Henry Hample's Downhome Page

Winner of the 2014 Excellence Award from the Cajun French Music Association

"Fiddler Henry Hample bows with gorgeous tonality."
-- Dan Willging, Offbeat Magazine

"A New York native with an Ivy League education
and bite marks from Cajun music that haven't healed after 20 years."
-- Herman Fuselier, Lafayette Daily Advertiser

Hello, friends and neighbors. Welcome to my wild and woolly website!


  • Calendar (what I've got coming up)
  • Music Lessons (what I do best)
  • Selected Performances (where I've played in the past)
  • Bio (further details)
  • Music (a few samples)


  • The Has Beans (one of my current bands)
  • Jamie Berzas & Cajun Tradition (another current band, Grammy nominated)
  • Berchmans Academy (my day job as a music teacher)
  • Joe Hample (my brother, the rabbi)
  • Martha Hample (my sister, the entrepreneur)
  • Zack Hample (my brother, the celebrity)


  • Henry Hample Please use this link to email me for more info. (I get a lot of spam and whatnot, so for best results, write "Hi Mr. Henry!" in the subject field.)

    At Fred's on Mardi Gras with KVPI host Mike Perron
    and guitarist Randy Vidrine, Mamou, La., 2020.