KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 22 – 28

KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 22 – 28

      This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 15 to Sunday, December 21. 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, December 22

 

  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the Louis Neal Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Intuition from 9:00 – 12:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Rich Hill from 6:00 – 10:00
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Patrick Gilbert 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.
  • Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features Classical Revolution KC at 8:00
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Jazzbo at 6:00

 

Tuesday, December 23

 

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Sequel Trio from 9:00 – 12:00
  • 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 6:00 – 10:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Joe Cartwright with Tyrone Clark from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features Rich Hill and B3 Vibrations at 8:00
  • Harling’s on Main Street features the New Jazz Order Big Band from 9:00 – 12:00
  • The American Restaurant presents pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
  • 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

 

Wednesday, Christmas Eve

 

  • Check with venues to make sure they’re open tonight.
  • 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
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has drummer Matt Leifer from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand is open without live music
  • The Broadway Jazz Club, the American Restaurant, and The Phoenix are closed
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Max Groove from 6:00 – 10:00.

 

Christmas Day

 

  • Check with venues to make sure they’re open tonight.
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents a Christmas brunch with Steve Gray and Shannon Lipps from 10:00 -1:00. Later Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman appear at Chaz from 6:00 – 10:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Alex Abramowitz and the swingin’ Kansas City Fives from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
  • at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 11:30
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Grand Marquis at 7:00
  • The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden tonight from 8:00 – 12:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand is open without live music
  • The Blue Room and Sullivan’s are closed
  • EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 9:00

 

 

Friday December 26

 

  • The Friday Indigo hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Oasis at 5:30 followed by Charlotte Embrey and Soigne from 8:30 – 12:30.
  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th features pianist Eddie Moore featuring Marcus Lewis from 8:00 – 10:30
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 from 9:00 – 1:00
  • The American Restaurant presents Shay Estes with Matt Otto and Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Jazz Ambassadors host a Holiday Brunch at The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway to benefit the Young Jazz Masters from 11:00 – 3:00. Later saxophonist David Brandom appears at the Broadway club with Rod Fleeman from 7:00 – 1:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway hosts a day after Christmas brunch with Michael Pagan and Laura Chalk from 10:00 -1:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the MGD’s until 1:00.
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
  • Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has the Sons of Brasil from 7:00 – 11:00
  • Baked in Kansas City at 706 Westport Road has Rich Hill from 6:00 – 8:00
  • 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 Friday
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Max Groove from 6:00 – 11:00.
  • Piropos at 4141 North Mulberry Drive in Briarcliff presents Mike Ning with Sherry Brummett tonight from 5:00 – 7:00 followed by Dan Sturdevant with Tiffany Miller.      
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins Friday from 7:30 – 10:30
  • EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 10:00

 

Saturday, December 27 and Sunday, December 28

 

 

  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th Street features trombonist Brian Scarborough Saturday from 8:00 – 10:30. Sunday Kim Sivils and Steve Rigazzi play a jazz brunch at the Take 5 from 10:00 –       2:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has BMW from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT from 9:30 – 1:30 Saturday. Sunday the Foundation Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway has vocalist Megan Birdsall from 7:00 – 11:00 . Linnaia and Desmond finish out the evening until 1:30. Sunday Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman appear at the Broadway club’s jazz brunch       from 11:00 – 3:00
  • 12 Baltimore presents Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
  • The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Matt Carillo and Micah Herman from 8:00 – 1:00
  • Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Chris Hazelton with David Chael from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday.       Sunday Rich Hill plays a jazz brunch at the Majestic from 11:00 – 1:00 and Patrick Gilbert returns from 6:00 – 8:00
  • Baked in Kansas City at 706 Westport Road has Rich Hill from 6:00 – 8:00 Saturday
  • Californo’s has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00. Saturday Black Crack Review appears at Californo’s at 9:00
  • EBT at 435 and State Line features live music 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
  • The American Restaurant presents saxophonist Michael Shultz from 7:00 – 10:00 Saturday
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway features keyboardist Max Groove for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. A la Mode appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.       Sunday Eboni Fondren sings at 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 pianist Tim Whitmer from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Victor and Penny 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 the Greg Meise 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 brings in 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

 

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