Ruel Joyce and Jazz Recital Series

Recital Series-Spring 2018

Noon on Mondays and Tuesdays, February 19, 2018 - April 10, 2018 | Recital Hall in the Carlsen Center (except where noted)

Free Admission

Limited reserved parking is available for the Polsky Theatre recitals.


Both the Ruel Joyce Recital and Jazz Series are beginning their 29th year at JCCC. The performances last 50 minutes and are free and open to the public on a first-come, first seated basis.


All events are located in the Carlsen Center Recital Hall, *except where noted. 

2018 Ruel Joyce Series - Mondays at noon 

Feb. 19
*Polsky Theatre

Lyric Opera Residents

Feb. 26 KC Baroque Consortium

Mar. 5
*Polsky Theatre

Piano Four Hands
Evangelos Spanos
Graciella Kowalczyk

Mar. 12 Sunnat Ibragimov, cello
Benjamin Dominguez, piano
Mar. 19
*Polsky Theatre
Allégresse Trio with Sarah Tannehill Anderson
Mar. 26 The Goldenberg Duo
Apr. 2

Cynthia Egger and Daniel Krieg, guitars

Apr. 9

Ramiro Miranda, violin
Martin Cuellar, piano

2018 Jazz Series - Tuesdays at noon

Feb. 27
*Polsky Theatre
Parallax
Mar. 6 Chris Hazelton, keyboards
Julia Haile, vocals
Mar. 13
*Polsky Theatre
Everett Freeman Trio
Mar. 20
*Polsky Theatre
Molly Hammer Quintet
Mar. 27
*Nerman Atrium
Charles Perkins, alto saxophone
Gerald Spaits, bass
Mar. 28
CoLab 100
noon
Special Event:
Changing the Tune
A presentation by Carolyn Glenn Brewer on the role of women in jazz leading up to the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival
Wednesday, March 28, noon to 1 p.m.
Mar. 28
CoLab 100
5:30 p.m.
Special Event:
The Girls in the Band
A film documenting the early all-female bands that toured, and the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival that refocused attention on the role of women who played jazz
Wednesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m.
Apr. 3 Matt Hopper Trio
Apr. 10 JCCC Faculty Jazz Quintet