KKFI Jazz Calendar for November 28 – December 4

KKFI Jazz Calendar for November 28 – December 4

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, November 28th to Sunday, December 4th. 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 afternoon or evening shows except where indicated with words like “brunch” or “noon.”

Monday, November 28

• KKFI’s own Jazz Disciple 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 features live music from noon – 3:00, organist Max Groove from 4:30 – 8:30, and the Crossroads Quartet until 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand presents A la Mode from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents vocalist Millie Edwards from 7:00 – 10:30.
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Jazzbo at 6:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, November 29

• Guitarist Matt Hopper hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Gerald Spaits from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features keyboardist Roger Wilder from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Mike Herrera until 2:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez big band with Frank Vignola from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, November 30

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Rick Willoughby from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features drummer Natalie Bates at 5:30 followed by OJT from 9:00 – 1:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• Ottawa University at 1001 South Cedar Street in Ottawa presents its Jazz Ensemble
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has Peggy Chilson from 7:00 – 9:00 as well as a jazz Jam with pianist Eddie Moore in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Brother John from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00

Thursday, December 1

• The Midland Theater at 1228 Main Street brings in Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at 7:30
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents live music from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents live music at 5:30 followed by organist Chris Hazelton from 9:00 – 12:00 and Perkins, Spaits, and Strait from 12:30 – 2:30
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania features trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 9:00 – 11:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents live music from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship features the Brad Cox Octet from 9:30 – 1:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer 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 Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Dan Bliss from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, December 2

• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central brings in Karrin Allyson at 8:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features live music from 5:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer and the KC Express from 5:30 – 9:15 followed by Electric Tinks downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Lori Tucker from 8:00 – 12:00
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 3:30 – 5:30
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:30 – 10:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by J Love until 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents live music from 7:00 -11:00
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Max Groove from 6:30 – 10:30
• 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 live music from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4

• The Topeka Jazz Workshop at the Ramada Inn in downtown Topeka brings in trombonists John and Bill Allred Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features live music from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Tim Whitmer show Saturday from 3:00 – 5:00 followed by vocalist Molly Hammer upstairs from 6:00 – 9:00. OJT continues from 9:30 – 1:30 and organist Chris Hazelton appears downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00. Sunday vocalist Molly Hammer appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Stan Kessler’s Playground until 1:30.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Rich Hill plays a jazz brunch at the Majestic from 11:00 – 1:00, and Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features Shay Estes Saturday from 6:30 – 10:00
• Community Christian Church at 4601 Main Street presents a Christmas Carolfest Sunday at 4:00 hosted by pianist Tim Whitmer featuring many musicians including Kelley Hunt, Rod Fleeman, Molly Hammer, Stan Kessler, and the Wild Women of Kansas City
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and from 6:30 – 10:30 Sunday
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• 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 hosts a jazz brunch Saturday and Sunday morning from 10:00 – 1:00 and live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening.
• 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. The Hot Club of Kansas City appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by vocalist Amanda Fish until 1:00
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street features keyboardist Mark Lowrey Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin Saturday from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has CoCo Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The KC Bier Company at 79th and Wornall presents Bram Wijnands Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 3:00 – 5:00
• 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 the Saturday Night Trio Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00. Sunday Lonnie McFadden appears at Sullivan’s from 5:30 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00 Sunday

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