KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 30 – April 5

KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 30 – April 5

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, March 30th to Sunday, April 5th. 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 30

 

  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the New Jazz Order Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton from 9:00 – 12:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Bryan Hicks 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 31

 

  • The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College features 3 x 2 at noon
  • The Lied Center at KU brings in saxophonist Steve Wilson to play with the KU Jazz Ensemble I at 7:30
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Sequel Quartet 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 Kim Sivils 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 bassist Gerald Spaits from 6:00 – 10:00

 

 

Wednesday, April 1

 

  • Unity Temple on the Plaza presents Spirituality and all that Jazz with the Kansas City Kansas Community College Blue Devils Jazz Orchestra and Vocal Jazz Ensemble at 7:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features Jim Lower and the Broadway Jazz Club Orchestra from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Adam Schlozman 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 with Matt Hopper 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 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 guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has drummer Matt Leifer from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Grand Marquis at 7:00

 

 

Thursday April 2

 

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College Jazz by the Lake concert series presents the Rob Scheps/Jason Jackson Quintet at noon
  • The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents bassist Bill McKemy at 8:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has Duck Warner from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features guitarist Danny Embrey from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey with Rob Scheps and Jason Jackson from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Ca Va (sah vah) at 4149 Pennsylvania features trumpeter Hermon Mehari
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents pianist Andrew Ouellette from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • 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 vocalist Kelley Gant 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 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 Brody Buster from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

 

Friday April 3

 

  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has vocalist Eboni Fondren 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 the Joe Cartwright Latin Jazz Quartet 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 Electric Tinks until 10:00 followed by Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 until 2:00
  • Lucky Brewgrille at 5401 Johnson Drive in Mission features Ron Carlson with Rob Scheps and Jason Jackson from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features organist Everette DeVan 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 the Stan Kessler 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 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.
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins from 7:30 – 10:30

 

Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5

 

 

  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th presents The Lester Estelle Trio Saturday from 8:00 – 10:30. Sunday pianist Paul Roberts plays the Take 5 brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the Louis Neal Big Band from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday. Sunday the Blue Room has Neo Soul Lounge
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents saxophonist Brett Jackson 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 Peter Schlamb with pianist Wade Ridenhour from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by Paul Roberts and Peter Schlamb until 12:30 Saturday.  
  • The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway features Jazz Discharge and the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents Rob Scheps and Roger Wilder 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 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 Cynthia Van Rhoden for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Vocalist Angela Hagenbach appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday vocalist Eboni Fondren 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 vocalist Monique Danielle appears from 4:30 – 8:30 at the Phoenix followed by vocalist Shay Estes 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 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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