Nightlife

Live at the Gantries continues through August with a variety of free Tuesday night concerts that start at 7 pm.

On August 7, Indian multi-instrumentalist Maestro Khan blends Indian classical and folk music, flamenco and jazz using sitar, keyboard and guitar among other instruments. He has performed alongside Ray Charles in Germany and with Stevie Wonder at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

The Bartlett Band with The Next Generation Sound will perform “From Bebop to Hip-Hop” on August 14, featuring the music of Frank Sinatra to Justin Timberlake, from Madonna to Lady Gaga, from Earth, Wind & Fire to Bruno Mars, and more.

On August 21, the Chuck Braman Quintet performs, drawing inspiration from the compositions of trumpeter Kenny Dorham, saxophonist Joe Henderson and others featured on classic Blue Note recordings of the 1960s. Drummer/bandleader Chuck Braman has performed at noted jazz clubs and summer concerts in New York City.

The final Live at the Gantries concert, on August 28, features Grammynominated percussionist Felipe Fournier, who will pay tribute to the music of Tito Puente, a giant in Latin jazz as a groundbreaking percussionist, arranger, bandleader, composer, and producer.

Live at the Gantries is hosted by the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College to highlight local and diverse talents that represent the communities and cultures of Queens. For more information about Live at the Gantries, go to www.kupferbergcenter.org/live-at-the-gantries or call the box office at 718-793-8080.—Linda Pacheco

  
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