KKFI Jazz Calendar for September 21 – September 27


This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, September 21st to Sunday, September 27th. 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 evening shows except where indicated with words like “brunch” or “noon.”

Monday, September 21

• Saxophonist Mike Herrera hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Max Groove from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents MG3 from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Paradox Theater at 107 South 6th Street in St. Joseph features the St. Joe Big Band from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Millie Edwards with Tom DeMasters from 7:00 – 10:30.
• The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway has The Black Mariah Theater and the Natalie Bates Sextet from 10:00 – 1:00
• 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

Tuesday, September 22

• Bassist Tyrone Clark performs a noon concert at Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents the Sequel Trio from 9:00 – 12:00
• Guitarist Matt Hopper hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Tony Tixier from 6:00 – 10:00
• Broadway Kansas City at 3601 Broadway at 3601 Broadway features the New Jazz Order Big Band from 9:00 – 11:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Bobby Adams duo from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez big band from 7:30 – 9:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Candace Evans from 6:00 – 10:00

Wednesday, September 23

• Broadway Kansas City at 3601 Broadway at 3601 Broadway hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump with guest saxophonist Nick Rowland interpreting the music of Thelonious Monk from 7:30 – 11:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 9:00 – 12:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features vocalist Shay Estes with Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features Rich Hill’s B3 Vibrations at 7:30
• 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 with Tony Tixier from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Roger Wilder from 6:00 -10:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has drummer Matt Leifer from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Wednesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Billy Ebeling from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00

Thursday, September 24

• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4128 Pennsylvania presents live music at 8:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features Hermon Mehari with Tony Tixier from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Grupo Aztlan from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Bass Face at 5:30 followed by saxophonist Brett Jackson from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Pope of Dope and the Dirty Force Brass Band from 9:30 – 1:00
• Anton’s at 1610 Main presents Joe Miquelon and Bryan Hicks from 8:00 – 11:00
• Ca Va (sah vah) at 4149 Pennsylvania features live music
• A la Mode appears outdoors at the Penguin Court on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden tonight from 8:00 – 12:00
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents trumpeter Stan Kessler from 6:00 -10:00
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Damon Parker from 7:00 – 11:00.

Friday, September 25

• The Plaza Art Fair has live music on three stages from 5:00 – 10:00 including Peter Schlamb’s Electric Tinks at 6:00
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the Band Oasis from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Tyrone Clark and True Dig until 12:30.
• Broadway Kansas City at 3601 Broadway at 3601 Broadway features pianist Mark Lowrey from 9:00 – 12:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Molly Hammer until 10:00 and the Boogaloo 7 until 1:30
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features saxophonist James Isaac from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Ron Carlson from 7:00 -11:00
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has the Sons of Brasil from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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.
• 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 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
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by the MGD’s until 1:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Bobby Adams duo from 6:00 – 11:00
• 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.
• EBT at 435 and State Line features Candace Evans from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 7:30 – 10:30

Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27

• The Plaza Art Fair has live music on three stages from 10 AM – 10 PM Saturday including Shades of Jade and Victor and Penny. The Art Fair continues Sunday from 11 AM – 5 PM with artists including A la Mode and Havilah Bruders
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features guitarist Will Matthews B3 Organ Project with Reggie and Mardra Thomas from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday. Sunday the Counselors appear at the Blue Room from 4:00 – 7:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents MG3 from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT until 1:30 Saturday. Sunday the 627 Big Band appears at the Green Lady from 8:30 – 11:30.
• The Art Factory at 135th and Nall features Tony Tixier with Hermon Mehari from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• Louie’s Wine Dive at 71st and Wornall has live music from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features Kim Sivils and Steve Rigazzi Saturday from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• 12 Baltimore features Stan Kessler with Harry Miller Saturday from 8:00 – 11:00
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents live music Sunday from 4:00 – 7:00
• The Record Bar at Westport Road and Southwest Trafficway has An Alternative Jazz Series Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• Californo’s has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• EBT at 435 and State Line features live music from 6:00 – 10:00 Saturday
• 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 Havilah Bruders for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00 and Molly Hammer Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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. Darling Nicki appears at the Phoenix Saturday evening from 9:00 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 the Greg Meise 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 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 Dan Bliss at 7:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 7:30 – 10:30

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