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Jazz Piano - Musical Director - Composer - Producer

Having travelled the world playing the piano and bringing people together with music, David is still sharing what he loves!

He started playing at the age of seven and by twelve had his own band playing gigs and concerts for young and old. He gained a scholarship to The Purcell School in London and graduated to the Royal Academy of Music in London where he gained an L.R.A.M. & Prof. Cert.

Living as a keyboard nocturnalist in West End Shows, he was well known for keeping the show together for both cabaret or production. 

He has played for Princes and Statesmen, Premiers and Queens including;

Princess Margaret

HMS Ark Royal - Ship's Full Crew


Toured China 

Sir Cliff Richard

Sir Elton John

The Von Trapp Singers

Prime Minister Helen Clark

Michael Barrymore

Johnny Dankworth

Auckland Council

The ACT Party

John Boulter

The Supremes

The National NZ State reception for the premier of China

Tim Beverage

P & O Ferries UK

P & O Cruises Pacific

Norfolk Island Jazz Festival

Bay Of Islands Jazz Festival

Rodger Fox

Deco Festival

Norway Festival

Silent Movies LIVE

George Benson

Petula Clark

21 National Tours of New Zealand

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Southern Symphonia

Crystal Cruises

Auckland Council

Cameron Mackintosh

The Waldorf

Ben Morrison

Napier Council


Hayley Westenra

Cleo Laine

The Hilton Group

Central Hawke's Bay Council


Boney M

Claridge's London

Ashley Brown

Ballet Rambert

Tararua Council

Director for The Corelli School of the Arts

Royal Scots Guards -  Australian Tour

Queenstown Winter Festival

Christmas in the Park - Auckland

Best of New Zealand - American Tour

Commissioned to compose and perform eleven musicals

Commissioned to compose a new score to two Charlie Chaplin Movies

Examiner for Cambridge International Music Exams

Examiner for Cambridge International Art & Design Exams

Moderator for NCEA Music NZ Exams

Assessor for Creative New Zealand

David is a recording artist for; Universal Records, Rajon Records, Rimu Records

& New Frontier Records. Currently streaming on 82 platforms. (Type in David Selfe).

David is a producer of 142 commercial album titles.

Published in the Queen's 90th Birthday book, as an example of excellence in the Commonwealth for contribution towards the Arts in education.

Support for students!

Tracks three & four are composed by David.

Classical Events

Silent Movies LIVE

Contribution to the Commonwealth

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