Jon-Paul Frappier Resume

      Trumpeter Jon-Paul Frappier has worked with top industry artists like Aretha Franklin, Destiny's Child and Alicia keys. A native of Detroit he came up with a rich background of Motown, Funk, Soul, Jazz, Latin, Gospel and Classical Music.

J.P. has lived in Nashville since 2002 Performing, Recording, Composing, Arranging, and Touring. He works regularly with "The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker"
Columbia records artist "Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue" as well as playing cutting edge gospel at Nashville's famed Mt. Zion Baptist.

In His Over 20 year career He has had several TV appearances that include;

HBO "COMIC RELIEF
NBC "GO FOR IT" MUSICAL SERIES
WEST SIDE STORY
DETROIT INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW (SOUNDTRACK)
CHANNEL PLUS SOUL TRIBUTE "la musicale" SERIES IN PARIS.

Jon-Paul has performed with:

ARETHA FRANKLIN
MY MORNING JACKET
SHARON JONES
DWELE
THE TEMPTATIONS
GEORGE CLINTON AND P-FUNK
THE FOUR TOPS
THE CONTOURS
JEFF COFFIN
JAMES CARTER
ELLIS MARSALIS
ROY HARGROVE
MARCUS BELGRAVE
LUTHER ALLISON
DENNIS COFFEY
CARL CRAIG
THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND
KID ROCK
MICHEAL STEWART
JERRY GONZALEZ
THE MACHITO ORCHESTRA
BERNADETTE PETERS
RICHARD SMALLWOOD
TOBY KEITH


Jon-Paul's classical performances include:

Tour of Italy in 1987 including a private concert for
Pope John Paul II. and a concert at St. Peter's Basilica IN 1987

Leading "The Gabreili Brass Quintet since 1990. Performing regularly at the "National Shrine of the Little Flower"

Principal trumpet 1993-99 Lake St. Clair Symphony, MI
Assistant Principal Trumpet International Symphony Sarnia Canada
A 2008 Performance with THE Nashville Chamber Orchestra.


Jon-Paul is currently finishing his first solo release.

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Updated:  October 30, 2009

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