KKFI Jazz Calendar for October 31 – November 6

KKFI Jazz Calendar for October 31 – November 6

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, October 31st to Sunday, November 6th. 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.”

Halloween

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features Mark Lowrey with Molly Hammer from noon – 3:00, drummer Todd Strait from 5:30 – 8:30, and guitarist Will Matthews until 1:00. Tomorrow Stan Kessler and Roger Wilder appear at the Green Lady from noon to 3:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Gerald Spaits from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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 1

• 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 organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by bassist Gerald Spaits until 1:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features the Molly Hammer Duo from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by the saxophonist Ernest Melton until 1:30
• The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College presents guitarist Danny Embrey at noon
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features saxophonist Kurt Wheeler at 7:00
• 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, November 2

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents KKFI’s own Jeff Harshbarger 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 Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• Unity Temple on the Plaza hosts Spirituality and All That Jazz with vocalist Kathleen Holeman at 7:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Matt Villinger 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 vocalist Peggy Chilson at 7:00
• 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 at 7:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30

Thursday, November 3

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Duck Warner from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Michael Pagan Trio at 5:30 followed by organist Chris Hazelton from 9:00 – 12:00 and Perkins, Spaits, and Strait until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features saxophonist Ernest Melton 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, November 4

• Union Station presents the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra from 8:00 – 10:00

Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features BMW from 5:30 –8:30 followed by pianist Tony Tixier 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 Guitar Elation downstairs from 9:00 – 1:00 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 Tank Room at 1813 Grand has Count Tutu and Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle from 7:00 – 11:30
• 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 bassist Bob Bowman 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, November 5 and Sunday, November 6

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the Sons of Brasil from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday. Sunday the Blue Room hosts Neo Soul Lounge with Jason Betts at 6:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents keyboardist Roger Wilder Saturday from 3:00 – 5:00 followed by OJT from 6:00 – 1:30 upstairs and organist Chris Hazelton downstairs from 9:00 – 12:00. Sunday the Boulevard Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 5:30 – 8:30 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 pianist Matt Villinger 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 vocalist Cynthia Van Rhoden for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00 and the Kansas City Lightnin’ Bugs from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday evening. Vocalist Eboni Fondren plays the Sunday 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. Knock Kneed Sally appears at the Phoenix Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the TJ Erhardt Band until 1:00
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street features keyboardist Mark Lowrey Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The American Jazz Museum unveils the new Mural “Harmony on the Vine” today
• 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
• The Backroom Gallery at 10914 East Winner Road in Independence presents guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 9:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00 Sunday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30

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