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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.

Suga’ in My Bowl is off the air this week: we’re back on September 6 with vocalist Lizz Wright! Until then, our our audio archives have you covered for your Suga’ fix. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs, including a few free outdoor shows in the waning days of summer.

Pianist/keyboardist Marc Cary hosts the Harlem Sessions on September 3 at The Gin Fizz.

Drummer Jeff Tain Watts sits in with the Fort Apache Band at the Blue Note from September 1-6.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Newark NJ’s Gateway Center (across the street from Newark Penn Station) for a free lunchtime outdoor performance on September 2nd.

Harpist Brandee Younger is at Le Poisson Rouge on September 2nd.

Pianist Harold Mabern joins Peppe Merola’s Quintet at Smoke on September 3rd.

Vocalist Thana Alexa is at Brooklyn’s Shapeshifter Lab on September 3rd.

Blues vocalist Alexis P. Suter is at the Westport CT Blues Festival on September 6.

Drummer/percussionist Bobby Sanabria is at Jersey City’s Newport Tower for a free outdoor show at 12 noon on September 9.

Vocalist Lizz Wright is at Highline Ballroom on September 10.

Vocalist René Marie is at the Jazz Standard from September 10-13.

Saxophonist Billy Harper is at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club with The Cookers from September 10-13.

Percussionist Adam Rudolph is at the Jazz Gallery on September 11-12.

Saxophonist Lou Donaldson is at the Blue Note from September 15-16.

Drummer Billy Cobham is at BB King’s on September 16.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Labor Day Weekend: September 6th. We’ll also have another edition of “On the Bandstand” online next Sunday with a fresh set of listings.

Hank Williams is an associate producer for Suga’ in My Bowl on WBAI Radio and webmaster for the Suga’ and Behind the Mic sites. He is also a PhD candidate in English and Africana Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center and teaches at Hunter and Lehman Colleges and The City College of New York.

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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’re back on July 26. Until then, our our audio archives have you covered for your Suga’ fix including last week’s show on Nina Simone featuring interviews with What Happened, Miss Simone? filmmaker Liz Garbus and others. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at Rough Trade in Brooklyn on July 21.

Drummer Kim Thompson is at 55 Bar on July 22 with Mike Stern.

Pianist/keyboardist Marc Cary hosts the Harlem Sessions on July 23 and 30 at The Gin Fizz in Harlem.

Pianist Barry Harris is at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park for a free outdoor concert as part of the Jazzmobile series on July 24.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz is at Smoke on July 24-26 with Heads of State.

Low brass specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley is be at the Beacon Jazz Festival on July 25 with the International Brass and Membrane Corps.

Blues vocalist Alexis P. Suter has a free outdoor show in Wagner Park near the Battery in Manhattan on July 30.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves July 26. 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

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

Program note: Suga’ in My Bowl has changed to a biweekly schedule on WBAI Radio and now alternates Sunday nights with Sports Qualified at our usual 11 PM -1 AM time period. You’ll get the same great show; just every other week! So mark your calendars or just keep up with us via our Facebook page, the blog here, or our main website and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

This week’s show features an interview with guitarist Marc Ribot. You can catch him at the Village Vanguard on February 11,13,15th. And we have the usual line-up of live music this week.

We start with our own event this week: On February 18th “Who Owns Music?” lands at Harlem’s Raw Space for an exciting discussion between bassist William Parker, writer/poet Quincy Troupe, WBGO Radio’s Sheila Anderson, Grammy nominated vocalist René Marie, Ahmed Abdullah, Music director of Sista’s Place and hosted by Suga’ in My Bowl’s Joyce Jones and Hank Williams. It’s a fundraiser for WBAI Radio. Admission is included with a $25 membership pledge to WBAI or $15 at the door. We’ll have more details up on the site soon.

Professor Michele Wallace will host a screening and discussion on the 100th anniversary of the Birth of a Nation film at NYU’s Gallatin School on February 9th.

