Jazz Calendar for January 1 – January 7


This is the KKFI jazz event calendar for January 1st – December 7th. 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 Standard Time. All performances are afternoon or evening shows except where indicated with words like “noon” or “brunch.”

Monday, New Years Day 

The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Brian Baggett Trio from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by The Mark Slimm Organ Trio, 10:30 to 2:30 

  • The Majestic, The Blue Room and Corvino  will be closed for the New Years Holiday
  • Eddie V’s at 700 W 47th Street features the Emily Dix Collective from 6:30 to 9:30 
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel, at Wornall and Ward Parkway, features the Chloe McFadden Duo from 6-10. 
  • The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presentsThe Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00 

Tuesday January 2nd

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Jeff Shirley Trio from 6:00 – 10:00, followed by the Reyes Brothers Organ Trio from  10:30 to  2:30am 
  • Corvino at 18th & Walnut will be closed for the New Year break.
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel, at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Live Music from 6:00 – 10:00. 
  • Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street features the Tim Reid Trio from 6:30 – 9:30. 
  • The Uptown Lounge at 3400 Main presents a Jazz Jam hosted by Eboni Fondren  from 8 – 12. Musicians bring your axe.   
  • The Majestic at 931 Broadway features Alyssa Murray from 6:30-9:30 
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main features Michael Pagan from 5:00 – 8:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Talya Groves from 7:00 – 11:00. 

Wednesday, January 3rd  

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Ken Lovern’s OJT  from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by the Reyes Brothers Organ Trio, 11:30 to 2:
  • The Majestic at 931 Broadway has the Peter Schlamb Trio from 6:30- 9:30. 
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel, Wornall and Ward Parkway, presents the Julia Haile Duo  from 6:00 to 10:00 
  • Eddie V’s, 700 West 47th Street, presents the Charles Williams Trio from 6:30 – 9:30.
  • Corvino at 18th & Walnut features Desmond Mason piano from 6:00-9:00 
  •   Johnnie’s in The Power & Light District presents Live Music i from 6:30 – 9:30
  • The Uptown Lounge at 3400 Main features Rob Tribitt and Friends  from 8 – 11. 
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Wednesdays with Ashley Paige  7:00-11:00.
  • Westport CoffeeHouse at 4010 PENNSYLVANIA features Drummer Andrew Wray at 6:00

Thursday, January 4th 

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents  Ken Lovern’s OJT from 6:00 to 8:00  followed  by Guitar Elation from  8–11:00 and then   The Taylor Smith Organ Trio till 2:30  Downstairs in the Orion Room its Matt Hopper from 8:30 to 11:30
  •  The Majestic at 931 Broadway features The Matt Villinger Trio from 6:30-9:30 
  • Eddie V’s, 700 West 47th Street, presents Eclipse from 6:30 – 9:30.  
  • Johnnie’s in Liberty presents the Brooke Seiz Duo from 6:30-9:30
  • PS Speakeasy at 106 West 12th Street presents Max Levy from 7:00 – 11:00 
  • The Hey Hey Club at 2700 Guinotte Ave presents Talya and Her Boyfriends 7 – 10:00 pm
  • Corvino at 18th and Walnut presents Peter Schlamb on piano from 6:00 to 9:00
  • Nighthawk @1228 Baltimore has Live Music from 9 – 12 
  •  Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents The Tim Reid Duo from 6-10 
  • The French Market in Prairie Village Shops has Mire Pral from 5:30 –  8:00
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Howard Mahan from 7:00 to 11:00 
  • Westport CoffeeHouse at 4010 PENNSYLVANIA features saxophionist Pete Fucinaro at 7 pm followed by Adam Larson’s Birthday bash at 8:30
  • The Uptown Lounge at 3400 Main features Michael Rorah from 8 – 11. 
  •  Johnnie’s in The Power & Light District presents Salsa Night with Dj Victor from 6:30-12:00

