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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 this week, but if you missed last week’s show with drummer Lenny White, then head on over to our archives. And we have plenty of listings for you this week as the summer winds down.

Drummer and percussionist Will Calhoun is at the Apollo Theater with Prophets of Rage on September 12.

Bassist Ron Carter is at the Jazz Standard with Ethan Iverson’s trio on September 12.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls on September 13 and a quartet at Ginny’s Supper Club on September 21.

Vocalist Lizz Wright is at Highline Ballroom on September 15.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at the Central Jersey Jazz Festival at the County Courthouse in downtown Flemington on September 15.

Vocalist Kurt Elling is at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Appel Room on September 15-16 with Fred Hersch.

Drummer Antonio Sanchez is at the Jazz Standard from September 15-17.

Bassist and vocalist Mimi Jones is at the Bronx Museum for the Arts on September 16.

Saxophonist Claire Daly is at the Central Jersey Jazz Festival at the Somerset County Courthouse in Somerville on September 17.

Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis is at the Children’s Magical Garden (at 129 Stanton St in Manhattan) for a free outdoor concert as part of Arts for Art’s InGardens series on the 16 and at Roulette in Brooklyn on the 18.

Bassist William Parker’s In Order to Survive ensemble with drummer/percussionist Hamid Drake is at Le Poisson Rouge on September 21.

Drummer and percussionist Bobby Sanabria leads Quarteto Aché at Floridita Restaurant in Harlem on September 22.

Finally, pianist Barry Harris leads a trio at the Village Vanguard from September 19-24.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at Brooklyn Bowl on September 23.

Bassist and vocalist Richard Bona is at Club Bonafide on September 23.

Drummer and percussionist Andrew Cyrille is at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club on September 26 with Bill McHenry.

Saxophonist Pharoah Sanders is at Birdland from September 26-30.

Vocalist Thana Alexa is at the Jazz Standard on September 27 and is joined by drummer Antonio Sanchez.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is scheduled to be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday September 17. 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. Find him on Twitter @streetgriot

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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.

Tonight’s show is a rebroadcast of our show with drummer Lenny White. And we have more listings for you this week as the summer winds down.

Drummer Roy Haynes is at The Blue Note on September 5-6.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at the Jazz Standard from September 5-10 with an Elvin Jones tribute. Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is a special guest on September 5 and bassist Charnett Moffett joins the band from the 8-10.

Pianist Onaje Allen Gumbs leads a trio at Club Bonafide on September 8.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club on September 8-9 and at Smalls on the 13.

Drummer and percussionist Will Calhoun is at the Apollo Theater with Prophets of Rage on September 12.

Bassist Ron Carter is at the Jazz Standard with Ethan Iverson’s trio on September 12.

Vocalist Lizz Wright is at Highline Ballroom on September 15.

Drummer Antonio Sanchez is at the Jazz Standard from September 15-17.

Bassist and vocalist Mimi Jones is at the Bronx Museum for the Arts on September 16.

Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis is at the Children’s Magical Garden (at 129 Stanton St in Manhattan) for a free outdoor concert as part of Arts for Art’s InGardens series on the 16 and at Roulette in Brooklyn on the 18.

Finally, pianist Barry Harris leads a trio at the Village Vanguard from September 19-24.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is scheduled to be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday September 17. 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. Find him on Twitter @streetgriot

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.

We’re off the air this week, but if you missed last week’s show with bassist Ron Carter, head over to our archives where that and 7 years of other shows reside.  Speaking of bassists, Linda May Han Oh‘s Walk Against Wind is the current Listen. Hear. entry on our blog. You can stream the entire CD for a limited time!

Now let’s get to this week’s listings.

It’s the last call for director John Scheinfeld’s John Coltrane documentary film Chasing ‘Trane It’s showing at the IFC Center in Manhattan through May 9. See our review of the film for a preview.

Looking further ahead, pianist Vijay Iyer leads his trio at the Village Vanguard from May 9-14.

Guitarist Julian Lage is at The Stone on May 11-12 in their new location at the New School University’s Glass Box Theater.

Flutist Bobbi Humphrey is at Ginny’s Supper Club May 12.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls on May 17.

Pianist Onaje Allen Gumbs is at Sista’s Place in Brooklyn on May 20.

