Liliana Zavala - percussionist, singer, artist, composer and producer - was born in the city of Córdoba, Argentina, and began her professional career as a percussionist at the age of 17. She currently lives in Stockholm, where she has her base and actively works as a musician with artists from different parts of the world.
Her powerful trio presents her own compositions in a show where all three members have an important part in providing a new and original expression to the music scene.
They take us on a melodic journey through the world of modern folklore from the various Argentinian and Latin American rhythms to the new influences of Swedish folk music. Vocals and rhythms are based on the African aesthetics of call and response.
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 (SVT Swedish Televison), accompanying various artists and projects as well as her own trio.
Liliana is one of the creators of the group Tamboreras in Argentina; she is part of The Forbidden Orchestra in Sweden, and tours frequently with groups like Golbang, Abjeez and Fever Ray.
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.