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Liliana Zavala

Percussionist, singer, songwriter, producer and artist
Folk/WorldWOMEX-21
Liliana Zavala was born in Argentina but is currently living in Stockholm, where she has her base and actively works as a musician with artists from different parts of the world.
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Liliana was nominated as Artist of the year at the World Music Gala in Sweden 2018 following her debut CD “Cabildo”. The CD was released in 2017 and has been successfully presented on tours in Sweden and Argentina and received very good reviews from the media. Her extensive credits in performances and recordings include work as a session musician in recording studios, theater, television and accompanying various artists and projects as well as her own trio.

Liliana is one of the creators of the Tamboreras in Argentina, the creator of Beat Company in Sweden and she is also one of the creators of Libelula Club. She was earlier part of The Forbidden Orchestra in Sweden, and tours frequently with groups like Golbang, Abjeez and Fever Ray.

In 2021 she plays in Xenomania (Ale Möllers), her own Liliana Zavala trio and works as part of the cast of the theatre Folkteatern Gävleborg in "Perikles and his daughter
Marina" (Shakespeare).

During her many travels around the world, she has taken inspiration from different musical traditions and styles such as Latin American folklore, salsa, rock, pop, latin jazz, world music and modern music, all of which are reflected in her sounds.

Liliana Zavala — Percussion and voice Marian Pellegrino — Guitar and voice Lisa Löwgren — Bass and vocals