Jazz Calendar for the week of July 15 – July 21

Jazz Calendar for the week of July 15 – July 21

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, July 15th to Sunday, July 21st. 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, July 15

• Drummer Sam Platt 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 guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman 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, July 16

• 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
• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• KC Bier at 310 West 79th Street hosts a jazz jam from 7:00 – 10:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Fontaine Hotel at 901 West 48th Place presents vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 – 10:00
• 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 a private event
• 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, July 17

• 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 guitarist Danny Embrey 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 at 7:00
• 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 Ryan Head on guitar
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has guitarist Chris Foster from 6:30 – 9:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00
• J Love hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe

Thursday, July 18th

• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has saxophonist Houston Smith from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features saxophonist David Valdez 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 and Havilah Bruders and Paul Shinn until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand has Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Fontaine Hotel at 901 West 48th Place presents the Joe Cartwright Trio from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the West Bottoms has the Project H from 8:00 – 11:00
• Café Sebastienne at the Kemper Museum has drummer John Kizilarmut from 5:00 – 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman from 6:30 – 10:30
• Candace Evans appears outdoors at the Penguin Court on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 7:00 – 11:00.
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Jackie Myers from 7:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, July 19

• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Houston Smith 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 Charles Williams from 8:30 –12:30
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has Ervin Brown from 4:30 – 7:30 followed by Will Matthews until 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 4:30 – 7:30, Paul Shinn downstairs at 6:30 followed by Jackie Myers from 7:30 – 2:00, and Embrey, Lovern, and Strait upstairs from 8:00 – 11:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Paul Shinn from 7:00 – 11:00
• Mark Lowrey appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00
• 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
• Trago Bar and Tapas at 9261 Northeast 83rd Terrace has Max Levy from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Ron Gutierrez from 8:00 – 11:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has A la Mode from 6:30 – 10:30
• B & B Theaters at 3241 South east Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Charlotte Fletcher 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 Max Groove from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features Joel McNulty

Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine brings in Brandon Draper with Dave Pietro from 8:30 – 12:00.
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has Charles Williams Saturday from 4:30 – 7:30 followed by Stan Kessler until 11:00
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has the KC Area Youth Jazz Fellows Saturday at 5:00 followed by Bill Crain from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Chancia Fairley appears at 424 with the James Ward Band
• 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 Jackie Myers and Matt Hopper appear at the Green Lady 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 from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents saxophonist Adam Larson at 7:00 Sunday
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Paul Shinn 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 Grand Marquis appears outdoors at the Nelson Atkins Museum Sunday at 4:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Shay Estes until 11:45. Sunday Peter Schlamb appears at Corvino from 6:00 – 9:00
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf has Brian Scarborough Saturday from 7:30 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Jessica Paige from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and Charles Williams Sunday from 5:30 – 9:30
• Megan Birdsall appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway Saturday from 4:00 – 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Havilah Bruders Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Chaz has Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Affare at 1911 Main has brunch from 10:00 – 2:00 with Jeff Freling and Michael McClintock Saturday and Eboni Fondren Sunday
• Libations & Company at 23 Southeast 23rd Street in Lee’s Summit presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 10:00 Saturday
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Julie Turner Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Lonnie McFadden Sunday from 5:30 – 8:30
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has Jackie Myers from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has a jazz brunch Saturday with Alex Abramowitz and the swingin’ Kansas City Fives from 10:00 – 2:00. Tim Whitmer appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Knock Kneed Sally until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00.
• Hush at 10th and Broadway presents Alex Abramowitz and his swingin’ Kansas City Fives Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• 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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