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Suga in My Bowl radio presents a new weekly feature, On The Bandstand where we collect upcoming NYC area shows from current and past Suga’ guests.

Program note: Suga’ in My Bowl has changed to a biweekly schedule on WBAI Radio and will now alternate Sunday nights with Sports Qualified at our usual 11 PM -1 AM time period. You’ll get the same great show; just every other week! So mark your calendars or just keep up with us via our Facebook page, the blog here, or our main website and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

This week’s guest is Low Brass Specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley, who returns for the second part of our interview with him. If you like what you hear, you can catch him with Hazmat Modine at Terra Blues on Bleecker Street on December 6th and 20th. Until then, here’s what other Suga’ guests are doing in the area.

Guitarist Pat Metheny wraps up a world tour with his Unity Group. Catch them for a rare week of sets at the Blue Note from December 2nd-7th.

Bassist Christian McBride kicks off a 2-week run at the Village Vanguard with his Inside Straight ensemble from December 2nd-7th. He returns with a trio from the 9th to 14th.

Saxophonist Lou Donaldson leads a quartet at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club from December 4th-7th.

Harpist Brandee Younger will be at HarlemStage on the campus of the City College of NY on December 4th for a free performance at an event honoring writers James Baldwin and Audre Lorde. you can also see her at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem for the Jazz Vespers on December 7th.

Saxophonist René McLean will be at Sista’s Place in Brooklyn on December 6th.

Bassist Reggie Workman will be at the Jazz Standard with saxophonist Azar Lawrence’s Quartet for celebration of Coltrane’s A Love Supreme on December 9th to 10th.

UPenn professor Dr. Guthrie Ramsey will be at HarlemStage on the City College of NY campus on December 11th for a free roundtable discussion on the current state of Black music.

Drummer Michael Carvin will be at Kitano on December 12th to 13th with a release party for his new Flash Forward CD.

Vocalist Carol Maillard will be at Brooklyn College’s Performing Arts Center on December 13th for a holiday concert with the legendary Sweet Honey in the Rock.

Pianist Randy Weston will be the master of ceremonies for a tribute to saxophonist Rene McLean at the Schomburg Center on December 16th. Details are on the Sista’s Place website.

Drummer and percussionist Bobby Sanabria will be at Baruch College’s Performing Arts Center with Gene Marlow’s Heritage Ensemble on December 16th.

That’s all for now. With our new biweekly schedule, Suga’ in My Bowl is off the airwaves next week, but back on WBAI December 14th. We’ll have another edition of “On the Bandstand” online next Sunday with a fresh set of listings.

Hank Williams is an associate producer for Suga’ in My Bowl on WBAI Radio and webmaster for the Suga’ and Behind the Mic sites. He is also a PhD candidate in English and Africana Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center and teaches at Hunter and Lehman Colleges and The City College of New York.

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