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Live at the Landing: Arun Luthra's Konnakol Jazz Project

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy, in partnership with Queens Council on the Arts and LIC Landing by COFFEED is proud to present “Live at the Landing,” a summer music series featuring Queens-based musicians from multiple genres, neighborhoods, and backgrounds. Programs will be every other Thursday evening in June, July, and August from 6-8 pm

On June 13, we present Arun Luthra’s Konnakol Jazz Project: Arun Luthra is one of the premier saxophonists and composers on New York's jazz scene, and one of the small group of American jazz musicians of Indian heritage who have continued to explore to possibilities of fusing the modern post-bop sound with elements of Indian classical music – especially konnakol (South Indian classical music vocalised rhythms), as well as drawing from a wide variety of modern & classic influences to create a vibrant new sound & style.  As the leader of Arun Luthra's Konnakol Jazz Project Luthra has performed his music throughout the world, including Japan, Europe, Australia, the U.K., and throughout the United States  He has also shared the stage and recorded with many of the greatest jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, and pop artists in the world, including Billy Harper, Eddie Henderson, Kenny Garrett, Mike Stern, Joe Chambers, Charli Persip, Bernard Purdie, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Frankie Valli, Bobby Short, Lew Soloff, & Zé Renato

Earlier Event: June 12
Nature in Your Neighborhood
Later Event: June 14
Stargazing on the Waterfront