Music Appreciation Society: David Amram’s Many Worlds: Concert and Book Release



The Savoy Denver, 2700 Arapahoe St, Denver, 80205

Event Description

"Nonagenarian David Amram boasts a remarkable eight-decade career in music. In his early years, Amram made his mark as jazz French horn player, sharing the stage with legendary artists such as Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis. He later left an indelible legacy in classical music, marked by collaborations with the likes of Leonard Bernstein. Amram’s impressive classical repertoire encompasses over 100 orchestral and chamber music compositions, in addition to numerous scores for theater and film. A selection of his notable film credits include 'The Manchurian Candidate' (1962), 'Splendor in the Grass' (1961), Arthur Miller's 'After The Fall,' and the iconic Beat Generation film featuring and written by Jack Kerouac 'Pull My Daisy' (1959)."

Featuring: David Amram, classical composer, conductor, multi-instrumentalist, jazz and folk musician; The Rocky Mountain Jazz Quartet, starring Hugh Ragin, band leader and jazz trumpet; Yumi Hwang Williams, Colorado Symphony Concertmaster, violin; Kolio Plachkov, Colorado Symphony Associate Principal Horn, French horn; Brooke Ellen Ferguson, Colorado Symphony, Principal Flute; Harry Tuft, folk musician and founder the Denver Folklore Center; Barry Ollman, singer-songwriter and music artifact collector.

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Music Appreciation Society