David Amram’s piece Three Lost Loves (premiered on October 3, 2016 in Germany) will receive its New York Premiere as the central piece of Amram’s 86th Birthday Bash on December 12, 2016. Three Lost Loves is Amram’s latest commission from the New York Chamber Music Festival. It is for alto saxophone, violin, and piano. and is based off on the stories by Willa Cather, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jack Kerouac. It will be performed by Elmira Darvarova (violin), Kenneth Radnofsky (alto saxophone) and Thomas Weaver (piano) and will be the focal point of the first half of Amram’s Birthday Bash along with Blues and Variations for Monk performed by New York Philharmonic french horn player, Howard Wall. The second half will be a true Amram Jam as the Amram Jazz Quartet will be joined by multiple guests such as Larry Kirwan from Black 47 and Israeli bazookie and guitarist Avram Pengas. There will also be various readings of Jack Kerouac with music. Three Lost Loves and the 86th Birthday Bash of David Amram will take place at the Theatre for the New City on December 12, at 8pm. Tickets are $20 dollars and more information can be found at the Theater for the New City website.