KKFI Jazz Calendar for April 13 – April 19

KKFI Jazz Calendar for April 13 – April 19

 

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, April 13th to Sunday, April 19th. 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 13

 

  • Dwight Foster 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 presents a jazz recital for Kansas City Kansas Community College from 7:00 – 10:00
  • 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 has vocalist Millie Edwards from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Jazzbo at 6:00

 

Tuesday, April 14

 

 

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand hosts a recital for bassist Joel Stratton from 5:30 – 7:30 followed by Dojo from 8:00 – 11:00
  • 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 trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 5:00 – 9:00
  • Harling’s at Main Street and Westport Road features the Jorge Arana Trio with Daikaiju from 9:00 – 12:00
  • Grant Recital Hall at UMKC features student jazz combos at 7:30
  • 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 Kim Sivils and Steve Rigazzi from 6:00 – 10:00

 

Wednesday, April 15

 

  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features trumpeter Stan Kessler from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Adam Schlozman at 7:30 followed by 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
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents vocalist Shay Estes with Bram Wijnands 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 trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 5:00 – 9:00
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has drummer Matt Leifer from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00

 

Thursday April 16

 

  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has the Rob Scheps/Jason Jackson Sextet from 7:00 – 9:30
  • The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents Shades of Jade at 8:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has organist Rich Hill from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features TJ Martley and Bryan Hicks from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT 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 Phoenix at 8th and Central has Damon Parker 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 Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarist Will Matthews from 6:00 -10:00
  • Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Brody Buster from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

 

Friday April 17

 

  • The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts presents the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra performing Stan Kenton’s music at 8:00
  • Schmitt Music at 7316 119th Street brings in pianists Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi for ragtime revelry at 7:00
  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has Brandon Draper from 8:00 – 10:30
  • The Friday Indigo hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Lady D at 5:30       followed by Bob Bowman with Steve Houghton 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 drummer Matt Kane until 10:00 followed by Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 until 2:00
  • Liberty High School hosts a Jazz and Java Classic with the Liberty High School and Middle School Jazz Bands at 7:00
  • Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features bassist Tyrone Clark from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits until 12:30
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Jason Vivone and the Billy Bats 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 Lauren Krum 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
  • 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 Bobby Adams 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 Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins from 7:30 – 10:30

 

Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19

 

 

  • The Jammin’ at the Gem Concert Series at the Gem Theatre at 18th and Highland brings in vibraphonist Joe Locke Saturday at 8:00
  • The Lied Center at KU brings in vocalist Kurt Elling Sunday at 7:30
  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th presents drummer Steve Houghton Saturday from 8:00 – 10:30. Sunday pianist Paul Roberts plays the Take 5 brunch from 10:00 – 2:00, and Gamelan Genta Kasturi appears at 7:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Ida McBeth from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer Matt Kane from 9:00 – midnight followed by OJT until 2:00 Saturday. Sunday the Steve Houghton Trio appears at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by the 627 Big Band until 11:30.
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway has Angela Habenbach’s Poetry and Jazz from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by Glenn North’s Poetry Jam until 12:30 Saturday.  
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents kkfi’s own Jeff Harshbarger from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
  • The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway has kkfi’s own Jeff Harshbarger from 8:00 – 10:30
  • Anton’s at 1610 Main presents trumpeter Stan Kessler from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
  • 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 Joe DeFio plays a solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
  • 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 Candace Evans 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 Havilah Bruders for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Ron Carlson appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman play 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 Rock, Paper, Scissors appears from 4:30 – 8:30 at the Phoenix followed by the Steamboat Bandits 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
  • to have your event listed, send an e-mail to rogermwilder@sbcglobal.net

 

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