David Amram
Composer, Conductor & Multi-instrumentalist

Current and Past Shows

“He’s one of the most talented
musicians in the universe!”
...Pete Seeger

Current and Future Calendar
David on Piano


September 16th7:00 – 8:15 pmThe Village Trip Festival, New York City
Children of the American Bop (and Mambo) Night!
Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street)
David Amram and Bobby Sanabria perform jazz and Latin classics which influenced Kerouac and a whole generation

September 17thThe Village Trip Festival, New York City
Lunchtime Concert: Native American Portraits
1:15 – 2 pm
Anna Maria Kellen Concert Hall (235 East 11th Street, NY)
David Amram demonstrates traditional Native American musical idioms and instruments as a source of inspiration before the performance of his composition Native American Portraits for violin, piano and percussion.

Readings from On the Road with Music
3:00 – 5:15 pm
The Strand rare books room (828 Broadway at 12th St)
The David Amram Quartet
accompany artists reading from Jack Kerouac's On The Road

September 181.00 - 3:30 pmThe Village Trip Festival, New York City
A Walking Tour with David Amram: Sixty-five joyous years in the Village
Washington Square Arch (Fifth Avenue & Washington Square North)
Memories of hanging out and collaborating with Jack Kerouac, Charles Mingus, e.e. cummings, Woody Guthrie, Dustin Hoffman, Anna Sokolov and the new voices that they still inspire today.
David’s alternate title for this unmissable ramble through time:
The Beatific Spirit of the Village: An oasis for lovers of Bach and Beethoven, Bartok and Bird, Bohemians and Beaudelaire, The Beatles and Borsht.

September 196:00 - 8:00 pmThe Village Trip Festival, New York City
Jack Kerouac: THEN and NOW
Jefferson Market Library (425 Sixth Ave)
Holly-George Warren, Joyce Johnson, Anne Waldman and David Amram discuss the legacy and true value of Kerouac as an author of major distinction whose work has endured!

September 207:00 – 9:00 pmThe Village Trip Festival, New York City
Now’s the Time! – An Evening with the David Amram Trio and Friends
Presented by La Sala de Pepe at The NUyorican Poets Cafe
Screening of the Kerouac narrated short film Pull My Daisy (featuring David Amram, and other Lower East residents Allen Ginsberg, Larry Rivers, Gregory Corso, and the film's director Alfred Leslie)
Film tribute to Charlie Parker

September 216:15 - 8:30 pmThe Village Trip Festival, New York City
CHORDS OF FAME:A Salute to Phil Ochs
A tribute to the great poet-singer-songwriter
with Reggie Harris, Magpie, Our Band and David Amram. Emcee: Danny Goldberg

September 227:00 – 9 :30 pmThe Village Trip Festival, New York City
Charlie Parker & Stefan Wolpe
St John’s in the Village (218 W 11th St)
William Anderson invited David Amram to speak as well as to play Parker's Now's the Time
Charlie Parker was crucial to the development of bebop. Composer Stefan Wolpe fled the Nazis and settled in the Village, teaching avant-gardists and jazz musicians alike, forming a friendship with the jazz radical.

Sept. 24thFarm Aid 2022
Raleigh, North Carolina

David performs with the Willie Nelson and Family band at this all-day festival helping to keep family farmers on the land. David has been a featured performer at Farm Aid for 31 of its 37 years!

Sept. 27Can't Stop The Music
Panel Discussion and Concert
at The Jazz Kitchen
5377 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis, IN
sponsored by the Kurt Vonnegut Museum Library

OCTOBER - 2022

October 6 - 10Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Festival
Lowell, Massachusetts
David will join Jack Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts celebrating Jack in this year of Jack Kerouac’s 100th Birthday. There will be music, poetry and tours of Kerouac's most notable locations in Lowell.
On Friday, Oct. 7th, the David Amram Band with Adam Amram, Kevin Twigg, and Rene Hart will be performing 9-11 pm at 437 Market Street.
ON Sunday, October 9th, the Annual Amram Jam will take place 1:30-4:00 pm at The Old Worthen (141 Worthen Street).

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