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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.

This week’s show features an interview with tubist Howard Johnson! Be sure to tune in on Tuesday September 17. Merkin Hall is hosting a tribute to on September 18 featuring a performance by Johnson’s band Gravity. And we’ve got more shows to announce this week.

Saxophonist Oliver Lake leads a big band at Dizzy’s Club on September 16.

Poet and multi-instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on September 17 and returns the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Saxophonist Jane Bunnett and Maqueque are at the Jazz Standard September 17-18.

Trombonist Craig Harris brings the Harlem Night Songs Big Band to Harlem’s Greater Calvary Baptist Church for lunchtime sets on September 17 and 24.

Bassist Christian McBride is at The Blue Note from September 17-22 and is at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem for a talk with bassist Ron Carter on September 24.

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane leads an ensemble at the Village Vanguard with pianist David Virelles from September 17-22.

Merkin Hall is hosting a tribute to tubist Howard Johnson on September 18.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls on September 18 and at The Side Door in Old Lyme CT on September 20.

Pianist Marc Cary brings the Harlem Sessions series to Minton’s on September 19 and it continues with weekly late Saturday night sets at Smoke September 21 and 28.

The documentary film Decade of Fire has screenings and talks by director Vivian Vazquez Irizzary at the Banknote Building in the South Bronx on September 19 and Bronx Documentary Center on October 3.

Vocalist René Marie is at Dizzy’s Club from September 19-22.

Harpist Brandee Younger is at Ginny’s Supper Club on September 20.

Vocalist Nona Hendryx is at the HarlemStage Gatehouse on September 20.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria leads the Multiverse Big Band at the Lincoln Center Atrium on September 20.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours set on September 20.

Bassist William Parker and saxophonist James Brandon Lewis are at Harlem’s Greater Calvary Baptist Church on September 20.

Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix leads a quintet at Jazz Forum Arts in Tarrytown NY on September 20-21.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz and drummer Lenny White join Charles Tolliver’s all star band to open the new Sistas’ Place season in Brooklyn on September 21.

Pianist Aaron Parks leads trios with drummer Billy Hart at The Side Door in Old Lyme CT on September 21 and the Village Vanguard from September 24-29.

Saxophonist Claire Daly leads a quartet at Smalls on September 22.

Bassist William Parker and poet Jesus Papoleto Melendez are both in the First Street Green Garden for afternoon sets on E 1th St on September 22 as part of Vision Fest promoters’ Arts for Art’s fall season. Parker and trumpeter Jamie Branch return to 1st St on the 29th for a Roy Campbell tribute.

Trumpeter Keyon Harrold is at the Blue Note from September 23-25.

Guitarist Marc Ribot is at Iridium on September 25.

Organist Joey DeFrancesco leads a trio at the Jazz Standard from September 26-29.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday September 17 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

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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 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.

This week’s show presents an interview with the director of an exciting new documentary on the late trumpeter Roy Hargrove! Be sure to tune in Tuesday night. Meanwhile, we have more listings for you this week.

Poet and multi-instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on July 16 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Pianist Vijay Iyer leads an ensemble at the Village Vanguard from July 16-21 with Graham Haynes on coronet.

Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington leads an ensemble at Grant’s Tomb in a free outdoor concert as part of the Jazzmobile series on July 17.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls in a late set on July 17.

Trombonist and seashellist Steve Turre leads a quintet at Smoke from July 18-20.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at the Caramoor Jazz Festival playing the music of John Coltrane on July 20.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with weekly late Saturday night sets at Smoke on July 20 and 27.

Poet Abiodun Oyewole is at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park with The Last Poets for a free outdoor performance as part of the Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival on July 24.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours set on July 25.

Poet Sonia Sanchez is at Hearst Plaza for the annual La Casita poetry event at the Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival on July 27 and at the Pregones Theater in the South Bronx on July 28.

Bassist Charnett Moffett leads a trio at Jazz Forum Arts in Tarrytown NY on July 28.

Bassist William Parker has a residency at The Stone from July 30-August 3.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday July 14 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.

