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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 back on the air on NYC’s WBAI-FM radio every Tuesday night from 10 PM -12 midnight. 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.

Program note: We’re back on air after an attempt by a few members of the Pacifica Foundation’s national board to close the station! The station’s returning to fund drive mode it we really needs immediate support. Our fall fund drive was cut short and the station’ needs an infusion of cash right away to recover. Please pledge whatever you can (we suggest at least the $25 level) or become a sustaining member by signing up for a monthly pledge of $10 or more. Thanks for reading and the support over the years! -Hank

This week’s show is a memorial broadcast for the late pianist Harold Mabern. Be sure to tune in Tuesday night for our interview with him as we say farewell to one of the piano greats.

The tireless Vision Fest promoters Arts for Arts’Free Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon” series continues Sundays through December 15. Admission is free (donations accepted) and there will be drawing materials for children and an interactive part of the performance.

Pianist Marc Cary is at Nublu on November 11 as part of the Nublu Jazz Festival and his Harlem Sessions series continues with a move to weekly late Thursday night sets at Smoke on November 14 and 21.

Drummer Roy Haynes is at The Blue Note from November 11-13.

Saxophonist Marcus Strickland is at Nublu with Twi-Life on November 13 for the Nublu Jazz Festival.

Saxophonist Kenny Garrett is at The Blue Note from November 14-17.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on November 15.

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at NJPAC singing Nat King Cole’s music on November 15.

Bassist Christian McBride and A Christian McBride Situation are at NJPAC with The Roots on November 16.

Harpist Brandee Younger is at Columbia University’s Miller Theater on November 16.

The Sun Ra Arkestra led by saxophonist Marshall Allen returns to Earth at Nublu on November 16 for the Nublu Jazz Festival.

Vocalist Melanie Charles is also at Nublu on November 16 for the Nublu Jazz Festival.

Trumpeter Eddie Henderson stops by Nublu on November 16 for the Nublu Jazz Festival and leads a quintet with saxophonist Donald Harrison at Smoke from November 21-24.

Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis’s Trio is at Nublu for a midnight show on November 17 for the Nublu Jazz Festival.

Poet and multi-instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on November 19 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Guitarist Bill Frisell is at the Jazz Standard leading a trio, in solo performance, and  with Harmony from November 19-24.

Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix is at Smoke on November 20.

Bassist Mimi Jones hosts the after hours Lab Session at Smalls on November 23.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday November 12 in our regular weekly 10 PM slot! 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. Find him on Twitter @streetgriot