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The Duo

One of the Western Cape’s most popular ensembles, the duo features well known musicians Willie van Zyl on saxophones and clarinet and John Russell on acoustic guitar.

The duo performs entertaining background music suitable for corporate functions, wedding ceremonies, pre-dinner drinks and dining.

From light classic jazz to popular favourites, the duo has the appropriate repertoire for any occasion and are happy to perform requests.

Options include:

Solo performance - Guitar
Jazz Duo – Saxophone and guitar, or two guitars
Jazz Trio - Saxophone with guitar and bass
Jazz Quartet - Saxophone or vocals with guitar, bass and drums.
Jazz Quintet - Vocals, saxophone, guitar, bass and drums.

Client feedback:

"Thank you again for the wonderful atmosphere you created at the
wedding. Your music was fantastic, and our guests were blown away."
Carmen Kemp

“Firstly, I want to say a BIG thank you to you for playing at my wedding, you really really played such a big part in making my big day a success. Thank you so much John. My guests were so impressed with you duo, have had many requests for you details for future events and I will recommend you any day.”
Kelly Fortune

They played an integral part in putting Signal Restaurant on the map in terms of providing appropriate live entertainment of a high calibre. They are a versatile and disciplined group who created a wonderful atmosphere in the restaurant, which was hugely appreciated by both guests and staff alike. 

Ainsley Williams
Food and Beverage Manager
Cape Grace Hotel


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