David Amram celebrates his 87th birthday today
Recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from Kansas City’s Folk Alliance International.
Here’s another interview (from March of last year)
Here’s David from back in 2011, performing and talking about Kerouac
Offbeat -Collaborating With Kerouac, his memoir, was first published in 2002
His earlier memoir, Vibrations The Adventures and Musical Times of David Amram (now in a new edition with an introduction by Douglas Brinkley) is also well worth seeking out.
Here’s David talking about the legendary Pull My Daisy
Here’s David collaborating with Lawrence Ferlinghetti
David Amram on Discogs
David Amram on The Allen Ginsberg Project (a performance, in 1994, at Naropa)