Herschel McWilliams

saxophonist & composer

Kansas City based saxophonist


Sax Alley is located in Fort Collins Colorado. The owner Tim Glesmann is one of the most knowledgeable resources for saxophone I've come across.



The American Jazz Museum located in Kansas City is in the heart of the 18th & Vine Jazz District and home to the Blue Room, a great venue.



The mission of the KCJA is to help preserve the rich cultural heritage of jazz in Kansas City, and to support and promote the musicians, students, businesses and fans of the Kansas City jazz community. Their financial support comes primarily from membership fees, tax-deductible donations, and fundraising events.


The Parkway Social Kitchen is becoming a force in the Kansas City food scene & for having some of the best live jazz around. As well as having music on the main level they have a great downstairs lounge that offers a real treat for visitors with the amazing cocktails and world class menu.


Lost Wax is Kansas City (and the Midwest's) premier party band for corporate events, weddings, or just a big 'ol party!


Brian Powell and Erik Greiffenhagen are two of the most skilled mouthpiece refacing technicians around, also producing their line of Mouthpiece Cafe pieces.


Doug is one of the highest regarded educators, saxophone players, and composers I have had the chance to know. An inspiration to many!



The Phoenix is Kansas City's longest running live jazz venue located in the heart of KCMO's Downtown. Featuring live jazz 7 nights a week.



Green Lady is an exclusively Jazz lounge featuring Kansas City Jazz musicians in the rich Kansas City tradition.  Free of televisions you can focus on music, atmosphere and conversation.