Biography
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

Havana was the place where Zulema achieved her first musical successes.

She specializes in local folklore and traditional Afro-Cuban music
and it is still the source of inspiration for her.

In Belgium she has played with various bands and artists : Zap Mama , El Tattoo del Tigre ,
Helmut Lotti , Raymond Van Het Groenewoud . . .

Besides that she has also performed in various projects such as : Campina Reggae ,
Brassafrique , Descarga de Amberes , Mucho Gusto . . .

In 2010 she started her project : ZuleMax
In 2017 : Zulema's Mambo Queens
In 2018 : Tacones Altos

Projects
In 2010 , Zulema started her own project ZuleMax , 12 women , 6 nationalities.

With ZuleMax , she wants the woman on the musical foreground. Unique in Europe.
In 2017 , Zulema takes us back to the nightlife in Havana of the fifties.

With her big band of 24 women , she brings a mix of mambo and swing.
In 2018 , Zulema started a new project Tacones Altos.

With this band she brings popular , danceable , Latin music.

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Agenda
2021
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2020
 
No concerts due to Coronavirus
 
 
 
 
2019
08 - 03
Theaterplein
 
Antwerpen
BE
TA
08 - 06
Sinksenfeesten
 
Kortrijk
BE
MQ
21 - 09
ManiFiesta
 
Bredene
BE
TA
2018
15 - 08
Maschsee Lake Festival
 
Hannover
DE
ZM
16 - 08
Kulturzelt Seelze
 
Seelze
DE
ZM
17 - 08
OLT Rivierenhof
 
Deurne
BE
MQ
2017
08 - 03
Den Internasjonale Kvinnedagen
 
Drammen
NO
ZM
13 - 04
Arenbergschouwburg
 
Antwerpen
BE
MQ
24 - 08
Opening Schouwburgplein
 
Rotterdam
NL
ZM
10 - 09
Ubuntu Festival
 
Boom
BE
ZM
2016
29 - 05
International Africa Festival
 
Würzburg
DE
ZM
01 - 07
Music Festival Promo
 
Le Locle
CH
ZM
02 - 07
Jazz Summer Night Festival
 
Minden
DE
ZM
06 - 08
Festival des Musiques Epicèes
 
Saint-Aulaye
FR
ZM
20 - 08
Ferienzauber Festival
 
Rottweil
DE
ZM
10 - 09
Festival Ten Vrede
 
Diksmuide
BE
ZM
2015
27 - 03
CC De Borre
 
Bierbeek
BE
ZM
25 - 05
Sinksenfeesten
 
Kortrijk
BE
ZM
11 - 07
Afro Latino Festival
 
Bree
BE
ZM
14 - 11
Latin Dance Night
 
Groningen
NL
ZM
2014
24 - 05
Brussels Jazz Marathon
 
Brussel
BE
ZM
31 - 05
Breda Jazz Festival
 
Breda
NL
ZM
27 - 06
Les Machines de l'île
 
Nantes
FR
ZM
29 - 06
Eupen Musik Marathon
 
Eupen
BE
ZM
04 - 07
Montreux Jazz Festival
 
Montreux
CH
ZM
05 - 07
Montreux Jazz Festival
 
Montreux
CH
ZM
25 - 07
Polé Polé Festival
 
Gent
BE
ZM
26 - 07
Festival Interlatina
 
Interlaken
CH
ZM
31 - 08
Camping Louisa
 
Hoboken
BE
ZM
23 - 08
Salsa Open Air Party
 
Lommel
BE
ZM
07 - 11
MJazz Festival
 
Maastricht
NL
ZM
2013
25 - 05
Meer Jazz Festival
 
Hoofddorp
NL
ZM
23 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Wilrijk
BE
ZM
24 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Antwerpen
BE
ZM
25 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Kiel
BE
ZM
26 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Antwerpen-LO
BE
ZM
27 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Berchem
BE
ZM
28 - 07
Muziek in de Wijk
 
Borgerhout
BE
ZM
10 - 08
Afro Caribbean Festival
 
Bredene
BE
ZM
11 - 08
Knoksie Totsie
 
Knokke
BE
ZM
01 - 09
Oisterwijk Klinkt
 
Oisterwijk
NL
ZM
21 - 09
MAKZ-school
 
Knokke
BE
ZM
02 - 11
Festival Canta
 
Brussel
BE
ZM
2012
15 - 05
Stuutn In De Hof
 
Oostende
BE
ZM
26 - 05
Jazz Duketown
 
Den Bosch
NL
ZM
27 - 05
Sinksenfeesten
 
Kortrijk
BE
ZM
23 - 06
BorgeRio
 
Borgerhout
BE
ZM
24 - 06
Afro Latino Festival
 
Bree
BE
ZM
30 - 06
Latino Loco Festival
 
Zwevegem
BE
ZM
22 - 07
Gentse Feesten
 
Gent
BE
ZM
27 - 07
Beleuvenissen
 
Leuven
BE
ZM
10 - 11
Salsa Night
 
Oss
NL
ZM
2011
11 - 03
Viage Theatre
 
Brussel
BE
ZM
13 - 06
Sinksenfeesten
 
Kortrijk
BE
ZM
24 - 06
Couleur Cafe
 
Brussel
BE
ZM
01 - 07
OLT Rivierenhof
 
Deurne
BE
ZM
17 - 07
Polé Polé Festival
 
Gent
BE
ZM
05 - 08
Dranouter Festival
 
Dranouter
BE
ZM
20 - 08
Dias Latinos Festival
 
Amersfoort
NL
ZM
01 - 10
Hoorndol Feestival
 
Sijsele
BE
ZM
28 - 10
Viage Theatre
 
Brussel
BE
ZM
07 - 12
CC Het Bolwerk
 
Vilvoorde
BE
ZM
2010
21 - 10
Beursschouwburg
 
Brussel
BE
ZM

Contact
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