Pianist Geri Allen will be at Columbia University’s Miller Theater on February 12th for a musical tribute to the visual artist Romare Bearden. She’ll also be part of a pre-concert discussion with Columbia University Professor Robert O’Meally.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin leads her Soulsquad at Minton’s on February 12th.

Organist John Medeski is at the Village Vanguard on February 12th.

Vocalist Diane Schuur will be at Iridium on February 13th – 15th.

Vocalist Dianne Reeves will be at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on February 13th and 14th.

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Pianist Marc Cary‘s residency at the Cell Theatre continues with late sets on February 14th and 21st.

Harpist Brandee Younger is also at the Cell Theatre with a quartet for the late set on February 14th.

Poet Sonia Sanchez will be appearing at an event honoring Malcolm X at Harlem’s Shabazz Center (formerly the Audubon Ballroom) on February 14th.

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Professors Farah Jasmine Griffin and Robert O’Meally will be at Barnard College’s Diana Hall on February 14th for a discussion on Bessie Smith. It’s just one event in a larger symposium on the Blues at Barnard. Admission’s free, but reservations are recommended since space is filling up fast.

Vocalist Catherine Russell has two upcoming New Jersey shows. You can catch her at William Paterson University’s Shea Performing Arts Center in Wayne NJ on the 14th or Nico’s Kitchen and Bar in Newark NJ for a jazz brunch on the 22nd.

Trombonist Craig Harris presents “Brown Butterfly”, a Muhammad Ali tribute, at Harlem’s Mt. Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church at 3 PM on February 15th.

Looking ahead, Carl Hancock Rux’s play “Stranger on Earth” based on writer James Baldwin’s words has shows at HarlemStage on the City College of New York’s campus on February 19-20.

Art Historian Kellie Jones will be at Columbia University’s Low Library in the morning of February 21st for a panel discussion on Romare Bearden’s “Odyssey”.

Lastly, pianist Harold Mabern will be at Smoke for the New Drum Battle on February 20th-22nd.

That’s all for now. With our biweekly schedule, Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI airwaves February 22nd. We’ll also have another edition of “On the Bandstand” online next Sunday with a fresh set of listings.

Hank Williams is an associate producer for Suga’ in My Bowl on WBAI Radio and webmaster for the Suga’ and Behind the Mic sites. He is also a PhD candidate in English and Africana Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center and teaches at Hunter and Lehman Colleges and The City College of New York.

bandstand_picPhoto Credit: Hank Williams

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

Program note: Suga’ in My Bowl has changed to a biweekly schedule on WBAI Radio and now alternates Sunday nights with Sports Qualified at our usual 11 PM -1 AM time period. You’ll get the same great show; just every other week! So mark your calendars or just keep up with us via our Facebook page, the blog here, or our main website and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

Suga’ in My Bowl is off the air this week. Join us on air next Sunday. To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at the Jazz Standard with saxophonist Ravi Coltrane’s group from February 2nd through 8th.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz joins Eddie Henderson’s quintet at Smoke from February 6-8th.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz joins Eddie Henderson’s quintet at Smoke from February 6-8th.

Poet Abiodun Oyewole will be at Sista’s Place in Brooklyn on February 7th for “Afro Horn”, a tribute to Henry Dumas.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin leads her Soulsquad at Minton’s on February 12th.

Organist John Medeski is at the Village Vanguard on February 12th.

Vocalist Diane Schuur will be at Iridium on February 13th – 15th.

Vocalist Dianne Reeves will be at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on February 13th and 14th.

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Pianist Marc Cary‘s residency at the Cell Theatre continues with late sets on February 14th and 21st.

Harpist Brandee Younger is also at the Cell Theatre with a quartet for the late set on February 14th.

That’s all for now. With our biweekly schedule, Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI airwaves February 8th. 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

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

Program note: Suga’ in My Bowl has changed to a biweekly schedule on WBAI Radio and now alternates Sunday nights with Sports Qualified at our usual 11 PM -1 AM time period. You’ll get the same great show; just every other week! So mark your calendars or just keep up with us via our Facebook page, the blog here, or our main website and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

Suga’ in My Bowl is off the air this week. To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives and join us next Sunday for our show with saxophonist David Murray. We have the usual line-up of live music this week, with listings through New Year’s Eve, so you can plan festivities ahead.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz‘s quartet wraps up a week at Smoke on the 21st and 22nd as part of their John Coltrane festival.