This week’s show presents an interview Joyce did with drummer Jaimeo Brown! Be sure to tune in Tuesday night. Meanwhile, we have more listings for you this week.

Bassist Ron Carter is at the Blue Note through July 14.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours set on July 11.

Pianist Billy Childs is at the Jazz Standard from July 11-14.

Vocalist Charenee Wade is at Harlem’s Ginny’s Supper Club on July 12 and 13.

Vocalist Carmen Lundy is at Jazz Forum Arts in Tarrytown NY on July 12 and 13.

The Downtown Jazz Festival runs at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning in Queens this weekend. It features a screening of the Milford Graves Full Mantis documentary film on July 12 (see our review here) and a performance by Graves himself on July 13. Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman performs on July 13 and the weekend kicks off an exhibit on Graves’s work into human heartbeats and musical rhythms that runs through late August.

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

Poet and multi-instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on July 16 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington leads an ensemble at Grant’s Tomb in a free outdoor concert as part of the Jazzmobile series on July 17.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls in a late set on July 17.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at the Caramoor Jazz Festival playing the music of John Coltrane on July 20.

Check back this week for our review coverage of the 24th annual Vision Festival!

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday July 9 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.

Tune in Tuesday June 16 as we return with part 2 of our interview with drummer Andrew Cyrille. Meanwhile, we have more listings for you this week.

Sophie Huber’s documentary film Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes is showing at Metrograph in Manhattan through June 20.

Poet and multi instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on June 18 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn is at the Jazz Standard from June 18-23.

Drummer Leon Parker is at the Village Vanguard with Brad Mehldau from June 18-23.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls in a late set on June 19.

Vocalist Kurt Elling is at Birdland from June 19-22.

Vibraphonist Roy Ayers has a free outdoor lunchtime concert at Brooklyn’s Metrotech Center on June 20.

Saxophonist T.K. Blue, percussionist Baba Neil Clarke, bassist Alex Blake, and trombonist/seashellist Steve Turre are at the Tribeca PAC at Borough of Manhattan Community College for a Randy Weston tribute on June 20.

Bassist Christian McBride is at Dizzy’s Club with Tip City from June 20-23.

Vocalist Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton are at the Blue Note from June 20-23.

Drummer Craig Haynes is at Zinc Bar on June 22.

Saxophonist Rene McLean is at The Side Door in Old Lyme CT on June 22.

Vocalist Charenee Wade is at Harlem’s Ginny’s Supper Club on June 22.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with weekly late Saturday night sets at Smoke on June 22 and 29.

Bassist Charnett Moffett is at Birdland on June 26.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours set on June 26.

Drummer Antonio Sanchez leads the Migration ensemble at Le Poisson Rouge on June 28.

Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix is at Smoke with Stanley Cowell’s Quintet from June 28-30.

Bassist Melvin Gibbs is at The Stone with Wadada Leo Smith on June 29.

Trombonist/seashellist Steve Turre leads a quintet in an afternoon set at Zinc Bar as part of the VTY Jazz series on June 30.

The 24th annual Vision Festival wraps up tonight! We’ve got a review coming soon.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday June 16 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.

Tune in Tuesday June 9 as we focus on Sophie Huber, director of the documentary film Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes! Screenings start at Metrograph in Manhattan from June 14-20 and Huber will be on hand for a question and answer session on the opening night. The other big news is  the opening the annual week-long 2019 Vision Festival on June 11 at Roulette in downtown Brooklyn.  More Vision details are at the bottom of this post after our other listings.

Drummer Roy Haynes is at the Blue Note from June 10-12.

Pianist Harold Mabern is at the Village Vanguard with Peter Bernstein from June 11-16 and leads a trio at Smalls in a late set on June 19.

Bassist Christian McBride brings a big band to Dizzy’s Club from June 11-16, and returns to Dizzy’s with Tip City from June 20-23.

Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman is at Aaron Davis Hall at the City College of New York’s Harlem campus on June 12.

Guitarist Mary Halvorson is at The Stone with Myra Melford on June 13.

Drummer Jack DeJohnette, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, and harpist Brandee Younger are at Central Park’s Summerstage for a free outdoor concert on June 15.

