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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.
 
This week’s guest is Chris Becker, author of Freedom of Expression: Interviews With Women in Jazz. He won’t be in New York for a while, but we’ll let you know when he’s due for a visit and reading. However, we have lots more music for you this week.
 
The Mavis Staples documentary Mavis! airs on HBO’s streaming sites until April 3rd.
 

 
Pianist Vijay Iyer has a residency at the Met Museum’s new Breuer Building (that’s the former Whitney Museum) until March 31 and will be performing or curating performances during all of the museum’s open hours.
 
Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at the the NYPL’s Schomburg Center for a Women’s History Month jazz program on the 21st and Toshi Reagon wraps up the the series on the 28th. Tune in to our March 20th show on WBAI for a ticket giveaway for both shows!
 
Also at the Schomburg Center is film director Carol Bash for a daytime talk and screening of her Mary Lou Williams documentary film The Lady Who Swings the Band on March 23.
 
Bassist Mimi Jones leads a band at Smoke from March 23-24.
 
Also at Smoke is saxophonist Billy Harper who finishes off the week with The Cookers from March 25-27.
 
Arts for Art’s Justice is Compassion series runs from March 26th to April 10th at Clemente Soto Velez Center with performances by bassist William Parker and dancer Patricia Nicholson Parker.
 
Poet Sonia Sanchez reads at The City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall on March 31 before a screening of the documentary film Baddddd Sonia Sanchez.
 

 
Blues vocalist Alexis P. Suter is at Iridium on March 31, The Turning Point in Piermont NY on April 9, and at The Record Collector in Bordentown NJ on the 16th.
 
Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is at at the Jazz Standard from March 29-April 3.
 
Saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders is at Birdland from April 5-9th.
 
Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Village Vanguard from April 5-10th.
 
Organist John Medeski is at The Blue Note from April 5-10th with John Scofield.
 
Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith leads his Evolution ensemble at in a CD release party at Brooklyn Bowl on April 6th.
 
Saxophonist Oliver Lake is at the Montclair NJ Public Library on April 9th.
 
That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on April 3rd. 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.

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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. Join us on air next Sunday for our interview with vocalist Carmen Lundy! To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs — and a chance to get some free tickets if you act fast.

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Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington’s Grammy Award-winning re-imagination of the Ellington classic Money Jungle will be performed at the Schomburg on March 16th as part of their Women’s Jazz Festival. Suga in My Bowl has been given six tickets to give away to our fans and supporters!! Fill out the sign-up sheet in our previous post with your details by Monday morning 3/16 if you’re interested. We’ll contact you if you’re a winner. Good luck!

Saxophonist Oliver Lake is also a visual artist and will have a showing of his painted sticks at the Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Newark NJ until May 21st.

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

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at Birdland with bassist Charnett Moffett’s Network Trio from the 17-21st.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria will be leading Quarteto Aché at Seton Hall University in New Jersey on the 18th.

Saxophonist Lou Donaldson will be at Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center on March 19th.

Percussionist Steve Kroon leads a Latin Jazz sextet at Smoke on the 19th.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts hosts a listening session of some of his favorite music at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on March 25th.

Guitarist Marc Ribot will be at Greenwich House in Manhattan’s Uncharted Series on the 26th.

Pianist Michele Rosewoman leads her New Yor-Uba ensemble at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club from the 27-29th.

Pianist Onaje Allen Gumbs is at Kitano on March 28th.

Saxophonist Lou Donaldson will be at William Patterson University’s Shea Center for the Performing Arts in Patterson, New Jersey on March 29th.

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Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin leads her Soulsquad at the Schomburg on March 30th with vocalist Catherine Russell to wrap up their Women’s Jazz Festival.

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

TLC_Money_JungleSpecial ticket giveaway: We have six tickets to offer for the Schomburg Women in Jazz Festival’s performance of drummer Terri Lyne Carrington’s Grammy Award-winning version of the Ellington classic Money Jungle. We’re offering a maximum of 2 tickets per person to lucky supporters of our blog and show! Fill out the form below and we’ll contact you if you’re one of the lucky ones. First come, first serve and the form will close on Monday morning or when the tickets are all gone. The show is from 6:30-8:30 PM on Monday, March 16th at the New York Public library’s Schomburg Center: 135th St. and Lenox in Manhattan. More details are at the Eventbrite page.

Line-up is: Terri Lyne Carrington – Drums; Aaron Parks – piano; Antonio Hart – sax; James Genus – bass; Matt Stevens – guitar; Elena Pinderhughes – flute and vocals; Alyson Williams – vocals.

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