Friday, January 5th 

  • The Majestic presents Brant Jester upstairs from 5:30 to 9:30.  Downstairs in the Jazz Club its The Roger Wilder Trio from 6:00 to 10:00 
  • Eddie V’s presents Eclipse from 6:30 – 9:30. 
  • The Green Lady Lounge presents the Ken Lovern’s OJT from 6:00 – 10:00  followed by The RSS Trio from 10:30 – 2:30.  Danny Embrey’s Trio plays the Orion Room from 7:30 – 10:30 followed by the Sam Platt Organ Trio until 2:00. 
  • The Blue Room in the historic 18th and Vine District is closed for January
  • The Black Dolphin presents The Tim Whitmer Quartet  from 6:30 – 9:30 followed by The Brian Ward Organ Trio from 10pm to 1:00am 
  • The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presents Ken Page on piano from 7:00- 1:00
  • Corvino at 18th and Walnut features Matt Villinger on piano from 6:00 to 8:30, followed by the Matt Otto Quartet 9:00 to 11:30
  • The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue in the West Bottoms features Grand Marquis for the Dinner Matinee Show from 7-9
  • Stock Hill at 4800 Main  features Emily Dix from 8 – 11 
  • The 1909 Club in Lee’s Summit features Kevin “Church” Johnson from 6 – 10:00 pm 
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel presents The Bryan Hicks Duo from 6-10 
  • The Uptown Lounge presents  Heather Price, Alan Stribling & Michael Rorah from 9:00-11:00 
  • The Market at Meadowbrook at 4901 Meadowbrook Parkway has The Hot Strings Trio from 4:30 – 7:00 
  • Lonnie’s Reno Club at 1111 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 7-9. 
  • Johnnie’s in The Power & Light District presents Heather Newman and Ryan Matthews from 6:30-10:30. 
  • Johnnie’s in Liberty presents The Delynia Jannell Ensemble from 6:30 – 10:30 
  • The Phoenix presents  Moments Notice from 4:30 to 8:30 followed by Carlton Rashad from 9 – 1:00am 
  • The Shop Cigar Lounge at 407 N 6th Street in Kansas City KS presents a Live Music from 8-10 pm 
  • The Mutual Musicians Foundation in the historic 18th and Vine district Hosts its legendary late night jam sessions from 1-5am. 
  • Café Trio  features Mike Moreland Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00   

Saturday, January 6th & Sunday, January 7th

  • The Green Lady Lounge presents the Rod Fleeman Trio Saturday from 2:30-5:30,   Ken Lovern’s OJT from 6:00-10:00, followed with The RSS Trio from 10:30 to 2:30. Danny Embrey’s Trio plays downstairs from 7:30 – 10:30 followed by The Sam Platt Trio 11:00-2:00.  Sunday the Green Lady features WireTown from 6:00 to 9:00, followed by The Mark Slimm Trio from 9:30 to 2:30 
  • The Blue Room in the historic 18th and Vine District is closed for January  
  • The Black Dolphin presents The Tim Whitmer Quartet  Saturday from 6:30 to 9:30 followed by the Brian Ward Organ from 10 till 1:00 am
  • Corvino presents Brian Ward on piano, Saturday from 6:00 – 8:30, followed by The Adam Larson Quartet from 9:00 to 11:30. Sunday Corvino presents Kaia Nutting on Piano from 6 – 9 pm
  • Nighthawk below the Kansas City Hotel has Grand Marquis Saturday at 7:00 PM 
  • The Market at Meadowbrook at 4901 Meadowbrook Parkway has Bryan Hicks from 4:30 – 7:00 
  • Johnnie’s in The Power & Light District presents The Waldo Jazz Ensemble Saturday from 6:30-10:
  • Johnnie’s in Liberty features Cynthia Van Roden Saturday from 6:30-10:30.  
  • Eddie V’s presents Max Groove Saturday from 6:30 to 10:30. Sunday Eddie V’s features The charles Williams Trio  from 6 – 9 
  • The 1909 Club in Lee’s Summit presents The J. Love Band from 6 – 10:00 pm Saturday 
  • The Shop Cigar Lounge at 407 N 6th Street in Kansas City KS presents Live Music Saturday from 8-10 
  • The Majestic presents Dawson Jones upstairs from 5:30-9:00 on Saturday and The Brant Jester Trio in the Jazz Club from 6 – 10:00.   Sunday it’s Alyssa Murray upstairs from 6:30 – 9:30
  • KC Bier Company features Bram Wijnands Saturday and Sunday at 3:00                           
  • Lonnie’s Reno Club features Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 10:30 Saturday. 
  • Sullivan’s Steakhouse has the Saturday Night Trio Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Stock Hill  features live music Saturday from 8 – 11 
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel presents The Jackie Myers Duo Saturday from 6:00-10pm.  Sunday it’s the Mengel Brothers from 6:00 – 10:00   
  • The Uptown Lounge presents pianists Alan Stribling and Michael Rorah Saturday from  7:00 – 1:00 and a New Year’s Eve Party Sunday from 9:00 – 1:00 
  • The Phoenix features Talya and her Boyfriends on Saturday from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by The Kenny Glover band till 1:00.  Sunday it’s Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant playing the Pheonix brunch from 10 – 12:00 
  • The Piano Room presents Ken Page on piano,  Saturday from 8:00 to midnight. 
  • Café Trio  features Mike Moreland Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00   
  • The Mutual Musicians Foundation in the historic 18th and Vine district Hosts its legendary late night jam sessions 1-5am sat 
  • The Westport Coffee House Theater has Live Music Sunday at 7 pm

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