KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 2 – March 8

KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 2 – March 8

 

  This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, March 2nd to Sunday, March 8th. 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, March 2

 

  • Vocalist Lisa Henry 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 the Schlambert Quartet from 8:30 – 12:30
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Joe Cartwright with Steve Rigazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 5:00 – 7:00
  • 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.
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Jazzbo at 6:00

 

Tuesday, March 3

 

 

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents bassist Bill McKemy from 9:00 – 12:00
  • The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College features vocalist Pamela Baskin – Watson at noon
  • 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 5:00 – 9:00
  • 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
  • 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 guitarist Danny Embrey from 6:00 – 10:00

 

 

Wednesday, March 4

 

  • Unity Temple on the Plaza presents Spirituality and all that Jazz with Jim Mair, Terry Peffer, and Todd Wilkinson at 7:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features A la Mode from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper at 7:30 followed by OJT 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 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 5:00 – 9:00
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has drummer Matt Leifer from 6:00 – 10:00
  • The Granada Theater in Lawrence presents Moon Hooch

 

Thursday March 5

 

  • The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents saxophonist Matt Otto at 8:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper at 7:30 followed by vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 9:00 – 12:00
  • 9:00 – 12:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has Duck Warner from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway hosts a cd release for saxophonist Steve Lambert from 7:00 – 10:00
  • 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 American Restaurant at Crown Center presents bassist Gerald Spaits from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Grand Marquis at 7:00
  • Tomlinson’s in the Kansas City Club at 918 Baltimore hosts a jazz jam with Dan Sturdevant from 7:00 – 10:00. Musicians bring your axe.
  • The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden tonight from 8:00 – 12:00
  • EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Hot Strings Trio from 6:00 -10:00
  • Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

 

Friday March 6

 

  • The Jewish Community Center at 5801 West 115th Street brings in guitarist Bill Frisell and Big Sur
  • Woodruff Auditorium at KU brings in saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi to play with the KU All Star Big Band at 7:30
  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has the Marcus Lewis Big Band from 8:00 – 10:30
  • The Friday Indigo hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features live music at 5:30       followed by a Divas Night Out with Megan Birdsall and Kelley Gant 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, then the FU Big Band until 10:00 followed by Chris Hazelton’s 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 Eddie Moore and The Outer Circle from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by trumpeter Hermon Mehari until 12:30
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by J Love 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 has saxophonist Ian Corbett from 6:00 – 9:00
  • 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
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has keyboardist 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 pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins from 7:30 – 10:30

 

 

Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8

 

 

  • Woodruff Auditorium at KU brings in trombonist Marshall Gilkes to play with the KU Jazz Ensemble at 7:30
  • The Topeka Jazz Workshop at the Ramada Inn in downtownTopeka brings in guitarist Diego Figueredo with the Sons of Brasil Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00
  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th presents BCR Saturday from 8:00 – 10:30. Sunday bassist Gerald Spaits plays the Take 5 brunch from 10:00 – 2:00, and that evening kkfi’s own Jeff Harshbarger appears at the Take 5 with a special guest
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine brings in Sherrie Maricle and Diva with shows at 8:00 – and 10:00 Saturday. Sunday the Blue Room has Neo Soul Lounge at 6:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Julia Haile from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT until 1:30 Saturday. The 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady Sunday from 8:30 – 11:30.
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway has vocalist Kelley Gant from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by guitarist Rod Fleeman and Bryan Hicks until 12:30 Saturday.  
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents live music 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 Joe DeFio appears at the Majestic from 5:00 – 7:00
  • 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
  • First Baptist Church at 100 West Bridge Road hosts a jazz vespers with Millie Edwards Sunday at 6:00
  • 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 vocalist Cynthia Van Rhoden for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Guitarist Ron Carlson appears at Chaz with Matt Otto Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00, and Steve Gray plays the Sunday brunch at Chaz with Shannon Lipps 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 Tim Whitmer from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by vocalist Shay Estes until 1:00
  • Ophelia’s at Independence Square in Independence features Candace Evans Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00
  • 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 presents 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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