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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 guests of our show that ran for 12 years in various time slots on NYC’s WBAI-FM radio. Our audio archives are available on line for free!

Our final show broadcast on WBAI aired on Tuesday January 7 with guitarist James Blood Ulmer as an intro to the 2020 Winter Jazz Fest! Audio will be up soon. The blog will continue, as will the weekly listings, event coverage, and possible new projects!

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.

Saxophonist Eric Alexander is at Smoke with Mike LeDonne on January 14 and 21.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series settles back into a weekly Thursday schedule at Smoke on January 16 and 23.

Guitarist Nels Cline is at The Dance on January 11 as part of the Winter Jazz Fest.

Vocalist Melanie Charles is at Chelsea Music Hall on January 12-13.

Vocalist Ms. Lisa Fischer is at Manhattan’s Sony Hall on January 13 2020.

Guitarist Julian Lage leads a trio at the Jazz Standard from January 14-19.

Saxophonist David Murray brings the Revival Octet including saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin to the Jazz Standard from January 16-19.

Bassist Mimi Jones hosts the after hours Lab Session at Smalls on January 18, which is actually Sunday morning January 19 by the time she takes the stage.

Drummer Jeff Tain Watts celebrates his 60th birthday with a set at the new Café Bohemia on January 19.

Poet and multi-instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on January 21 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Bassist Linda May Han Oh is with Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas at the Jazz Standard from January 21-26.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on February 15 and 29.

The 2020 edition of the annual Winter Jazz Fest continues through January with standalone shows 18 at spots around Greenwich Village, new outposts in Brooklyn, and a new Brooklyn marathon on Friday the 17th. There is also a series of talks continuing throughout the week. See our annual cheat sheet preview and stay tuned for more coverage coming up!

That’s all for now. We’ll 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 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.

Be sure to tune in on Tuesday January 7 from 10-Midnight to hear our conversation with guitarist James Blood Ulmer as an intro to the 2020 Winter Jazz Fest! This will be our last broadcast show on WBAI. Thanks for all the support over the years! The blog will continue, as will the weekly listings, event coverage, and possible new projects!

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.

Saxophonist Eric Alexander is at Smoke with Mike LeDonne on January 7, 14, and 21.

Vision Fest promoters Arts for Art present a preview of Vision 2020 (May 20-25, by the way…) with solo performances by vocalist/pianist Amina Claudine Myers and drummer Andrew Cyrille at David Gage String Instruments in Manhattan on January 7.

Vocalist Kurt Elling is at Birdland from January 7-11.

Bassist William Parker is at The Poetry Project on January 9 for Baraka and Place, an event tracing Amiri Baraka’s relationship with avant garde communities in different time periods.

Bassist Christian McBride brings Philly Reunion with organist Joey DeFrancesco to the Blue Note from January 9-12.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series settles back into a weekly Thursday schedule at Smoke on January 9, 16, and 23.

Vocalist Lizz Wright is at the Jazz Standard on January 10-11.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on January 11.

Guitarist Nels Cline is at The Dance on January 11 as part of the Winter Jazz Fest.

Vocalist Melanie Charles is at Chelsea Music Hall on January 12-13.

Vocalist Ms. Lisa Fischer is at Manhattan’s Sony Hall on January 13 2020.

Guitarist Julian Lage leads a trio at the Jazz Standard from January 14-19.

Saxophonist David Murray brings the Revival Octet including saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin to the Jazz Standard from January 16-19.

Bassist Mimi Jones hosts the after hours Lab Session at Smalls on January 18, which is actually Sunday morning January 19 by the time she takes the stage.

Poet and multi-instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on January 21 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Bassist Linda May Han Oh is with Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas at the Jazz Standard from January 21-26.

Looking ahead, the 2020 edition of the annual Winter Jazz Fest blows back into town from January 8-18 at spots around Greenwich Village and with new outposts in Brooklyn. Highlights are a series of talks on the 11th and 12th, the traditional marathon nights in Manhattan centered around Greenwich Village on Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th, a special performance in Brooklyn on the 11th and a new Brooklyn marathon on Friday the 17th. Followers of our show will recognize Nels Cline, Harriet Tubman with JT Lewis and Melvin Gibbs, James Brandon Lewis, the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, James Blood Ulmer, Jaimie Branch, Keyon Harrold, Teri Lyne Carrington, Lakecia Benjamin, Marc Ribot, Rene Marie, Brandee Younger, Ron Carter, and many more sets over the course of the festival.  We’ll have our annual cheat sheet preview out this week and more coverage coming up!

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves for its final broadcast on Tuesday January 7 in the 10 PM-Midnight slot! We’ll 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 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.

We’re off the air this week for special New Year’s Eve programming. Be sure to tune in on Tuesday January 7 from 10-Midnight to hear our conversation with guitarist James Blood Ulmer as an intro to the 2020 Winter Jazz Fest!