Pianist Harold Mabern co-leads a sextet from the 23rd to January 1st at Smoke as part of their Coltrane Festival, including a New year’s Eve show.

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at Jazz Standard on the 23rd with Andy Farber’s “After Midnight” Orchestra

Harpist Brandee Younger takes the stage at Minton’s in Harlem on the 28th.

Trombonist Craig Harris will be at the Stone on December 28th and at Sista’s Place in Brooklyn on New Year’s Eve.

Vocalist Dianne Reeves will be at Avery Fisher Hall on New Year’s Eve.

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater will be at Iridium from the 31st to January 2nd.

Looking further ahead, mark the dates of January 8-10th on the calendar, as there are several Suga’ guests appearing at the Winter Jazz Fest. We’ll have coverage of it separately here on the blog.

Looking much further ahead, vocalist Catherine Russell and master drummer Michael Carvin will both be appearing at Mohonk Mountain House’s Jazz on the Mountain from January 16-19th, but you need to reserve space now.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI next week, December 28th. We’ll have another edition of “On the Bandstand” on air and 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

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

Program note: Suga’ in My Bowl has changed to a biweekly schedule on WBAI Radio and now alternates Sunday nights with Sports Qualified at our usual 11 PM -1 AM time period. You’ll get the same great show; just every other week! So mark your calendars or just keep up with us via our Facebook page, the blog here, or our main website and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

This week’s guest is saxophonist Oliver Lake. You can see him live with Trio 3 and his Organ Quartet at the 2015 Winter Jazz Fest on January 9th and 10th and check back here for our own preview and festival coverage on the blog. And we have the usual line-up of live music this week.

Pianist Randy Weston will be the master of ceremonies for a tribute to saxophonist Rene McLean at the Schomburg Center on December 16th. Details are on the Sista’s Place website.

Drummer and percussionist Bobby Sanabria will be at Baruch College’s Performing Arts Center with Gene Marlow’s Heritage Ensemble on December 16th.

Drummer Jeff Tain Watts leads a quartet at the Village Vanguard from December 16th to 21st.

Pianist Vijay Iyer presents “Music for Transformation” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on December 18th to 20th.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz leads a quartet at Smoke from the 19th to 22nd as part of their John Coltrane festival.

Low Brass Specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley, returns at Terra Blues on Bleecker Street with Hazmat Modine on December 20th.

Vocalist Carol Maillard and the legendary Sweet Honey in the Rock return to the area for their annual holiday concerts. You can catch them at at NJPAC in Newark on the 20th.

Pianist Marc Cary leads his Focus Trio at Minton’s in Harlem on the 21st.

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at Jazz Standard on the 23rd with Andy Farber’s “After Midnight” Orchestra

Harpist Brandee Younger takes the stage at Minton’s in Harlem on the 28th.

Looking much further ahead, vocalist Catherine Russell and master drummer Michael Carvin will both be appearing at Mohonk Mountain House’s Jazz on the Mountain from January 16-19th, but you need to reserve space now.

That’s all for now. With our new biweekly schedule, Suga’ in My Bowl is off the airwaves next week, but back on WBAI December 14th. We’ll 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

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

Program note: Suga’ in My Bowl has changed to a biweekly schedule on WBAI Radio and will now alternate Sunday nights with Sports Qualified at our usual 11 PM -1 AM time period. You’ll get the same great show; just every other week! So mark your calendars or just keep up with us via our Facebook page, the blog here, or our main website and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

Suga’ in My Bowl is off the air this week. To get your fix until then, our audio archives have several years worth of shows: more than enough to keep you occupied for Sunday brunch or while doing laundry, housecleaning, or a good workout. Until then, here’s what other Suga’ guests are doing in the area.

