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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.
This week’s show wraps our coverage of this year’s Vision Festival with the first half of an interview with drummer Andrew Cyrille. You can catch him at the Village Vanguard from July 5-10 with saxophonist Joe Lovano. Be sure to check out our extended coverage of this year’s Vision on the blog.
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.
Vibraphonist Roy Ayers joins Talib Kweli at The Blue Note on June 13th.
Bassist Bob Cranshaw is at Harlem’s Cassandra’s Jazz Club on the 14th.
Vocalist Rene Marie is at Hunter College’s Kaye Playhouse on the 14th for the National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s annual benefit concert.
Bassist Christian McBride is at The Blue Note from June 14-19th.
Pianist Vijay Iyer is at the Jazz Standard from June 15-19th.
Percussionist Steve Kroon is at Smoke on the 15th.
Pianist Harold Mabern is at Small’s on the 15th.
Pianist /Vocalist Andy Bey is at Mezzrow from the 17-18th.
Poet Sonia Sanchez’s and saxophonist Gary Bartz are at The Blue Note for an afternoon show on June 18th.
Saxophonist Kamasi Washington is at Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield for a free Summerstage performance on the 18th as part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival.
For those of you far north of NYC, saxophonist Billy Harper leads a quintet at The Falcon in Marlboro NY on the 19th.
Pianist Marc Cary is at Ginny’s Supper Club on the 24th.
Vocalist Lizz Wright is at CT’s Ridgefield Playhouse on the 25th.
Finally, the Blue Note Jazz festival runs throughout the month in venues around the city and has many more shows in addition to the ones highlighted here.
That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on June 26. 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.