KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 12 – December 18

KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 12 – December 18

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 12th to Sunday, December 18th. 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, December 12

• Bassist Seth Lee 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 Mark Lowrey and Molly Hammer from noon – 3:00 and Hopper DeVan and Strait followed by saxophonist Ernest Melton from 9:00 – 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand presents A la Mode from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• 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, December 13

• 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 Bryan Hicks from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features Stan Kessler with Roger Wilder from noon – 3:00 and DoJo from 9:00 – 10:00 followed by keyboardist Matt Villinger until 2:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez big band with Anne Trinkl from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, December 14

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents kkfi’s own Jeff Harshbarger from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features drummer Natalie Bates at 5:30 followed by OJT from 9:00 – 1:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• 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 trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has a jazz Jam with pianist Eddie Moore in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, December 15

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine brings in saxophonist Logan Richardson at 7:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Kathleen Holeman from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper at 5:30 followed by Guitar Elation from 9:00 – 12:00 and Perkins, Spaits, and Strait until 2:30
• The American Jazz Museum at 18th and Vine hosts a lecture from New York Times critic Brian Seibert discussing his book “What the Eye Hears” from 6:00 – 8:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Rich Hill from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship features Snuff Dope from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Brody Buster from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30

Friday, December 16

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Delynia Jannell from 5:00 – 7:30 followed by trumpeter Darryl White from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Kathleen Holeman from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer and the KC Express from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by saxophonist Steve Lambert downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• 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.
• 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 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 the MGD’s until 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Eboni Fondren from 7:00 -11:00
• 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, December 17 and Sunday, December 18

• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College presents David Basse and Joe Cartwright at 7:00 Sunday
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the James Ward Band from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 1:30 and saxophonist Steve Lambert downstairs from 9:00 – 1:00. Sunday keyboardist Michael Pagan appears at the Green Lady from 5:00 – 9:00 followed by Stan Kessler’s Playground until 1:30.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Rich Hill plays a jazz brunch at the Majestic from 11:00 – 1:00, and Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents Emmaline Twist, The Electric Lungs, Victor & Penny, and the Hardship Letters Saturday at 8:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features vocalist Shay Estes Saturday from 6:30 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Bryan Hicks from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Brian Steever from 6:30 – 10:30 Sunday
• White Hall at Washburn University in Topeka presents Trombonopolis Saturday at 4:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Bryan Hicks for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening. Steve Gray and Shannon Lipps perform for the Sunday jazz 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. Tim Whitmer and the K C Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by vocalist Molly Hammer until 1:00
• 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 Saturday 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
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand presents The Black Mariah Theater, the Hot Club of KC, and Black Stacey Sunday from 8:00 – 11:30
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez trio with Anne Trinkl from 2:00 – 5:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00 Sunday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents Candace Evans Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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