Welcome to 2021

January 13, 2021

We are finally here. It's 2021. I hope everyone had a wonderful new year celebration. I'm sure that we are all looking forward to a sense of normalcy. Everything seems to be pointing in that direction. Performances are starting to come back into my calendar. I'll be posting them pretty soon. I also have a new album that will be released in the very near future. I am approaching my 300th day of daily streaming twice a day on my Facebook live channel ( Let me tell you about some of the live stream events that will be happening in ...

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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.