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.

Trombonist Craig Harris brings Harlem Night Songs to Harlem’s Greater Calvary Baptist Church on December 31 as part of the Harlem Jazz Boxxx Series.

Saxophonist Eric Alexander rings in the new year at Smoke with the Countdown Sextet on December 31 and returns with the Countdown Quintet from January 1-5 with trombonist Steve Turre on January 1-2.

Bassist Mimi Jones hosts the after hours Lab Session at Smalls on January 4, which is actually Sunday morning January 5 by the time she takes the stage.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues a late night run at Smoke from January 1-4 then settles back into a weekly Thursday schedule on January 9 and 16.

Vision Fest promoters Arts for Art present a preview of Vision 2020 (May 20-25, by the way…) with solo performances by vocalist/pianist Amina Claudine Myers and drummer Andrew Cyrille at David Gage String Instruments in Manhattan on January 7.

Vocalist Kurt Elling is at Birdland from January 7-11.

Bassist Christian McBride brings Philly Reunion with organist Joey DeFrancesco to the Blue Note from January 9-12.

Vocalist Lizz Wright is at the Jazz Standard on January 10-11.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on January 11.

Guitarist Nels Cline is at The Dance on January 11 as part of the Winter Jazz Fest.

Vocalist Ms. Lisa Fischer is at Manhattan’s Sony Hall on January 13 2020.

Looking ahead, the 2020 edition of the annual Winter Jazz Fest blows back into town from January 8-18 at spots around Greenwich Village and with new outposts in Brooklyn. We’ll have our annual cheat sheet preview and more coverage coming up! Harpist Brandee Younger will be at the Winter Jazz Festival’s first Marathon Night on January 11 to present her latest release “Soul Awakening” along with other selections and on another stage with Makaya McCraven. Check back for our annual Cheat Sheet preview!

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves Tuesday January 7 in our regular 10-Midnight slot! We’ll likely be pre-empted on New Year’s Eve, but back on January 7. 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 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.

We’re back on air this week! Be sure to tune in on Tuesday December 24 from 10-Midnight to hear our conversation with harpist Brandee Younger! You can see her in a tribute to Turiya Alice Coltrane as a member of Brooklyn Raga Massive on December 27 at the Rubin Museum. She’ll also be at the Winter Jazz Festival’s first Marathon Night on January 11 to present her latest release “Soul Awakening” along with other selections and on another stage with Makaya McCraven.

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.

Saxophonist Eric Alexander is at Smoke with the Countdown Quartet II from December 23-25.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at the Village Vanguard with Kenny Barron’s trio from December 24-29.

Saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders is at Iridium from December 27-28.

Vocalist Charenee Wade is at Ginny’s Supper Club from December 27-28.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with late night runs from December 27-30 and January 1-4.

Bassist Mimi Jones hosts the after hours Lab Session at Smalls on December 28.

The Sun Ra Arkestra led by Marshall Allen returns to Earth at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on December 28.

Trombonist Craig Harris brings Harlem Night Songs to Harlem’s Greater Calvary Baptist Church on December 31 as part of the Harlem Jazz Boxxx Series.

Looking much further ahead, the 2020 edition of the annual Winter Jazz Fest blows back into town from January 8-18 at spots around Greenwich Village and with new outposts in Brooklyn. We’ll have our annual cheat sheet preview and more coverage coming up! They also have a discount code in effect until 11:59 PM on December 24! The code “SPREADJOY” nets for 15% off on Marathon night tickets so hurry on over.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves Tuesday January 24 in our regular 10-Midnight slot! We’ll likely be pre-empted on New Year’s Eve, but back on January 7. 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 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?

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.

Bassist Christian McBride leads Inside Straight at the Village Vanguard through December 15.

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

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 and returns with the Countdown Quintet II from December 19-22 and the Countdown Quartet II from December 23-25.

Trombonist Craig Harris brings Harlem Night Songs to Harlem’s Greater Calvary Baptist Church on December 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.

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.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with a move to weekly late Thursday night sets at Smoke on December 19 and late night runs from December 27-30 and January 1-4.

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.

Saxophonist Camille Thurman is at Smalls with Darrell Green’s trio on December 23.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at the Village Vanguard with Kenny Barron’s trio from December 24-29.

Saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders is at Iridium from December 27-28.

Vocalist Charenee Wade is at Ginny’s Supper Club from December 27-28.

Bassist Mimi Jones hosts the after hours Lab Session at Smalls on December 28.

The Sun Ra Arkestra led by Marshall Allen returns to Earth at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on December 28.

Looking much further ahead, the annual Winter Jazz Fest blows back into town from January 8-18 at spots around Greenwich Village and with new outposts in Brooklyn. We’ll have our annual cheat sheet preview and more coverage coming up!

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

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 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

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