Jazz Calendar for the week of September 2 – September 8

Jazz Calendar for the week of September 2 – September 8

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, September 2nd to Sunday, September 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, September 2

• Drummer Karnell Robinson 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 is closed for Labor Day
• 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, September 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
• KC Bier at 310 West 79th Street hosts a jazz jam from 7:00 – 10:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents Seth Davis from 8:00 – 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 at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Jeff Freling 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, September 4

• Unity Temple on the Plaza presents Spirituality and All that Jazz at 7:00 featuring pianist Joe Cartwright
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has keyboardist Roger Wilder from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents the New Vintage Big Band from 7:00 – 9:30
• 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 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
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 7:00 – 11:00.
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00

Thursday, September 5

• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has saxophonist B J Jansen from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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 John Brewer Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 8:00 followed by Guitar Elation until 11:00 and Havilah Bruders from 11:30 – 2:30
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents bassist Seth Lee from 8:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden 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 drummer Arny Young 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 Phoenix at 8th and Central has Heather Newman from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has David Basse from 8:00 – 11:00
• Crystal’s Spot at 7th and Massachusetts in Lawrence has Susan Hancock from 7:30 – 9:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Stan Kessler with Justin Binek from 6:30 – 9:30
• Candace Evans appears outdoors on the Penguin Court on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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, September 6

• Harrah’s Casino brings in guitarist Al DiMeola at 8:00
• Legacy Ampitheater at 897 Northeast Bluestem Drive has Bobby Watson and the American Jazz Orchestra 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 Delynia Jannell at 5:30 followed by Charles Williams from 8:30 –12:30
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has Eboni Fondren at 4:30 followed by James Ward from 7:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00
• Homer’s Coffeehouse at 80th and Metcalf features Brian Scarborough from 7:30 – 9:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 4:30 – 7:30, 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 Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Rich Hill 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 at 6:00 followed by Slim Hanson & the Poor Choices from 9:30 – 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 David Basse 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
• 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, September 7 and Sunday, September 8

• Harmon Park at 77th and Mission Road hosts the Prairie Village Jazz Festival Saturday from 4:00 – 10:15 with the Shawnee Mission East Blue Knights, Matt Otto, Vine Street Rumble, Marcus Lewis Big Band, and Dan Thomas with Lisa Henry
• The Kauffman Center brings in the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Saturday afternoon at 2:30
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the James Ward Band from 8:30 – 12:00 Saturday
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street has Adam Larson from 8:00 – 11:00
• 424 Lounge at 424 Cherokee Street in Leavenworth has Jason Goudeau from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday.
• 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 Saturday at 6:30 followed by Joe Cartwright from 10:00 – 1:00
• 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
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Jamie Anderson Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Jackie Myers until 11:45. Sunday Corvino has Eddie Moore from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00 and Charles Williams Sunday from 5:30 – 9:30
• A la Mode 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 Bryan Hicks at the Sunday brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue has Cubanisms Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00
• First Baptist at Wornall and Red Bridge Road has Jazz Vespers Sunday from 6:00 – 8:00 with Millie Edwards
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar & Grille at 1903 Victory in Liberty has Lori Tucker Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Lonnie McFadden Sunday from 5:30 – 8:30
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main has A la Mode Saturday from 8:00 – 11:30
• 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 from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by CC Hardy 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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