KKFI Jazz Calendar for June 15 – 21

KKFI Jazz Calendar for June 15 – 21

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, June 15th to Sunday, June 21st. 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, June 15

• Vocalist Dave Rizer 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 presents drummer Philip Wakefield from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Max Groove from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio 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 presents vocalist Millie Edwards from 7:00 – 11:00.

    Tuesday, June 16

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer John Kizilarmut 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
• Harling’s at Main Street and Westport Road features the New Jazz Order Big Band from 9:00 – 12:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents pianist Karl McComas Reichl from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 151st Street presents the Abel Ramirez Big Band from 7:30 – 9:30
• 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Bryan Hicks from 6:00 – 10:00

Wednesday, June 17

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Bryan Redmond from 6:00 – 10:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents vocalist Shay Estes 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 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 6:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.

    Thursday June 18

• Eboni and the Ivories appear outdoors at Zona Rosa on Barry Road from 6:30 – 8:30
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents saxophonist Matt Otto at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has bassist Hans Sturm and Friends from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features trumpeter Stan Kessler from 7:00 – 10:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents saxophonist Matt Carrillo from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Ca Va (sah vah) at 4149 Pennsylvania features trumpeter Hermon Mehari
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Brody Buster from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden tonight from 8:00 – 12:00
• EBT at 435 and State Line features Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Rich Hill from 6:00 -10:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• Brad Allen appears outdoors at the Penguin Courtyard on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features vocalist Peggy Chilson from 7:00 – 10:00

    Friday June 19

• Corporate Woods at I-435 and Antioch Road presents the Corporate Woods Jazz Festival from 5:30 – 10:15 with Dotsero, Julian Vaughn, Jeff Lorber, and White and Braun
• The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has saxophonist Matt Carrillo from 8:00 – 10:30
• The Friday Indigo hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features BMW at 5:30 followed by the James Ward Band from 8:30 – 12:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by saxophonist Michael Shults until 10:00 and the Boogaloo 7 from 10:00 – 2:00
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features vocalist Bukeka Shoals from 8:30 – 12:30
• 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.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center brings in guitarist Mike Bacarella from 6:00 – 9:00
• Anton’s Tap Room at 1610 Main features Stan Kessler from 8:00 – 11:00
• Lucky Brewgrille at 5401 Johnson Drive has the Ron Carlson Trio from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features pianist Charles Pridgen every Friday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Grand Marquis appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Dreaming in Color from 7:00 -11:00
• 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
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has Bobby Adams 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.
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins from 7:30 – 10:30

Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21

• Corporate Woods at I-435 and Antioch Road presents the Corporate Woods Jazz Festival from 5:30 – 10:15 featuring vocalist Molly Hammer, Josh Hoyer & the Shadow Boxers, Samantha Fish, Najee, Nick Colionne and Brian Simpson
• The Boulevardia Festival in the West Bottoms presents various bands including Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 at 1:00 Saturday and The Project H and The Grand Marquis Sunday from 11:45 – 2:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features pianist Charles Williams from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th presents live music Saturday from 8:00 – 10:30. Sunday guitarist Michael McClintock plays the Take 5 brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents pianist Paul Shinn from 6:30 – 9:30 and OJT from 9:30 – 1:30 Saturday. Sunday the 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
• Shawnee Mission North High School at Johnson Drive hosts the KC Bass Fest Saturday with bassists Bryan Hicks at 4:00 and Ben Leifer at 4:40. On Sunday the Record Bar hosts the Bass Fest with many artists including kkfi’s own Jeff Harsbarger from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features bassists Gerald Spaits and Hans Sturm and vocalist Jackie Allen at 7:00
• Shades of Jade appears outdoors at the Penguin Courtyard on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents violinist Adam Galblum from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday. Sunday Rich Hill plays the jazz brunch at the Majestic from 11:00 – 1:00, and Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• 12 Baltimore presents Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman from 8:00 – 11:00
• Californo’s has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway features vocalist Molly Hammer for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Guitarist Ron Carlson appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman play 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 Saturday evening vocalist Kelley Gant appears from 4:30 – 8:30 at the Phoenix followed by the Old Number 5’s from 9:00 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 CoCo 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 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 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

• to have your event listed, send an e-mail to rogermwilder@sbcglobal.net

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