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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.
 
We’re off the air this week, but if you missed last week’s show with Chris Becker, author of Freedom of Expression: Interviews With Women in Jazz, head on over to our audio archives. Be sure to join us next week for NEA Jazz Master Archie Shepp! As usual, we have lots more music for you this week.
 
The Mavis Staples documentary Mavis! airs on HBO’s streaming sites until April 3rd.
 

 
Pianist Vijay Iyer has a residency at the Met Museum’s new Breuer Building (that’s the former Whitney Museum) until March 31 and will be performing or curating performances during all of the museum’s open hours.
 
Toshi Reagon wraps up the Women’s Jazz Festival at the the NYPL’s Schomburg Center on the 28th. The show is sold out, but we’re giving away a pair of tickets. Email us for a chance to win at sugainmybowl [at] gmail [dot] com before 12 noon on Monday. Leave your phone number and we’ll call you Monday afternoon if you’re the winner.
 
WBGO Radio host Rhonda Hamilton and vocalist Dianne Reeves will be speaking at Newark (NJ) Symphony Hall in a ceremony celebrating the release of a new postage stamp honoring Sarah Vaughn on the 29th.
 
Drummer and percussionist Bobby Sanabria takes part in a celebration of the music of the Dominican Republic at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club on the 28th and Manhattan School of Music’s Borden Auditorium on April 4th.
 
Arts for Art’s Justice is Compassion series runs from March 26th to April 10th at Clemente Soto Velez Center with performances by bassist William Parker and dancer Patricia Nicholson Parker.
 
Bassist Mimi Jones leads a quartet in a free concert at Rutgers University Newark’s Paul Robeson Student Center on March 30 and will be at WBGO Radio’s studio in Newark as part of a free screening of the films Seeking Hope and The Girls in the Band on March 31.
 
Vocalist Dianne Reeves is at Carnegie Hall on March 30.
 
Blues vocalist Alexis P. Suter is at Iridium on March 31, The Turning Point in Piermont NY on April 9, and at The Record Collector in Bordentown NJ on the 16th.
 
Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is at at the Jazz Standard from March 29-April 3.
 
Saxophonist Kenny Garrett is at Western Connecticut State University on April 2nd.
 
Saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders is at Birdland from April 5-9th.
 
Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Village Vanguard from April 5-10th.
 
Organist John Medeski is at The Blue Note from April 5-10th with John Scofield.
 
Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith leads his Evolution ensemble at in a CD release party at Brooklyn Bowl on April 6th.
 
Film director Carol Bash is at Rutgers University Newark’s Institute for Jazz Studies for a talk and screening of her Mary Lou Williams documentary film The Lady Who Swings the Band on April 6th.
 
Drummer Michael Carvin leads a trio in a free lunchtime concert at Newark’s Gateway Center at 12 noon on April 7th.
 
Bassist Bob Cranshaw is at Smoke with George Coleman’s Quartet from April 8-10th.
 
Saxophonist Oliver Lake is at the Montclair NJ Public Library on April 9th.
 
Pianist Randy Weston celebrates his 90th birthday at Brooklyn’s Jazz 966 on April 9th.
 
Bassist Christian McBride leads a trio at The Ridgefield Playhouse in CT on April 10.
 
That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on April 3rd. 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.

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Thanks to the generosity of our friends at the Jazz Standard, we have one pair of tickets to give away for the Vijay Iyer Trio’s set of shows from April 22nd to 26th! Tickets are for the 10 PM set on any night. Fill out the form below and we’ll let you know. The form closes on Monday, April 20th, so don’t wait! If you see no form below, that means the giveaway’s ended. If you’re the winner, we’ll contact you. Good luck!

Don’t forget to tune in to our interview with Vijay on our WBAI show from 11 PM -1 AM on April 19th!

Line-up: Vijay Iyer (piano), Stephan Crump (bass), Marcus Gilmore (drums).

This giveaway’s ended, but thanks for checking in. Keep up with us by following the blog (scroll to the bottom of the page to get email for new posts), following us on Twitter, or on Facebook.

bandstand_picPhoto Credit: Hank Williams

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.

Suga’ in My Bowl is off the air this week. Join us on air next Sunday. To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs — and a chance to get some free tickets if you act fast.