Vocalist Melanie Charles is at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Café with special guest Marc Cary on keyboards on June 15.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with weekly late Saturday night sets at Smoke on June 15 and 22.

The Sun Ra Arkestra returns to Earth at Union Pool in Brooklyn for a free afternoon set on June 16.

Poet and multi instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on June 18 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn is at the Jazz Standard from June 18-23.

Drummer Leon Parker is at the Village Vanguard with Brad Mehldau from June 18-23.

Vocalist Kurt Elling is at Birdland from June 19-22.

Vibraphonist Roy Ayers has a free outdoor lunchtime concert at Brooklyn’s Metrotech Center on June 20.

Vocalist Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton are at the Blue Note from June 20-23.

Saxophonist Rene McLean is at The Side Door in Old Lyme CT on June 22.

Vocalist Charenee Wade is at Harlem’s Ginny’s Supper Club on June 22.

Bassist Charnett Moffett is at Birdland on June 26.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours set on June 26.

Drummer Antonio Sanchez leads the Migration ensemble at Le Poisson Rouge on June 28.

Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix is at Smoke with Stanley Cowell’s Quintet from June 28-30.

The 24th annual Vision Festival showcase of avant garde Jazz, poetry, dance and visual art returns to Roulete in Brooklyn from June 11-16. Highlights include an opening night lifetime achievement award for drummer Andrew Cyrille, who will be part of eight—yes, eight—different ensembles that night and sets by several former Suga’ guests during the nightly concerts at Roulette in downtown Brooklyn during the week. You can jump to the full schedule right now and we’ve got a preview coming soon and continuing event coverage after that.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday June 9 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 finally back on air this week following WBAI’s Spring Fund Drive! Tine in Tuesday June 4 as we focus on drummer Andrew Cyrille! He’s getting a lifetime achievement award at the opening night of the week-long 2019 Vision Festival on June 11 at Roulette in downtown Brooklyn and will be part of eight—yes, eight—different ensembles that night. We’ll have more Vision details at the bottom of this post after our other listings.

Before we get to the rest of this week’s listings, thanks to those of you who pledged during WBAI Radio’s Spring Fund Drive! Your support really helps the station and helps send a message that jazz is important to the station management. If you missed out, it’s not too late 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.

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and pianist David Virelles are at Birdland from June 4-8.

Bassist Christian McBride leads Tip City in Connecticut at the Ridgefield Playhouse on June 5, brings a big band to Dizzy’s Club from June 11-16, and returns to Dizzy’s with Tip City from June 20-23.

Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman is at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater with the JALC Orchestra on June 7. She’s also at Aaron Davis Hall at the City College of New York’s Harlem campus on June 12.

Vocalist Carol Maillard is at Sony Hall in Manhattan with Sweet Honey in the Rock on June 7.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with weekly late Saturday night sets at Smoke on June 8 and 15.

Guitarist Julian Lage is at the Village Vanguard with John Zorn on June 9.

There’s a John Coltrane festival at Symphony Space on June 9 and admission is free. Guests include writer Ashley Kahn, poets Abiodun Oyewole and Carl Hancock Rux, vocalist Melanie Charles, bassist Reggie Workman, harpist Brandee Younger, guitarist Marc Ribot, saxophonist Gary Bartz, and saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin and the Soulsquad in separate performances throughout the day.

Drummer Roy Haynes is at the Blue Note from June 10-12.

Pianist Harold Mabern is at the Village Vanguard with Peter Bernstein from June 11-16 and leads a trio at Smalls in a late set on June 19.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours set on June 12.

Guitarist Mary Halvorson is at The Stone with Myra Melford on June 13.

Drummer Jack DeJohnette, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, and harpist Brandee Younger are at Central Park’s Summerstage for a free outdoor concert on June 15.

Poet and multi instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on June 18 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn is at the Jazz Standard from June 18-23.

Drummer Leon Parker is at the Village Vanguard with Brad Mehldau from June 18-23.

