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Tuesday, February 20, 2018


A performance by the David Langley Trio taking place at The Jazzy Rainbow on February 24 is part of the Concerts SA Venue Circuit which aims to foster a love and support for live music in South African communities, as well as anchor small and medium sized venues in urban and rural Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape.

Durban’s jazz lounge, The Jazzy Rainbow, in association with Concerts SA, launched its first straight jazz programme on the eve of Heritage Day in September 2016 and continues to follow up with the same concept. “#JazzyStraightAhead is about introducing regular, live, straight jazz concerts to our city in order to help keep the music alive,” says Oliver-Rene Haas.

David Langley is a Bprac Hons. Graduate from Durban, KZN, who has been performing in and around town for the last 10 years. He started out with his first band The Nu Savoys alongside the founder Russell Simon. Langley moved to Dubai and performed there for several months. He also performed for Reverend Jesse Jackson, Jacob Zuma, Sheik Mohamed of Qatar and the South African Ambassador of Qatar for the heads of Mitsubishi Motors, as well as on many more official occasions.

Langley has written his own book titled Piano Tailor, a 55 page course guideline on the modern piano style. At this time he has also recorded his first album - a compilation of original music from young and today that has influenced him as a musician over the years. The band comprises Riley Giandhari (drums) and Mark Momple (bass) as the core band members and is supported by Kerry Lee Cherry-Langley on vocals when performing in a complete set up. The trio is primarily focused on the re-rhythmic approach to music by creating different styles and overlapping genre’s promising the most exciting experience.

Catch the David Langley Trio on February 24. Entrance 19h00. Tickets R80 include a free drink for students (T&C). Bookings on 031 303 8398 or email

The Jazzy Rainbow is at 93 Smiso Nkwanyana Road in Morningside, Durban.