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Relax and enjoy Kansas City's Jazz Greats in a smoke-free environment the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary with Host, Tim Whitmer
For more info. call: 816-444-6262
Tickets at the door only - $7.00
Children under 16 free
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
The Stride Stylings of BRAM WIJNANDS, Pianist
With Tim Whitmer & The Consort Band
BRAM WIJNANDS began playing piano at an early age in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. By the time he turned eight, he’d studied Barrelhouse Blues (Boogie Woogie) and stride-piano recordings of Fats Waller, James P. Johnson, Meade Lux Lewis, Jack Dupree and Memphis Slim. In July 1991, Bram made his debut on the KC Jazz scene at the City Light Jazz Club with Kansas City’s own Richard Ross. Currently he’s actively involved with the UMKC Conservatory of Music headed by Bobby Watsonteaching Jazz piano, arranging for small bands, combo and Jazz piano techniques and theory. He also teaches Jazz piano and bass at Kansas City Kansas Community College and tunes and repairs pianos and other musical instruments.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION CONCERT
Featuring TIM WHITMER & THE CONSORT BAND
with Special Guest SCOTT PREBYS, Steel Drums
and other surprise guests
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
JOE CARTWRIGHT, PIANIST EXTRAORDINAIRE
with TIM WHITMER & THE CONSORT BAND
The Pete Seeger Memorial Birthday Party
Friday, May 2, 2014, 7:30pm - 10:00pm, Main Sanctuary
Please join us for a special celebration on the eve of Pete Seeger’s 95th birthday featuring an eclectic line-up of Kansas City’s folk and roots musicians celebrating the life of this American icon. The show will be hosted by KC’s virtuoso fiddle player, Betse Ellis, and feature music from Danny Cox, Old Sound, Bob & Diana Suckiel, Street Corner Choir, Howard Iceberg & Emily Tummons, Kasey Rausch, Mikal Shapiro, Tony Ladesich, Rosy’s Bar and Grill, and Barry Lee with Ron Roberts & Jim Sander. We will also feature spoken word presentations from Mark Manning, Maria Vasquez-Boyd, Frank Higgins, and more to be announced later.
Tickets are $18 in advance http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/639062 and $23 the night of the show.