KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for September 1-September 7

KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for September 1-September 7

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of September 1-September 7. This is shared for the benefit of jazz musicI 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, September 1

• Drummer Brian Steever 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 8:00 – 11:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Patrick Gilbert from 6:00 – 8:00
• Vocalist Laura Chalk performs outdoors at the Mermaid Court on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Jazzbo at 6:00

Tuesday, September 2

• 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 guitarists Rod Fleeman and Dan Bliss from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Bram’s B-3 Bombers from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has live music from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00

Wednesday, September 3

• Unity Temple on the Plaza presents Spirituality and all that Jazz with Dan Doran at 7:00
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features The Sons of Brasil from 6:00- 10:00 followed by the Joe Cartwright Trio until 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Ken Lovern’s Organ Jazz Trio from 9:00 – 12:00
• 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
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Ryan Howard from 7:00 – 11:00
• The American Restaurant presents vocalist Shay Estes from 6:00 – 9:00
The Phoenix at 8th and Central has guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Max Groove from 6:00 – 10:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00

Thursday, September 4

• Kansas City Kansas Community College presents its Jazz Faculty in the Jazz by the Lake concert series at noon
• The Kauffman Center features the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra with several guest artists from among the finest musicians of the Kansas City jazz scene at 7:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper at 5:30 followed by vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine has Duck Warner from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Riot Room Patio presents trumpeter Hermon Mehari and Hildegard
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 11:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road presents Grand Marquis at 7:00
• EBT at 435 and State Line features Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman from 6:00 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Tim Whitmer at the piano from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has guitarists Rod Fleeman and Dan Bliss from 7:00 – 11:00.

Friday, September 5

• The Friday Indigo hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Gray Matter at 5:30 followed by saxophonist Matt Otto from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Mid-America Arts Alliance features the Vine Street Rumble
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 and vocalist Molly Hammer at 9:00 followed by Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway features pianist Patrick Gilbert playing a happy hour at 4:30 followed by vocalist Kelley Gant from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday trumpeter Stan Kessler plays a jazz brunch at the Broadway Club from 10:30 – 3:00
• The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 151st and Nall hosts a cd release for The Project H from 8:00 – 10:00
• Anton’s at 16th and Main presents the Sons of Brasil from 8:00 – 11:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Megan Birdsall from 7:00 – 11:00
• Lucky Brewgrille at 5401 Johnson Drive features guitarist Ron Carlson from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by J Love until 1:00.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf features saxophonist Jim Mair from 6:30 – 9:30.
• 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 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 Friday
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Everette Freeman from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Piropos at 4141 North Mulberry Drive in Briarcliff presents Mike Ning with Sherry Brummett tonight from 5:00 – 7:00 followed by Dan Sturdevant with Shay Estes.
• EBT at 435 and State Line features Scott Duncan from 6:00 – 10:00 Saturday
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins Friday from 7:30 – 10:30

Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7

• Harmon Park at 77th and Mission Road hosts the Prairie Village Jazz Festival featuring music from 2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Saturday with the Shawnee Mission East High School Jazz Band, The Project H, Shay Estes, The Jazz Disciples, the Bram Wijnands Swingtet, Kevin Mahogany, and Deborah Brown with Joe Lovano and Terell Stafford.
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents vocalist Ida McBeth from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday
The Take 5 Coffee Bar at 151st and Nall has Bowdog Saturday night from 8:00 – 10:30 .
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Chris Hazelton from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Ken Lovern’s Organ Jazz Trio from 10:00 – 2:00 Saturday. Sunday the 627 Foundation Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:00 – 12:00.
• The Broadway Jazz Club at 3601 Broadway has vocalist Megan Birdsall Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday pianist Mark Lowrey performs a jazz brunch at the Broadway Club from 10:30 – 3:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday. Sunday pianist Rich Hill plays a jazz brunch at the Majestic from 11:00 – 1:00 followed by pianist Patrick Gilbert from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Record Bar at Southwest Trafficway and Westport Road features the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• Californo’s has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• 12 Baltimore presents vocalist Molly Hammer from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• EBT at 435 and State Line features pianist Rueben Pascottini from 6:00 – 10:00 Saturday
• YJ’s at 18th and Wyandotte has bassist Bryan Hicks every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00
• The American Restaurant presents vocalist Shay Estes from 7:00 – 10:00 Saturday
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway features vocalist Molly Hammer for a jazz brunch tomorrow from 10:00 – 1:00 and later Angela Hagenbach sings from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday vocalist Eboni Fondren performs at the Chaz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf features saxophonist Jim Mair Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30.
• Garozzo’s at 9950 College Boulevard presents Ron Gutierrez with Mike Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00 Sunday
• 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 vocalist Monique Danielle from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the Amanda Fish Circus 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 CoCo 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 brings in clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday, and Sunday
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Ryan Howard on Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Lonnie McFadden appears at Sullivan’s from 5:30 – 9:00
• Piropos at 4141 North Mulberry Drive in Briarcliff features Tiffany Miller from 6:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• Ophelia’s in Independence Square features Candace Evans Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist and vocalist Alice Jenkins Friday and Saturday from 7:30 – 10:30

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