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Live at the Gantries: GERARDO CONTINO

August 9, at 7:00 pm

Free

A classically trained singer, Gerardo Contino began performing professionally in his native Havana, Cuba and now calls New York City home. A versatile singer, Gerardo has performed with Cuban and American salsa, jazz, and big orchestra bands. In Cuba, Gerardo was lead singer for NG La Banda, the legendary timba and jazz band directed by Jose Luis Cortes. In New York City, Gerardo created and directs Los Habaneros, which has gone on to become the “Best Band in Manhattan” (WNYC/NPR), and “Best Cuban Dance Band” (NY Latin Culture Magazine). Gerardo is also a lead singer for the Max Weinberg Orchestra, and was a lead vocalist for the Larry Harlow’s Latin Legend’s Band.

Details

Date:
August 9
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Gantry Plaza State Park
4-09 47th Rd
Long Island City, 10007 United States
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Phone:
718-793-8080
Website:
http://kupferbergcenter.org/live-at-the-gantries/