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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.
We’re off the air this week, but stop by our archives to get your fix from nearly 7 years of archived shows until next week. Check back later in the week for a preview of the NYC summer jazz concert season in a separate post. As usual, we have lots more music for you this week.
We start this week with the Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium, whose 17th annual jazz festival runs in in venues throughout Brooklyn and wraps up on May 15th. WBAI Radio is a media sponsor. See the CJBC’s website for the schedule (opens as a PDF).
AZA, the exhibit of drummer Will Calhoun’s visual art collaboration is on display at the Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education in the South Bronx until July 21st. See our review of the show for more details. Calhoun will be at the Blue Note on May 30th with McCoy Tyner.
Guitarist Julian Lage is at Drom on the Lower East Side on May 11th and the Jazz Standard on May 12th.
Pianist Michele Rosewoman leads her Quintessence ensemble at Zinc Bar on May 12.
Pianist/keyboardist Marc Cary is at Ginny’s Supper Club on the 14th.
Drummer and percussionist Bobby Sanabria is at Carnegie Hall on the 14th for a free, afternoon “Carnegie Kids” show (reservations are necessary), at Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center at the on the 21st for the Made in New York Gala, and leads Quarteto Ache at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark on the 27th with Latino poets.
Saxophonist Oliver Lake is at the 17 White St Loft in Manhattan for a duo performance with bassist Joe Fonda on May 15th.
Looking further ahead, Tubist Howard Johnson is at Craig Harris’s Harlem Afternoon Jazz Series at Rendall Memorial Presbyterian Church for two lunchtime sets on May 17th.
The MAC Power Trio of saxophonist David Murray, pianist Geri Allen, drummer Teri Lyne Carrington, and celebrates the release of their CD debut Perfection at Birdland from May 17-21.
Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Small’s on the 18th.
Vocalist Thana Alexa is at 55 Bar on the 18th and the 20th.
Harpist Brandee Younger is at Tavern on the Lake in East Windsor NJ on the 20th.
Pianist and vocalist Diane Schuur is at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater from May 20-21st.
That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on May 15. 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.