OCTOBER - 2021
October 17 - 19 • Amram in Germany - Karlesruhe and Frankfort
ZKM Center in Karlesruhe Germany
Amram returns for the 5th time to the ZKM Center hosting a screening of the film "Splendor in the Grass" for which he composed the classical/jazz score in 1960.
Jazz Kellar in Frankfort
Amram gives a concert at the Jazz Kellar where he last played in 1954, and celebrates the previously unreleased recording he made there 67 years ago with Albert Mangelsdorff , accompanied by some of today's major young German jazz virtuosos.
Saturday Oct. 23 • 5-6 pm EST • PULL MY DAISY
Revelation Gallery, 224 Waverly Place, Greenwich Village NYC
A short film screening of Jack Kerouac's classic 1959 film followed by a Q&A with the film's composer David Amram
Pull My Daisy was produced and directed by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie, and Kerouac narrated the silent film spontaneously.
Composer David Amram wrote the score, as well as being a character in it at the request of Kerouac, and will be present at this rare in-person screening for a Q&A afterwards. Join us for a glimpse of the young Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Amram. Larry Rivers, Gregory Corso, and Alice Neel in this award winning classic film.
With thanks to filmmaker and co-producer, Michael Jacobson for his technical support and the photos which were provided courtesy of the Lincoln Center Branch of the NY Public Library's David Amram Archive
NOVEMBER - 2021
Nov 17 • Celebration of Amram's 91st birthday The City of Newport, Rhode Island
Concerts of Amram's chamber music, jazz and folk compositions and screening of The Final Ingredient, his opera about the Holocaust.
Nov 19 - 20 • Jazz Forum's annual Amram Jam Birthday Bash Tarrytown NY
Life Begins at 91
Amram's quintet and special guests join for the 31st concert Amram has done for Mark Morganelli for every birthday since his 50th
DECEMBER - 2021
Dec. 3rd • An evening with Amram and Dick Hyman Sarasota, Florida
Amram joins master pianist and composer Dick Hyman in an evening of joyous classics of jazz.
Dec 5th • Annual Amram Jam Theater for the New City, Manhattan, New York
Amram and a throng of old and new friends perform his classical chamber compositions with Ken Radnofsky, Consuelo Sherba and Yoshiko Kline.
Then his quintet is joined by other instrumentalists, vocalists, song writers, actors, poets, dancers in an all night-early morning marathon celebrating the spirit of the THEN and the NOW!!!
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