Melanie Scholtz’s latest offering
, Our time, speaks of heritage and ancestry. An answer to the call to receive the baton being passed down from one generation to the next, Our time, is the multi award winning jazz artist’s fifth solo release. Produced by Bokani Dyer, fellow Standard bank Young Artist award winner, the album features a stellar array of amazingly talented young musicians among others Shane Cooper, Benjamin Jephta, Marlon Witbooi, Kissangwa Mbouta, Gorm Helfjord,John Hassan, Justin Bellairs, James McClure, Siya Charles, Riccardo Morretti and Jitsvinger.
The sound of this album
draws from old and new. Ranging from Motown ,to jazz to hip hop to create a Neo South African hybrid. The addition of Jitsvinger, MC extraordinaire, solidifies the awareness of paying homage to where we come from as young South African artists. A new generation with a new sound born out of pride and celebration for who we are and who we will become. It’s our time now…