KKFI Jazz Calendar for October 3 – October 9

KKFI Jazz Calendar for October 3 – October 9

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, October 3rd to Sunday, October 9th. 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, October 3

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents vinyl on the Vine with KKFI’s own Groovy Grant at 5:00 followed by the Blue Monday Jam hosted by saxophonist Mike Herrera from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features Mark Lowrey from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by BVibe until 1:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Joe Cartwright with Duck Warner from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand features A la Mode from 8:00 – midnight
• 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, October 4

• 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 guitarist Danny Embrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits until 1:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• 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 from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, October 5

• Unity Temple on the Plaza hosts Spirituality and All That Jazz with vocalist Lori Tucker at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Roger Wilder with Seth Lee from 6:00 -10:00
•• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer Natalie Bates at 5:30 followed by OJT from 9:00 – 1:00
The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents drummer Natalie Bates at 5:30 followed by OJT from 9:00 – 1:00
• 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 trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Rick Bacus from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30

Thursday, October 6

• The American Jazz Museum at 18th and Vine brings in Kim Gabbard to discuss her new biography of Charles Mingus at 6:30
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Duck Warner from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper at 5:30 followed by organist Chris Hazelton from 9:00 – 12:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents the Hot Strings Trio from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• At noon Kansas City Kansas Community College presents vocalist Angela Hagenbach at Jazz by the Lake.
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features drummer Brian Steever 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.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, October 7

• Helzberg Hall presents Classic Big Band Broadway with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra at 8:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Da Truth from 5:30 –8:30 followed by the Sons of Brasil from 8:30 – 12:30
• 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 the Dave Stephens Swingtoberfest at 5:00 followed by vocalist Kelley Gant 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 Michael Pagan 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, October 8 and Sunday, October 9

• The Capital City Jazz Festival at 9th and Kansas in Topeka presents local talent, Stan Kessler’s KC Jazz All – Stars, and The New Breed Brass Band from 4:30 – 10:00 Saturday.
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features KKFI’s own Jazz Disciple from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the 627 Foundation Big Band Saturday from 3:00 – 6:00 followed by vocalist Molly Hammer from 6:00 – 9:00 and the Danny Rojas Quartet from 8:30 – 12:30. Sunday Everette DeVan appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by the Andrew Ouellette Trio 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, and Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• The UMKC Student Union at 51st and Cherry presents Jazz and Barbecue Sunday featuring student ensembles with Bobby Watson and Dan Thomas at 7:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features Shay Estes Saturday from 6:30 – 10:00
• 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 features Evan Oberla for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00 and vocalist Mandy Boothe from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening. Steve Gray and Shannon Gray perform at the Chaz brunch Sunday 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. Tim Whitmer and the KC Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Coyote Bill Band 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 The Greg Meise 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
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and guitarist Dan Bliss from 7:00 – 10:00 Sunday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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