Poet Carl Hancock Rux is at the Jazz Gallery as part of Joel Ross’ “Being a Young Black Man” on May 26-27.

Saxophonist Oliver Lake leads an organ quartet at Smalls on May 27.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz is at The Blue Note on May 30-31 with pianist McCoy Tyner.

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is at Birdland from May 30-June 3.

Finally, we announced this year’s Vision Fest a few weeks ago, but the full schedule is now up! Head on over to their site for the full schedule. We’ll return with our standard cheat sheet festival preview as the dates get closer.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is scheduled to be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday May 14. 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. Find him on Twitter @streetgriot

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 show features bassist Ron Carter. He has an 80th birthday celebration at the Blue Note this week through May 7th with different guests each night.  Speaking of bassists, Linda May Han Oh‘s Walk Against Wind is the current Listen. Hear. entry on our blog. You can stream the entire CD for a limited time!

Now let’s get to this week’s listings.

It’s the last call for director John Scheinfeld’s John Coltrane documentary film Chasing ‘Trane It’s showing at the IFC Center in Manhattan through May 2. See our review of the film for a preview.

Saxophonist David Murray leads the Class Struggle ensemble at the Village Vanguard from May 2-7 with trombonist Craig Harris.

Hammond B3 Organ master Dr. Lonnie Smith leads a trio at Aaron Davis Hall on the City College of New York’s Harlem campus on May 5.

Vocalists Dee Dee Bridgewater and Dianne Reeves and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington are at the Abbey Lincoln tribute concert at the Apollo Theater on May 6.

Looking further ahead, pianist Vijay Iyer leads his trio at the Village Vanguard from May 9-14.

Guitarist Julian Lage is at The Stone on May 11-12 in their new location at the New School University’s Glass Box Theater.

Flutist Bobbi Humphrey is at Ginny’s Supper Club May 12.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls on May 17.

Finally, we announced this year’s Vision Fest a few weeks ago, but the full schedule is now up! Head on over to their site for the full schedule. We’ll return with our standard cheat sheet festival preview as the dates get closer.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is scheduled to be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday May 14. 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. Find him on Twitter @streetgriot

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.

 
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This week’s show is a special fund drive edition. Simply put, listener subscribers and supporters keep us on the air at WBAI radio and give us the opportunity to do what we do to spread the word for the music called jazz. Even a little bit helps; pledging more helps more. Thanks for whatever you can do to keep us rolling along! Now let’s see what’s going on musically this week.

 

The Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen returns to Earth on the 22nd at Brooklyn Bowl.

 

Vocalist Thana Alexa is at 55 Bar on the 22nd.

 

The New York Chapter of the AACM’s monthlong 50th anniversary celebration continues at the Community Church of New York on E 35th St with performances on the 23rd featuring Steve and Iqua Colson and bassist Reggie Workman. The series concludes on the 30th.

 

Percussionist Steve Kroon is at Brooklyn’s Jazz 966 on the 23rd.

 

Drummer/percussionist Bobby Sanabria has a free show at the Bronx Music Heritage Center’s Night of the Living Dead Concert on the 24th and performs with Gene Marlow’s Heritage Ensemble at the Eldridge St. Synagogue on the 25th.

 

Drummer Roy Haynes is at the Blue Note from October 24-25th.

 

Director Carol Bash’s documentary film on pianist Mary Lou Williams, The Lady Who Swings the Band, screens at the ReelSisters film festival on October 25th at LIU’s downtown Brooklyn campus.

 

Saxphonist Ravi Coltrane is at the Rubin Museum on the 25th and Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club on the 29th.

 

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark on the 26th. And Columbia University’s Center for Jazz Studies on November 4th, where she’s joined by Columbia University Professor Farah Jasmine Griffin.

 

Looking further ahead, poet jessica Care moore has an album release party at the Blue Note on October 30th.

 

Trombonist and seashellist Steve Turre is at Iridium with a Rahsaan Roland Kirk tribute from October 30 – November 1.

 

Finally, vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is at the Apollo Theater on the 31st.

 

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on November 1. 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.

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: We’ll be back (for sure this time) on June 14. To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives which includes our last show with pianist/keyboardist Marc Cary. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs.

Pianist/keyboardist Marc Cary is at the Blue Note with the Revive Big band on June 8.

