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David Amram Receives Highlights in Jazz Annual Award

Jazzed Magazine • News • April 5, 2017

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Last month, Highlights In Jazz producer Jack Kleinsinger presented David Amram with their annual award at the Tribecca Performing Arts Center in New York City.   Highlights in Jazz has been honoring living jazz musicians for their “matchless musical achievements” every year since 1974.

“It is heartwarming and a thrill to receive this honor from Highlights in Jazz,” Amram said of winning the award.

Past winners of the award include Roy Eldridge, Zoot Sims, Lionel Hampton, Roy Haynes, Hank Jones and Frank Wess.

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