KKFI Jazz Calendar for August 20 – August 26

KKFI Jazz Calendar for August 20 – August 26

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, August 20th to Sunday, August 26th. 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, August 20

• Pianist Alyssa Murray 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 Matt Villinger with Peter Schlamb 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 keyboardist Mark Lowrey from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania hosts a listening party with Greg Carroll and Michael Pagan from 8:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Paradox Theater at 107 South 6th Street in St. Joseph has the St. Joe Big Band Jam from 7:00 – 10:00
• 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, August 21

• The Bottleneck at 737 New Hampshire in Lawrence brings in guitarist Charlie Hunter from 8:00 – 10:00
• The Nerman Museum at Johnson County Community College has bassist Gerald Spaits Tuesday from noon – 2:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe Cartwright from 6:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents saxophonist Ernest Melton from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by organist Jackie Myers until 2:30
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has David Basse with the Jim Lower Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:30.
• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan 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, August 22

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Ruben Pascottini from 6:00 -10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has Brad Gregory with Tivon Pennicott and Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 9:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Danny Embrey’s Enormous Guitar from 9:00 – 12:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Charles Williams Trio 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
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has drummer Natalie Bates from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by saxophonist Herschel McWilliams with Lonnie McFadden until midnight
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Nick Schnebelen from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Chris Foster from 6:30 – 9:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00

Thursday, August 23

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Cure with Christian Swan from 7:00 – 11:00
• Bayou on the Vine at 18th and Vine has the David Basse Trio from 8:00 – 12:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton at 6:00 followed by saxophonist Stephen Martin until 2:30
• KC Bier at 310 West 79th Street presents Bram Wijnands with Tivon Pennicott and Lonnie McFadden from 5:30 – 7:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden with Tivon Pennicott from 6:00 -10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features saxophonist Ernest Melton with Tivon Pennicott from 9:00 – 12:00
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has trumpeter Stan Kessler from 7:00 – 10:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania has Peter Schlamb from 9:00 – 11:00
• 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
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has bassist Tyrone Clark from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents saxophonist Max Levy from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Hotel Phillips at 12th and Baltimore has A la Mode from 8:00 – 11:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has vocalist Laura Chalk from 7:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, August 24

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Just a Taste of Jazz at 5:30 followed by saxophonist Tivon Pennicott from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Embrey, Lovern, and Strait downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and organist Matt Villinger until 2:45
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Roger Wilder from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands with Mark Lewis from 7:00 – 11:00
• Cubanisms 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 Joanna Berkebile from 7:00 -11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Shay Estes until 12:30
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville has Stan Kessler from 5:30 – 8:30
• B & B Theaters at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has J Love from 6:30 – 10:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Eboni Fondren from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Grille at Park Place has Tyrone Clark from 7:30 – 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 with Tivon Pennicott at 4:30 followed by the MGD’s from 9:00 – 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26

• The Gem Theater at 18th and Highland presents a Charlie Parker tribute concert with Lonnie McFadden, Bobby Watson, and Tivon Pennicott at 8:00 Saturday
• Ironwoods Ampitheater at 147th and Mission has the KC Latin Jazz All Stars Sunday at 6:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the James Ward Band Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Roger Wilder at 2:30 followed by organist Ken Lovern upstairs Saturday from 6:00 – 11:00, Mitch Towne downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, and Stephen Martin upstairs until 2:30. Sunday Natalie Bates appears at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by the RSS Trio from 10:30 until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Chris Hazelton from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday followed by Nate Nall from 9:00 – 1:00.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands with Mark Lewis Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday the Majestic has pianist 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
• Swope Park at East Meyer Boulevard and Swope Parkway has the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra Sunday at 4:30
• Southminster Presbyterian Church at 63rd and Roe has Joe Cartwright Sunday at 5:00
• El Shaddai International Family Worship at 13111 Spring Street in Grandview has the James Ward Band Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Marcus Lewis Big Band appears at 10th and Broadway Saturday from 11:30 PM – 1:30 AM Sunday
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by Cubanisms until 12:30.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Arthur White from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and Justin Binek from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californos at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• 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
• The Beach Nutz appear outdoors at at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00 Saturday.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Chris Foster for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Havilah Bruders Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Matt Villinger performs for the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main has Emily Frost Saturday from 8:30 – midnight
• Havilah Bruders appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00 Saturday.
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Midnight Blue Orchestra Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• 18th and Vine hosts a tribute to Charlie Parker at noon Saturday with Dan Thomas
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111Grand has David Basse Saturday from 7:30 – 10:30
• Ophelia’s in Independence Square has Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place has the Sons of Brasil Saturday from 7:30 – 10:30
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street has Mark Lowrey every Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Affare at 1911 Main has brunch with Bryan Hicks Saturday and Adam Galblum Sunday from 10:00 – 2:00
• 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 A la Mode 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
• KC Bier at 310 West 79th Street presents Bram Wijnands Saturday and Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Saturday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• B & B Theaters at 3241 Southwest Fascination Drive in Lee’s Summit has Cynthia Van Rhoden from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Molly Hammer Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and Kim Sivils with Steve Rigazzi Sunday from 6:30 – 9:30
• 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 and Lonnie McFadden Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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