KKFI Jazz Calendar for April 27 – May 3

KKFI Jazz Calendar for April 27 – May 3

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, April 27th to Sunday, May 3rd. 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 evening shows except where indicated with words like “brunch” or “noon.”    

 

 

 

 

                                                   

Monday, April 27

 

  • The Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz host 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 presents saxophonist Steve Lambert from 9:00 – 12:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
  • The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents the Phoenix Showcase from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Jazzbo at 6:00
  • Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features Classical Revolution KC at 8:00

 

Tuesday, April 28

 

 

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents saxophonist Steve Lambert from 9:00 – 12:00
  • Guitarist Matt Hopper hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Harling’s at Main Street and Westport Road features the New Jazz Order Big Band from 9:00 – 12:00
  • The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 151st Street presents the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Bobby Adams duo from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Candace Evans from 6:00 – 10:00

 

Wednesday, April 29

 

  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features vocalist Stephanie Moore from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Adam Schlozman at 7:30 followed by a cd release from OJT from 9:00 – 12:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Max Groove from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features vocalist Peggy Chilson with Doug Perkins at 7:30
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents vocalist Shay Estes with Rod Fleeman from 6:00 – 9:00
  • 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 Peter Schlamb 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 pianist TJ Erhardt from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has drummer Matt Leifer from 6:00 – 10:00
  • The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the west bottoms has Open Skies featuring drummer Natalie Bates from 8:30 – 1:00

 

Thursday April 30

 

  • The Gem Theater at 18th and Highland brings in Marc Antoine and Joe McBride
  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has from 7:00 – 9:30
  • The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents the Marcus Lewis Big Band at 8:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has the Band Oasis from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features vocalist Kathleen Holeman from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents A la Mode from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton from 9:00 – 12:00
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Ca Va (sah vah) at 4149 Pennsylvania features trumpeter Hermon Mehari
  • The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the west bottoms has live jazz music from 9:30 – 1:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Brody Buster from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Grand Marquis at 7:00
  • Tomlinson’s in the Kansas City Club at 918 Baltimore hosts a jazz jam with Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 10:00. Musicians bring your axe.
  • The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden tonight from 8:00 – 12:00
  • EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Gerald Spaits from 6:00 -10:00
  • Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has cornetist Alex Abramovitz from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

 

Friday May 1

 

  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has Noir Cartoon Jazz with Johnny Hamil from 8:00 – 10:30
  • The Friday Indigo hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features live music at 5:30       followed by Charlotte Embry and Soigne from 8:30 – 12:30
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer and the KC Express from 5:30 – 8:30, then pianist Roger Wilder until 10:00 followed by OJT until 1:30
  • Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features vocalist Dave Stephens 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 Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center has vocalist Molly Hammer from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin tonight from 8:00 – midnight.
  • Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features pianist Charles Pridgen every Friday from 7:00 – 10:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Grand Marquis from 7:00 -11:00
  • The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Lori Tucker tonight from 8:00 – 12:00
  • The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday 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
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has Max Groove from 6:00 – 11:00
  • Piropos at 4141 North Mulberry Drive in Briarcliff presents Mike Ning with Sherry Brummett from 5:00 – 7:00 followed by Dan Sturdevant with Tiffany Miller.
  • EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins from 7:30 – 10:30

 

Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3

 

 

  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th presents Parallax Saturday. Sunday pianist Roger Wilder plays the Take 5 brunch with Matt Otto from 10:00 – 2:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features pianist Charles Williams from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 9:30 – 1:30 Saturday. Sunday the 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway has saxophonist Steve Lambert from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by pianist Paul Roberts until 12:30 Saturday.  
  • The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway features the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents saxophonist Matt Otto from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
  • Local Tap at 7300 West 119th Street hosts the Crème Brulee Music Festival Sunday with a tribute to Tommy Ruskin featuring Julie Turner from 2:00 – 5:00
  • Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday. Sunday Rich Hill plays a jazz brunch from noon – 2:00, and Joe DeFio plays a solo piano at the Majestic from 7:00 – 9:00
  • Californo’s has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
  • EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 10:00 Saturday
  • Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf presents saxophonist Jim Mair from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday
  • YJ’s at 18th and Wyandotte has bassist Bryan Hicks every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway features vocalist Laura Chalk for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Vocalist Angela Hagenbach appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday vocalist Eboni Fondren plays the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
  • 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, and Saturday evening vocalist Monique Danielle appears from 4:30 – 8:30 at the Phoenix followed by vocalist Shay Estes from 9:00 until 1:00
  • The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin tomorrow night from 8:00 – midnight.
  • 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
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has Will Matthews and the Saturday Night Trio Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Lonnie McFadden appears at Sullivan’s from 5:30 – 9:00  
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins Friday and Saturday from 7:30 – 10:30

 

 

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