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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 pre-empted for fund raising for WBAI’s extended fall fund drive after the return to the air following an attempt by a few members of the Pacifica Foundation’s national board to close the station. The station really needs immediate support and an immediate infusion of cash 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

Until we return to the air, why not peruse our archives where you can listen to over a decade of archived shows for free?

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.

Feeling like hibernating until the weather clears up? The documentary film I Called Him Morgan is now streaming on Netflix. See our review for details. The documentary film Chasing Trane is also on Netflix and we reviewed that too.

Pianist David Virelles is at the Village Vanguard with Jonathan Blake from December 3-5.

Guitarist Mary Halvorson has a residency at The Stone from December 3-7. Trumpeter Adam O”Farrill joins her Code Girl ensemble on December 6-7.

The documentary film Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes has a screening at the Maysles Documentary Center on December 5. Director Sophie Huber will be on hand for a question and answer session after the screening.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with a move to weekly late Thursday night sets at Smoke on December 5 and 12.

Trumpeter Terence Blanchard and the E Collective are at Carnegie Hall on December 6.

Pianist Vijay Iyer is at the Jazz Gallery with Sachal Vasadani on December 6.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on December 7.

Vocalist/pianist Andy Bey is at Birdland on December 9.

Bassist Christian McBride leads Inside Straight at the Village Vanguard from December 10-15.

Bassist Mimi Jones hosts the after hours Lab Session at Smalls on December 14.

Poet and multi-instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on December 17 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria leads Sexteto Ibiano at Birdland for a Tito Puente tribute on December 18.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves after fund raising concludes in our regular weekly 10 PM Tuesday night 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