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Arun Luthra's Konnakol Jazz Project to perform at the 55 Bar
(Published: September 15, 2017)

New York, NY, Sunday, September 10, 2017- Arun Luthra's Konnakol Jazz Project will perform at the 55 Bar on Sunday, September 24th, from 6:00 to 9:00pm. Well known as a New York City jazz, funk and blues icon in Greenwich Village, historically the 55 Bar - established in 1919 is a prohibition era dive bar with great music.
Founded by bandleader Arun Luthra, the Konnakal Jazz Projects fuses the authentic American artform of jazz with South Indian classical music vocalized rhythms known as Konnakol. Arun Luthra is one of New York's leading saxophonists and composers, and an exponent of the art form of Konnakol. As leader of the Konnakol Jazz Project, he is one of the few jazz musicians of Indian heritage fusing modern jazz with the rhythms of Indian classical music, as well as drawing from a wide variety of modern and classic influences to create a vibrant new sound and style. Luthra has performed the music of his Konnakol Jazz Project worldwide, including in Japan, Australia, Italy, 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.

At the 55 Bar, the musicians in the Konnakol Jazz project will be Arun Luthra on saxophones and performing
Konnakol, Marko Churnchetz on keyboard, Evan Gregor on bass and Joe Spinelli on drums.

Join Arun Luthra and the Konnakol Jazz Project at the 55 Bar on September 24th.

Show Time: Sunday, September 24th, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: The 55 Bar -- 55 Christopher St., Manhattan, N.Y.C.www.55bar.com
Ticket Price: No Cover Charge

Visit Arun Luthra on the Web at: www.SweetSoulSound.com

Contact: Janet Castiel, Redwood Entertainment Inc., (212) 543-9998,
info@redwoodentertainment.com, www.redwoodentertainment.com


More Information: http://www.55bar.com/

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