Local jazz guitarist Timothy Ehrenreich to release debut album this weekend


Cape Town – Local jazz guitarist Timothy Ehrenreich will release his recently released debut album on Saturday at Villa Zevenbosch at Zevenwacht Estate.

The album, created during the unprecedented period of the global Covid-19 pandemic, titled “For Such a Time as This”, will launch at 6 p.m. and will also feature guest artists Alvin Dyers and Adelia Douw.

Ehrenreich said the music was an honest and faithful reflection of his journey, steeped in local and international influences and represented his heritage, the roots of Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, South Africa and the greater Africa.

“During my trip, I discovered places and people that inspired and connected me with the sounds of Ghoema, Cape Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Fusion and a sound I can now recognize. like mine, ”the musician said.

Ehrenreich’s musical history dates back many years as he came from a musical-inclined family, but his official journey began at the age of 11 at the Ubuntu Music Academy, where he studied with the guitarist. Rodney Adonis, and developed a passion for jazz.

Although very young, Timothy quickly acquired skills and abilities in playing the guitar and caught the attention of local guitar legend Derrick Scheepers, who became his mentor and close friend.

At 16, Ehrenreich was Cape Town’s youngest full-time musician and sought-after jazz guitarist, working with well-known local and international artists in Cape Town and on tour to other cities.

Highlights of the guitarist’s career include his appointment to perform at the Artscape Youth Jazz Festival, recording with musician Tony Drake, and performance with internationally renowned jazz guitarist Jonathan Butler.

Tickets for the live show were available at R150 and for the live broadcast at R80 with doors opening at 5 p.m. for the show to start at 6 p.m.

To book a ticket, send an email [email protected] or contact Audra Hendricks on 0747668102.

Cape Argus


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