We start with another ticket giveaway for the final event in the Schomburg Library’s Women’s Jazz Festival on March 30th! We have two tickets left for the show with saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin‘s Soulsquad and vocalist Catherine Russell. Details at their page and sign up at the post on our blog for the free tickets.

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Saxophonist Oliver Lake is also a visual artist and has an exhibit of his painted sticks at the Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Newark NJ until May 21st.

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Photo: Oliver Lake’s Redbone Stick Plus. | oliverlake.net

Bassist Christian McBride leads his big band at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club from March 31st-April 5.

Randy Weston will lead his African Rhythms Sextet with bassist Alex Blake at the Jazz Standard from April 2nd-5th.

Saxophonist Tia Fuller leads a quartet with bassist Mimi Jones at Smoke from April 3rd-5th.

Low brass specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley will be at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on April 4th and 18th.

Dancer Patricia Nicholson Parker appears at Clemente Soto Velez Center as part of Arts for Art’s monthlong “Our Earth/Our World” festival of musicians, poets, and visual artists.

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Drummer Bobby Sanabria will be at Zinc Bar on April 8th.

Pianist Harold Mabern’s trio celebrates the release of their Afro Blue CD at Smoke on April 10-12th.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves April 5th. 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 Hunter and Lehman Colleges and The City College of New York.

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Special ticket giveaway: We have four tickets for the Schomburg Women’s Jazz Festival’s final event on Monday March 30th. We’re offering a maximum of 2 free tickets per person to lucky supporters of our blog and show! Fill out the form below and we’ll contact you if you’re a winner. First come, first serve and the form will close on Monday morning or when the tickets are all gone. The show is from 7-8:30 PM on Monday, March 30th at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center: 135th St. and Lenox in Manhattan. More details are at the Eventbrite page.

Lineup: Former Suga’ guests Catherine Russell and Lakecia Benjamin will take the stage in the final event of the 2015 Women’s Jazz Festival. Toshi Reagon (musical director).

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This giveaway’s ended, but thanks for checking in. Keep up with us by following the blog (scroll to the bottom of the page to get email for new posts), following us on Twitter, or on Facebook.

bandstand_picPhoto Credit: Hank Williams

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 guest on the radio is vocalist Carmen Lundy! She has no immediate area shows, but as usual, we’ll keep you in the loop for when she comes to town. Meanwhile, we have some upcoming gigs — and another chance to get some free tickets if you act fast.

We start with another ticket giveaway for the Schomburg Library’s Women’s Jazz Festival on March 23rd! We have four tickets to the Great Women of Blues and Jazz show curated by Toshi Reagon and featuring bassist Mimi Jones for our fans and supporters!! Fill out the sign-up sheet in our previous post with your details by Monday morning 3/23 if you’re interested. We’ll contact you if you’re a winner. Good luck!

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Saxophonist Oliver Lake is also a visual artist and has an exhibit of his painted sticks at the Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Newark NJ until May 21st.

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Photo: Oliver Lake’s Redbone Stick Plus. | oliverlake.net

Vocalist Thana Alexa will be at Subculture on March 23rd.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts hosts a listening session of some of his favorite music at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on March 25th.

Guitarist Marc Ribot will be at Greenwich House in Manhattan’s Uncharted Series on the 26th.

Pianist Geri Allen, bassist Mimi Jones, and saxophonist Tia Fuller are all part of the line-up in a free concert at Rutgers University’s Newark NJ campus on the 26th.

Pianist Michele Rosewoman leads her New Yor-Uba ensemble at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club from the 27-29th.

Pianist Onaje Allen Gumbs is at Kitano on March 28th.

Saxophonist Lou Donaldson will be at William Patterson University’s Shea Center for the Performing Arts in Patterson, New Jersey on March 29th.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin leads her Soulsquad at the Schomburg on March 30th with vocalist Catherine Russell to wrap up their Women’s Jazz Festival. We’ll have another ticket giveaway next weekend for this show! Check back for details.

Randy Weston will lead his African Rhythms Sextet with bassist Alex Blake at the Jazz Standard from April 2nd-5th.

