Jazz Calendar for the week of December 9 to Sunday, December 15

Jazz Calendar for the week of December 9 to Sunday, December 15

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 9th to Sunday, December 15th. 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 9

• Drummer Tyree Johnson 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 Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents Kevin Arbogast 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 10

• The Kauffman Center presents The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra with Molly Hammer, Lonnie McFadden, and Jason Goudeau from 7:00 – 9:00
• 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
• Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents The Messthetics, Brandon Butler, and Slights at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Bryan Hicks 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 the Dan Riggs Big Band 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 Kaia Nutting from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, December 11

• 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 guitarist Matt Hopper 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 saxophonist Matt Baldwin 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 A la Mode 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 12

• On Thursday, Village Presbyterian Church at 6641 Mission presents pianist Mark Lowrey at 12:15
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Glamour Profession 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 Danny Embrey 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
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the West Bottoms has organist Greg Meise 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
• Crystal’s Spot at 7th and Massachusetts in Lawrence has Stan Kessler and Harry Miller 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
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Emily Frost from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has McDowell and Company from 7:00 – 11:00.
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Jackie Myers from 7:00 – 11:00

Friday, December 13

• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central brings in percussionist Pedrito Martinez. The music begins at 8:00 preceded by an onstage interview at 7:00
• 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 Da Truth from 8:30 –12:00
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has J Love 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 Embrey, Lovern, and Strait upstairs from 4:30 – 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 Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the West Bottoms has Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 from 10:00 – 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 Emily Frost from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Lorna Kay until 11:45.
• 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 Dan Bliss abd Rod Fleeman 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 The Stone Cutter’s Union 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 14 and Sunday, December 15

• The American Jazz Museum at 18th and Vine presents the FMO Big Band Saturday morning from 11:00 – 12:30
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Bowdog from 8:30 – 12:00 Saturday
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has live music 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
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has James Ward from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 7:00 – 9:30
• 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Michael McClintock Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by the Marcus Lewis Big Band until 11:45. Sunday Peter Schlamb and Bob Bowman appear 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 Emily Dix Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00 and Charles Williams Sunday from 5:30 – 9:30
• Trago Bar and Tapas features Max Levy Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Rich Hill Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Chaz has Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Stock Hill features Lauren Krum Saturday from 8:00 – 11:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has J Love 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. Taylor Smith appears at the Phoenix Saturday 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 CoCo 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
• The French Market at Prairie Village Shops has A la Mode Saturday from 4:30 – 7:30
• 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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