Seva Venet

by David Bandrowski

Seva is active in the New Orleans music scene and can be found performing on banjo and/or guitar with Lionel Ferbos and the Louisiana Shakers, Treme Brass Band, Greg Stafford and the Jazz Hounds, Dr. Michael White, Tommy Sancton, Clive Wilson and Lars Edegran as well as leading his own band the Storyville Stringband.  He has played in numerous festivals and concerts in New Orleans and abroad and toured in Europe.  In addition to performing Seva also composes music and teaches music and music integration in the New Orleans public schools.  Since Katrina he's had 100's of public school students many of whom have performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.


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