New Orleans Banjo Virtuoso Don Vappie to Visit Duke March 22-23


New Orleans Banjo Virtuoso

Talks about and performs the music of the CREOLE BANJO

March 22 at NOON

Rare Books Room, Perkins Library

Painting of Don Vappie by Jane Lovett Holt

Don Vappie is one of New Orlean’s most remarkable musician, who has recovered and performed largely forgotten French Creole music and played on Otis Taylor’s CD Recapturing the Banjo. Having performed here last year in Duke Performances, he returns to Duke to discuss and perform his music.

Sponsored by the Center for French and Francophone Studies and the Department of Music.