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David Watkyns

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David Watkyns is a singer/songwriter and pianist/trumpeter from Cape Town, South Africa. After he graduated Bachelors of Music from University of Cape Town in Jazz Studies, and winner of MELA Award for Contribution by Youth to South African Music Industry, David became best known for his performances with Arno Carstens and Springbok Nude Girls. As well as performances with Mike Rutherford (Genesis, Mike and The Mechanics), Zolani Mahola, Mathew Gold, and others. Performing across Africa, Europe and Asia, including Isle of Wight Festival (UK), St Paul's Cathedral (UK), Oppikoppi (SA), Rocking the Daisies (SA). Debut release as a solo recording artist entitled "Magic", gives a brief glance at what is to come from David, with piano/keyboard driven songs with powerful vocal performances, classic instrumentation, big trumpet solos and lyrics of love, lust and loss.