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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 drummer William Hooker. You can see him at Roulette in Brooklyn on April 5 for his Great Migration project that uses music, dance, visuals, and narratives to tell the story of the African American Great Migration from the south. Bassist William Parker joins him for that show. And we have more listings for you this week.

Drummer Billy Cobham is at BB King’s with the Crosswinds Project on April 3.

Pianist Randy Weston is at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College on April 3 for a live interview and leads the African Rhythms Quartet at the Jazz Standard from April 5-8.

Guitarist Mary Halvorson leads the Code Girl project at the Jazz Standard from April 3-4.

Guitarist John Scofield is at the Blue Note from April 3-8.

Drummer Lenny White is at the Village Vanguard with Renee Rosnes from April 3-8.

Bassist Mimi Jones leads a quartet at Smalls on April 4.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions returns as late night sets at Smoke on April 6 and 20.

Vibraphonist Roy Ayers is at the Blue Note on April 10-11.

Bassist Ron Carter is at the Blue Note from April 12-15 with Michel Legrand’s trio and at the Jazz Standard on April 17 with Ethan Iverson’s trio.

Saxophonist Billy Harper also joins Ethan Iverson at the Jazz Standard on April 17.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at Ginny’s Supper Club in Harlem for an album release party on April 15.

Guitarist Julian Lage is at Le Poisson Rouge with Nels Cline on April 16.

Pianist Harold Mabern is at Smoke for their 19th Anniversary celebration from April 13-15 and leads a trio at Smalls on April 18.

Saxophonist Pharoah Sanders is at Le Poisson Rouge on April 19.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday April 15. 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 Lehman College and The City College of New York. Find him on Twitter @streetgriot

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