Address: 10 Columbus Circle - 212-721-6500
Description: These concerts highlight Amram's joyous improvisational and multi-instrumental capabilities on a variety of musical textures from around the globe. David Amram has composed more than 100 orchestral and chamber music works, and written classic scores for prestigious Broadway productions, films, operas, and documentaries. A pioneer of jazz French horn, he is also a virtuoso on piano, numerous flutes and whistles, percussion, and dozens of folkloric instruments from 25 countries, as well as an inventive, funny improvisational lyricist. Named the New York Philharmonic's first composer-in-residence in 1966 by Leonard Bernstein, Amram has also worked with Dizzy Gillespie, Langston Hughes, Dustin Hoffman, Willie Nelson, Thelonious Monk, Odetta, Elia Kazan, Arthur Miller, Charles Mingus, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Depp, and Tito Puente.
Venue Description: Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola is located at Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC's Time Warner Center, Broadway & 60th St., 5th floor. Headliners perform at 7:30pm, 9:30pm, & 11:30pm (Fri. only). Late Night Session: Tues.-Sat. after the last artist set. Special Presentation Mondays: 7:30pm & 9:30pm. General admission: $20-$45. Students:$5-$15 with valid student ID (selected sets only). Late Night Session: $5-$20. Minimum of $10 applies to all. Dinner served nightly.