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ARTIST                                          D.I

Daniel Isele popularly known as D.I one of the most respected and talked about ARTIST/MUSICIAN on the scene today, for almost 18 years he has maintained a reputation amongst his fans and peers as one of the most Sought after Artist/Producer and one of the very finest African musician/Drummer in Jazz, Rock, Latin, funk, Gospel, Hip, R&B, Pop, Africanism and a lot more.

D.I is an Established Entrepreneur in the industry, the Founder and Owner of D.I Productions, who is a an Endorsee/Dearler of Soul Tone Signature Cymbals international from New York, his gift as one Africa’s most versatile Artist/Performer has opened international doors in his musical Journey/career

D.I is a respected and versatile Musician, his style and uniqueness is considered standard, distinctive and his musical contribution is incomparable. Daniel studied "MUSIC TECHNOLOGY" with a distinction 2004. Since then Daniel has grown so tremendously as a professional Drummer, Producer, composer, Bassist, writer, Teacher, Rapper, lecturer and a Musician. He has performed with over 60 musical Artist around the World. He has performed in internationals festivals and prominent Jazz festival within the African continent. And he has featured in Drums clinics and workshops locally and internationally.
D.I has a 5piece band. A Vocalist, Drummer/Vocals, Bassist, Pianist, Saxophonist.


The Band is currently regarded as the most sought after and Versatile band in Africa, Europe and beyond. Because of its unique style neat around different genres the band's brand is considered distinctive as there is something for everyone. The Band consist of great Musicians in the Music Industry with different Elements who came together to Enhance their contribution to music from one platform. The Band has performed in prominent festivals of all over southern Africa and some part of Europe. Such as the Blue Goose, Bass Line, Cape Town International festival. Shivava Cafe, Afro Cafe, Nikkies, Rock Elements Festivals, Da Experience [Germany], Africa Revolution [Holland] and a lot more. Everyone loves the taste of, Jazz/hip hop/soul fusion/west Africa Elements and soul that the band portrays..

D.I is currently Recording his Album Project “AFRO FUSION” Album features great musicians around the world and it promises to be an Epic Album.


Performances Highlights With Different Artist/ Daniel Isele on Drums-Daniel on Drums has played internationally with the likes Ema [USA] Michael Wimberley [USA], Havana CUBAN, Pop Mohamed [S.A] RJ Benjamin Joy of Jazz 2008 "S.A" Denim "S.A , Asa-vocalist[ France]at the bass line Johannesburg, Stix Hojen "Jazz Pianist" Cape town International jazz festival, Jam session with, George Benson USA, Chris Botti USA, Jonathan Burtler USA, Ronny Jordan USA 2010, Drum Café "Drum Struck" FiFa world cup, 2010 June, Sinbongile Khumalo, Pops Mohamed -Bush fire international festival Swaziland,2008,Belgium Sweden Int Festival, R.J Benjamin and Malik Joy of Jazz international festival Johannesburg2008, Kunle Ayo and the All Nigerian star Joy of Jazz international festival Johannesburg2009, Denim Band -Dubai, brazil, England [International festivals] Olufemi Joy of Jazz International festival 2011 Thabo and Nhlanhla, Thsepo Ngoma, Swazi Dhlamini, Sibongile Ngoma,Sharon Dee,Blondi Makheni ,Death Valley Blues Big Band,Zonke Nuthing Alike,Thandiswa Mazwai ,Uju Band , Lufono Dagada "Live Gospel DVD 2010" Uche Joyous celebration Best African GospelArtist -Live DVD 2010Lyric Theatre, Zubs ,Nstiki mazwai ,Reflections, Tokyo Groove, Lulu, Take 2 Jazz Band,Hlulani, Ternielle Nelson, Nthombi Ncobo live in New Zealand,Proverb, Back to City Festival 2013, Havvana Latin Band,Dumza,Dapo Dina Key[Germany] Ayodel,Jazz Bands


Updated:  July 23, 2013

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