Melanie Scholtz was born to sing. This classically trained vocalist, composer and lyricist has that quality that has become rare in todays music industry - real talent. At the age of 26 she is highly respected by fellow musicians in her home city of Cape Town and she has enjoyed success as a freelance singer with her incredible versatility, spanning genres as diverse as jazz, opera, musical theatre, pop and R&B. Melanie Scholtz at last now releases her first solo album Zillion Miles. The album was produced by Norwegian Thor Kvande and features some of South Africas finest musicians. This album represents a variety of styles, making it a must-have for anyone interested in where South African music is going. Jazz, pop, rock, soul and African music is blended into one coherent and distinctive style unique to Melanie Scholtz and her band. This is not, however, the first time Melanie Scholtz reaches a large audience. She has performed with Cape Town Philharmonic orchestra and sang the South African anthem in front of millions of TV viewers at The Presidents Cup in George. She featured on Mozambiquan guitarist Jimmy Dludlus radio hit Peaceful Moment and has shared a stage with names like Al Jarreau, Sibonghile Khumalo, Gerald Veasley and Joe McBride.