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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 features Barbara McCullough, director of the documentary film Horace Tapscott: Musical Griot. The film will be screening on December 2 at the chapel of Columbia University’s Teachers College as part of the African Diaspora International Film Festival. And we have many more listings for you this week.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz is at the Blue Note on November 27 with McCoy Tyner.

Drummer and percussionist Bobby Sanabria leads the Multiverse Big Band in “West Side Story at 60 Reimagined” at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club from November 27-29.

Pianist Marc Cary is at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on November 28 playing the music of Duke Ellington.

Bassist Christian McBride leads the Tip City trio at the Village Vanguard form November 28 – December 3 and returns with Inside Straight from December 5-10.

Guitarist Marc Ribot is at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust on December 1 for a 50th anniversary concert of John Coltrane’s Interstellar Space and at The Stone on December 6 with Ned Rothenberg.

Drummer Lenny White is at Smoke with Buster Williams’s Quartet from December 1-3.

Flutist Bobbi Humphrey is at Harlem’s Ginny’s Supper Club on December 2.

Pianist and vocalist Amina Claudine Myers is at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on December 5 for a talk about her career.

Vision Fest promoters Arts for Art hosts a salon with saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and poet Quincy Troupe in conversation and performance at the Lower East Side’s Clemente Soto Velez Center on December 6.

Emma Franz’s documentary film Bill Frisell: A Portrait starts a run at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village on December 6.

Pianist Randy Weston will be at the New School for a screening and discussion of the documentary film Randy in Tangier on December 6. He’ll also be performing at the chapel of Columbia University’s Teachers College on December 10 to close the African Diaspora International Film Festival.

Guitarist Bill Frisell is at the Jazz Standard from December 7-10.

Bassist William Parker is at the Lower East Side’s Clemente Soto Velez Center on December 8 as part of Arts for Art’s month-long Justice is Compassion festival.

Saxophonist Rene McLean is at City Lore’s Lower East Side Gallery for a Pre-Kwanzaa event on December 10.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz and drummer Lenny White are at Smoke for a John Coltrane tribute from December 14-17.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday December 10. We’ll also have another edition of “On the Bandstand” online next Sunday with a fresh set of listings.

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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

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