Monday, September 19, 2011

David Amram, musician extraordinaire, in week-long Centenary College residency topped by performance with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra on Sat, Sept 24

David Amram is a musician and composer whose career begins with jazz and the Beats in NYC and travels across to the classical and jazz music of today.

Amram chats and jams this week in Shreveport, says Bruce Allen.

Monday night 9/19 at 7:30 -9:30: Centenary, Feazel rehearsal hall, with a short recital by David Amram --Todd Gabriel and Gay Grosz are playing, plus Tom and Sally Hundemer and then a semi-organized improv session. Open to public.

Tuesday afternoon 9/20 at 4:00-5:00: Renzi Center-Afterschool Art Center. Dorothy Kristin Hanna--visit with the kids and teachers. Open to public.

Tuesday night 9/20 at 7:30-9:00: Kilpatrick Auditorium - Convocation and informal jam session, , w/local poets and musicians. Open to public.

Saturday morning 9/24 at 10:15-10:30-1:00 Riverview Theatre SSO Rehearsal - tickets available at Shreveport Symphony - 318.222.7496

Saturday night 9/24 at 6:15: preconcert talk w/M. Butterman; SSO Concert at 7:30, performing Amram's "In Memory of Chano Pozo" Riverview Theatre - Tickets available at Shreveport Symphony - 318.222.7496

Sunday afternoon 9/25 3:00 PM - Robinson Film Centre presentation of "David Amram: The First 80 years", a documentary film biography of David Amram followed by a Q&A with David Amram and the film's director/producer Lawrence Kaman

Don't miss an opportunity to see and hear this talented musician-composer, say musicians Sally Horak and Susan Rogers.

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