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Born: November 17, 1930

David Amram - composer, conductor, multi-instrumentalist

A pioneer player of jazz French horn, DavidAmram is also a virtuoso on piano, numerous flutes and whistles, percussion, and dozens of folkloric instruments from 25 countries, as well as an inventive, funny improvisational lyricist. He has collaborated with Leonard Bernstein, who chose him as The New York Philharmonic's first composer-in-residence in 1966, Langston Hughes, Dizzy Gillespie, Dustin Hoffman, Willie Nelson, Thelonious Monk, Odetta, Elia Kazan, Arthur Miller, Charles Mingus, Lionel Hampton, E. G. Marshall, and Tito Puente. Amram's most recent work “Giants of the Night” is a flute concerto dedicated to the memory Charlie Parker, Jack Kerouac and Dizzy Gillespie, three American artists Amram knew and worked with. It was commissioned and premiered by Sir James Galway....
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Music

Featured recording “No More Walls”

No More Walls

Flying Fish
1971
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    David Amram's Latin-Jazz Celebration

    Cristal Records
    1983
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    Havana/New York

    Cristal Records
    1978
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    Summer Nights, Winter Rain

    Cristal Records
    1976
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    The Young Savages (An Original Sound Track Recording)

    Cristal Records
    1961
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