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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 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.

We’re pre-empted again this week for WBAI’s Summer Fund Drive, but hop over to our archives for our previous show with excerpts from a special remembering the late violinist Billy Bang.

Before we get to the rest of this week’s listings, a note that WBAI Radio’s Summer Fund Drive is in full swing. We urge you to give whatever you can and it’s particularly helpful to become a sustaining member with a monthly pledge, which we call a BAI Buddy. and gets you a few perks–including a members’ discount card useful for several places around NYC–in addition to giving the station a predictable, stable source of support. You can also pledge for your own copy of our Billy bang special as a thank you gift for supporting the station! As always, thanks for any help you can offer.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria and Ascension are at Worldwide Plaza at 50th St and 8th Ave for a free lunchtime set on August 6. He also leads the Multiverse Big Band at Taino Towers in Harlem for a Tato Laviera tribute on August 15.

Vocalist Charenee Wade is at Dizzy’s Club for a Betty Carter tribute on August 6.

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is at Birdland from August 6-10.

Guitarist Bill Frisell leads a trio at the Village Vanguard from August 6-11 and 13-18.

Bassist Christian McBride and organist Joey DeFrancesco are both at Montclair NJ’s Nishaune Park for the Montclair Jazz Festival on August 10.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with weekly late Saturday night sets at Smoke on August 10 and 17.

Drummer Antonio Sanchez, vocalist Thana Alexa, and pianist Aaron Parks are all at Brooklyn’s Shapeshifter Lab on August 11 for Music for Human Rights: a benefit concert for the ACLU.

Trombonist Craig Harris is at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park for a free outdoor performance as part of the Jazzmobile series on August 16.

Bassist Ron Carter is at the Jazz in the Valley Festival in Poughkeepsie NY’s Waryas Park on August 18.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls on August 20.

Drummer Andrew Cyrille leads an ensemble at the Village Vanguard with guitarist Bill Frisell and Pianist David Virelles from August 20-25.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours set on August 21.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday August 13 in our new 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

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 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.

We’re officially on hiatus for the rest of the fund drive, but hop on over to our archives for our last show with vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman and a decade of previous shows. See you in March. And we have more listings for you this week.

Before we get to the rest of this week’s listings, a note that WBAI Radio’s Winter Fund Drive is in full swing. We urge you to give whatever you can and it’s particularly helpful to become a sustaining member with a monthly pledge, which we call a BAI Buddy. and gets you a few perks–including a members’ discount card useful for several places around NYC–in addition to giving the station a predictable, stable source of support. As always, thanks for any help you can offer.

Saxophonist Claire Daly is at the Brooklyn Commons on February 26 as part of Ras Moshe’s Music Now! series.

Organist Joey DeFrancesco leads a trio with drummer Billy Hart at the Jazz Standard on February 27 to celebrate the release of “In the Key of the Universe.”

Vocalists Kurt Elling and Dee Dee Bridgewater are at Jazz at Lincoln Center for “The Big Blind” on March 1-2.

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at Newark’s Bethany Baptist Church for Jazz Vespers on March 2.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with late Saturday night sets at Smoke on March 2 and 9.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on March 2 and 30.

Bassist Christian McBride is at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on March 7, 19, and 26.

Saxophonist Billy Harper leads a quartet at Zinc Bar in a late afternoon set on March 10 as part of the VTY Jazz series.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves in March after the Winter Fund Drive in our new weekly 10 PM Tuesday 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

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 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.

We’re officially on hiatus for the rest of the fund drive, but hop on over to our archives for last week’s show with vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman and a decade of previous shows. See you in March. And we have more listings for you this week.

Before we get to the rest of this week’s listings, a note that WBAI Radio’s Winter Fund Drive is in full swing. We urge you to give whatever you can and it’s particularly helpful to become a sustaining member with a monthly pledge, which we call a BAI Buddy. and gets you a few perks–including a members’ discount card useful for several places around NYC–in addition to giving the station a predictable, stable source of support. As always, thanks for any help you can offer.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio in the late set at Smalls on February 20.

Melissa Haizlip’s documentary film Mr. SOUL: Ellis Haizlip and the Birth of Black Power TV is screening for free at the Apollo Theater on February 21.

