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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 guest is saxophonist and flutist T.K. Blue and there are several opportunities to see him in the next month. He’ll be playing selections from the new Amour release at Harlem’s Farafina Café on Monday the 24th. He’ll be at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn for the Jazzy Jazz series on the 28th with the Jazz Expressions. He’ll be on 135th St in Harlem for the Jazzmobile series on August 1 and at Jazzmobile’s Grant’s Tomb concert on August 23rd. And we have other listings for you this week.

Pianist Harold Mabern is at the 92nd St Y on July 26 for an Art Tatum tribute concert.

Bassist Alex Blake is at Kitano on July 27 with the Victor Jones Quartet.

Organist John Medeski is at The Stone with Simulacrum on July 27.

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club from July 27-30.

Blues vocalist Alexis P. Suter is at the Turning Point in Piermont NY on July 29.

Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis is at the Bowery Poetry Room on July 30 with Heroes are Gang Leaders.

Drummer Roy Haynes is at Subrosa with pianist Eddie Palmieri on July 31.

Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington is at the Village Vanguard with a tribute to the late pianist Geri Allen from August 8-13. Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane appears as a special guest on the 12-13.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club with Ulysses Owens’s big band from August 9-11

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is scheduled to be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday August 6. 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. Find him on Twitter @streetgriot