COMPOSER, CONDUCTOR, MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST
AND IMPROVISING JAZZ FRENCH HORN PIONEER
AVAILABLE FOR CONCERTS, RESIDENCIES AND CLINICS
Recorded with the bands of Lionel Hampton, Oscar Pettiford, Charles Mingus, Mary Lou Williams, Kenny Dorham & TV Specials with Dizzy Gillespie.
1st Composer-in-Residence with the N.Y. Philharmonic (1966-67) at invitation of L. Bernstein.
Composed, Orchestrated & Conducted Original Scores for Films, "Manchurian Candidate," "Splendor in the Grass" & "Young Savages" (1960-62).
Pioneer of World Music since the late 1950s.
Music Director for past 26 years of Brooklyn Philharmonic's "Young Peoples & Parks Concerts," combining Jazz, Latin & World Music with the Symphony, as Conductor, Narrator & Soloist.
Chosen for Historic First Concert by American Musicians in Havana, Cuba (1977) with Dizzy Gillespie, Earl "Fatha" Hines & Stan Getz. Sanctioned by U.S. State Dept.
Played 1st Jazz-Poetry Readings in N.Y.C. with Jack Kerouac, 1957.
"DAVID AMRAM IS ONE OF THE MOST
VERSATILE & SKILLED MUSICIANS
HAS EVER PRODUCED..."