KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 19 – December 25

KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 19 – December 25

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 19th to Sunday, December 25th. 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 19

• Organist Everette DeVan 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 from noon – 3:00 and vocalist Molly Hammer at 5:30 followed by Kizilarmut, Frazee and Lovern from 9:00 – 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents 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 6:30 – 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
• The Paradox at 107 South 6th Street presents the St. Joe Big Band Jam 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 20

• 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 Steve Rigazzi and Kim Sivils from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features Perkins, Spaits, and Fleeman from noon – 3:00 and DoJo from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by the Sequel Quartet 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 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 Frank Ancona from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, December 21

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents violinist Adam Galblum 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
• Journeyman at 1121 West 47th Street presents Stan Kessler and Danny Embrey from 6:00 – 8:00
• 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 vocalist Peggy Chilson at 7:00 and a jazz Jam with pianist Eddie Moore in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00

Thursday, December 22

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents saxophonist Steve Lambert from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the John Brewer Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper at 5:30 followed by organist Chris Hazelton from 9:00 – 12:00 and Perkins, Spaits, and Strait until 2:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship features Pope of Dope from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Damon Parker 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.
• 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, December 23

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Synergy from 5:00 – 7:30 followed by saxophonist Matt Otto 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 Guitar Elation 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.
• Homer’s Coffee House at 80th and Metcalf features trumpeter Nate Nall
• 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 Levee Town until 1:00.
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand presents Fresh to Def with Kadesh Flow, Kemet Coleman, and Duncan Burnett from 8:00 – 11:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Havilah Bruders 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 24 and Sunday, Christmas Day

• Please check with venues to ensure they’re open for the holidays before going out.
• The Blue Room, The Majestic Restaurant, Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen, and the Phoenix, and The Bristol are closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents trumpeter Ryan Thielman upstairs Saturday from 6:00 – 1:30 and organist Max Groove downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30. Sunday trumpeter Ryan Thielman appears at the Green Lady from 9:00 – 1:00.
• 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 is closed Sunday.
• 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 vocalist Havilah Bruders for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 and A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening. Alyssa Murray performs for the Sunday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 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 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. Sullivan’s is closed Sunday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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