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at The Cutting Room on February 22 and at Newark’s Bethany Baptist Church for Jazz Vespers on March 2.

Saxophonist Kamasi Washington is at the Apollo Theater on February 23.

Saxophonist T.K. Blue is at Brooklyn’s Sistas’ Place on February 23.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with late Saturday night sets at Smoke on February 23 and March 2.

Saxophonist Claire Daly is at the Brooklyn Commons on February 26 as part of Ras Moshe’s Music Now! series.

Organist Joey DeFrancesco leads a trio with drummer Billy Hart at the Jazz Standard on February 27 to celebrate the release of “In the Key of the Universe.”

Vocalists Kurt Elling and Dee Dee Bridgewater are at Jazz at Lincoln Center for “The Big Blind” on March 1-2.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on March 2 and 30.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves in March after the Winter Fund Drive in our new weekly 10 PM Tuesday 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

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 is bassist Joëlle Léandre. She’ll be at Clemente Soto Velez Center on the Lower East Side on October 8 with flutist Nicole Mitchell as part of the Tiger Trio. That’s part of Arts for Arts’ Race and Resistance series.

Before we get to the rest of this week’s listings, a note that WBAI Radio is on the eve of its Fall Fund Drive. We urge you to give whatever you can and it’s particularly helpful to become a sustaining member with a monthly pledge, which we call a BAI Buddy.

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is at Birdland from October 2-6.

Filmmaker Melissa Haizlip’s documentary Mr. SOUL! Ellis Haizlip and the Birth of Black Power TV is screening at Columbia University’s Miller Theater as part of the Reel Sisters of the African Diaspora Film Festival on October 6. Haizlip will be on hand for a question and answer session.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with late Saturday night sets at Smoke on October 6, 13, and 20.

Guitarist Julian Lage is at the Village Vanguard with John Zorn on October 7.

Guitarist Marc Ribot and vocalist Fay Victor are at Le Poisson Rouge on October 8 with an album release event for Songs of Resistance.

Bassist Christian McBride leads the New Jawn Quartet at The Side Door in Old Lyme CT on October 10-11.

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at Brooklyn’s Kingsborough Community College for a Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday tribute on October 12. She’s also at the Beacon Theater with Steely Dan on October 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 27, 29, and 30.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on October 13.

Pianist Barry Harris is at William Paterson University’s Shea Center for Performing Arts in NJ on October 14.

Vocalist Thana Alexa is at Birdland on October 14.

Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn is at Le Poisson Rouge on October 17.

Following directly on the heels of their annual September inGardens series, Vision Fest promoter Arts for Art comes roaring back with a Race and Resistance” festival spanning the weekends of October 7-9 and 12-14. The first weekend is at Teatro La TEA inside the Clemente Soto Velez Center at 107 Suffolk St. The show moves uptown for the second weekend to El Taller Latino Americano in the basement of 215 E 99 St. With a total of 22 sets spread over the six nights, there’s too much to fully cover here, but expect appearances by bassists William Parker, Jöelle Leandre; saxophonist James Brandon Lewis, vocalist Fay Victor; trumpeter Ahmed Abdullah; poet Jesus Papoleto Melendez; trombonist Craig Harris; flutist Nicole Mitchell; and dancer Patricia Nicholson Parker. The series starts with an artists round table discussion on “Racism and the Right to Vote” on the afternoon of October 7. See the full schedule here.

the BRIC Jazz Fest returns to the BRIC Arts Media Center in downtown Brooklyn from October 13-20 with marathon nights of music on the 18, 19, and 20. Highlights include Lakecia Benjamin and the Soul Squad on October 18 and Terrence Blanchard on October 20.

Pianist Vijay Iyer is at Columbia University’s Miller Theater on October 20.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday October 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 Lehman College 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 filmmaker Melissa Haizlip, director of the documentary Mr. SOUL! Ellis Haizlip and the Birth of Black Power TV, head over to our archives where you can see that and nearly a decade of other shows. Speaking of Mr. SOUL!, you have another chance to see a screening at Columbia University’s Miller Theater as part of the Reel Sisters of the African Diaspora Film Festival on October 6. Haizlip will be on hand for a question and answer session. And we have more listings for you this week.

Vocalist Fay Victor is at 55 Bar on September 27.

