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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 streaming on Netflix. See our review for details. The documentary film Chasing Trane is also on Netflix and we reviewed that too.

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

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

Trombonist Craig Harris brings Harlem Night Songs to Harlem’s Greater Calvary Baptist Church on December 10, 17, and 31 as part of the Harlem Jazz Boxxx Series and heads to Brooklyn’s Sista’s Place with Tailgators Tales on December 21.

Saxophonist Billy Harper and trumpeter Freddie Hendrix are with the Countdown Quintet at Smoke from December 12-15.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with a move to weekly late Thursday night sets at Smoke on December 12 and 19.

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.

Saxophonist Eric Alexander is at Smoke for a Harold Mabern tribute on December 17.

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

Saxophonist Marcus Strickland is at the Jazz Gallery with E.J. Strickland’s 4tet on December 19.

Vocalist Carmen Lundy is at the Jazz Standard from December 19-22.

Saxophonist T.K. Blue is at Harlem’s Greater Calvary Baptist Church on December 20 as part of the Harlem Jazz Boxxx Series.

Pianist Barry Harris is at Dizzy’s Club from December 21-24.

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.

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