Saxophonist Tia Fuller leads a quartet with bassist Mimi Jones at Smoke from April 3rd-5th.

Low brass specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley will be at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on April 4th and 18th.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria will be at Zinc Bar on April 8th.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves April 5th. 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 Hunter and Lehman Colleges and The City College of New York.

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Special ticket giveaway: We have four tickets to offer for the Schomburg Women in Jazz Festival’s Celebrate the Great Women of Jazz and Blues event on Monday March 23rd. We’re offering a maximum of 2 tickets per person to lucky supporters of our blog and show! Fill out the form below and we’ll contact you if you’re one of the lucky ones. First come, first serve and the form will close on Monday morning or when the tickets are all gone. The show is from 7-8:30 PM on Monday, March 23rd at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center: 135th St. and Lenox in Manhattan. More details are at the Eventbrite page.

Lineup: Toshi Reagon (musical director), Allison Miller, Mimi Jones, Shamie Royston, Christelle Durandy, Tamar-kali, and more!

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This giveaway’s ended, but thanks for checking in. Remember to check back this weekend for our giveaway for the final event in the series with former Suga’ guests Catherine Russell and Lakecia Benjamin.Keep up with us by following the blog (scroll to the bottom of the page to get email for new posts), following us on Twitter, or on Facebook.

bandstand_picPhoto Credit: Hank Williams

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.

Suga’ in My Bowl is off the air this week. Join us on air next Sunday for our interview with vocalist Carmen Lundy! To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs — and a chance to get some free tickets if you act fast.

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Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington’s Grammy Award-winning re-imagination of the Ellington classic Money Jungle will be performed at the Schomburg on March 16th as part of their Women’s Jazz Festival. Suga in My Bowl has been given six tickets to give away to our fans and supporters!! Fill out the sign-up sheet in our previous post with your details by Monday morning 3/16 if you’re interested. We’ll contact you if you’re a winner. Good luck!

Saxophonist Oliver Lake is also a visual artist and will have a showing of his painted sticks at the Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Newark NJ until May 21st.

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Photo: Oliver Lake’s Redbone Stick Plus. | oliverlake.net

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at Birdland with bassist Charnett Moffett’s Network Trio from the 17-21st.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria will be leading Quarteto Aché at Seton Hall University in New Jersey on the 18th.

Saxophonist Lou Donaldson will be at Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center on March 19th.

Percussionist Steve Kroon leads a Latin Jazz sextet at Smoke on the 19th.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts hosts a listening session of some of his favorite music at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on March 25th.

Guitarist Marc Ribot will be at Greenwich House in Manhattan’s Uncharted Series on the 26th.

Pianist Michele Rosewoman leads her New Yor-Uba ensemble at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club from the 27-29th.

Pianist Onaje Allen Gumbs is at Kitano on March 28th.

Saxophonist Lou Donaldson will be at William Patterson University’s Shea Center for the Performing Arts in Patterson, New Jersey on March 29th.

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Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin leads her Soulsquad at the Schomburg on March 30th with vocalist Catherine Russell to wrap up their Women’s Jazz Festival.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves March 22nd. 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 Hunter and Lehman Colleges and The City College of New York.

TLC_Money_JungleSpecial ticket giveaway: We have six tickets to offer for the Schomburg Women in Jazz Festival’s performance of drummer Terri Lyne Carrington’s Grammy Award-winning version of the Ellington classic Money Jungle. We’re offering a maximum of 2 tickets per person to lucky supporters of our blog and show! Fill out the form below and we’ll contact you if you’re one of the lucky ones. First come, first serve and the form will close on Monday morning or when the tickets are all gone. The show is from 6:30-8:30 PM on Monday, March 16th at the New York Public library’s Schomburg Center: 135th St. and Lenox in Manhattan. More details are at the Eventbrite page.

Line-up is: Terri Lyne Carrington – Drums; Aaron Parks – piano; Antonio Hart – sax; James Genus – bass; Matt Stevens – guitar; Elena Pinderhughes – flute and vocals; Alyson Williams – vocals.

This giveaway’s ended, but thanks for checking in. Keep up with us by following the blog (scroll to the bottom of the page to get email for new posts), following us on Twitter, or on Facebook.

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