KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 23 – 29

KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 23 – 29

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, March 23rd to Sunday, March 29th. 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 23

 

  • Organist Ken Lovern hosts the Blue Monday Jam with Molly Hammer at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 9:00 – 12:00
  • 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 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
  • Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features Classical Revolution KC at 8:00

 

Tuesday, March 24

 

  • The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College features pianist Chris Clarke at noon
  • 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 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 Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway features the Jorge Arana Trio with Dams, Various Blonde, and Riala from 9:30 – 1:00
  • 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 keyboardist Candace Evans from 6:00 – 10:00

 

Wednesday, March 25

 

  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump featuring trumpeter Hermon Mehari interpreting the music of Hugh Masakela from 7:30 – 9:00 followed by the Hermon Mehari duo until 11:30
  • 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 Roger Wilder from 6:00 – 10:00
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents vocalist Shay Estes with Rod Fleeman from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
  • Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features organist Rich Hill and the Riffs from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has live music 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 Billy Ebeling from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has drummer Matt Leifer from 6:00 – 10:00

 

Thursday March 26

 

  • The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents the KU jazz ensemble       at 8:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents saxophonist Brett Jackson from 9:00 – 12:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has latin jazz with Making Movies from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features pianist Candace Evans 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 saxophonist Michael Shults and Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Grand Marquis at 7:00
  • The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the West Bottoms features Pope of Dope and the Dirty Force Brass Band from 9:00 – 1:00
  • 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 Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman from 6:00 -10:00
  • Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Brody Buster from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday March 27

 

  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has the Sons of Brasil from 8:00 – 10:30
  • The Friday Indigo hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Lady D at 5:30       followed by KKFI’s own Jazz Disciple with Book of Gaia 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 vocalist Molly Hammer until 10:00 followed by The Nicks until 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 Kathleen Holeman from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by Kelley Gant until 12:30
  • 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
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center has the James Isaac Trio 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 28 and Sunday, March 29

 

 

  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th presents the music of the Jazz Messengers featuring saxophonist Michael Shults Saturday from 8:00 – 10:30. Sunday bassist Gerald Spaits plays the Take 5 brunch with Paul Smith from 10:00 – 2:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the James Ward band from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday. Sunday the Blue Room hosts a benefit for homeless with live jazz
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Bukeka from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT until1:30 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 Eboni Fondren from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by keyboardist Max Groove until 12:30 Saturday.  
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents Roger Wilder and David Chael from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
  • Anton’s Taproom at 1610 Main Street features Passport Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
  • 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 10:00 – 1:00, and Joe DeFio appears at the Majestic from 5:00 – 7:00
  • The Replay Lounge at 946 Massachusetts in Lawrence presents Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 and Jazz Cigarettes at 5:00 Sunday
  • 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 Laura Chalk for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Vocalist Angela Hagenbach appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday keyboardist Alyssa Murray plays 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 the Old Number 5’s appear at the Phoenix 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 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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