Communiversity Class at UMKC – March 21st

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Don’t miss your chance to learn about the rich jazz heritage of Kansas City and the incredible influence Charlie “Yardbird” Parker has had on it! Did you know that Kansas City is known as 1 of the 4 crown jewels of jazz in the United States & continues to be a hotbed of talent for […]

We need YOUR help at the 7th annual Phoenix Fest!

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On July 30th from 2 pm to 10 pm, we need YOUR help!  Grab a friend in jazz and take a seat under the KC Jazz ALIVE tent.  Listen to great live jazz, pass out Charlie Parker Celebration flyers and spread the word about our annual celebration!  Hangout for 1 hour, 2 hours, or all […]

Upload events to Jazz Near You

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Jazz Near You  is a worldwide calendar for live jazz events.  The app is growing more and more in Kansas City and we need your help to expand it even further! Using Jazz Near You’s simple upload system, we will gather once a month to upload all of the live jazz events around Kansas City to […]

Presentation of funds at 39Rainbow!

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  LANE4 Property Group partnered with KC Jazz ALIVE during Jazz Appreciation Month in April.  Each restaurant at 39Rainbow donated a portion of sales to KC Jazz ALIVE to preserve and promote jazz in Kansas City! We are so lucky to have such a wonderful partnership with LANE4!  Join us THIS Wednesday from 5:30-6:30pm for […]

Tour De Jazz Coming in August 2016!

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  Coming to Kansas City this August, BikeWalkKC will host a bike tour across our city’s most influential jazz places! Discover Kansas City’s rich musical heritage and unique neighborhoods from a new perspective.   To learn more and become a part of this new experience, please contact info@bikewalkkc.org or 816-205-7056 x4

Kansas City Jazz Academy at The American Jazz Museum

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Students will learn the jazz language directly through hands-on work with top educators. Performance-based educational experiences are offered in Big Band, Combos, and Improvisation classes. Up and coming local players, seasoned veteran musicians and top national artists will be part of the experience. 1:00-3:00 p.m. Saturdays beginning September 10th.  No cost to attend! Register today […]

Jazz Appreciation Month at 39Rainbow

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  April is National Jazz Appreciation Month, and to show their support, a portion of proceeds from all 39Rainbow restaurant tenants will be donated to KC Jazz ALIVE! Go out and eat at Subway, 7-Eleven, topp’d, Five Guys and IHOP through April 30 to support jazz in Kansas City!   Come and enjoy live, local music […]