Drummer Roy Haynes is at the Blue Note on June 9.

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is at Symphony Space on June 10.

Vocalist Dianne Reeves headlines the National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s benefit concert at Hunter College’s Kaye Playhouse on June 10th.

Pianist Randy Weston, saxophonist Billy Harper, and bassist Alex Blake will be at Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center on June 11th performing “The Roots of the Blues”. They’re also at Minton’s on June 20-21.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin and poet Jessica Care Moore are at the Apollo Theater with Black Women Rock on June 12

Harpist Brandee Younger will be at The Cell Theatre on June 13th.

Trombonist/seashellist Steve Turre leads a sextet in a Rahsaan Roland Kirk tribute at Jazz at Lincoln Center from June 11-14.

Saxophonist David Murray leads a trio at the Blue Note with pianist <strongGeri Allen and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington on June 15-17.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at the Blue Note on June 16.

Pianist/vocalist Andy Bey has a solo show at Blue Note on June 16.

Bassist Alex Blake is at Kitano with Lynette Washington and Dennis Ball’s Jazz New York on June 19.

Vocalist Thana Alexa is at Subculture with Antonia Sanchez’s Migration on June 19. She will also be at Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center on June 27 for the Made in New York Jazz Gala.

Pianist Harold Mabern sits in with saxophonist George Coleman at Smoke from June 19-21 and leads a trio at the Village Vanguard from June 23-28.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is scheduled to be back on WBAI‘s airwaves June 14 after the spring fund drive wraps up. 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.

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: we’ve been pre-empted for WBAI’s Spring Fund Drive. We’ll be back (for sure this time) on June 14. To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives which includes our last show with pianist/keyboardist Marc Cary. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs.

Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith returns to the Jazz Standard from June 2-7, with a trio the first 3 days and his Evolution ensemble the last 3 days.

Guitarist Marc Ribot is at The Stone with Roy Nathanson on June 3.

Bassist Bob Cranshaw is at An Beal Bocht Café in the Bronx with drummer Joe Farnsworth’s quartet on June 3.

Drummer JT Lewis is at Nublu on the Lower East Side with Harriet Tubman on June 5.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at The Cutting Room for an album release party on June 6th.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria leads Quarteto Aché at Subrosa with the legendary Candido as special guest on percussion on June 7.

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is at Symphony Space on June 10.

Vocalist Dianne Reeves headlines the National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s benefit concert at Hunter College’s Kaye Playhouse on June 10th.

Pianist Randy Weston, saxophonist Billy Harper, and bassist Alex Blake will be at Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center on June 11th performing “The Roots of the Blues”.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin and poet Jessica Care Moore are at the Apollo Theater with Black Women Rock on June 12

Harpist Brandee Younger will be at The Cell Theatre on June 13th.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is scheduled to be back on WBAI‘s airwaves June 14 after the spring fund drive wraps up. 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.

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: we’ve been pre-empted for station maintenance. Join us May 17 for an interview with pianist Marc Cary! To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives which includes our last show with pianist Vijay Iyer. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs.

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. He’ll also have a free performance at the venue with his big band on May 17.

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

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at Minton’s on May 4th and Mondays in May with Charenee Wade’s septet.

Drummer Will Calhoun will be at 55 Bar in Greenwich Village on May 4 with guitarist Mike Stern. You can also catch him on May 7 at Harlem’s Ginny’s Supper Club as part of the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival. Finally, he’ll be at Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square in the Bronx (at the Hunts Point 6 Train Station) for a free outdoor performance with the Blitz Latin Jazz ensemble. Performance details here.

Harpist Brandee Younger will be at Harlem Stage on May 5th.

Drummer Michael Carvin will be at the Jazz Standard on May 5-6th.

Bassist Mimi Jones leads a band at Smoke on May 7.

Saxophonist Billy Harper leads a quintet at Smoke on May 8-10.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria leads the Multiverse Big Band at the City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall in Harlem on May 9th as part of the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival.

Pianist Marc Cary and saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin are at the Apollo Theater with Jason Moran on May 9th.

Percussionist Steve Kroon’s sextet headlines the Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium’s Gala Concert of their festival on May 13th at Sugar Hill in Brooklyn.

Saxophonist Lou Donaldson’s quartet is at Brooklyn’s Jazz 966 on May 15th.

