Johnette Downing performs Louisiana Roots Music family concerts as a solo artist, as a duet with her multi-Grammy Award winning husband Scott Billington, and as an ensemble with her “Swamp Romp Band.”
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The “Musical Ambassador to Children” and the “Pied Piper of Louisiana Music Traditions,” Johnette Downing is a multi-award winning singer, songwriter, musician and author who serves up a gumbo of Louisiana roots music and books in a toe-tapping, two-stepping good time for children across the globe.
Johnette has received twenty-two international awards and has performed children’s concerts, author visits, keynotes and educator workshops in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Central America, North America and the Caribbean.
“Johnette thinks like a child, but writes like a magician.”
— Julie Kane, former Louisiana Poet Laureate