David Amram: A Musical Life with special guests Chuck Haddix and Victor & Penny
Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
Olathe Downtown Library
201 E Park St, Olathe, KS 66061
Local author and radio personality Chuck Haddix will interview David Amram about his life and his ties to the Kansas City music scene. Amram will close the evening playing some his own compositions along with music by Kansas City greats Charlie Parker (who mentored Amram in 1952), Lester Young and Count Basie. Local musicians Victor & Penny and the Loose Change Orchestra will join Amram. || ABOUT: David Amram has composed more than 100 orchestral and chamber works and collaborated with authors, musicians, playwrights, film directors and poets including Jack Kerouac, Langston Hughes, Dizzy Gillespie, Pete Seeger, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Elia Kazan, Arthur Miller and W.H. Auden.