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David Paul Chappell

David Paul Chappell

August 10, 1925 – present


David Paul Chappell

David could play virtually any instrument with virtuosity. If it wasn't something he already played, he'd learn it if it interested him. In the "early" days, he'd "jam" on piano or, often, bass fiddle, with jazz bands in the Gaslight Village district of St. Louis, Missouri.


David, Jo and Baby John

Dave and Jo enjoying their first-born, John.


David in Tulsa

Dave sent this photo to Jo from Tulsa, Oklahoma where he attended classes.