Biography
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Zulema Hechavarria Blanco

Flutist , bandleader , composer , percussionist , vocalist and choreographe.

Born in Santiago de Cuba the 19 December 1973 , graduated in 1999 at the Instituto Superior de Artes in Havana ( Cuba ) ,
and in 2000 she started to study at the Royal Conservatory in Antwerp ( Belgium ) , where she got her Master Degree in
Music as a flutist

She has played in different musical projects , defending Cuban and universal music , participating in different international
platforms , and being a member of the award-winning group Zap Mama , Grammy Awards nominee.

In Cuba she was a student of the prestigious flute masters : Alberto Corrales , Richard Egues y Joaquin Oliveros
and in Belgium of Aldo Baerten and Johan Rijcken.
In 2010 , Zulema started with great success her first female orchestra ZuleMax.

12 women from different European nationalities , graduated from the jazz department at the conservatories of Antwerp ,
Brussels , Amsterdam and Rotterdam.

ZuleMax has participated successfully on international festivals in Norway , Germany , Switzerland , The Netherlands ,
France and Belgium.

Prestigious festivals like the Montreux Jazz festival ( Switzerland ) ,
Mjazz festival , Breda Jazz festival , Jazz in Duketown ( The Netherlands ) ,
Brussels Jazz Maraton , Couleur Cafe , Dranouter ( Belgium ) ,
Jazz Summer Night festival ( Germany ) ,
Festival des Musiques Epicèes ( France ) ,
among other festivals in these countries.

With ZuleMax , Zulema wants the woman on the musical foreground , and all this on the Cuban rhythms of the chachacha ,
guaguanco , mambo and salsa.

Add a dose of Caribbean humor to it and you have the perfect cocktail for a steamy concert.

ZuleMax , an all female latin band with the rich sound of authentic Cuban salsa.

Unique in Europe.
In 2014 they released their debut album Zulemax llegó.

" The power of the woman on stage , times twelve "

Zulema
bandleader , flute
Kyrenia
vocals
Maria Catharina
vocals
Claudia
piano
Loes
trombone
Helene
percussion
Roos
sax
Jenny
trumpet
Adinda
bass
Giselle
percussion
Ester
trumpet
Bernadette
trombone

Agenda
2020
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2019
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2018
15 - 08
Maschsee Lake Festival
 
Hannover
DE
16 - 08
Kulturzelt Seelze
 
Seelze
DE
2017
08 - 03
Den Internasjonale Kvinnedagen
 
Drammen
NO
24 - 08
Opening Schouwburgplein
 
Rotterdam
NL
10 - 09
Ubuntu Festival
 
Boom
BE
2016
29 - 05
International Africa Festival
 
Würzburg
DE
01 - 07
Music Festival Promo
 
Le Locle
CH
02 - 07
Jazz Summer Night Festival
 
Minden
DE
06 - 08
Festival des Musiques Epicèes
 
Saint - Aulaye
FR
20 - 08
Ferienzauber Festival
 
Rottweil
DE
10 - 09
Festival Ten Vrede
 
Diksmuide
BE
2015
27 - 03
CC De Borre
 
Bierbeek
BE
25 - 05
Sinksenfeesten
 
Kortrijk
BE
11 - 07
Afro Latino Festival
 
Bree
BE
14 - 11
Latin Dance Night
 
Groningen
NL
2014
24 - 05
Brussels Jazz Marathon
 
Brussel
BE
31 - 05
Breda Jazz Festival
 
Breda
NL
27 - 06
Les Machines de l'île
 
Nantes
FR
29 - 06
Eupen Musik Marathon
 
Eupen
BE
04 - 07
Montreux Jazz Festival
 
Montreux
CH
05 - 07
Montreux Jazz Festival
 
Montreux
CH
25 - 07
Polé Polé Festival
 
Gent
BE
26 - 07
Festival Interlatina
 
Interlaken
CH
31 - 08
Camping Louisa
 
Hoboken
BE
23 - 08
Salsa Open Air Party
 
Lommel
BE
07 - 11
MJazz Festival
 
Maastricht
NL
2013
25 - 05
Meer Jazz Festival
 
Hoofddorp
NL
23 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Wilrijk
BE
24 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Antwerpen
BE
25 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Kiel
BE
26 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Antwerpen - LO
BE
27 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Berchem
BE
28 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Borgerhout
BE
10 - 08
Afro Caribbean Festival
 
Bredene
BE
11 - 08
Knoksie Totsie
 
Knokke
BE
01 - 09
Oisterwijk Klinkt
 
Oisterwijk
NL
21 - 09
MAKZ-school
 
Knokke
BE
02 - 11
Festival Canta
 
Brussel
BE
2012
15 - 05
Stuutn In De Hof
 
Oostende
BE
26 - 05
Jazz Duketown
 
Den Bosch
NL
27 - 05
Sinksenfeesten
 
Kortrijk
BE
23 - 06
BorgeRio
 
Borgerhout
BE
24 - 06
Afro Latino Festival
 
Bree
BE
30 - 06
Latino Loco Festival
 
Zwevegem
BE
22 - 07
Gentse Feesten
 
Gent
BE
27 - 07
Beleuvenissen
 
Leuven
BE
10 - 11
Salsa Night
 
Oss
NL
2011
11 - 03
Viage Theatre
 
Brussel
BE
13 - 06
Sinksenfeesten
 
Kortrijk
BE
24 - 06
Couleur Cafe
 
Brussel
BE
01 - 07
OLT Rivierenhof
 
Deurne
BE
17 - 07
Polé Polé Festival
 
Gent
BE
05 - 08
Dranouter Festival
 
Dranouter
BE
20 - 08
Dias Latinos Festival
 
Amersfoort
NL
01 - 10
Hoorndol Feestival
 
Sijsele
BE
28 - 10
Viage Theatre
 
Brussel
BE
07 - 12
CC Het Bolwerk
 
Vilvoorde
BE
2010
21 - 10
Beursschouwburg
 
Brussel
BE

Music
01 - Zulemax llegó
05 - La Cigarra
09 - Olvida
02 - Las Hermanas
06 - Mi Cha-Cha-Cha
10 - Everything
03 - Oye La Voz
07 - Cantando
11 - Mi Cancion Tiene Tu Nombre
04 - La Mulata Del Solar
08 - El Recuerdo
12 - Te Espero Porque te Quiero
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Video
01 - Oye La Voz
02 - Zulemax llegó
03 - Llegó La Banda
04 - Mi Cha-Cha-Cha
05 - Trailer
06 - Mi Cha-Cha-Cha
07 - Plena
08 - Mi Gente
09 - Ahi Na Ma
10 - Interview
11 - Mi Cha-Cha-Cha
12 - Ahi Na Ma

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