KKFI Jazz Calendar for August 29 – September 4

KKFI Jazz Calendar for August 29 – September 4

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, August 29th to Sunday, September 4th. 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 29

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the New Jazz Order Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features Danny Rojas, Matt Hopper, and Everette DeVan from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits until 1:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Bryan Redmond from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand features A la Mode from 8:00 – midnight
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents vocalist Millie Edwards from 7:00 – 10:30.
• 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, August 30

• Guitarist Matt Hopper hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Gerald Spaits from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features the Joe Cartwright Trio from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the Joe Schoonover Trio until 1:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• 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 Paul Gerni from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, August 31

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 -10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Arny Young’s Roughtet from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump featuring Doug Talley interpreting the music of Sonny Rollins at 7:30 followed by OJT from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Overland Park Farmer’s Market presents Stan Kessler with Roger Wilder from 10:30 AM – 12:30
• 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 Hermon Mehari 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 presents Herschel McWilliams from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features vocalist Peggy Chilson 7:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00

Thursday, September 1

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features saxophonist Steve Lambert from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer John Kizilarmut at 5:30 followed by drummer Kevin Frazee from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Hot Strings Trio from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features the Gerald Spaits Quartet from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00
• 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
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Dan Bliss from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, September 2

• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand hosts a cd release for the Jorge Arana Trio at 9:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Sean Tyler from 5:30 –8:30 followed by the Wild Men of Kansas City 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 followed by Electric Tinks downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Kelley Gant Trio from 7:00 -11:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features pianist Charles Pridgen from 7:00 – 10:00.
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Lori Tucker from 8:00 – 12:00
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 3:30 – 5:30
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features pianist Mark Lowrey with Stan Kessler from 6:30 – 10:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by J Love until 1:00.
• The Backroom Gallery at 10914 East Winner Road in Independence presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 9:00
• 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
• 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.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine brings in the Darryl White/Jeff Jenkins Quintet 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Force5! Saturday from 3:00 – 5:00 followed by OJT from 6:00 – 1:30. Organist Chris Hazelton appears downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00. Sunday vocalist Molly Hammer appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Stan Kessler’s Cornerstone until 1:30.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Rich Hill plays a jazz brunch at the Majestic, and Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features vocalist Shay Estes from 6:30 – 10:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• 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 Grand Marquis 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 features vocalist Cynthia Van Rhoden for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00 and vocalist Mandy Boothe from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening. Vocalist Eboni Fondren sings for the Sunday 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. The Hot Club of KC appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street features keyboardist Mark Lowrey Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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 KC Bier Company at 79th and Wornall presents Bram Wijnands Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 3:00 – 5:00
• 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 Trio Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00. Sunday Lonnie McFadden appears at Sullivan’s from 5:30 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00

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