Incredible allstar concert Nov 9 to honor David Amram & benefit Sloop Clearwater
to Honor David Amram with Power of Song Award
Special Concert and
Film Event at Symphony Space November 9
Photo by Econosmith.
On November 9, Clearwater will
honor legendary musician and activist David Amram with the Power of Song
Award at Symphony Space in NYC.
We're excited that
Sebastian and jazz pianist George Wein,
founder of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals (along with Pete Seeger),
have been added to the all-star program. They join a all-star bill that
already includes Pete
Seeger, Cuban jazz saxophone great Paquito D'Rivera,
folk stalwarts Peter
Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary, Tom Paxton, Josh White Jr,
Davis, New Orleans jazz and gospel pianist/singer Henry Butler,
and Clearwater's own
Power of Song youth apprentices, among
The evening will begin at 6:30PM
with the world premiere of the film "David Amram: The First 80
Years", directed by Lawrence Kraman.The musical performances start
and info at www.SymphonySpace.org
or by calling the Symphony Space box office at 212-864-5400
Tuesday-Sunday 1pm-6pm. Symphony Space is located at 2537 Broadway @
95th Street, New York, NY 10025.
David Amram (born 1930) is
an American composer, musician, conductor, and writer. As a classical
composer and performer, his integration of jazz (including being one of
the first noted as an improvising jazz French hornist), ethnic and folk
music has led him to work with the likes of Charlie Parker, Thelonious
Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Willie Nelson, Langston Hughes,
Charles Mingus, Pepper Adams, Leonard Bernstein, Sir James Galway, Tito
Puente, Mary Lou Williams, Joseph Papp, Arthur Miller, Miles Davis,
Arturo Sandoval, Stan Getz, Pete Seeger, Elia Kazan, Odetta, Lord
Buckley, Dustin Hoffman, Steve Allen, Machito, Earl "Fatha"
Hines, Allen Ginsberg, Nina Simone, Gregory Corso, Bob Dylan, Steve
Goodman, Hunter Thompson, Johnny Depp and Jack Kerouac
throughout the course of his career.
I look forward to
seeing you at Symphony Space for this special evening.