Zacary Justen James

Zacary James(born May 19th, 2007), is the youngest of The Melisizwe Brothers(pronounced Mel - Li - Seize - Way). He is the lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist of the group. Zacary currently plays eleven different instruments. Zacary was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and now lives in Leduc Alberta Canada  

 

In 2009 at the age of two years old, Zacary’s parents noticed that the only way to get him to be calm and potty train was to get him to sing or listen to music. In 2011 when Zacary was four years old their mom presented Zacary and his older brother Seth with a Yamaha keyboard that was gifted to her by her coworker Leslie Poirier. Zacary along with his brothers would spend countless hours in their basement, learning and experimenting with their musical instruments.

 

In December 2011 at the age of four Zacary joined his older brother Marc at the Leduc School of Music and started his formal training in piano. Zacary was a stand out in his piano classes, wherein his teachers noticed he had the amazing ability to retain everything that was taught, and the ability to perform very difficult classical pieces. 

 

In 2013 when Zacary was six years old he got his first opportunity to perform with his older brothers in the school talent show at Ecole Corinthia Park, in Leduc Alberta. Where he sang the song All of Me by John Legend. Zacary was a standout performer for the school talent show and was crowned the next big star. 

 

In December 2014 when Zacary was seven, he became the official lead singer of the band, when it was discovered that the reason he was so naturally gifted at music was that he has perfect and relative pitch, and a great voice, he had the perfect combination of what it took to be the front man of the band.

In 2015 Zacary and his brothers went viral on the internet, and has since travelled the world and  appeared on many tv shows such as Ellen Degeneres, Little big shots, Americas Got Talent, The Steve show, Motown Magic, Time Square New Years Eve and most recently Americas Most Musical family

When Zacary is not performing and touring the world, he spends a lot of time researching planes design, working out with Leduc Track Club, volunteering in their community, doing local concerts, collaborating, mentoring youth, and doing workshops.

Seth Jared James

Seth James(Born April 17th, 2006), is the second eldest of The Melisizwe Brothers(pronounced Mel - Li - Seize - Way). He is the lead pianist, and back up singer of the group. Seth was born in Toronto, Ontario Canada, and now lives in Leduc Alberta Canada  

 

Seth’s passion for piano started in 2011 when he was sitting in church and he heard Cameron Brown(later to be their band director) playing worship songs on the piano with a fusion of classical and Jazz, a style that Seth has now adapted into his style of playing. In 2011 when Seth was five years old their mom presented Seth and his younger brother Zacary with a Yamaha keyboard that was gifted to her by her coworker Leslie Poirier. Seth along with his brothers would spend countless hours in their basement learning and experimenting with their musical instruments. 

 

In December 2011 Seth joined his older brother Marc at the Leduc School of Music and started his formal training in classical piano. Seth was a stand out piano student and was able to grasp complex music theory and techniques. Seth performed very difficult classical pieces. 

 

In 2012 when Seth was six years old he got his first opportunity to perform with his older brother Marc in the school talent show at Ecole Corinthia Park, in Leduc Alberta. Between 2011 and 2014 Seth performed in numerous local piano competitions, and talent shows. 

In 2015 Seth and his brothers went viral on the internet, and has since travelled the world and  appeared on many tv shows such as Ellen Degeneres, Little big shots, Americas Got Talent, The Steve show, Motown Magic, Time Square New Years Eve and most recently Americas Most Musical family

When Seth is not performing or touring the world, he spends time working on his digital animations, working out with Leduc Track Club, volunteering in their community, doing local concerts, collaborating, mentoring youth, and doing workshops. Seth and his brothers write and produce their own music.

Marc Aaron James

Marc James(born March 11th, 2003), is the oldest of The Melisizwe Brothers(pronounced Mel - Li - Seize - Way). He is the lead guitarist back up singer and sometimes lead vocalist. Marc was born in Toronto, Ontario Canada, and now lives in Leduc Alberta Canada.

 

In 2007 at the age of four Marc’s parents noticed that he had a love for music. In October 2009 at the age of six, at his school concert(Ecole Corinthia Park) Marc was a stand out performer and told his parents that he wanted to be a singer.

 

In December 2009 his parents enrolled him in classical vocal training, guitar lessons and musical theatre at the Leduc School of Music. It was customary at the school not to enroll male singers until the age of 16, however after hearing Marc sing they decided to make an exception. 

 

Between 2009- 2014 Marc performed in numerous local music festivals, competitions, classical theatre performances, and talent shows.

In 2015 Marc and his brothers went viral on the internet, and has since travelled the world and  appeared on many tv shows such as Ellen Degeneres, Little big shots, Americas Got Talent, The Steve show, Motown Magic, Time Square New Years Eve and most recently Americas Most Musical family

When Marc is not performing or touring the world, he spends a lot of time writing short stories, working out with Leduc Track Club, volunteering in their community, doing local concerts, collaborating, mentoring youth, and doing workshops. Marc and his brothers write and produce their own music.

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