Zahili Gonzalez Zamora
Born in Manzanillo Cuba, Zahili graduated from the National Conservatory of Music in Havana and quickly became immersed in the performance and production of traditional Cuban music, as well as Salsa, Latin Jazz and other World music. She migrated to Canada in 2002 as a keyboardist with the all female band D'talle and soon performed in such festivals as Nuits d'Afrique in Montreal and the TLN Carnival Festival in Montreal and Toronto. She also performed in the Toronto Street and The Beaches International Jazz Festivals, sharing the stage with such legends as Oscar de Leon and Gilberto Santa Rosa. Concurrently Zahili tapped into her vocal talent, singing with traditional Cuban band Puro Son at the 2008 TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.
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