Guitarist Pat Metheny and his Unity Group wraps up a rare week of sets to end their world tour at the Blue Note on December 7th.

Bassist Christian McBride finishes a week at the Village Vanguard with his Inside Straight ensemble on December 7th. He returns with a trio from the 9th to 14th.

Saxophonist Lou Donaldson leads a quartet at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club on December 7th.

Bassist Reggie Workman will be at the Jazz Standard with saxophonist Azar Lawrence’s Quartet for celebration of Coltrane’s A Love Supreme on December 9th to 10th.

UPenn professor Dr. Guthrie Ramsey will be at HarlemStage on the City College of NY campus on December 11th for a free roundtable discussion on the current state of Black music.

Pianist and vocalist Andy Bey will be at Minton’s in Harlem on the 12th and 13th.

Drummer Michael Carvin will be at Kitano on December 12th to 13th with a release party for his new Flash Forward CD.

Vocalist Carol Maillard and the legendary Sweet Honey in the Rock return to the area for their annual holiday concerts. You can catch them at Brooklyn College’s Performing Arts Center on December 13th and at NJPAC in Newark on the 20th.

Pianist Randy Weston will be the master of ceremonies for a tribute to saxophonist Rene McLean at the Schomburg Center on December 16th. Details are on the Sista’s Place website.

Drummer and percussionist Bobby Sanabria will be at Baruch College’s Performing Arts Center with Gene Marlow’s Heritage Ensemble on December 16th.

Drummer Jeff Tain Watts leads a quartet at the Village Vanguard from December 16th to 21st.

Pianist Vijay Iyer presents “Music for Transformation” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on December 18th to 20th.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz leads a quartet at Smoke from the 19th to 22nd as part of their John Coltrane festival.

Low Brass Specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley, returns at Terra Blues on Bleecker Street with Hazmat Modine on December 20th.

Pianist Marc Cary leads his Focus Trio at Minton’s in Harlem on the 21st.

Looking much further ahead, vocalist Catherine Russell and master drummer Michael Carvin will both be appearing at Mohonk Mountain House’s Jazz on the Mountain from January 16-19th, but you need to reserve space now.

That’s all for now. With our new biweekly schedule, Suga’ in My Bowl is off the airwaves next week, but back on WBAI December 14th. We’ll 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

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

Program note: Suga’ in My Bowl has changed to a biweekly schedule on WBAI Radio and will now alternate Sunday nights with Sports Qualified at our usual 11 PM -1 AM time period. You’ll get the same great show; just every other week! So mark your calendars or just keep up with us via our Facebook page, the blog here, or our main website and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

Suga’ in My Bowl is off the air this week, but be sure to join us next week for part 2 of our interview with Low Bass Specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley! Until then, here’s what other Suga’ guests are doing in the area.

Pianist Harold Mabern returns to Smoke with the Steve Davis Sextet from November 28th-30th.

Drummer Will Calhoun will be at Irving Plaza with Living Colour on November 28th.

Looking ahead, guitarist Pat Metheny wraps up a world tour with his Unity Group. Catch them for a rare week of sets at the Blue Note from December 2nd-7th.

Saxophonist René McLean will be at Sista’s Place in Brooklyn on December 6th.

Harpist Brandee Younger is at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem for the Jazz Vespers on December 7th. Details are at abyssinian.org./

Bassist Christian McBride kicks off a 2-week run at the Village Vanguard with his Inside Straight ensemble from December 2nd-7th. He returns with a trio from the 9th to 14th.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI next week, November 30th. We’ll have another edition of “On the Bandstand” on air and 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 weekly feature, On The Bandstand where we collect upcoming NYC area shows from current and past Suga’ guests.

Program note: Suga’ in My Bowl has changed to a biweekly schedule on WBAI Radio and will now alternate Sunday nights with Sports Qualified at our usual 11 PM -1 AM time period. You’ll get the same great show; just every other week! So mark your calendars or just keep up with us via our Facebook page, the blog here, or our main website and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

This week’s guest is Low Brass Specialist on tuba and trombone Joe Daley in the first of a 2-part show! You can catch him with Hazmat Modine at Terra Blues in the Village on November 22nd. Until then, here’s what other Suga’ guests are doing in the area.