Low brass specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley appears with Hazmat Modine at Terra Blues on May 16th.

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane will be at the Blue Note with Odean Pope’s Sax Choir on May 16-17th.

Harpist Brandee Younger will be at Minton’s on May 17th.

WBAI Radio is a media sponsor of Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium’s month-long jazz festival from April 17-May 17 at various Brooklyn locations.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves May 17. 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.

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 next Sunday. To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives which includes last week’s show with pianist Vijay Iyer. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs.

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

Low brass specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley appears with Hazmat Modine at Iridium on April 27 and Terra Blues on May 2nd and 16th.

Trombonist Dick Griffin will be with Joe McPhee’s Trio at Arts for Art’s monthlong “Our Earth/Our World” festival of musicians, poets, and visual artists at Clemente Soto Velez Center on the Lower East Side on April 29.

Bassist William Parker will be with Joe McPhee’s Trio at Arts for Art’s monthlong “Our Earth/Our World” festival of musicians, poets, and visual artists at Clemente Soto Velez Center on the Lower East Side on April 30.

Bassist William Parker and multi-instrumentalist Charles Gayle will be at Arts for Art’s monthlong “Our Earth/Our World” festival of musicians, poets, and visual artists at Clemente Soto Velez Center on the Lower East Side on May 1.

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Saxophonist Gary Bartz leads a quintet at the Jazz Standard from April 30th to May 3.

Saxophonist Marshall Allen is at Zinc Bar with Francisco Mora-Catlett’s AfroHORN on April 30th.

Vocalist Nona Hendryx, is at Harlem Stage on April 30 and May 1 in “Parallel Lives: Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf.”

Poet Sonia Sanchez is at The City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall in Harlem on May 2nd for a tribute to visual artist Elizabeth Catlett. The show is free with RSVP.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at Minton’s on May 4th and Mondays in May with Charenee Wade’s septet.

Harpist Brandee Younger will be at Harlem Stage on May 5th.

Drummer Michael Carvin will be at the Jazz Standard on May 5-6th.

Bassist Mimi Jones leads a band at Smoke on May 7.

Saxophonist Billy Harper leads a quintet at Smoke on May 8-10.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria leads the Multiverse Big Band at the City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall in Harlem on May 9th as part of the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival.

Pianist Marc Cary and saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin are at the Apollo Theater with Jason Moran on May 9th.

WBAI Radio is a media sponsor of Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium’s month-long jazz festival from April 17-May 17 at various Brooklyn locations.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves May 3rd. 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.

bandstand_picSuga in My Bowl radio presents a new feature, On The Bandstand where we collect upcoming NYC area shows from current and past Suga’ guests.

This week’s guests are past and present members of the Sun Ra Arkestra. Currently under the direction of Marshall Allen, they’re on a tour celebrating the 100th anniversary of Ra’s arrival on Planet Earth. You can see one guest, Ahmed Abdullah, whose Diaspora ensemble will be playing Sun Ra’s music at 2 Brooklyn gigs this week. Catch them at Sista’s Place on Saturday May 10th or the Shapeshifter lab on Sunday the 11th.

Columbia University Professor and writer Dr. Farah Jasmine Griffin will be part of a conversation about Charlie Parker’s life and legacy at Minton’s on Monday May 5th.

And Wednesday the 7th is unusually busy this week.

On Wednesday, Drummer Kim Thompson appears at Showman’s Jazz Club.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts appears at Minton’s with the “3SUM” group.

And, finally, pianist Vijay Iyer has is at The Stone. He also has a free performance—that’s right, free—at the City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall on Friday May 9th. You need to reserve tickets in advance for Friday, which you can do at the Harlem Stage website.

Also on Friday the 9th, drummer Bobby Sanabria leads his Multiverse Big Band in a daytime show at the Apollo Theater and Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin and Drummer Michael Carvin have a late show at the Apollo Café.

Many of these events are part of the Harlem Jazz Shrines festival.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI next Sunday (May 11th) and we’ll have another edition of “On the Bandstand” online here with a fresh set of listings.

A reminder that WBAI radio is still in serious financial trouble. Help keep Suga’ (and all your other favorite shows) on the air by pledging whatever you can or consider becoming a “WBAI Buddy” with a monthly pledge.

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.