David Amram

A noted musician, bandleader, prolific composer, and pioneer of the jazz French horn for more than the past half-century, Amram lived in various parts of the Village and has worked with Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Willie Nelson, Langston Hughes, Charles Mingus, Leonard Bernstein, Tito Puente, Joseph Papp, Arthur Miller, Pete Seeger, Elia Kazan, Allen Ginsberg, Nina Simone, Gregory Corso, Bob Dylan, Sonny Rollins, T.S. Monk, and Jack Kerouac, among others. He was a habitue of many of the most renowned Village clubs and cafes of the 20th century.