If you’re a fan of the show, then you might want to give Smoke Jazz’s schedule a close look this week:

Percussionist Steve Kroon will be leading a sextet at Smoke on November 19th.

Pianist Harold Mabern and bassist Bob Cranshaw join guitarist John Webber’s quartet at Smoke on November 20th.

Trombonist Steve Turre wraps up the week at Smoke with Vincent Herring’s quintet on the 21st-23rd.

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Looking ahead, guitarist Pat Metheny returns to the area with his Unity Group. They’ll be at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester NY on November 19th, Bergen NJ’s Performing Arts Center on the 20th, and The Space in Westbury Long Island on the 21st. Note that Metheny’s shows often sell out early!

Drummer and percussionist Bobby Sanabria is one of many guests at Jazzmobile’s rescheduled 50th anniversary concert on the 21st hosted by WBGO Radio’s Rhonda Hamilton at Harlem’s First Corinthian Baptist Church.

Vocalist René Marie will be at 54 Below on November 21st -22nd.

Bassist Christian McBride is at Newark’s NJPAC on November 22nd with Béla Fleck and the group Brooklyn Rider.

Blues singer Alexis P. Suter will be at The Record Collector in Bordentown NJ on November 22nd.

Pianist Harold Mabern returns to Smoke with the Steve Davis Sextet from November 28th-30th.

Drummer Will Calhoun will be at Irving Plaza with Living Colour on November 28th.

That’s all for now. With our new biweekly schedule, Suga’ in My Bowl is off the airwaves next week, but back on WBAI November 30th. We’ll 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 weekly feature, On The Bandstand where we collect upcoming NYC area shows from current and past Suga’ guests.

Program note: Suga’ in My Bowl has changed to a biweekly schedule on WBAI Radio and will now alternate Sunday nights with Sports Qualified at our usual 11-1 AM time period. You’ll get the same great show; just every other week! So mark your calendars or just keep up with us via our Facebook page, the blog here, or our main website and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

SOS_book_coverWe’re off the airwaves this week: catch us next Sunday. Until then, why not check out a show you missed from our archives? There’s also still time to pledge for for our Black Arts Movement premium with a gift to WBAI. You can also support WBAI (and our show) by donating as little as $5 online and we’re grateful for those of you who keep the station rolling along. And there are opportunities to see Suga’ guests in action this week.

Pianist Randy Weston will be at NYU’s Skirball Center as part of a panel discussion of the music of James Reece Europe on November 10th. More details ate at NYU’s Institute for African American Affairs.

Trombonist Craig Harris will be at Rendall Memorial Presbyterian Church in Harlem on November 11th. Call the church for details at 212-283-2928 or check their Facebook page.

Pianist Marc Cary leads his Focus Trio at the Cell Theatre on November 15th.

Pianist Vijay Iyer will have a pre-concert talk and lead a trio at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts in CT on November 15th.

Percussionist Steve Kroon will be leading a sextet at Smoke on November 19th.

Looking ahead, guitarist Pat Metheny returns to the area with his Unity Group. They’ll be at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester NY on November 19th, Bergen NJ’s Performing Arts Center on the 20th, and The Space in Westbury Long Island on the 21st. Note that Metheny’s shows often sell out early!

Vocalist René Marie will be at 54 Below on November 21st -22nd.

Blues singer Alexis P. Suter will be at The Record Collector in Bordentown NJ on November 22nd.

That’s all for now. With our new biweekly schedule, Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI next week, November 16th. We’ll have another edition of “On the Bandstand” on air and online next Sunday with a fresh set of listings.

Hank Williams is an associate producer for Suga’ in My Bowl on WBAI Radio and webmaster for the Suga’ and Behind the Mic sites. He is also a PhD candidate in English and Africana Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center and teaches at Hunter and Lehman Colleges and The City College of New York.

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