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Mutual Musicians Foundation

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This is the Best of Kansas City's Musical Tradition.

The music gets rolling around 3 am since the 1920's. Traditionally musicians come by after their... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Kansas City, Missouri
Best jazz jam, really authentic

Take a nap first, the music starts at 1AM on Friday and Saturday nights. It's worth it, even to us... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2014
New York City, New York
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Sep 17, 2018
“This is the Best of Kansas City's Musical Tradition.”
Apr 26, 2016
“Great Jazz!!”
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

The music gets rolling around 3 am since the 1920's. Traditionally musicians come by after their gigs to play together. Almost always good, some times fantastic music. This is a unique Kansas City tradition. It doesn't get any better.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Great, great jazz! Historically significant. Entertaining. No dancing allowed upstairs where there is music for some reason. Very nice people running this. Drinks are fine but it's unfortunate there is not much in the way of food near by except food trucks in the early...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed September 5, 2014

Take a nap first, the music starts at 1AM on Friday and Saturday nights. It's worth it, even to us older folks. You feel like you're listening to the next Charlie Parker, yet to be discovered. The musicians put their heart and sole into it...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank AAARiver
Reviewed July 15, 2007

I've been to a lot of places and heard a lot of music, but for atmosphere, quality of music and people, the Foundation is absolutely the best ever. Go Friday and Saturday nights after midnight for the jams. Just freaking gorgeous.

3  Thank JBlue515
Reviewed February 22, 2007

One of the two choices to go in Kansas City when the bars close up at 3am (the other being the boats). You pay a "donation" for everything: entry, food, beer. Don't ask, don't tell applies here. Damn near BEST jazz music in town. Stay...More

4  Thank cakehead
Reviewed March 7, 2003

this is it!there is no better jazz jam in the world than @ MMF on saturday night. the atmosphere is contemporary, but the vibe is as real as it gets.this joint is worth the trip from anywhere.all types acceptedcasual dress2-6 am saturdays$5 donation.

3  Thank Ambassador15252
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