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Welcome to Suga in My Bowl radio‘s weekly feature, On The Bandstand, where we collect upcoming NYC area shows from current and past Suga’ guests. We’re online weekly and on the air on NYC’s WBAI-FM radio alternate Sunday nights from 11 PM -1 AM. Keep up with us via Facebook, the blog here, or our main website, or Twitter and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.
Last week’s show was a special fund drive edition. We played excerpts of the “Who Owns Music” panel discussion Suga’ sponsored earlier this year. If you can pledge for the DVD, you’ll get access to the full discussion and all proceeds go to WBAI and help us stay on the air. And, as always, even a relatively small pledge of $5 helps a lot and sends the message to station management that people want to hear jazz and will support it. Thanks for whatever you can do to keep us rolling along! Now let’s see what’s going on musically this week.
Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club on the 29th.
The New York Chapter of the AACM’s monthlong 50th anniversary celebration at the Community Church of New York on E 35th St wraps up on the 30 with the AACM All Stars featuring Dr. Muhal Richard Abrams on piano.
Poet jessica Care moore has an album release party at the Blue Note on October 30th.
Trombonist and seashellist Steve Turre is at Iridium with a Rahsaan Roland Kirk tribute from October 30 – November 1.
Pianist Vijay Iyer is busy right now. He kicks off a year-long residency at the Met Museum on the 30th, is at the Jazz Gallery on the 6 and 7 and presents the Veteran’s Dreams Project at the Met Museum of Art on the 12.
Finally, vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is at the Apollo Theater on the 31st.
Guitarist Marc Ribot is at the Village Vanguard from November 3-7 with Electric Masada, John Zorn and others and organist John Medeski takes the stage on the 8th with Simulacrum.
Vocalist Catherine Russell is Columbia University’s Center for Jazz Studies on November 4th, where she’s joined by Columbia University Professor Farah Jasmine Griffin.
Pianist and NEA Jazz Master Barry Harris and bassist Bob Cranshaw play the music of Miles Davis and Cannonball Adderley at Flushing Town Hall on November 6.
That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on November 1. We’ll also 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.