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Interview With David Amram

03/24/11 9:00PM By George Thomas
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David Amram
Jazz French hornist and Renaissance man David Amram is the subject of a film "David Amram: The First 80 Years" playing at the Green Mountain Film Festival in Montpelier this weekend. I talked with David about the film and his role in jazz, jazz/poetry, classical composition and much more. David is a gifted talker so the entire interview is available on-line, just click listen.

Playlist

9:00pm

David Amram Interview
Artist Name: David Amram & George Thomas
Release Year: 2011
 

9:21pm

Now's The Time
Artist Name: Charlie Parker Reboppers
Composer: Charlie Parker
Soloists: Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album: The Genius Of Charlie Parker
Record co./Cat #: Savoy Jazz 17492
Release Year: 1945
 

9:25pm

Musikfest Montuno
Artist Name: David Amram Quartet
Composer: Amram
Soloists: David Amram-Clave, Piano, Wooden Flute ; Paquito de Rivera-Alto Sax
CD/Album: Live At Musikfest!
Record co./Cat #: New Chamber Music Recordings 901
Release Year: 1989
 

9:32pm

Two French Fries
Artist Name: The Oscar Pettiford Orchestra
Composer: Gryce
Soloists: Dave Amram-French Horn ; Julius Watkins-French Horn
CD/Album: Deep Passion
Record co./Cat #: Impulse! 143
Release Year: 1956
 

9:35pm

Blue Monk
Artist Name: David Amram Quartet
Composer: Thelonious Monk
Soloists: David Amram-French Horn, Piano ; Vic Juris-Guitar
CD/Album: Live At Musikfest!
Record co./Cat #: New Chamber Music Recordings 901
Release Year: 1988
 

9:45pm

Jitterbug Waltz
Artist Name: Steve Kuhn Trio
Composer: Fats Waller
Soloists: Steve Kuhn-Piano ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Al Foster-Drums
CD/Album: Live At Birdland
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 72992 2
Release Year: 2007
Note: Birthday: Steve Kuhn 3.24.1938
 

9:56pm

Little Boy, Don't Get Scared
Artist Name: King Pleasure
Composer: Pleasure
Soloists: King Pleasure-Vocals ; Gerald Wiggins-Piano ; Teddy Edwards-Tenor Sax ; Harold Land-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Golden Days
Record co./Cat #: HiFiJazz 425
Release Year: 1960
Note: Birthday: King Pleasure 3.24.1922
 

10:00pm

I'm In The Mood For Love
Artist Name: King Pleasure
Composer: Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
Soloists: King Pleasure-Vocals ; Blossom Dearie-Vocals
CD/Album: The Bebop Singers
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 24216-2
Release Year: 1952
Note: Birthday: King Pleasure 3.24.1922
 

10:03pm

Besame Mucho
Artist Name: Steve Kuhn Trio
Composer: Consuelo Velázquez
Soloists: Steve Kuhn-Piano
CD/Album: Quiereme Mucho
Record co./Cat #: Sunnyside 1145
Release Year: 2005
Note: Birthday: Steve Kuhn 3.24.1938
 

10:11pm

Playground For Birds
Artist Name: Renee Rosnes
Composer: Donald Brown
Soloists: Renee Rosnes-Piano ; Branford Marsalis-Soprano Sax ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Lewis Nash-Drums
CD/Album: Renee Rosnes
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7 93581 2
Release Year: 1990
Note: Birthday: Renee Rosnes 3.24.1962
 

10:17pm

It Might As Well Be Spring
Artist Name: King Pleasure
Composer: Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers
Soloists: King Pleasure-Vocals
CD/Album: Moody's Mood For Love
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7 84463 2
Release Year: 1962
Note: Birthday: King Pleasure 3.24.1922
 

10:22pm

For The Losers
Artist Name: James Harvey
Composer: James Harvey
Soloists: James Harvey-Trombone, Piano
CD/Album: Grateful
Record co./Cat #: JH 01
Release Year: 2001
Note: In Concert: 3.25 Green Mountain Film Fest, Montpelier
 

10:27pm

Joan Capetown Flower (Emarld Bay)
Artist Name: Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya
Composer: Abdullah Ibrahim
Soloists: Abdullah Ibrahim-Piano
CD/Album: Sotho Blue
Record co./Cat #: Sunnyside 1276
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:36pm

Such Sweet Thunder
Artist Name: Delfeayo Marsalis
Composer: Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn
Soloists: Delfeayo Marsalis-Trombone
CD/Album: Sweet Thunder
Record co./Cat #: Troubador Jass Records 92110
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:42pm

Double Rainbow
Artist Name: Bill Charlap - Renee Rosnes
Composer: Antonio Carlos Jobim
Soloists: Bill Charlap-Piano ; Renee Rosnes-Piano
CD/Album: Double Portrait
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 27560 2
Release Year: 2010
Note: Birthday: Renee Rosnes 3.24.1962
 

10:47pm

Destiny
Artist Name: Christopher Bakriges, David Bakriges
Composer: Christopher Bakriges
Soloists: Christopher Bakriges-Piano ; David Bakriges-Violin
CD/Album: Teaching The Eye To Hear: Reflections On Henri Matisse's Jazz
Record co./Cat #: www.bakriges.com
Release Year: 2009
 

10:56pm

Now's The Time
Artist Name: Charlie Parker Quartet
Composer: Charlie Parker
Soloists: Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Al Haig-Piano ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album: Now's The Time
Record co./Cat #: Verve 825 671-2
Release Year: 1953
 

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