KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 11 – July 17

KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 11 – July 17

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, July 11th to Sunday, July 17th. 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, July 11

• KKFI’s own Jazz Disciple 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 drummer Brian Steever from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Stan Kessler’s Force 5 until 1:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Pagarazzi 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, July 12

• 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
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features DoJo from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Karl McComas Reichl until 2:00
• 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 from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, July 13

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Jeff Harshbarger from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump with Stan Kessler interpreting the music of Carmell Jones at 7:30 followed by OJT from 9:00 – 1:00
• 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 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 A la Mode from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features the Creighton Orgnization from 8:30 – 12:30

Thursday, July 14

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features pianist TJ Martley from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer Natalie Bates at 5:30 followed by drummer Kevin Frazee from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode 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 organist Greg Meise 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
• Keyboardist Max Groove appears outdoors at Zona Rosa from 6:30 – 8:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Dan Sturdevant and Rick Huyett 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, July 15

• Mosaic Life Care at Shoal Creek at 8880 North East 82nd Terrace brings in bassist Julian Vaughn
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Gray Matter 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 John Kizilarmut 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.
• 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 from 6:30 – 10:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• Quail Creek Park at 7024 Grandview Street In Merriam presents Anna Lee and the Lucky So and So’s in concert from 6:30 – 8:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Jason Vivone and the Billy Bats 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 6:00 – 11:00
• 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, July 16 and Sunday, July 17

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Ida McBeth from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday. Sunday bassists Johnny Hamil, Bob Bowman, Gerald Spaits, Hans Sturm, and Mark Dresser appear at the Blue Room from 4:00 – 9:00
• The New Record Bar at 18th and Grand presents bassists Jeff Harshbarger, Dominique Sanders, Brian Roessler, and Zach Rizer from 7:00 – 9:00 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 1:30 Saturday with Max Groove downstairs. Sunday drummer Todd Strait appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by the Mike Parkinson Quintet.
• 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 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway features guitarist Brian Ruskin for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Vocalist Havilah Bruders appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00, and Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman play 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. Tim Whitmer and the KC Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday at 4:30 followed by the Brian Ruskin Band from 9:00 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 tomorrow night from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has CoCo Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Ophelia’s in Independence Square presents Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
• 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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