KKFI Jazz Calendar for May 4 – 10

KKFI Jazz Calendar for May 4 – 10

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, May 4th to Sunday, May 10th. 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 4

 

  • Trombonist Jason Goudeau 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 bassist Karl McComas – Reichl from 9:00 – 12:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Joe Cartwright from 6:00 – 10:00
  • The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway features Morning Glories and Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle at 9:30
  • 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

 

Tuesday, May 5

 

 

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vibraphonist Peter Schlamb 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 saxophonist Andy McGhie 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 Mark Lowrey 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 guitarist Danny Embrey from 6:00 – 10:00

 

Wednesday, May 6

 

  • Unity Temple on the Plaza presents Spirituality and all that Jazz with trumpeter Stan Kessler at 7:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump with pianist Joe Cartwright interpreting the music of Red Garland from 7:30 – 9:00 with vocalist Eboni Fondren following until 11:30
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Kansas City Kansas Community College Vocal Jazz Ensembles from 7:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT until 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 live music 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 Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Mike Kelly’s Westsider presents guitarist Jacob Bigus with a recital and jam session at 9:00The 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 guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00

 

Thursday May 7

 

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College presents Jazz by the lake at noon with Passport
  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th brings in the Huntertones from 7:00 – 10:30
  • The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents the Project H at 8:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has pianist Roger Wilder from 7:00 – 11:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features vocalist Pamela Baskin Watson from 7:00 – 10:00
  • The American Restaurant at Crown Center presents live music from 6:00 – 9:00
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents pianist Paul Shinn from 9:00 – 12:00
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania features trumpeter Hermon Mehari
  • Harling’s at Main Street and Westport Road features the Jorge Arana Trio with the Fog, Riala, and American Thunder Band
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman 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 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 cornetist Alex Abramovitz from 7:00 – 11:00.
  • Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

 

Friday May 8

 

  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th has saxophonist Steve Lambert from 8:00 – 10:30
  • The Friday Indigo hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the truth at 5:30       followed by the Dino Massa/Chris Burnett Group 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 followed by pianist Paul Shinn until 1:00
  • Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
  • Suburban Lawn and Garden at 135th and Wornall presents vocalist Laura Chalk from 5:00 – 8:00
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features vocalist Stephanie Moore from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by Bryan Hicks until 12:30
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Stone Cutter’s Union 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 vocalist Shay Estes with Andrew Ouellette 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 Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has the Sons of Brasil outdoors from 4:00 – 7:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Megan Birdsall 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 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 9 and Sunday, May 10

 

 

  • The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts features the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra with Joe Cartwright Saturday at 8 PM
  • Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College brings in vocalist Michael Feinstein singing the music of Frank Sinatra Saturday at 8:00
  • The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 6601 W 135th presents Dino Massa with Chris Burnett Saturday. Sunday pianist Roger Wilder plays the Take 5 brunch with Gerald Spaits and Charles Perkins from 10:00 – 2:00
  • The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features vocalist Paula Saunders from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Jackie Myers Band at 4:00 followed by pianist Paul Shinn from 6:00 – 9:00 and OJT from 9:30 – 1:30 Saturday. Sunday guitarist Sophia Motta appears at the Green Lady from 5:00 – 6:00 followed by pianist Paul Shinn from 8:00 – 11:00.
  • The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway has vocalist Megan Birdsall from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Ben Leifer 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 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. Sunday Alex Abramowitz and the swingin’ Kansas City Dance Band appears at Californo’s at 6:00
  • EBT at 435 and State Line features Candace Evans 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
  • The Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Miguel DeLeon and Carte Blanc outdoors Saturday from 4:00 – 7:00
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway features keyboardist Max Groove for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Vocalist Bryan Hicks appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday A la Mode 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 pianist Tim Whitmer appears from 4:30 – 8:30 at the Phoenix followed by Brody Buster 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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