The 24th annual Vision Festival showcase of avant garde Jazz, poetry, dance and visual art returns to Roulete in Brooklyn from June 11-16 and starts with a film festival on June 9 at Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan, including a screening of Milford Graves: Full Mantis, which we highly recommend. Highlights include a lifetime achievement award for drummer Andrew Cyrille and sets by several former Suga’ guests during the nightly concerts at Roulette in downtown Brooklyn. You can jump to the full schedule right now and we’ve got a preview coming soon and continuing event coverage after that.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday June 4 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 on hiatus this week (and next) for WBAI’s Spring Fund Drive: see you in June! Meanwhile, last week’s show featured the return of one of WBAI’s most popular specials: “The Journey: From Africa to the New World Through Cuba, Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic, Haiti and Beyond.” Drummer/percussionist Bobby Sanabria narrates and provides music from his vast collection for this feature that was produced and engineered by Joyce Jones. You can also keep occupied by browsing through our online archives that have a solid decade of shows!

Before we get to the rest of this week’s listings, a note that WBAI Radio’s Spring 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 The Journey as a thank you gift for supporting the station! As always, thanks for any help you can offer.

Poet Ngoma Hill is at Harlem’s Sister’s Uptown Bookstore for the Fat Tuesdays music and poetry showcase on May 21 (and the third Tuesday of every month).

Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith is at Birdland from May 21-25.

Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis is at Nublu’s 151 space on May 23.

Bassist Ron Carter is at Smoke for a Miles Davis tribute on May 23.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin and Soulsquad are at Ginny’s Supper Club on May 23-24.

Bassist/vocalist Richard Bona and Mandekan Cubano are at Club Bonafide on May 24.

Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman is at St. Albans Presbyterian Church in Queens for Jazz Vespers with Darrell Green’s trio on May 25.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with weekly late Saturday night sets at Smoke on May 25 and June 2.

Guitarist Julian Lage is at the Jazz Standard with Fred Hirsch on May 29. Vocalist Kurt Elling sits in on May 30 and drummer Billy Hart is there on May 31 and June 1.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours jam session on May 29.

Saxophonist Kenny Garrett is at the Blue Note from May 30-June 2.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves in June, after the fund drive in our regular Tuesday time 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.

This week’s show on May 14 features the return of one of WBAI’s most popular specials: “The Journey: From Africa to the New World Through Cuba, Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic, Haiti and Beyond” for WBAI’s Spring Fund Drive. Drummer/percussionist Bobby Sanabria narrates and provides music from his vast collection for this feature that was produced and engineered by Joyce Jones. You can see Bobby at 55 Bar on May 17 with Gabriela Anders.

Before we get to the rest of this week’s listings, a note that WBAI Radio’s Spring 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 The Journey as a thank you gift for supporting the station! As always, thanks for any help you can offer.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls in a late set on May 15.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls in an after hours set on May 15 and leads a trio at Tavern on George in New Brunswick NJ on May 22.

Saxophonist Tia Fuller is at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse on May 16.

Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis is at Littlefield in Brooklyn on May 17 and at Nublu’s 151 space on May 23.

Organist Joey DeFrancesco and Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman are at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on May 17-18.

Blues vocalist Alexis P. Suter is at Art Yard in Frenchtown NJ on May 18.

Bassist Reggie Workman is at the Historic Masonic Temple in Brooklyn for the 50th Anniversary of The East on May 18.

Pianist Aaron Parks is at the Village Vanguard with Ben Wendel from May 14-19.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with weekly late Saturday night sets at Smoke on May 18 and 25.

Poet Ngoma Hill is at Inkwell in Brooklyn for a Tribute to the Ancestors of the Middle Passage fundraiser on May 18 and at Harlem’s Sister’s Uptown Bookstore for the Fat Tuesdays music and poetry showcase on May 21 (and the third Tuesday of every month).

Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith is at Birdland from May 21-25.

Bassist Ron Carter is at Smoke for a Miles Davis tribute on May 23.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin and Soulsquad are at Ginny’s Supper Club on May 23-24.

Bassist/vocalist Richard Bona and Mandekan Cubano are at Club Bonafide on May 24.

Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman is at St. Albans Presbyterian Church in Queens for Jazz Vespers with Darrell Green’s trio on May 25.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves in June, after the fund drive in our regular Tuesday time 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

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