Guitarist Pat Metheny, bassist Linda May Han Oh, and drummer Antonio Sanchez are at CT’s Ridgefield Playhouse on September 27; Morristown NJ’s Mayo Performing Arts Center on September 28; and LI’s Staller Center for the Arts in Stony Brook on September 29.

Trumpeter Adam O’Farrill is at the Jazz Gallery on September 29.

Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn is at Hartford CT’s The Artist’s Collective on September 29.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with late Saturday night sets at Smoke on September 29 and October 6.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on September 29 and October 13.

Saxophonist Claire Daly leads a quartet at Jazz Forum Arts in Tarrytown NY on September 30.

Vocalist Andy Bey is at the Blue Note on September 30.

Vocalist Fay Victor closes out Arts for Arts’ inGardens series with a free outdoor concert at First Street Green on E 1st St in Manhattan on September 30. See the full schedule at the Arts for Arts website.

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is at Birdland from October 2-6.

Following directly on the heels of their annual September inGardens series, Vision Fest promoter Arts for Art comes roaring back with a “Race and Resistance” festival spanning the weekends of October 7-9 and 12-14. The first weekend is at Teatro La TEA at 107 Suffolk St and the show moves uptown for the second weekend to El Taller Latino Americano in the basement of 215 E 99 St. With a total of 22 sets spread over the six nights, there’s too much to fully cover here, but expect appearances by bassists William Parker, Jöelle Leandre; saxophonist James Brandon Lewis, vocalist Fay Victor; trumpeter Ahmed Abdullah; poet Jesus Papoleto Melendez; trombonist Craig Harris; flutist Nicole Mitchell; and dancer Patricia Nicholson Parker. The series starts with an artists round table discussion on “Racism and the Right to Vote” on the afternoon of October 7. See the full schedule here.

Bassist Christian McBride leads the New Jawn Quartet at The Side Door in Old Lyme CT on October 10-11.

Pianist Vijay Iyer is at Columbia University’s Miller Theater on October 20.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday September 30. 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 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 this week, but if you missed last week’s show of 2018 Winter Jazz Fest preview coverage with vocalist Fay Victor, head over to our archives to hear it. Be sure to tune in next week, when vocalist Jazzmeia Horn’s our guest! Keep an eye out for our review this week.

Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and pianist Vijay Iyer are at the New School’s Tishman Auditorium for a discussion on sexism in jazz on January 15 as part of the Winter Jazz Fest. Admission is free with RSVP.

Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, pianist Vijay Iyer, bassist Linda May Han Oh, vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, Professor Farah Jasmine Griffin, drummer Jeff Tain Watts, saxophonist Tia Fuller and many more will be at the the New School’s Tishman Auditorium for a tribute to pianist Geri Allen on January 16 as part of the Winter Jazz Fest. Event proceeds go Geri Allen’s estate.

Saxophonist Archie Shepp and Flutist Nicole Mitchell are at Le Poisson Rouge for a discussion on jazz and protest moderated by saxophonist Ras Moshe on January 16 as part of the Winter Jazz Fest. It precedes a concert by Mitchell.

Flutist Nicole Mitchell has two shows this week at Le Poisson Rouge to wrap up the Winter Jazz Fest, where she’s this year’s artist in residence. On January 16, she presents the Afrofuturist Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds.  On January 17, Maroon Cloud with vocalist Fay Victor ends the festival.

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is at the HarlemStage Gatehouse on January 16 for an Ella Fitzgerald celebration.

The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is at the Blue Note from January 19-21.

Bassist Linda May Han Oh is at the Jazz Gallery with Jonathan Blake’s trio from January 21-22.

Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington is at The Stone’s Lower East Side location on January 28.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday January 21. 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 the last show with guitarist Bill Frisell, head on over to our archives, where you’ll find that and archived shows dating back to 2009. Sickness turned into an unplanned missed post last week but we’re back on track and we have many more listings for you this week.

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is at the Blue Note from November 21-26 with a release party for her The Memphis Tour album.

Saxophonist Kamasi Washington is at Terminal 5 on Manhattan’s far west side on November 22.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz is at the Blue Note on November 27 with McCoy Tyner.

Drummer and percussionist Bobby Sanabria leads the Multiverse Big Band in “West Side Story at 60 Reimagined” at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club from November 27-29.

