39Rainbow recognizes 3rd weekend of National Jazz Appreciation Month with ongoing, live jazz performances

A portion of April proceeds from 39Rainbow restaurants to donate to local organization Kansas City Jazz ALIVE

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 21, 2016) – 39Rainbow’s continuation of National Jazz Appreciation month kicks off this Saturday, April 23 with a live, onsite jazz concert from 4 – 6 p.m., featuring a performance from the Sons of Brasil with Stan Kessler.

Stan Kessler is the leader of the Sons of Brasil, and is an expert in jazz, R&B and funk music styles. Kessler was voted Best Horn Player by the Pitch Weekly’s Music Poll, Best Trumpeter by JAM Magazine’s Jazz Poll and Best Jazz Band/Leader with Sons of Brasil by the New Times Music Poll.

The performances will take place in front of 39Rainbow restaurants Subway and Topp’d Pizza + Salads. Additionally, 39Rainbow will donate a portion of proceeds from all five restaurants between April 1-30 to local jazz organization Kansas City Jazz ALIVE. The funds will be used to support its 2016 Charlie Parker Celebration, the nation’s largest celebration of the jazz legend.

39Rainbow is one of LANE4 Property Group’s newest mixed-use centers, located at the corner of 39th Street and Rainbow Boulevard. The center’s observance of National Jazz Appreciation Month concludes on International Jazz Day, Saturday, April 30, with its finale concert featuring the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz Quartet. The Elder Statesmen are a well-known, unique local music group connecting Kansas City Jazz, past and present. Members of this organization includes seasoned musicians who together create Kansas City Jazz, one of the greatest swing music styles.

 39Rainbow restaurants:

  • Subway
  • IHOP
  • Five Guys Burgers and Fries
  • Topp’d Pizza + Salads
  • 7-Eleven

National Jazz Appreciation Month schedule:

  • April 23: Sons of Brasil with Stan Kessler
  • April 30: Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz Quartet

When:              Saturday, April 23 and 30

Time:               4 – 6 p.m.

Where:           39Rainbow  

                        3900-3944 Rainbow Blvd.

                        Kansas City, Kansas 66103

Contact:         Lydia Young,

                        816-385-2952 (office)

                        620-655-8241 (mobile)

About 39Rainbow
39Rainbow is a mixed-use project owned and managed by LANE4 Property Group, strategically located at the southwest corner of 39th Street and Rainbow Blvd. across from one of the region’s fastest growing medical campuses, The University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. Based on Parisian architecture, 39Rainbow consists of two separate buildings, totaling approximately 175,000 square feet across four levels, including 30,000 square feet of hospitality and retail space. 39Rainbow is a first-of-its-kind development in the Kansas City area, offering a true mixed-use format with new prototype national brands, local creations and more than 70,000 square feet of medical office and patient care facilities. Current tenants include the Kansas City area’s only walk-up 7-Eleven, a new-format IHOP and Subway, Five Guys, an 83-room Holiday Inn Express, The University of Kansas Acute Rehabilitation Unit, The Kansas City Transitional Care Center and local restaurant Topp’d Pizza. For more information on 39Rainbow, visit

About Kansas City Jazz ALIVE
Kansas City Jazz ALIVE is a 501(c)(3) catalyst group organized to implement opportunities for the Greater Kansas City jazz community. Its members work to concert to “Raise the Tide that Lifts all Jazz Boats”. The mission of Kansas City Jazz ALIVE is to: (A) Build AWARENESS of the needs of the metropolitan jazz community, (L) Serving as a LISTENING body, (I) Provide a platform for the integration of IDEAS, (V) Function as a VOICE for the jazz community, and (E) Provide EXPOSURE to applicable resources for the Kansas City jazz community. For more information, please visit