365 Consecutive Days on Facebook LIVE!

March 7, 2021

I am coming up on my one year anniversary. I've been doing 2 shows per day on Facebook Live, “Coffee On The Porch with Don Vappie” and “Afternoon Songs with Don Vappie”, every day since March 22, 2020. With support from all of you, I’ve continued to have an online presence for 350+ consecutive days. Initially, I had no idea how this would turn out. But, it has become more than I ever imagined. I've gained much more than just new listeners and new fans. Somehow, during this pandemic, I am now part of a global community. Folks tune in every day and, more than that, we have all come to know each other and care about each other. This community is made up of people from all over the US, Europe, Canada, New Zealand, and more. And every day we have so much fun. The conversation covers…

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Don Vappie, musician / composer / educator, is highly regarded as jazz banjoist and has received awards for his contributions to the preservation of New Orleans creole culture through music and film. He has produced 7 of his own albums, co-produced and starred in a PBS documentary, performed as a featured artist with orchestras and in movie and television soundtracks, as well as concerts and festivals around the world. Vappie’s highly regarded unique and original tenor banjo style is equal only to his love of his Creole heritage and tradition.