:15
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Penny Black from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, January 1

• 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 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
• 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 Mark Lowrey from 7:30 – 12:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has J Love from 8:30 – 12:30
• Corvino and the Phoenix are closed for New Year’s Day
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:30 – 11:30

Thursday, January 2

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents guitarist Millage Gilbert 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 Brian Baggett and Ken Lovern from 7:00 – 11:00 followed by Matt Hopper until 11:00
• 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 pianist Mark Lowrey 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 Stan Kessler and Charles Williams from 6:30 – 9:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Jackie Myers from 7:00 – 11:00

Friday, January 3

• 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 Desmond Mason at 5:30 followed by Lady D 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 3:30 – 6:30 followed by Embrey, Lovern, and Strait upstairs until 11:00 and Matt Hopper downstairs from 9:00 – 1:00 followed by the RSS Trio upstairs until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Shaun Munday from 9:00 – 12:00
• 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 Emily Frost from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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 Monique Danielle 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 more music 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, January 4 and Sunday, January 5

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Charles Williams from 8:30 – 12:00 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Rod Fleeman Saturday at 3:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 7:00 – 11:00, Danny Embrey downstairs from 9:00 – 1:00, and the Slimm Organ Trio upstairs from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday the Green Lady has Gerald Spaits from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features the Nsikoh Trio Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30
• 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
• 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 Charles Williams Sunday from 5:30 – 9:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Chaz has Matt Hopper at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Paula Saunders 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 followed by more music 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 Emmet 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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