Pianist Marc Cary is at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on November 28 playing the music of Duke Ellington.

Bassist Christian McBride leads the Tip City trio at the Village Vanguard form November 28 – December 3 and returns with Inside Straight from December 5-10.

Guitarist Marc Ribot is at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust on December 1 for a 50th anniversary concert of John Coltrane’s Interstellar Space and at The Stone on December 6 with Ned Rothenberg.

Drummer Lenny White is at Smoke with Buster Williams’s Quartet from December 1-3.

Flutist Bobbi Humphrey is at Harlem’s Ginny’s Supper Club on December 2.

Pianist and vocalist Amina Claudine Myers is at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on December 5 for a talk about her career.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday November 26. 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.

We’re off this week, but if you missed last week’s show with bassist Linda May Han Oh, head over to our archives. For an extended preview of Oh, we’re streaming her just released Walk Against Wind as our next Listen. Hear. entry. You can stream the entire CD for a limited time as well as our previous entry with saxophonist Clare Daly’s 2648 West Grand Boulevard.

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

Director John Scheinfeld’s John Coltrane documentary film Chasing ‘Trane is showing at the IFC Center in Manhattan through Thursday April 27. See our review of the film for a preview.

Also playing in New York City is Kaspar Collin’s Lee Morgan documentary I Called Him Morgan, which has been held over at the theaters at Lincoln Center. You can see our review of that, too.

Trombonist Craig Harris and Saxophonist David Murray are at the Jack Tilton Gallery in Manhattan on April 24 from 5:30-8 PM for a book release party for Butch Morris’s The Art of Conduction.

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is at WNYC Radio’s Greene Space for an Ella Fitzgerald tribute on April 24.

Trumpeter Hugh Masekela will be at the Town Hall on April 27th with the Jazz Epistles.

Pianist Onaje Allen Gumbs is at Aaron Davis Hall on the City College of New York’s Harlem campus on April 28th.

Saxophonist Ahmed Abdullah leads his Diaspora ensemble in a jazz opera titled Sun Ra Returns at Sista’s Place in Brooklyn on April 29th.

Poet Abiodun Oyewole is at the Brooklyn Folk Festival with The Last Poets at St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn on April 30th.

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

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 April 30. 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 Linda May Han Oh. Her CD release event for the brand new Walk Against Wind will be on Wednesday April 19 at the Jazz Standard. You can also see her on Tuesday April 18 at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club with Jaleel Shaw or on the 21st at Cornelia St Café with Chris Dingman’s Trio.

For an extended preview of Oh, we’re streaming her just released Walk Against Wind as our next Listen. Hear. entry. You can stream the entire CD for a limited time as well as our previous entry with saxophonist Clare Daly’s 2648 West Grand Boulevard.

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

We start with Director John Scheinfeld’s John Coltrane documentary film Chasing ‘Trane. It’s screening at the IFC Center in Manhattan through Thursday April 20. Also see our review of the film.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz is at The Blue Note on April 17th with pianist McCoy Tyner.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls on the 19th.

Bassist Christian McBride is at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem to talk about his recording and performing career for the third installment of the Session Stories series on April 20 and at Newark’s NJPAC on April 23rd with bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding.

Saxophonist Oliver Lake leads a big band at the Jazz Gallery from April 21-22nd.

Looking a little further ahead, drummer and percussionist Will Calhoun is in Montclair NJ at the Wellmont Theater with Paul Shaffer’s band on April 21 and at the Theatre at Westbury in Long Island on April 22nd.

Trombonist and seashellist Steve Turre leads a qunitet at Smoke from April 21-23.

Trombonist Craig Harris is at Sista’s Place in Brooklyn on April 22nd.

Saxophonist Wayne Shorter is at Newark’s NJPAC on April 22-23rd.

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is at WNYC Radio’s Greene Space for an Ella Fitzgerald tribute on April 24.

Trumpeter Hugh Masekela will be at the Town Hall on April 27th with the Jazz Epistles.

Saxophonist Ahmed Abdullah leads his Diaspora ensemble in a jazz opera titled Sun Ra Returns at Sista’s Place in Brooklyn on April 29th.

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

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 April 30. 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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