Although Mandla and The Little Giants have played together a few times, this is the first time they do so at The Crypt. Charismatic, colourful, dynamic and spiritual Mandla Mlangeni is a trumpeter, composer and bandleader. He is the soul of music ensemble tune and recreation committee and has a brass band The Native Groove Collective. With The Amandla Freedom Ensemble he launched in October this year his last album 'born to be black'. Mandla is just back from a tour in the US. The Little Giants is the very successful big band founded in 1999 by the Cape Jazz Legends late saxophone player Ezra Ngcukana and pianist George Werner.