DECEMBER - 2023
Dec. 2nd • 7:00 - midnight • Book Signing and Concert
The Theater for The New City
155 First Avenue
(between 9th and 10th Streets)
7:00 - 8:15
The first official book party for the release of the new book about David Amram called The Many Worlds of David Amram: The Renaissance Man of American Music. Compiled and edited by Dean Birkenkamp, the book has articles written by over 40 authors and artists as well as articles by David Amram. With 8 chapters covering different aspects of David's career, it's a fascinating and wide-ranging picture of Amram’s work and influence.
8:30 - into the wee hours...
The first half of the concert will include 2 of David's Chamber Music compositions. Piano Sonata performed by Thomas Weaver and Greenwich Village Portraits for Alto Saxophone and Piano performed by Boston Symphony's saxophone virtuoso Kenneth Radnodsky and pianist Thomas Weaver.
The second half, with Kevin Twigg, drums and glockenspiel, Rene Hart, bass, Adam Amram, Drums and percussion, featured guest Jerome Harris, guitar, will include Jazz, Latin, Native American & Global Folk Music, Jack Kerouac readings and a bevy of mystery guests.
David will be signing copies of the book throughout this annual 93rd Birthday Gala.
https://theaterforthenewcity.net for info about the Theater For The New City
https://www.routledge.com/The-Many-Worlds-of-David-Amram-Renaissance-Man-of-American-Music/Birkenkamp/p/book/9781032290300 for info about The Many Worlds of David Amram: The Renaissance Man of American Music
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