KKFI Jazz Calendar for May 18 – 24

KKFI Jazz Calendar for May 18 – 24

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, May 18th to Sunday, May 24th. 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, May 18

• Bassist Seth Lee 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.
• 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, May 19

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the John Kizilarmut Trio from 8:00 – 11:00
• 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 vibraphonist Peter Schlamb 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 John Kizilarmut from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 151st Street presents the Abel Ramirez Big Band with Frank Vignola 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, May 20

• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway Features vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Adam Schlozman from 7:30– 8:30 followed by OJT until 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Dominique Sanders 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
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway brings in pianist Tony Tixier 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.
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00

Thursday May 21

• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents saxophonist Matt Otto at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has Society Red from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features pianist Roger Wilder from 7:00 – 10:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents Stan Kessler and Harry Miller 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 Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the west bottoms features saxophonist Mark Southerland at 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Damon Parker from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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 keyboardist Rich Hill from 6:00 -10:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Grand Marquis at 7:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features vocalist Peggy Chilson at 7:00

Friday May 22

• The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has saxophonist Rich Wheeler from 8:00 – 10:30
• The Friday Indigo hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Gray Matter at 5:30 followed by saxophonist Doug Talley from 8:30 – 12:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by the Boogaloo 7 until 1:00
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has bassist Gerald Spaits from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features vocalist Molly Hammer from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by Amber Underwood until 12:30
• The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway features Soul Revival at 7:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Coyote Bill 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 Hermon Mehari with Tony Tixier from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand features Kemet Coleman with Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle
• 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 vocalist Eboni Fondren 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 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.
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins from 7:30 – 10:30

Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24

• The Bob James Jazz Festival at Beuker Middle School in Marshall, Missouri features the Mike Pagan Big Band and pianist Bob James Saturday from 6:00 – 9:30
• The Jammin’ at the Gem concert series at the Gem Theater at 18th and Vine has vocalist Marilyn Maye Saturday at 8:00
• Union Station presents a celebration at the station with the Vine Street Seven at 3:15 Sunday
• The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th presents organist Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 Saturday from 8:00 – 10:30. Sunday pianist Roger Wilder plays the Take 5 brunch with Peter Schlamb and Karl McComas – Reichl from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features KKFI’s own Jazz Disciple with Lisa Henry and Glenn North from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Myles Gorham from 6:00 – 9:00 and OJT from 9:30 – 1:30 Saturday. Sunday the 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway has vocalist Paula Saunders from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by Doriel Demps and Ben Leifer until 12:30 Saturday.
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents saxophonist Matt Otto from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
• The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway features Jeff Harshbarger’s Alternative Jazz Series Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• 12 Baltimore presents vocalist Molly Hamer with Joe Cartwright from 8:00 – 11:00 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
• 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 Havilah Bruders for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Vocalist Angela Hagenbach appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Kill Devil Club at 14th and Main presents the Diles Mavis Group from 9:00 – midnight Saturday
• 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 pianist Tim Whitmer appears from 4:30 – 8:30 at the Phoenix followed by Lauren Anderson 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

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

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