Arts and Culture

Music legend David Amram on his creative process, why he loves the Colorado Symphony, and meeting Woody Guthrie

From collaborating with jazz legends to hanging out with Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, David Amram has accumulated quite an impressive resume. He's written multiple books as well as musical pieces, and he's in Denver this week performing at a variety of events to celebrate the hundredth birthday of Woody Guthrie.

We recently spoke with Amram about his creative process, why he loves Denver, and hanging out with Woody Guthrie one day in 1956.

See also: - Happy birthday, Woody Guthrie! Celebrate the folk legend's centennial with a week of events - David Amram: "Playing jazz reminds me all the time of how important every note is, every person is, every situation is" - Keeping the Beat: Musician David Amram remembers Neal Cassady

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