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David Amram

frh, p, *1930 US, Philadelphia
Singer / Musician / Composer / Conductor of Jazz
A.k.a. David Werner Amram III

David Amram (born November 17, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) is an American composer, musician, and writer. He has collaborated with several artists such as Thelonious Monk, Willie Nelson, Charles Mingus, Leonard Bernstein, and Jack Kerouac.

  • French horn
  • Piano
  • Flute
  • Percussion
  • Guitar
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • World
  • Folk
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Triple Concerto: I. Allegro con brio on David Amram: Triple Concerto & Elegy for Violin and Orchestra by David Amram, The David Amram Jazz Quintet, Howard Weiss, David Zinman & Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Dangerland (Love People Not Guns) on Dangerland by Eric Andersen & David Amram
Vomit Express on First Blues by Allen Ginsberg
Father Death Blues on First Blues by Allen Ginsberg
Goin’ to San Diego on First Blues by Allen Ginsberg
Aya Zehn on At Home / Around The World by David Amram
The Water Is Wide - Live on Tribute To Steve Goodman by Various Artists
Dave's Blues (Live in Germany, 1953) on Live in Germany by David Amram
Main Theme - From The Manchurian Candidate 1962 on Best FRANK SINATRA Movie Themes & Songs by Various Artists
Waltz From After The Fall on No More Walls by David Amram

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Music For Splendor In The Grass/the Manchurian CandidateDavid Amram2017Album
Langston Hughes: The Dream KeeperEric Mingus, David Amram, Larry Simon, Groove Bacteria2017Album
David Amram's Classic American Scores 1958~2016David Amram2016Compil.
Ode To Lord BuckleyDavid Amram, Kenneth Radnofsky2014Album
Pull My Daisy ... And Other Jazz ClassicsJack Kerouac & David Amram, David Amram Quartet2007Album
Symphony - Songs Of The SoulDavid Amram2004Album
Southern StoriesDavid Amram1999Album
Triple ConcertoDavid Amram, David Amram Quintet, Howard Weiss, David Zinman, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra1998Album
The Manchurian CandidateDavid Amram1997Album
No More WallsDavid Amram With Pepper Adams, Jerry Dodgion, Candido, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, George Mrgdichian, Moulay "Ali" Hafid1997Album
Three ConcertosDavid Amram / Charles Castleman, Nathaniel Rosen, Kenneth Pasmanick, The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldon Clark1995Album
On The Waterfront On BroadwayDavid Amram1995Album
An American OriginalDavid Amram1993Album
Concerto For Saxophone And Orchestra / Ode To Lord BuckleyPaul Chihara, David Amram1985Album
AutobiographyDavid Amram1982Album
Songs Of Experience / Portraits / Abracadabra / Four Instruments / Shaar Shaar / Piano Quartet / About An Old Tune / Five Sketches In A Sentimental MoodCantilena Chamber Players - Elie Siegmeister / David Amram / Meyer Kupferman / Morton Feldman / Ben-Zion Orgad / Oedoen Partos / Mark Kopytman / Tom Hajdu1979Album
Havana/New YorkDavid Amram1978Album
Summer Nights, Winter RainDavid Amram1976Album
What Is An Amram?David Amram1974Single
Subway NightDavid Amram1973Album
The Fabulous FiftiesDavid Amram1973Single
No More WallsDavid Amram1971Album
The Arrangement (Original Motion Picture Sound Track)David Amram1969Album
The Young Savages (An Original Sound Track Recording)David Amram1961Album
Modern Jazz Survey 2 / Baritones & French HornsPepper Adams, Cecil Payne, Julius Watkins, David Amram1957Album
David Amram - Albert Mangelsdorff GroupDavid Amram - Albert Mangelsdorff Group1954Single
Dirge & Variations / Sonata For Violin & PianoDavid AmramAlbum
Shakespearean ConcertoDavid Amram, Midhat Serbagi, Ronald Roseman, John Barrows, Danny Cowan, Maurice Peress, Mitchell AndrewsAlbum
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